Update below: Mario Hunt, an assistant teacher and coach at Cahokia High School, is accused of having sexual contact with a minor -- while he knew he was HIV positive. The alleged abuse, police say, stems back to 2011 when the victim was seventeen years old.
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In 1991, ActionAIDS, a Philadelphia-based agency to help those suffering from AIDS, organized the first Dining Out For Life event. ActionAIDS encouraged l ... More >>
After more than a decade with its original founder, the St. Louis Black Gay & Lesbian Pride Committee has a new president. Audrey Pearson is taking the reins from Erise Williams, and she's got some new ideas for energizing the festival and acting as a resource for the community."We have to be ... More >>
Image viaElderberries -- curing AIDS and cancer?Just as Brazilian açaí once rose to prominence as a faddish "superfruit," the elderberry may be The Next Big Thing in health food circles, and Missouri farmers are hoping to cash in: the biggest elderberry farm in the whole country sits in Hartsbu ... More >>
Nigaila GibbsThere was an embarrassment of riches, but you, the readers have spoken: This week's Ass Clown is Nigaila Gibbs, the alleged St. Louis prostitute who was charged with doing her job even though she knew she had HIV.
Gibbs garnered 38 percent of the vote in the closest Ass Clown co ... More >>
You know what time it is? Time to cast your vote for Ass Clown of the Week. Select this week's newsmaker who you feel most embarrassed or shamed themselves by words or deeds. And the nominees...1. Lori Pellin: The woman who left her pets -- all 27 of them (25 cats and two dogs) -- locked in her C ... More >>