All too often we read stories about aging, sometimes-forgotten music legends that slowly wallow away into obscurity. Highly influential music pioneers get left in the pits of financial hell when -- if there was any justice in the music business (spoiler alert: there truly isn't) -- these legends' e ... More >>
Laura Ann MillerInside Arcelia's (before the rehab)Pat Shelton loved Arcelia's so much she decided to buy the building.The Mexican restaurant closed at the end of last year after a twenty-year run, first in Soulard, then at 2001 Park Avenue in Lafayette Square. Shelton and her husband acquired th ... More >>
The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office yesterday charged 29-year-old Bryan Shelton with the murder this month of Andre Hathaway. Hathaway's body was found in Moline Creek, a tributary running into the Mississippi River, in north city on June 8. The cause of death was initially reported as "massi ... More >>
Image ViaThe Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday that it is awarding $234,221 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to to conduct a brownfield assessment of the former Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City. The prison closed in 2004 as the oldest continuously ... More >>
Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment CommissionAh, if only the walls of the old Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City could talk! Well, OK, most of the stories would probably be kind of dull, and the vocabulary might be a little less than savory, but the fact remains: The 177-year-ol ... More >>
Some inmates tell horror stories about healthcare at the women's prison in Vandalia. Some didn't live to tell their tales.
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