Michael Mayo was on his way to get some new braids. He didn't know he would end up spending the next two decades in prison. Police were watching as Mayo, then in his early twenties, made his way through his north St. Louis neighborhood back in July 2001. And Mayo, a street-level drug dealer, decide ... More >>
It's been 39 days since a hit-and-run driver killed cyclist Rick Beard, a 54-year-old, safety-conscious biking enthusiast. The biking advocates at St. Louis Bicycle Works know exactly how many days it's been. For every day that passes without charges filed against the driver who turned himself in ... More >>
Update below: The family of shooting victim Matthew Pellegrini received surprising news this morning when a St. Louis circuit judge rejected a plea deal that would have given the shooter seven years. This rejection, which is generally pretty rare, comes one week after seven different family member ... More >>
The Circuit Attorney's website got a facelift on Friday -- and has resurrected a map showing which criminal defendants are banned from where you live (a.k.a. "neighborhood orders of protection"). Former Circuit Clerk Mariano Favazza had first launched such a web feature in July 2010, but it wa ... More >>
Dooley v. Corrigan, Oct. 14Keeping on the debate beat for a moment, Daily RFT got confirmation yesterday that St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and Republican challenger Bill Corrigan have confirmed a face-off on October 14. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Brentwood School Dist ... More >>
Look! A party to celebrate St. Louis' standing as the car- and license tab-theft capital of the free world! "Susan C. Ryan" 3/23/2008 8:14 PM Gregory F.X. Daly, Collector of Revenue for the City of St. Louis has joined forces with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and Chief Joseph Mok ... More >>
Just call Ray Vinson a "cute guy with a dog"
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