Tim O'Neil

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    The Big Bloody: In East St. Louis, Three Women Shot at Gas Station, Children in Vehicle

    Police have arrested a man suspected of executing a triple-slaying on Saturday night at an East St. Louis Mobil station, reports KMOX.

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    St. Louis Response to Spanish Influenza of 1918 Saved Thousands of Lives

    Amid all the hysteria in the media this week about swine flu (i.e. Did anyone catch Larry Connors last night gravely reporting "live" outside a medical company that builds respirators!?), at least one story out today provides some historical context to the outbreak. Over at, reporter Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2007

    Have They No Shame?

    An Unreal friend checked in at our morning's inbox with this: Did Kristen Hinman change her name to Tim Barker and start writing for the P-D? Surely the P-D writers aren't so brazenly lazy to simply take one of your articles, throw away the interesting but not-so-newsy background paragraphs and sla ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 2005

    Burnt Offering

    Did the Post-Dispatch try to buy itself?

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Post Toasties

    Labor troubles and amazing changing headlines at the P-D; plus the updates you've come to know and love -- and the opportunity to belt out some Gephardtian Christmas carols

  • News

    August 30, 2000

    That's No Prostitute, That's My Wife

    Sexual gadflies Tom and Suzi Wahl play show-and-tell with members of the local media, who respond with varying degrees of uninterest

  • News

    June 7, 2000

    Lost at Sea

    Editor Cole Campbell has left in his dinghy, and the mutineers at the Post-Dispatch are jubilant. Now, the flagship is listing and the crew has no idea where it's headed.