The year in review: A quiz (For answers, see last page)
Amtrak's station was supposed to be temporary -- a quarter-century ago
Henry Marganski's pigeons fly the coop all the time. Some race back, and some don't.
Francis G. Slay wants to push a troubled city to the future, and he doesn't think "politics" is a dirty word.
He was a godless communist journalist in Afghanistan -- so they took his eye, cut his ear and splashed acid all over his body. Now he is safe in St. Louis. But still burning.
Years after Linda Sherman vanished, her skull turned up at a restaurant. Now the cops are hoping that new forensic tests will lead to her remains -- and nail their primary suspect. But he’s not worried.
Thousands of feral dogs -- abandoned to disease, starvation and inevitable death -- are leading short and brutal lives in the no-man's-land between domestication and wildness. For a lucky few, Randy Grim is their unlikely savior.