Jimmy Tebeau: Even if the government doesn't get his land, the bank might.It's been awhile since we checked in on the case against Jimmy Tebeau's Camp Zoe, subject of our earlier feature, "Shakedown."And, it turns out, there's an interesting new wrinkle: The feds aren't the only people laying cla ... More >>
Haenel admits tarnishing the badge.Scott William Haenel of O'Fallon, Missouri, pleaded guilty in federal court this morning to one felony count of accepting a bribe and one felony count of obstruction of justice. According to prosecutors, a person cooperating with the FBI, identified only ... More >>
Tim Fitch, chief of the St. Louis County Police Department, stood up at a press conference this morning and recounted the words of a local heroin user who was describing the very first time he ingested it: "I saw God." That user, Fitch says, needed to see God "again and again and again," so ... More >>
Last month, in a story about the Camp Zoe case called "Shakedown," the RFT's Keegan Hamilton detailed the shocking process by which federal and state law enforcement authorities may legally seize cash, land or other valuables from a citizen -- even in cases in which the citizen has never been cha ... More >>
Updated 11:11 a.m. with copy of the indictment. The U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis yesterday announced the indictment of nineteen people charged on drugs, weapons and money laundering counts. According to authorities, the accused were part of a drug-dealing enterprise operating out of the Penro ... More >>
Vinson v. Vinson: It'll be a cold day in Hades before you see another divorce trial this bizarre
A cease-and-desist demand from the superintendent to one of her bosses? It's business as usual at the St. Louis Public Schools.
Bill Stallings, the mastermind behind the Chase Hotel renovation and one of St. Louis' biggest movers and shakers, has tumbled hard