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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Have You Seen That 'LOVE' Billboard on I-44? Here's The Story

Posted By on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:46 AM

Love is in the air in St. Louis, and one only needs to look at a billboard on eastbound Highway 44 to see it for themselves. Bright red billboards with the lone word “LOVE” have been popping up in several U.S. cities. On Wednesday, St. Louis received one of...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Edmundson Ran Debtors' Prison, 'Extorting' Poor Black Residents, Lawsuit Says

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 4:58 PM

The City of Edmundson ran its courts and police department like a debtors' prison, over-ticketing poor black people and using the terror of jail to squeeze them for high fines and fees, according to a lawsuit. The class-action suit was filed today by lawyers from ArchCity Defenders and Arnold...

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St. Louis Police Officer Injured, Driver of Stolen Car Killed in North City

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 3:07 PM

A St. Louis police officer fatally shot the driver of a stolen SUV during a chaotic confrontation in north city, the police chief says. The 31-year-old officer and his partner approached the maroon Hyundai Santa Fe about 1 p.m. in the parking lot of a gas station at Lillian...

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Missourians Rank in Top Ten for Longest Porn-Viewing Session Times

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 1:16 PM

Stamina. Endurance. Virility. Persistence. These words define the sexual experience of the average Missourian, as surely as the words "stout" and "portly" accurately describe our typical corn-fed, pass-the-t-ravs body type. Marathon lovemaking sessions are just par for the course here — a simple matter of fact, even if it's...

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Brothers Arrested With Guns, Masks and More Than 1,000 Rounds of Ammo

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 6:41 AM

Twin brothers, who disappeared as their mother sought to commit them to a psychiatric hospital, were found heavily armed and later told doctors they had planned to kill multiple people, authorities say. Benjamin and Joseph Price, 32, had grown delusional and needed to be involuntarily committed, according to the...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

STL Cops Say Warming-Up Your Car is Going to Get It Stolen (And Maybe Ticketed)

Posted By on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 2:06 PM

St. Louis County cops issued a warning to those of us with precious, tender bodies who like to leave our cars warming up outside while we luxuriate in our toasty homes before making a quick dash to our pre-heated rides. Basically, the cops said we’re stupid. Just yesterday, they...

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Uber Bans St. Louis Driver Who Pulled Knife on Customer, Which Is Probably Good

Posted By on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:47 AM

Rideshare behemoth Uber has severed ties with an exceptionally rude driver who allegedly pulled a knife on a man who rode in his car Sunday morning. In a pretty dumb move that would have, at the very least, almost certainly been harmful to his star rating, the 41-year-old driver,...

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Missouri Doctor Philip Dean Sentenced For Prescribing Fentanyl to Sexting Partners

Posted By on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:40 AM

A Missouri doctor was sentenced to more than three years in prison for writing bogus prescriptions to women with whom he had "personal relationships." Dr. Philip Dean, 62, pleaded guilty in August to felonies of illegally distributing opiates and making false statements to Medicare. Operating his practice out of...

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Wash U. Protesters Seeking $15 Hourly Wage Tell Chancellor 'Don't Be a Grinch'

Posted By on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 7:35 AM

Wearing Christmas hats, Washington University campus workers and student activists marched around campus Friday, singing altered Christmas carols to urge administrators to raise university workers' wages and offer childcare. Organized by the Washington University Graduate Workers Union (WUGWU) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the "All I Want for...

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Game Over for Political Candidate's Events at Bevo Mill Pinball Bar

Posted By on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 6:35 AM

Pinball is getting political in Bevo Mill. Tony Pecinovsky, a candidate for alderman in the 14th Ward, had planned to start meeting voters on Thursday nights at the Silver Ballroom. But shortly before the first "Pints and Pinballs" event was to take place last week he was notified that...

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