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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Tanning Mogul Todd Beckman Pleads Guilty in Kidnapping

Posted By on Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 7:08 PM

Todd Beckman, who built a small empire on fake tans and chain store massages, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit kidnapping. The 53-year-old admitted in federal court that he and three others held a 25-year-old Maplewood man hostage for three violent days in November 2016 — releasing him only...

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St. Louis Bars Cops from Moonlighting for 0311 Tactical Solutions, Alderwoman Says

Posted By on Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 3:16 PM

St. Louis cops are no longer allowed to work side jobs for 0311 Tactical Solutions, a private security and training firm owned by a controversial city police sergeant, according to an alderwoman. Alderwoman Heather Navarro tells the Riverfront Times that she learned from Mayor Lyda Krewson's spokesman the ban is in...

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'St. Louis Riots Have Made Missouri a National Disgrace,' Ad Claims

Posted By on Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 9:59 AM

Way over on the other side of the state, a Kansas City-area state rep running for a vacant seat in the Missouri Senate has trotted out a campaign ad that blatantly attempts to exploit the recent St. Louis protests. The ad, titled "Safer Missouri," claims the unrest has made...

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