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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Seeking to Invalidate Medical Marijuana Initiative in Missouri

Posted By on Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:09 AM

Physician and attorney Dr. Brad Bradshaw is backing an ambitious (and high-tax) constitutional amendment to legalize medical cannabis in Missouri. Clearly, however, he'd prefer not share the November ballot with two competing marijuana proposals — so he's taken both of them to court. The courts, though, have thus far...

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It’s Going to Rain Like a MF in St. Louis All Damn Weekend

Posted By on Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 10:29 AM

Here in the Midwest, natural phenomena of the wet variety is seldom an issue. Hurricanes, tsunamis and rising sea levels don't affect us that much; we’re normally more concerned with tornados, droughts and the Big One sure to quake and shake the New Madrid Fault Line. But Tropical Storm...

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Captain Was Fired After Complaining About Workhouse Conditions, Lawsuit Says

Posted By on Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 6:49 AM

A former captain at St. Louis' notorious Workhouse has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and five superiors, saying he was fired because he complained about the conditions there. Melvin Diggs started at the Medium Security Institution (better known as the Workhouse) as a corrections officer in 1989,...

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