Month: January 2019

Jeffrey Boyd challenged by Finley-McCaw in 22nd Ward
Politics

Jeffrey Boyd challenged by Finley-McCaw in 22nd Ward

HAMILTON HEIGHTS – The race for alderman in the 22nd Ward features a ward-newcomer challenging a longtime incumbent in an…
Two relative newcomers battling to lead the 2nd Ward
Politics

Two relative newcomers battling to lead the 2nd Ward

RIVERVIEW — Two business owners, both relatively new to politics, are facing each other in the race for 2nd Ward…
Charles Jaco: Time for St. Louisans to Stop and Think
Opinion

Charles Jaco: Time for St. Louisans to Stop and Think

Stan Kroenke is a greedy, grasping, lying megalomaniac with the moral center of a Trump family member and the imperious…
Hayden, Edwards remain blind to corruption in their department
Crime

Hayden, Edwards remain blind to corruption in their department

Within the last 60 days, four St. Louis police officers were indicted for beating another officer who was black, on-duty…
Hickey challenges Vollmer for king of The Hill
News

Hickey challenges Vollmer for king of The Hill

THE HILL – Veteran 10th Ward Alderman Joe Vollmer depends on his customers at Milo’s on the Hill to get…
Candidates Clash at First Debate
News

Candidates Clash at First Debate

GRAND CENTER — Things got heated Saturday at the first debate of the candidates running for President of the Board…
Region’s prosecutors discuss public safety
Crime

Region’s prosecutors discuss public safety

FOREST PARK— Moving St. Louis in a more harmonious direction requires hard work from the entire St. Louis region. During…
Howard being challenged by labor activist in 14th Ward
News

Howard being challenged by labor activist in 14th Ward

BEVO MILL – A retired city educator and eight-year veteran of the Board of Alderman is vying with a labor…
Arnowitz faces two newcomers in the 12th Ward
People

Arnowitz faces two newcomers in the 12th Ward

PRINCETON HEIGHTS – Incumbent Alderman Larry Arnowitz is facing opposition from two residents of his 12th Ward, Cassandra L. DeClue,…
St. Louis officer charged with killing another officer
Crime

St. Louis officer charged with killing another officer

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death…
Election Coverage
News

Election Coverage

The NorthSider and The SouthSider will be bringing you complete coverage of the March 5th local elections, including profiles of…
City “should be embarrassed” about level of violence
Crime

City “should be embarrassed” about level of violence

HAMILTON HEIGHTS — James Clark, vice president of Better Family Life, shared his thoughts with The NorthSider on what it…
St. Louis officer killed by another officer in “accidental shooting”
Crime

St. Louis officer killed by another officer in “accidental shooting”

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer “mishandled” a gun and accidentally shot and killed a colleague early…
Educator to open new learning center in Bevo Mill
Business

Educator to open new learning center in Bevo Mill

BEVO MILL – When educator and writer Andrea Scott was growing up in north St. Louis, the school of thought,…
The weed business is coming to Missouri? Will minorities benefit?
News

The weed business is coming to Missouri? Will minorities benefit?

Activists claim stringent requirements attached to Missouri’s new legal medical cannabis business mean poor, black communities the most affected by…
Reed calls for ‘Ceasefire’ at Tower Grove meeting
Featured

Reed calls for ‘Ceasefire’ at Tower Grove meeting

SHAW – Statistics say a small percentage of the population commits most of the homicides. If you can find the…
MLK III joins SLU celebration of MLK
Education

MLK III joins SLU celebration of MLK

MIDTOWN – For the citizens, civic leaders and activists in attendance, the 2019 MLK Memorial Tribute was more than an…
Undercover officer: Colleagues beat him ‘like Rodney King’
Crime

Undercover officer: Colleagues beat him ‘like Rodney King’

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An undercover St. Louis police officer reported that his colleagues beat him “like Rodney King” when…
Bill on public airport vote dies in committee
Airport

Bill on public airport vote dies in committee

DOWNTOWN – A bill requiring a public vote on any plan to privatize the St. Louis Lambert International Airport failed…
Partnership aims to reduce violent crime in St. Louis
Crime

Partnership aims to reduce violent crime in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri attorney general’s office is partnering with the U.S. attorney’s office in St. Louis to…
Clay makes appeal on behalf of workers impacted by shutdown
News

Clay makes appeal on behalf of workers impacted by shutdown

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Congressman Lacy Clay is urging utility and service providers in the region to take measures to…
Bringing justice to victims of sex trafficking
Crime

Bringing justice to victims of sex trafficking

DOWNTOWN — January is Sex Trafficking Awareness month in St. Louis, and during the month local organizations, charities, advocates and…
Freed from jail, trapped by monitoring fees
Crime

Freed from jail, trapped by monitoring fees

DOWNTOWN — Local legal organizations such as the Arch City Defenders, the St. Louis Public Defender’s Office, The Bail Project…
The Jaco Report, Ep. 3: Missouri’s first Cannabis Trade Show
The Jaco Report

The Jaco Report, Ep. 3: Missouri’s first Cannabis Trade Show

Missouri’s first medical marijuana trade show and expo comes to Union Station in March, despite concerns that stringent state rules…
Aldermen introduce 32 bills to start off 2019 session
News

Aldermen introduce 32 bills to start off 2019 session

DOWNTOWN — Members of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen went back to work after the holidays on Friday and…
Bill seeks to improve conditions of pregnant inmates
Crime

Bill seeks to improve conditions of pregnant inmates

DOWNTOWN — A jail cell is never a good place for a woman to be when she’s pregnant. But Sixth…
Battle for the Board
Featured

Battle for the Board

DOWNTOWN—The Jan. 4 filing deadline for the St. Louis aldermanic races ended with 42 candidates in the running for positions…
Yeyo Arts Collective Coming North
Art

Yeyo Arts Collective Coming North

GREATER VILLE — Yeyo Arts Collective has been empowering women and families through the arts across the St. Louis region…
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