Month: March 2019

The Jaco Report, Ep. 11: Leader of Ethical Society of Police says ‘definitely racism’ in force
News

The Jaco Report, Ep. 11: Leader of Ethical Society of Police says ‘definitely racism’ in force

A 19-year veteran of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Force, homicide detective Sgt. Heather Taylor says she feels like she…
Two vie for one open seat on St. Louis Community College board
Education

Two vie for one open seat on St. Louis Community College board

Two people with a close connection to St. Louis Community College are running for the Subdistrict 3 seat on the…
Charles Jaco: STL County GOP embraces convicted Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Opinion

Charles Jaco: STL County GOP embraces convicted Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Ex Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who avoided jail because of a pardon from President Donald Trump, seemed at home among…
7 on ballot for two seats on school board
News

7 on ballot for two seats on school board

Seven candidates are running for two positions on the elected St. Louis Board of Education in the April 2 general…
Local coffee start-up brews goodwill
Food

Local coffee start-up brews goodwill

For those looking for a charitable cause that’s easy on the palate, look no further than Goodbrew Roasting. Goodbrew is…
Charles Jaco: Extremist agendas in Jeff City affect St. Louis
Opinion

Charles Jaco: Extremist agendas in Jeff City affect St. Louis

Missouri has one abortion clinic left, in St. Louis, but probably not for long. It’s illegal to carry a gun…
Lewis Reed prepares for fourth term
News

Lewis Reed prepares for fourth term

DOWNTOWN—Lewis Reed is at the point when some would think wielding a gavel at a meeting of the Board of…
#MeToo takes center stage
Art

#MeToo takes center stage

FOREST PARK – The pain, struggle and triumphs of sexual assault survivors was the theme of this weekend’s production at…
Friday night fryers
Events

Friday night fryers

On the South Side, the end of the week means fish fries 4:15 p.m. Friday. John Marshall is standing in…
Group pushes for change for new voting system
News

Group pushes for change for new voting system

In 2017, Lyda Krewson won the Democratic nomination for mayor — and with it, the office of mayor — with…
New Aldi store opens in Gravois Plaza
Business

New Aldi store opens in Gravois Plaza

Plantra Price stood at the door of the brand spanking new Aldi store in the Gravois Plaza Shopping Center and…
Dragons Battle Hard, Fall Short
Sports

Dragons Battle Hard, Fall Short

Yuri Collins woke up not particularly feeling like himself on Saturday. It took two quarters for Collins to get his…
Students skip school to save the planet
Events

Students skip school to save the planet

DOWNTOWN – Kids have been skipping school as long as school has been around. But on Friday they skipped out…
Project Ark brings themes of empowerment to HIV education
Art

Project Ark brings themes of empowerment to HIV education

Looking as fashionable as Carrie Bradshaw herself, Sarah Hudson did her best to rouse the attendees of the second annual…
The Jaco Report, Ep. 10: Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards says he turned over officers for prosecution
News

The Jaco Report, Ep. 10: Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards says he turned over officers for prosecution

Eleven St. Louis city police officers have been charged with crimes in the last seven months. Charges have included: federal…
Reed won. Time to make up and work.
Opinion

Reed won. Time to make up and work.

It’s been a week since Lewis Reed defeated both Jamilah Nasheed and Megan Green to win his fourth term as…
The V holds the keys
Sports

The V holds the keys

When they tell you that your high school years fly by, you never believe them. Mario McKinney heard all the…
36th Annual Hibernian Parade coming to Dogtown
Events

36th Annual Hibernian Parade coming to Dogtown

DOGTOWN—Any day but one, you won’t find many places outside of Ireland more Irish than Dogtown’s Pat Connolly Tavern. But…
Crusaders battle hard, fall short
Sports

Crusaders battle hard, fall short

The Lutheran North Crusaders were ready and willing to be first. First in state and first team to beat the…
Miller Career keeps pace, heads to Springfield
Sports

Miller Career keeps pace, heads to Springfield

The Career Academy Phoenix came out swinging and never looked back. Junior Guard Rayn Tally did her part to secure…
Parker blocks Tiger’s hopes for state
Sports

Parker blocks Tiger’s hopes for state

Donavan Parker closed his eyes and jumped. When they opened, he had prevented a huge dunk and momentum gain for…
Campaign volunteers braved chilly election night
News

Campaign volunteers braved chilly election night

With temperatures that ranged from 11 degrees just before 7 a.m. to 25 degrees right after 4 p.m., only the…
Collins and Crew lead St. Mary’s to 2nd Straight Title
Sports

Collins and Crew lead St. Mary’s to 2nd Straight Title

It’s a familiar feeling for Senior Yuri Collins. This time last year he was celebrating a district title win but…
Vashon headed to Springfield with win over Trinity
Sports

Vashon headed to Springfield with win over Trinity

Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me. Vashon wasn’t going to be fooled again. “We…
Despite smaller crowds, Mardi Gras deemed a success
Events

Despite smaller crowds, Mardi Gras deemed a success

It may have been cold and snowy, but that couldn’t stop St. Louis from doing its darnedest to celebrate Mardi…
Despite loss, Green vows to continue her fight
News

Despite loss, Green vows to continue her fight

Some say that you cannot fight city hall. Megan Green is not one of them. Despite facing defeat in her…
Progressives still divided by race, runoffs needed
Opinion

Progressives still divided by race, runoffs needed

The division between black progressives and white progressives was on full display during the divisive campaign for President of the…
Reed heads to fourth term as board president
News

Reed heads to fourth term as board president

Barring an unexpected upset in the April general election, Lewis Reed appears to be headed for a fourth term as…
Charles Jaco: St. Louis is no longer a majority black city. What’s next?
Opinion

Charles Jaco: St. Louis is no longer a majority black city. What’s next?

As black families who can afford to move continue to leave the North Side, and as younger, more affluent, college-educated…
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