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St. Louis Carjacking Turns Deadly

St. Louis Carjacking Turns Deadly

A shootout erupted during a carjacking in a north St. Louis neighborhood which has left two people dead and three more injured. The early-afternoon carjacking took place in the Walnut Park West area close to the intersection of Leonora Avenue and Goodfellow Boulevard. According to a report from a St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman, […]

Police Arrest Protesters Ahead of Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson

Police Arrest Protesters Ahead of Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson

Police officers in Ferguson have arrested several protesters overnight ahead of the grand jury decision to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Mike Brown. Protesters were attempting to block a street during a demonstration that drew dozens of people outside of the city police station in sub-freezing temperatures. Demonstrators were met by officers […]

Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Gas Station Shooting

Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Gas Station Shooting

Leon Taylor, the man who was convicted for shooting and killing gas station attendant Robert Newton during a 1994 robbery, was executed in Bonne Terri, Missouri, early Wednesday morning. Newton was shot by Taylor in front of his 8-year-old stepdaughter in Independence, Miss., on April 14, 1994. Taylor also tried to shoot the girl, but his gun jammed […]

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Missouri Home of Rocky Ridge Farm

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Missouri Home of Rocky Ridge Farm

The American author, Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957), introduced readers to 19th-century pioneer life through a child’s point of view in her Little House books. This popular series of eight books was written at her home in Mansfield, MO, after her autobiography, Pioneer Girl, was rejected by publishers. Her life story was finally published by the […]

Ku Klux Klan Hacked by Anonymous After Ferguson Threat

Ku Klux Klan Hacked by Anonymous After Ferguson Threat

The situation in Ferguson, MO has brought its fair share of supporters and detractors as violence has erupted and the threat of violence remains, but there is no more sordid story than the Ku Klux Klan using it as an opportunity to recruit people to its noxious cause. It is no surprise, then, that the […]

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