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St. Louis Old Courthouse: Architectural Landmark and Historic Museum

St. Louis Old Courthouse: Architectural Landmark and Historic Museum

The Old Courthouse in St. Louis reflects the events that defined and divided Missouri and the nation during the 19th through early 20th centuries. It stands as an iconic architectural landmark and historic museum with exhibits, sculpture and paintings showing the growth of St. Louis from a small trading post to a vibrant city of […]

Gateway Arch: Monument to the Past, Beacon for the Future

Gateway Arch: Monument to the Past, Beacon for the Future

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO, stands on the banks of the Mississippi River as a monument to Thomas Jefferson and the past explorers and pioneers who saw the westward movement as a beacon of hope for the future. It is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and is maintained by the National […]

Missouri Man Dies After Being Bitten by Copperhead Snake

Missouri Man Dies After Being Bitten by Copperhead Snake

A Missouri man died on Tuesday night after he was bitten by a copperhead snake while he was camping with his family in the southeastern part of the state. Timothy Levins, age 52, had made camp in the Sam A. Baker State Park, explained Sheriff Dean Finch of Wayne County. Levins and his son had […]

Missouri Revenue Falls With Lobbyist Contributions

Missouri Revenue Falls With Lobbyist Contributions

After both sides of the political aisle predicted¬†at least two percent growth in Missouri revenue for 2014, figures indicate that revenue actually fell about one percent. Further, lobbyist contributions to state lawmakers fell even more dramatically. Whether one had any impact on the other is unsure but money is definitely not flowing in the state […]

Missouri Scraps Tesla Ban

Missouri Scraps Tesla Ban

The Missouri state legislature has decided to scrap a bill that would have banned Tesla from doing business in the state. The main point of concern for people like Missouri representative Glen Kolkmeyer is the fact that Tesla, unlike most other car manufacturers, sells its cars directly to the public rather than through an intermediary […]

St. Louis Professional Soccer Is Back

St. Louis Professional Soccer Is Back

St. Louis professional soccer is back as reported on Friday morning. The city, which loves the sport and has not had a pro team in a while, will get a team, which will debut in 2015. The city has been longing for a professional team in the sport for a while and finally the USL […]

Anti-Semitic Missouri Mayor Resigns in Wake of Shootings [Video]

Anti-Semitic Missouri Mayor Resigns in Wake of Shootings [Video]

On Sunday, April 13, a man by the name of Frazier Glenn Cross shot and killed three people in an attempt to put his white supremacist views into action. A grandfather and his teenage grandson were killed outside of a Jewish community center and a 53-year-old woman was killed near a Jewish retirement home. These […]

Kansas City Roadway Shootings May Be Linked [Video]

Kansas City Roadway Shootings May Be Linked [Video]

No city is immune to shootings. They happen all the time, all around us. However, the prospect of being at the receiving end of a bullet starts to feel like a real possibility when the targets are multiple, seemingly random, and connected to the same shooter or shooters. Such is the current situation in areas […]

Missouri Executes Fifth Inmate in as Many Months for Teen Rape and Murder

Missouri Executes Fifth Inmate in as Many Months for Teen Rape and Murder

State officials in Missouri are ready to execute a man, who would become their fifth execution in as many months, who was convicted of kidnapping and then raping and murdering a teenage girl who he saw working at a gas station attendant. The girl was strangled. The man, Jeffery Ferguson, age 59, is scheduled to […]

Three Elephants Run Away From The Circus in Missouri

Three Elephants Run Away From The Circus in Missouri

Three elephants, apparently fed up with performing in the Shrine circus in Missouri, escaped from it on Saturday, and instead decided to roam around the parking lot, damaging several cars, reported Missouri State police. There were no injuries. The Shrine Circus released a press release that stated the elephant handlers were able to calm down […]

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