St. Louis's Crime Tabloid Has Dished Dirt for 66 Years

Riverfront Times | January 4, 2005
With its sensational headlines and menacing cover shots of black gangbangers, the St. Louis Metro Evening Whirl is a long way from landing a Pulitzer. People read it for shock value and to keep track of neighbors and friends in the rough-'n'-tumble crime zones of St. Louis.

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