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Despite Evidence, Police Had the Wrong Mannew

Police insisted Cornell McKay was to blame for a robbery -- it cost him nearly three years.
Riverfront Times  |  Danny Wicentowski  |  05-15-2015  |  Crime & Justice

Ferguson On Firenew

Tear gas, shootings, arson and looting in Ferguson after no true bill announcement.
Riverfront Times  |  Mitch Ryals  |  11-25-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Attorneys: Darren Wilson Indictment Unlikelynew

Darren Wilson will not be charged with first-degree murder, and there's a good chance he won't be indicted for any crime, say attorneys who are following -- but are not directly involved -- in the grand-jury investigation of the Ferguson police officer.
Riverfront Times  |  Chad Garrison  |  10-28-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Migrant Teen Faces Deportationnew

A Honduran teen risked it all to join her family in St. Louis. Will she be allowed to stay?
Riverfront Times  |  Ray Downs  |  09-10-2014  |  Immigration

Ferguson Cop Lies to Justify Tear-Gassing Protesters in Their Own Back Yardnew

A police officer who has been part of the militarized police apparatus holding down operations on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson is spreading lies about Ferguson protesters online.
Riverfront Times  |  Ray Downs  |  08-22-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Standoff in Fergusonnew

A chronological compilation of 72 hours worth of Riverfront Times' reporting on Brown's death, the investigation and the violence that erupted after the sun set in Ferguson, Mo.
Riverfront Times  |  Riverfront Times Staff  |  08-15-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Family of Michael Brown, Teenager Shot to Death By Police, Talks About His Lifenew

Barely 24 hours after a police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, his family wanted people to know two things. First, that they would like anyone who is sharing photos of Brown's lifeless body laying in the middle of Canfield Drive to take them down.
Riverfront Times  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  08-10-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Man Featured in Riverfront Times Story Released From Prisonnew

In the thirteen years Mike Anderson was supposed to be in jail, he got married, became a father of four, a homeowner and a master carpenter living in a home he built himself. But that didn't stop police from arresting him for his past crime once they realized their mistake in July. Now, surrounded by his family in a small Missouri courtroom, Anderson learned he will officially be freed, according to a judge's order.
Riverfront Times  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  05-06-2014  |  Crime & Justice

The Long and (Sometimes Forgetful) Arm of the Lawnew

An oversight allowed a convicted man to walk free for thirteen years. Now the justice system wants to restart the clock.
Riverfront Times  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  09-11-2013  |  Crime & Justice

Pros and Cons: Ex-Inmates Redefine Handballnew

Handball brings together players of all stripes in a St. Louis park.
Riverfront Times  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  06-26-2013  |  Features

Don King's Final Roundnew

Boxer Ryan Coyne squares off against his toughest opponent yet, the legendary promoter Don King.
Riverfront Times  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  03-13-2013  |  Features

The Search for the World's Supermen (and Women) of Memorynew

In meets all over the globe, "memory athletes" converge to outthink one another in a series of mental tasks designed to test the limits of human memory capacity.
Riverfront Times  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  11-28-2012  |  Science

108 Degrees? Time to Melt Some Vinyl!new

How to take care of your vinyl records (with or without the heat).
Riverfront Times  |  Cassie Kohler  |  07-02-2012  |  Advice

Code Deadnew

Do the encrypted writings of Ricky McCormick hold the key to his mysterious death?
Riverfront Times  |  Christopher Tritto  |  06-17-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Welcome to Hopeville,

An illustrated look at St. Louis's modern-day Hooverville.
Riverfront Times  |  Timothy Lane  |  09-20-2011  |  Homelessness

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