Knockout King: One of 2011's Saddest Stories U.S. cities large and small are seeing what a local criminologist calls a grab for attention. Matt Quain (pictured) was a victim rescued by St. Louis Mayor Slay.
Charlie Brennan - Tuesday, August 30thRick Faccin refuses his raise in Madison County, IL...Cheech Ramirez talks about being a victim of a "knockout king" assault in Tower Grove...U.S. Cong. Todd Akin addresses the payroll tax cut issue...Gene McNary gives his take on easing the lifetime gambling ban...and, Rex Reed of Youthbridge offers $25,000 worth of grant money to other non-profit organizations who help children's causes.
Charlie Brennan - Thursday, August 4thA look at gangs in STL, sucker punching defenseless strangers and "Knockout King" with John Tucker of the Riverfront Times...Rick Bagy of First Nat'l Bank explains a special FHA-approved program for moderate and low income families...Dr. Mark Frisse of Vanderbilt Univ. talks Civil War-era battlefield medicine...and, Mo. State Sen. Jane Cunningham discusses a new law which prevents teachers from privately communicating with students, via Twitter, Facebook and e-mail.