Was 'Mockingbird' a Defense of 'Separate But Equal?'"A lot of people read 'Mockingbird' as a defense of civil rights," said Professor Anders Walker, "but if you really read closely, Atticus Finch makes a strong case for segregation as a system that promoted harmony in his closing argument for Tom Robinson."
Measles Make it to Illinois; How Safe are Children in St. Louis?"If a baby gets the measles, it could be absolutely devastating," says SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller. "That's why it's just really incumbent on everyone to make sure that anyone who can get vaccinated, does get vaccinated."
Homeless Robber Chased Down By WitnessesDog walker was punched in the face after handing over her wallet.
Summer 2012: Not An Anomaly But The New NormalNumber of heat waves per summer have doubled since the 1940's.
St. Louis Landlords Could Soon Be Feeling The HeatMight be required to maintain tenants' AC units.
Advice On How To Keep Your Cool During Heat WaveDrink water, avoid alcohol, eat less, and dress in light clothing. And check shut-ins regularly.
Steam Pipe Cleanup In Final StagesAirborne asbestos doesn't appear to be a concern.
Woman Charged In Lebanon Bank HeistBright green flip-flops found in suspect's trash.
Plan to Build New St. Louis Animal Shelter Moves Into Phase 2City shifting funds around to convert building on W. Florissant into shelter, shut down outdated Gasconade facility for good.
Police ID Man Gunned Down In East St. LouisAnyone with information about the shooting is being asked to call East. St. Louis police.
City Health Officials Plan Heat Advisory ResponseHealth director stresses checking on elderly family members, neighbors in person to make sure they're using AC.