Latest St. Louis Post-Dispatch Stories

2008-07-25 12:01:01

By Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 25--The St. Louis Police Board, facing a controversy over officers' use of previously impounded cars and questions about the future of Chief Joe Mokwa, will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. today.

2008-07-24 06:00:42

By Jeremiah McWilliams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 24--At the start of a conference call to discuss Anheuser-Busch Cos.' recent results, W. Randolph Baker, the chief financial officer, needed to get one point on the record: Yes, the St.

2008-07-23 21:00:23

By Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 23--The lawyer for a Dardenne Prairie woman accused of using a fake online identity to harass a neighborhood teen who later committed suicide fired off the first detailed challenge to prosecutors' legal theory early today in California.

2008-07-23 15:01:01

By Jeremiah McWilliams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 23--Anheuser-Busch Cos., the biggest U.S. brewer, posted higher second-quarter sales and profits on the strength of increased beer sales and price hikes. The St.

2008-07-23 12:00:45

By Mary Jo Feldstein, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 23--Centene Corp., a managed care company based in Clayton, watched its stock price rise more than 17 percent Tuesday after the company's second-quarter profit beat analysts' expectations.

2008-07-22 06:00:41

By Rachel Melcer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 22--Solutia Inc. says it has seen the light. Sunlight, that is.

2008-07-22 06:00:32

By Sarah Bryan Miller, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 22--By the time he was a junior at St. Louis University High School, Zach Hemenway knew what he wanted to do with his life. "I loved playing the organ, I loved choral music," he said.

2008-07-21 15:00:12

By Denise Hollinshed, Nancy Cambria and Carolyn Tuft, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 21--Friends and family members of Ryan A. Hummert, 22, spent the day showing their respect for a paramedic-firefighter whose life was cut short early today by a gunman who ambushed him and two other police officers.

2008-07-21 12:00:58

By Elizabethe Holland, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 21--NORMANDY -- A former deputy chief with the Northeast Ambulance and Fire District has filed a complaint alleging that the all-black board and other district managers are racist.

2008-07-21 06:00:26

By Elizabethe Holland, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 21--Two area men drowned in separate incidents Saturday, one while fishing on a lake in Callaway County, Mo., and the other while swimming in the Meramec River near Stanton, Mo. In the Callaway County incident, Dale Kolb, 65, of St.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).