Latest St. Louis Post-Dispatch Stories

2008-07-20 06:00:17

By Blythe Bernhard, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 20--Something felt wrong in Leila Sadat's right breast. The Washington University law professor tried to ignore the nagging worry about a hard spot that mammograms did not detect. Doctors thought it was nothing more serious than a blocked milk duct.

2008-07-19 12:00:32

By Ken Leiser, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 19--CAHOKIA -- By the time controllers moved out of the squatty air traffic control tower last month at St. Louis Downtown Airport, it was 35 years old and the flooring of an old trailer that served as an office had holes in it.

2008-07-19 00:00:30

By Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 18--The daughter of St. Louis police Chief Joe Mokwa and some officers, primarily from the 4th district downtown, got free use of siezed cars from S&H Towing, which holds a contract with the Board of Police Commissioners, officials revealed today.

2008-07-18 12:00:30

By David Nicklaus, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 18--A few fearmongers have predicted that the mortgage-related credit crunch of the last year might degenerate into a 1929-style financial debacle. The collapse of Bear Stearns wasn't enough to make that happen.

2008-07-17 21:00:32

By Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 17--An Illinois man, his daughter and the company they ran pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge this morning and admitted selling fraudulent oil and gas investments that bilked more than 100 people nationwide out of about $4 million, the U.S.

2008-07-17 06:00:32

By Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 17--Cloistered monks and masked lady wrestlers. A classic-rock disc jockey and a do-it-yourself mobster. Two basketball hustlers and a clubhouse full of sock puppets. Those are some of the characters you can meet in the feature films at the St.

2008-07-16 15:00:42

By Tim Logan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 16--More layoffs are coming at Trans States Airlines. The Bridgeton-based regional carrier will furlough 58 more pilots by the end of August, spokesman Bill Mishk said. The move follows the elimination of 45 pilot jobs announced in June.

2008-07-16 06:00:31

By Ken Leiser, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 16--Lambert-St. Louis International Airport will proceed with what it deems the most important parts of the Airport Experience renovations, despite turbulent times in the airline industry.

2008-07-15 21:00:24

By Carolyn Tuft, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 15--PERRY COUNTY -- A worker for the Missouri Department of Transportation was injured this morning when a Silverado passed a parked truck and hit him. The contract worker -- Rocky A. Fox, 28, of O'Fallon, Mo.

2008-07-15 15:00:37

By Ken Leiser, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 15--ST. LOUIS -- Officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport said today that they will push ahead with a major makeover of the airport's Main Terminal and concourses.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.