Activists Blast Jail Conditions
Oct11

Activists Blast Jail Conditions

NORTH RIVERFRONT – For decades, the St. Louis city jail, known as the Workhouse, has had a reputation for unsafe and unsanitary conditions and mistreatment of both detainees and staff. Launched last year, the Close the Workhouse campaign is dedicated to doing something about it. Activists from the Close the Workhouse campaign have volunteered hundreds of hours at protests, met with government officials, and connected with people...

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Gardner Charges Cop with Assault
Sep05

Gardner Charges Cop with Assault

DOWNTOWN — A St. Louis police officer is charged with assault for allegedly striking a man in the head and face with a flashlight hard enough to break his jaw. On August 22, St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner charged Adam Feaman with second-degree assault and armed criminal in a 2017 altercation with Jamal White that a bystander recorded on cellphone video. St. Louis police said in a statement that Feaman was suspended...

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