Candidates Clash at First Debate
Jan29

Candidates Clash at First Debate

GRAND CENTER — Things got heated Saturday at the first debate of the candidates running for President of the Board of Aldermen as the candidates traded attacks and accused each other of lying about their records.  Candidates running for the position include incumbent President of Board of Aldermen Lewis Reed, State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, and 15th Alderwoman Megan Green. The three debated Saturday at Harris Stowe University at an...

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The Jaco Report: MO Cannabis Trade Show
Jan17

The Jaco Report: MO Cannabis Trade Show

Missouri’s first medical marijuana trade show and expo comes to Union Station in March, despite concerns that stringent state rules may prevent many Missourians from taking part in the industry. But Jack Cardetti, spokesman for the Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association, tells The Jaco Report that the large number of licenses being granted for dispensaries and greenhouses means ample opportunities for local entrepreneurs to...

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The Jaco Report: Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner
Jan10

The Jaco Report: Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner

St. Louis’s first African-American Circuit Attorney tells the Jaco Report that a culture of lying and cover-ups inside the city police department means she’s refusing to prosecute cases brought to her by officers who are suspected of lying. Kim Gardner says she’s had to dismiss over 90 cases because they were tainted by officers allegedly caught lying in the past.

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The Jaco Report: James Clark
Jan03

The Jaco Report: James Clark

Activist James Clark says many African-American communities have “checked out” when it comes to violent crime, and that the solution lies in those communities re-engaging to help stop the epidemic of violence. Clark, Vice-President of Better Family Life and the St. Louis Non-Profit Executive of the Year for 2018, tells The Jaco Report that the success of his organization’s street-level violence prevention teams shows...

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Congressman Clay Interview
Dec14

Congressman Clay Interview

EXCLUSIVE: Congressman Lacy Clay (D-MO), sat down for an exclusive interview this week with Antonio French, publisher of The NorthSider, live by remote from his office in Washington, D.C. In this wide-ranging interview, the nine-term congressman, who was recently elected to his tenth, discussed what we can expect when the Democrats take over the House of Representatives in January; the possibility of impeaching President Donald Trump;...

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French discussing McCaskill-Hawley race on MSNBC
Oct12
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