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Lindsey Winepol

Ryan Ferguson’s Last Shot

After spending nearly seven years behind bars, Ryan Ferguson, serving a 40-year prison sentence for second-degree murder and first-degree robbery, has finally made some headway in proving his innocence.  A weeklong evidentiary hearing began on April 16  in Cole County Circuit Court,…

Confessions of a Waitress

It’s a Saturday night. The crowd is desolate for 4:00 p.m.  Its 4:30 p.m., the regulars start to pour in.  The hostess is preparing for the reservations as the kitchen turns up the heat to the stove.  The owner starts to…