Mike Rush

Mike Rush

5 on Your Side’s Mike Rush is either brave or stupid. People frequently slam doors in his face, call him nasty names and even throw his microphone, but Mike just keeps coming. His wife calls Mike a junkyard dog, because once he latches onto something, he doesn't let go. That might be an issue now and then when it comes to marital bliss, but in Mike's role as your 5 on Your Side investigative reporter, it's a good thing. Those people cursing and slamming things are usually doing something wrong that Mike wants to right. So if you're the victim of a scam, know of taxpayer waste, government corruption or another problem you'd like the junkyard dog to sink his teeth into, drop Mike a line. By the way, Mike himself is leaning toward stupid.

Email Mike Rush with your complaints and story ideas, or leave a message at 314-444-5231. When it comes to watching out for you and St. Louis, NewsChannel 5 is on your side!



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Stories by Mike Rush

St. Charles steps up for disabled veteran

A disabled veteran tells Five on Your Side he was cheated by a contractor, leaving the St. Charles man nearly homeless.

Crooks using billionaire’s name in scam

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — A well-known and charitable billionaire has his sights on you.

Remembering MLK’s visit to St. Louis University

St. Louis (KSDK) - As the nation remembers Martin Luther King on this day, some locals remember his visit to St. Louis.

Toyota scam promises big money, free car

It doesn't match up to a $500-million powerball jackpot, but a consolation prize of $1,000,000 and a new car isn't bad.

Police warn about resurgence of IRS scam

At least two area police departments are warning about the resurgence of a widespread scam.

Safe deposit boxes not so safe against floods

If you have a safe deposit box, this might make you re-think what you keep in it.

Damaged driveway leaves family feeling stuck

The massive rainfall just washed away the earth underneath and some of the concrete slabs above them just collapsed.

Flood victims without coverage blame FEMA

About 16 households in the complex are impacted, including her neighbor's Joe Schiro.

Water flooding homes in Arnold, Mo.

Arnold Missouri's mayor is calling the flooding one of the largest natural disasters in the city.

New Town fighting to keep flood water out of homes

Neighbors gathered Monday, for at least the second time, to fill sandbags to be distributed throughout the community.