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.

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Stories by Mike Rush

Missouri bans guardrail over safety concerns

A certain type of guardrail might be failing to save lives during crashes.

NewsChannel 5 wins big at Mid-America Emmy Awards

A big congratulations to everyone at NewsChannel 5 who won an Emmy Award this weekend in Kansas City.

Chief Jackson investigating police, demonstrator confrontation

Chief Jackson's effort to speak with demonstrators ended with a confrontation between police and protesters Thursday night.

Des Peres residents file suit to save trees

Some Des Peres residents have filed a temporary restraining order against Ameren.

Ferguson businesses targeted in latest round of unrest

Business owners said they're convinced the surge in violence Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning was retaliation.

Ballwin man ticketed for boat that's not his

A Ballwin man is facing court and a fine over a boat he says he doesn't even own.

Feds launch study on policing bias

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in five American cities.

Custodian says he was threatened with noose

Accusations of racism in a Phelps County School District.

Former Anthem students left in limbo

A deal to allow students of one bankrupt college to finish their studies at another college is going sour.

National Guard sidelined amid budget cuts

Due to a multi-million dollar federal shortfall, citizen soldiers are being sidelined for the time being.