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

Baby found in dumpster is doing fine

A baby found abandoned in a dumpster over the weekend is doing fine, according to the Jacksonville, Illinois, police

Five tie experiment ends with surprise winner

A shiny, red KSDK coffee mug was the prize! The challenge---who would be the first to comment or question why Pat McGonigle wore five different ties during this morning's local news cut-ins during the Today Show.

Normandy district still underperforming on state report card

Two unaccredited school districts are facing similar struggles, but with very different results.

Black Lawyers for Justice file lawsuit against police departments

Five people filed a multi-million dollar federal lawsuit Thursday against the Ferguson and St. Louis County police departments.

Teen claims he was forced to confess

A teenager is suing the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department claiming he was forced into confessing to a crime he didn't commit.

Unlicensed Ill. daycare investigated for sex abuse

A juvenile faces three felony sex charges against other juveniles.

Hacker group claims shutdown of county, city websites

The FBI and Missouri Attorney General are getting involved after hackers posted the private information of thousands of law enforcement officers.

Ferguson police chief: 911 audio to be released 'shortly'

The chief of the Ferguson Police Department hosted a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

Body of Michael Brown released to family

A lawyer for the family of Michael Brown says the Ferguson teen's body has been turned over to the family, NewsChannel 5 has learned.