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

De Soto neighbors fight over farmers' market

A battle is brewing in Jefferson County, stirring up hard feelings, even accusations of backdoor politics.

Veteran fighting to save service dog's life

A veteran is fighting to save the life of a dear friend who he says saved his-- his service dog.

5 on Your Side exposes 'parking lot posers'

It's a 5 on Your Side alert for anyone who goes downtown for games, shows or any other event. It involves where you park your car.

4 suspects in theater shooting arrested after chase

The Major Case Squad says Sunday night's shooting outside a Creve Coeur movie theater was a targeted murder.

Judge cracks down on apartment complex owner

A judge is cracking down on the owner of a North St. Louis apartment building.

Residents forced out of condemned apartment building

An apartment building has been condemned in north St. Louis, and people in about two dozen apartments are now scrambling to find some place to live.

What needs to go to make room for a new stadium

The plan is still preliminary, but in order to build the stadium in the proposed location, a lot of things would have to be torn down.

MoDOT to close part of Lindbergh this summer

A 40-year-old bridge along a busy stretch is getting an update, but that means a shutdown on Lindbergh Boulevard in south St. Louis County.

Berkeley authorities say officer-involved shooting was justified

Police in the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley say their investigation confirms an 18-year-old pointed a gun and tried to fire at the officer who shot him to death in a convenience store parking lot last week.

Macaroni Grill out, Chick-fil-A in

All four area Romano's Macaroni Grill restaurants are closing, and two of them will be replaced with Chick-fil-A.