In December of 2013, the Beacon merged with St. Louis Public Radio. Details can be found at: "Welcome To St. Louis Public Radio And The Beacon". For current news from former Beacon reporters, visit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/news.
The Beacon's web server experienced an attack involving some malicious code which resulted in the site becoming inoperable.
In the interim, if there is a specific Beacon story that you wish to access please consider the following:
We appreciate your patience as we work to restore this archive.