The St. Louis Evening Whirl Weekly Newspaper: "The Foremost Crime Fighting Publication in America"
W elcome to the latest version of the St. Louis Metro Evening Whirl newspaper’s web site development effort. We are proud of thewhirlonline.com and its multi-faceted, interactive design. As we continue to grow and evolve with the latest news and technology, we will provide continual improvements and, innovative and informative information and entertaining features.
Since 1938, when our Founder Benjamin Thomas first launched the tabloid Nite Whirl, this publication has evolved into one of the nation’s foremost crime-fighting periodicals.
Today, the St. Louis Whirl, the Evening Whirl or its more affectionate brand, “the Whirl,” has garnered interest from entertainment luminaries (Eddie Murphy, Bill Murray, and Reginald Hudlin) to the heads of the highest offices in government.
It has been the subject of numerous broadcast news stories and has been featured in dozens of America’s leading publications (the Washington Post, Kansas City Star, and Chicago Tribune) to scholarly journals, such as the San Francisco-based Believer Magazine.