Another St. Louis area store employee has been robbed and murdered in a nighttime shooting -- but this time, police have found the suspect. This week, detectives with the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis were able to successfully track down and apprehend 28-year-old Justin Williams, a Bellefo ... More >>
Street prostitution is alive and well in parts of South City, and members of the Board of Alderman are working on legislation to shut down strolls in residential areas. Last week, KMOV 4 reported that street-walking ladies had descended on neighborhoods in Cardonolet and Dutchtown after a city ord ... More >>
Suzy RustThick brick walls insulate the Dee-Lux Dine from churning fumes of burning funk.Heading north on Illinois Route 111 into Roxana, the road tops a floodwall and from the crest of its rise loom the twisting stacks of the Conoco Phillips refinery, gray and smoking, like our emphysematous ... More >>
Lush employee Rachael Wall protests mining the Canadian Tar Sands. Click to view larger version.Editor's note: Daily RFT sent able-bodied intern Steve Hardy to the Galleria today to report on one of the most earnest protests ever held on a Wednesday afternoon in a mostly vacant shopping mall. Bel ... More >>
Artist's butcheringLeft, soaps sold by Lush Cosmetics. Right, the Canadian tar sands. Only if a good scrubbing by one would clean the other.While the Deep Horizon oil well in the Gulf of Mexico continues to cough up oil underwater, a chain of organic soap shops is planning a separate protest this ... More >>
The scribes at Slate have taken it upon themselves to explain to the rest of the country – and probably to a few Show-Me State residents – Like the global market for crude oil, local gas prices are dependent on a variety of factors. According to AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the average price ... More >>
Refineries stuck Hartford with a toxic pool of gasoline that just won't go away. Homes burn and residents get sick, but nobody's helping.