KellermanThe sheriff of Perry County, Illinois, was charged with indecent conduct last Friday by a Caseyville police officer who observed him engaging in a sex act with another man in a parking lot. In the early morning hours of December 16, Officer Gerard Spratt observed two males "on top ... More >>
Alisa MaierAt last we've got a crime story with a happy ending. Alisa Maier, the four-year-old girl who was snatched from her front yard in Louisiana, Missouri, on Monday was found yesterday in Fenton, more 80 miles away. KSDK-TV (Channel 5) reports that several witnesses saw a child get out ... More >>
Bombers, perverts, extortionists, embezzlers, incredibly drunk drivers ... who is this week's Daily RFT "Ass Clown of the Week"? The nominees...1. Stacy Griffin-Lowery: The accountant charged this week with embezzling $90,000 from the Missouri Veterans Commission.2. Jack Eigles: Sued this week fo ... More >>
The patrons of the Monkey Shak in rural Madison County, Illinois, got a hell of a surprise Saturday night when a car blasted through the front wall of the building and exited through the back of the tavern coming to rest against an outdoor picnic table. Google Street ViewThe Monkey Shak in better da ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/ilovenorthstlSt. Louis waits at the pearly gates.From the Department of Cruel Irony:The Post-Dispatch reported this morning that an unidentified woman was killed around 2 a.m. after crashing her car into the gates of Calvary Cemetery in North St. Louis.The woman was speeding wes ... More >>
This is probably my favorite round-up of the year: The A.V. Club's list of funny, asinine, ridiculous, awesome or just plain terrible band names. The entire list is well worth perusing, but my favorites include the following sections: REWORKING PROPER NAMES & TRADEMARKSSega GenocideWeird Al Qaed ... More >>
Your boy wonder lost his title and won't take your calls. What's a trainer to do? Find another prodigy.
The demolition derby is still a gas in the nooks and crannies of mid-America
When Chris Nilhas learned he had cancer, his wife, Beckie, knew she might lose him. She didn't know she and their three young sons would also risk losing everything else.
The facts about two high-profile police shootings remain muddled, but is a review panel really pressing for the truth?
Annette Green didn't have to die. Her death was a tragedy waiting to happen in St. Louis County's reckless war against two-bit drug dealers and addicts.
The conflicting versions of the shooting by police of a teenager widen the rift between cops and African-Americans
Denise Wolff was gunned down in front of her home in a quiet South St. Louis neighborhood. Police thought they had the killer until their star witness wrecked the case.
For 14 years, Tom Sullivan has been smelling a rat at the Metropolitan Sewer District. It may not be just his imagination.
Inside St. Louis' growing rave culture, where the music is loud, the vibe is ecstatic and the kids are alright