Injuries and Traumas

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Tracy Morgan Hospitalized, St. Louis Show Canceled

    Comedian Tracy Morgan, best known for his work on Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, was involved in a serious car accident this weekend when a truck driver rear-ended his limo bus, killing his longtime comedy partner James "Jimmy Mack" McNair and injuring Morgan and three other people. Morgan is list ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2014
  • Music

    January 9, 2014
  • Calendar

    October 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    William Lynn Gunter, Accused of Beating Wife to Death, Claims it Was an Accident

    A 59-year-old county man is in jail two days after his wife was found mortally wounded at the foot of a staircase in their Town and Country home on Monday. William Lynn Gunter initially told police that his wife Suzanne had suffered a tragic accident. Emergency personnel found her just inside the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Suspect in Custody in Case of Murdered St. Louis County Security Guard

    Hosie Taylor, age 36, has been taken into custody in connection with the murder of Deirdre Exum, according to the St. Louis County Police. Exum, a former county security guard, was found dead on Friday in her Florissant townhouse when firefighters responded to a blaze there. Authorities say Exum had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Now We Can Laugh (Because Yadi's OK): Five Epic Home Plate Collisions

    Yadier Molina got blown the eff up by Josh Harrison on a close play at home plate Tuesday night, reigniting the ancient St. Louis-Pittsburgh war. Fortunately, Yadier has declared himself healthy, if a little sore, and he also ruled Harrison's hit as a "clean play" on Wednesday. Even better, Molina r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Five People Injured in Racing Accident at State Fair

    Five people were injured Sunday night during a car race at the last night of Missouri State Fair, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Columbia, Missouri's KOMU reports that Tyson Russell, 25, lost control during a turn, crashed through a guardrail and a safety fence and into the crowd.In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Homeless Man Set on Fire While Sleeping in Marine Villa Alley

    A homeless man was seriously injured in a fire attack last night in the Marine Villa neighborhood. The victim told police he was sleeping in an alley in the 3900 block of Illinois Avenue (above) when someone doused him in gasoline and set him ablaze. The victim ran, and was helped by two decent huma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Five-Alarm Fire in CWE; No Info Yet on Casualties

    A massive fire destroyed a 197 unit-apartment building at 3949 Lindell Boulevard overnight, leaving an untold number of residents homeless. The fire department reported no serious injuries among the 160 firefighters called out to stop the blaze, but there is no information yet on the number of resid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Two Men Shot Overnight in Tower Grove East

    Two men told the police they were standing with a group in the 2800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in the Tower Grove East neighborhood around 9:45 p.m. Thursday night when another man approached the group and opened fire. An unidentified 30-year-old man was hit twice, and a 20-year-old man was struck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Jahmel Luster: St. Louis Homicide No. 33; Shot By Men Following in Car

    Jahmel Luster, 30, died Saturday morning from gunshots sustained while driving in the 3000 block of Goodfellow Boulevard in the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood (above). According to the police, Luster and two companions pulled out of a parking lot just after 1 a.m. Saturday and noticed another car fol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Brian Elliott Injured; Panic Ensues Just in Time for the Playoffs

    The Blues have been hit hard by the injury bug this year. Not that that's exactly anything new, of course; we've seen too many times the last few season this team derailed by players hitting the training table. But this year, it's been rough. The usual assortment of bumps and bruises, both uppe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Mike Neiner: Illinois Good Samaritan Gives Injured Bobcat a Ride

    ​As Missourians continue to debate whether we should be able to shoot cougars when (if?) we encounter them, folks over in Illinois take a different approach to wild cats.Mike Neiner's wife called him from the road to say that she had spotted an injured bobcat west of Belleville, and that the cat h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Surprise! Meth Makers Continue to Fill Hospital Burn Units

    ​The Associated Press this morning followed-up a story the Riverfront Times first reported nearly two years ago, chronicling the toll meth (particularly the "shake and bake" method of producing the drug) is having on hospital burn units. The AP reports that meth makers account for up to a third of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Stray Bullet Strikes Teen Inside North St. Louis Home

    An 18-year-old girl was recovering from a bullet wound yesterday that she sustained inside her home in the 8800 block of Northcrest (below) in north St. Louis near the Jennings/city divide. ​According to police, an 18-year-old male suspect was firing at individuals parked in a car outside the teen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Brace Yourself: 7-Eleven's Serving Up Free Coffee and Virtual Scaldings This Week

    7-ElevenFree 7-Eleven coffee and exacting online revenge? Oh, thank heaven!​7-Eleven's giving away free stuff, and it's not even on a date that has a seven or eleven in it! This Thursday, from 7 to 11 a.m. -- ah, there it is -- 7-Eleven stores will be giving away free medium cups of coffee in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Florissant Man Accused of Murder After Shaking 3-Year-Old

    KTVI (Fox-2) and other news outlets are reporting that a 22-year-old Florissant man already detained for child abuse is now being charged with murder by the St. Louis County prosecutor's office, for allegedly shaking a 3-year-old boy to death. Police say Zachary T. Cook shook Austin Vietor on Thur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    The Amazing Story of the Quadruple Amputee Marine From Arnold, Missouri

    Image via WashingtonPost.comTodd A. Nicely was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal​Today is Veteran's Day and, whether you're relaxing at home at the couch or grumbling about being at work, it's easy to lose sight of how much this holiday can mean to people who have either served i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Kevin Cross, St. Louis Homicide No. 24; Shot in Head in 1400 Block of Semple

    Kevin D. Cross, 47, was pronounced dead shortly after a shooting Thursday afternoon in north St. Louis. Police say Cross was outside with several other people in the 1400 block of Semple when gunmen across the street began to fire. 1400 block of Semple​

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    And The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2010 Inductees Are...

    According to Crain's Cleveland Business: ABBA, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, the Hollies and the Stooges! David Geffen will be inducted as an executive, while songwriting teams of Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry also made it in. (Other songwriters getting the nod include Jesse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Attack at Complex Leaves Three Men Injured: "They Start Calling us Faggots"

    Three men were injured early Saturday in an attack outside the gay nightclub Complex on the fringes of downtown St. Louis. The victims say they were leaving the club when a group of four men departing an adjoining bar picked a fight. View Larger Map"They came up out of the car and they start calling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Not So Clean Getaway: Teens in Stolen Car Get Shot, Bit by Dog, Roughed Up

    It wasn't a good night for a group of teens out joyriding in a stolen car. Police say they observed a vehicle near Enright and Grand around midnight today that had been reported stolen in a carjacking in St. Louis County. The cops attempted to pull over the car, but the driver refused to stop. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Jaime Garcia On the Comeback Trail

    Cardinals GM John Mozeliak was down in Florida last night to watch Jaime Garcia pitch. Could the youngster be in the bigs this season?​One of the Cardinals' best pitching prospects - probably the best, actually, at least until Shelby Miller signs - took another step last night in his attempt to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 7.29

    The food dye that makes blue M&Ms blue could also help spinal injuries. (New York Daily News)U.S. meat firms want China to have a chance to import chicken here. (Reuters)What's so great about Chick-Fil-A, anyway? (Eat Me Daily, via Eater)

  • Music

    June 3, 2009


    7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    FoodWire: Trattoria Marcella Closed Until Friday After Car Crash

    Trattoria Marcella (3600 Watson Road) will be closed until this Friday evening to repair damage from a car that crashed into its front entrance this weekend. No one was injured in the accident, which occurred several hours after the restaurant had closed. For more information on reservations, call 3 ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 12, 2008

    Whiskey and Rhymes

    All in the name of hip-hop

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    Dodgers for Dummies: A Series Preview

    Just a short jaunt northward from San Diego go the Cardinals, to take on the Dodgers in the latter half of their West Coast Swing. What they find when they get there, though, will be much further from the Padres than the drive would indicate. Whereas the Padres are a team sinking, falling further ... More >>

  • Music

    July 18, 2007


    3:30 p.m. Friday, July 20. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

  • Music

    March 7, 2007

    The No Fear Music Tour

    7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).

  • Music

    December 6, 2006

    Donavon Frankenreiter

    8 p.m. Friday, December 8. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Down Time

    Try something new this summer — like skydiving

  • Music

    April 12, 2006

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    Wednesday, April 19, at 8 p.m. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)

  • Calendar

    February 1, 2006

    Always De-Ice Your Walk

    That's the lesson in The Man Who Came to Dinner

  • Music

    September 29, 2004