St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom. Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce. County Police Chief Tim Fitch. James Clark of Better Family Life. They are a but a few of the stars of a new series of hard-edged public service announcement to be unveiled today. View the PSAs below. The commercials open with r ... More >>
This week's RFT cover story by Albert Samaha and Tony D'Souza, tells the complex saga of Yo Banga, a north St. Louis rapper who grew up in gangs, saw his best friend shot to death and spent five years in jail, which is where he started rhyming. Today, he's working with groups like James Clark's Be ... More >>
Norm WhiteWillis was a dedicated volunteer at Better Family Life.The morning before he was murdered, Conyea Borroum Willis was at 6017 Natural Bridge Road, listening to James Clark speak. He'd been a loyal soldier, one of the many "boots on the ground" since the early days of Clark's Neighbor ... More >>
Albert Samaha, 22 Delmar Blvd. near Westgate Ave. In an effort to celebrate the people who keep our city interesting, Daily RFT is launching a new weekly blog post, "Bold Types," featuring photos and street interviews with the fashionistas, fresh faces and free spirits of our town.
Happy birthday, Pac.Today would have been Tupac Shakur's 40th birthday. In the fifteen years since his death, his songs still slap, and his words still reverberate. He remains an enigmatic figure, whose name rings out from street corners to NPR. Proof of that? Yesterday St. Louis Public Radi ... More >>
John H. TuckerJames Clark sees himself as a surrogate father for troubled kids.James Clark doesn't want more rallies. Or marches. Or slogans. In order to crack down on violence, he says, "We've got to take the conversation directly to the living rooms." Such is the new, more direct strategy ... More >>
Where were you guys?The only characters missing from a drug case made public yesterday in federal court in St. Louis were detectives James Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Daniel Bryan Webster, a car dealer from Stanton, Missouri, (approximately 60 miles ... More >>
He's a hero to some, a pain to others. Either way, he makes people very nervous.