John Pertzborn

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2014

    Medical Transporter Explains Why Michael Brown's Body Stayed in the Street for Hours

    After Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer near his grandmother's apartment complex, his body stayed in the street -- sometime covered, sometimes not -- for about four hours. Photos of the body spread rapidly on social media, fueling the anger of a crowd already distraught at the deat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    St. Louis Snowmaggedon in Tweets

    ​So, if you're like me, you're surfin' the Internets today wondering if you should go into work or just stick it out at home. We're supposed to be getting the blizzard of the decade century today, and all anyone can talk about is the white stuff. At least, that's the topic du jour on Twitter. Belo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Video: Pelican That 'Goosed' Trainer in Crotch to Have Rematch on Fox 2

    Seconds after Scoop snatched Walter.​Don't know how we missed this when it first aired, but the video below of an allegedly tame pelican "goosing" a man on-air during Fox 2's AM show gives everyone another reason to watch local morning news.Walt Crawford, a trainer at the World Bird Sanctuary in V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Video: Bagg'ns

    Last week's Daily RFT story on Bagg'ns went viral with the article linked and blogged about everywhere from The Onion to the style website, Apparently producers at Fox 2 in St. Louis also took note. This morning the station had Bagg'ns inventor and CEO, Thomasina Clarke, in for an ... More >>

  • Music

    May 23, 2001

    Getting Slammied

    Tidbits from an exhaustive (and exhausting) tour of the Slammies Showcase

  • Dining

    March 21, 2001

    Side Dish

    Wurst is best in Hermann, Mo.

  • News

    October 6, 1999