Call it the KSDK Bill. Missouri State Representative Stacey Newman introduced a new bill Wednesday that would make it a felony to intentionally threaten a public school or building. The bill comes less than a week after a KSDK-TV (Channel 5) hidden camera investigation into school security that pu ... More >>
As part of an investigation into safety in public schools, KSDK caused a 40 minute lockdown at Kirkwood High School, sending parents into a panic and prompting one teacher to give a student a pair of scissors to use as a weapon. KSDK designed the special report to expose flaws in security by sendin ... More >>
KSDK-TV (Channel 5) took over the Internet Thursday by pulling a stunt so poorly planned that Kirkwood High School had to go on lockdown. After sending a grown man with a hidden camera to wander around the high school, KSDK waited 100 minutes, including 40 minutes in lockdown, before telling school ... More >>
Sean AdamsBy now you may have heard that police in Kirkwood arrested a 19-year-old teenager on charges that he broke into a neighbor's home around 2 a.m. Thursday and raped a woman at knifepoint.Sean Adams is being held on a $1 million bond while the victim recovers from what police say are ... More >>
From Saturday's graduation at Chaifetz Arena: Kirkwood High School grads line dance to Black Eyed Peas "I Gotta a Feeling."
Jennifer SilverbergIn this week's paper, Christian Schaeffer chatted with Kevin Renick. After a chance meeting with director Jason Reitman at Webster University, the local singer-songwriter was plucked from obscurity: His song "Up in the Air" was included in the movie of the same name. (The s ... More >>
The Knack's "My Sharona" spent over a month at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard singles chart in late summer 1979 -- from August 25 to September 29. In that period, the band apparently performed to 900 people at Kirkwood High School, at least according to the book So, Where'd You Go to High School? ... More >>
Photo: Egan O'KeefeWhere did she go to high school? Incarnate Word Academy. Take the quiz here.The BBNOTY ("Biggest Bar Night of the Year") was on Wednesday night, Thanksgiving Eve, and old friends reunited in bars over booze across St. Louis. With the bars packed with people who returned to STL ... More >>
In this week's paper, I chatted with the Blind Eyes, which is toasting the release of its debut CD, Modernity, with a release show this Friday night at the Firebird. I'll have some interview outtakes up here tomorrow, but until then, please enjoy the amazing cover photoillustration by Jennifer Silve ... More >>
Crystal City forges one hell of a deal.
The X Prize is back on the map
Unreal steps into the Thickburger fray, gets good gossip at Pujols' fête and seeks dream interpretation -- and hey, keep your dirty pictures away from Ameren UE
Week of September 10, 2003
An intimate production addresses AIDS without mentioning its name, and ghosts fill the stage
Onion Horton says he's everything a white man wants a black man to be