Last night at 10:42 p.m., police say, a 92-year-old woman living in the Hill neighborhood was awoken by noises in her basement. She soon discovered three burglars, described in the police report as three black males, ages 17, 17 and 21. One of them pointed a weapon at the old lady. But they then fle ... More >>
Edged out of the public eye, thirty-plus artists will make their pilgrimage to Louisville, Kentucky to converge on the hot button festival of recent years, Cropped Out. A name that calls on imagery of open pastures and farmland, Cropped Out forcibly cuts out the pillars of corporatism present in pop ... More >>
On December 17, 1862, nearly 150 years ago (minus six months or so), General Ulysses S. Grant expelled the Jews from the Department of the Tennessee, the war zone under his command, which stretched from northern Mississippi to Cairo, Illinois, between the Mississippi and Tennessee rivers.
Within th ... More >>
For most St. Louisans, going home for Thanksgiving this week means staying put. According to Census figures, 69.4 percent of people living in the St. Louis metropolitan area were born in the region. That ranks as sixth highest nationally among major cities and a good 12 percentage points abo ... More >>
I'm a big fan of the draft. The baseball one, too. Baseball's first-year amateur draft takes place tonight, with our hometown Cardinals going on the clock at No. 22 overall. Unfortunately, that's the only pick the Cards will have in the first round/supplemental round range, with their second sele ... More >>