It'll take a few billion years for 8,700 tons of radioactive waste illegally dumped in a suburban landfill in St. Louis County in the 1970s to stop emitting deadly radionuclides.
But before that happens, if this apocalyptic cocktail of Cold War-era nuclear byproducts and municipal toxic waste (jus ... More >>
- Joe Bonwich of the Post-Dispatch reports that east-side mainstay Neruda (4 Club Centre Court, Edwardsville, Illinois; 618-659-9866) will close after service on Valentine's Day. Owner Madt Mallinckrodt is retiring from the restaurant business, according to a note on the restaurant's website.- Gu ... More >>
St. Louis police have identified the body of a young black male found Monday in a vacant lot in the 1500 block of Mallinckrodt (below) in north city. Christopher Ewing, 22, died from multiple gunshot wounds to the face and head. Police believe the shooting occurred sometime between 11 p.m. Sunday ... More >>