We've had enough with the prototypical St. Louis question, "Where'd you go to high school?" After looking at the Missouri State High School Activities Association's list of every school mascot in the state, we think a much more entertaining question would be, "What was your high school mascot?" Mis ... More >>
The Maryville rape case has a new prosecutor: Jackson County's Jean Peters Baker. Baker took the reins from Nodaway County's Robert Rice, who last week asked that a judge appoint a special prosecutor to re-investigate the circumstances that allowed two high school athletes to walk free after being ... More >>
See update below: Calm down Anonymous, Daisy Coleman may get her chance to testify in court after all. After three days of public outcry and intense media coverage, Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney Robert Rice announced Wednesday that the Maryville rape case will be re-investigated by a court-sel ... More >>
The sole St. Louis location of Red Mango (104 N. Kirkwood Road; Kirkwood), the frozen yogurt chain, has closed. Froyo is all the rage lately, and Red Mango offered all-natural, gluten-free treats -- so what gives? There was no answer when we called the Kirkwood location, and although Red Mango corp ... More >>
Anonymous, everyone's favorite hacktavist collective, has set its digital sights on the rural Missouri town of Maryville, the site of a convoluted and horrible rape case involving two teenage girls and a three high school athletes. In January fourteen-year-old Daisy Coleman and a thirteen-year-old ... More >>
Twenty-four-year-old Tavon Ludy was arrested Sunday after he allegedly punched his fiance's young son in the chest, killing him. Ludy has been charged with two counts of first degree murder and aggravated battery to a child. Responding to a 911 call to 2110 Rose Knoll Lane in Glen Carbon, Illinois ... More >>
Eckert Mathews, a 51-year-old Granite City resident, decided on Monday that he did not want his brother, Royal Mathews, living with him anymore. After informing him that he should move out of the residence on Maryville Road, he then began hitting him. The victim was knocked to the ground -- and ou ... More >>
Mabel SuenAmanda Doyle with a croissant and cappuccino from Rue Lafayette, a destination in her guidebook.Sometimes it's fun to be a tourist in your own town. And now, local writer Amanda Doyle makes it easier than ever to enjoy all the sights, sounds and tastes of St. Louis with her brand-ne ... More >>
Paris Hilton wowed a crowd of 500-plus folks at the St. Clair Square mall this weekend. A few hardcore fans arrived to the store at 4:30 a.m. to meet the celebutante and buy her latest perfume, Fairy Dust.The Alton-Telegraph has video footage of anti-gay protesters who tried to crash the funeral las ... More >>
Police in Maryland Heights are on the lookout for the "feces bandit" -- a suspect accused of spreading human excrement in Wesport Plaza bathrooms. The bandit has also been leaving his (or her) "trail" on vending machines on college campuses. Terry Sedlacek, the man charged with gunning down the Rev. ... More >>
The Post-Dispatch reports that the gunman who killed the Rev. Fred Winters during a church service yesterday in Maryville suffers from a mental illness brought on by Lyme disease. The suspect, Terry Joe Sedlacek, was the subject of an August 2008 article in the Post-Dispatch that documented how a ti ... More >>
While many people in these parts are still trying to make sense of the tragic shooting that happened yesterday at a church in Maryville, media around the world already have begun to play up the most sensational element of the story: that the Rev. Fred Winter, who was killed in the incident, used a B ... More >>
I can’t say I’d ever eaten at Red’z Rib Shack in Maryville, Illinois. But I couldn’t help being a bit saddened when I learned that the ramshackle barbecue joint will soon be leveled to make way for a Walgreens. As reported in the January 17 issue of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Red’z sits ... More >>
Ian catches a Slider at the Gateway Grizzlies' GCS Stadium -- and lives to tell about it.
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