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 >>