As October 26, 2013, bled into a new day, Yongsang Soh sat at a table at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles with three friends, all seemingly content with drinking and gambling their way into Sunday. Affluent, serious and handsome, Soh appears in photos with a messy mop of black hair, a barely the ... More >>
Justin Bieber was genetically engineered in a secret government laboratory to be the Ultimate Teen Heartthrob. Millions of dollars are spent every year to ensure that the Earth's population worships the Bieb; the number of powerful men in suits whose job it is to ensure that "Operation: Hot Bieber" ... More >>
Last Friday, Rams equipment manager Todd Hewitt arrived to the team's Earth City complex at 5:50 a.m. -- 20 minutes late by his standards. It'd been a long week. The previous Sunday the Rams had dropped their season-ending game to the Seahawks, losing their bid to the playoffs. Hewitt had s ... More >>
The body of 15-year-old Leonard Hollis was found early Wednesday morning in a home at 1109 N. 44th Street in East St. Louis. Hollis had been shot in the back and was pronounced dead at 12:42 a.m. yesterday just a few doors down from his family's house in the 1200 block of 44th street. Bing MapsThe h ... More >>
strictlyfitteds.comWe know who President Obama will be pulling for -- the American League. This just in from Major League Baseball: PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO THROW OUT FIRST PITCH AT MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAMEObama to Become the Fourth U.S. President to Throw Out First Pitch at MLB All-Star ... More >>
Gangs keep their murderous hold on the streets of St. Louis. And kids like Lil' Robert Walker pay the price.
Critical audits zero in on Vashon's storied basketball program
The metro east is the corner pocket for some of the nation's top pool sharks. Bring it on, ESPN!
Somebody forgot to tell Emil Williams Jr. that bowling is for fat, beer-guzzling honkies
Classroom films have come a long way from those cheesy old duck-and-cover flicks. Or have they?
Marty Rochester wages war against the dumbing-down of public education -- even in the best of schools
Homeboy superstar Nelly tops the list of readers' favorite local musicians
Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon speaks out against Benetton's "We, on Death Row" ad supplement featuring Missouri inmates; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles
a return to reality after the decadence and delirium of Atlanta
Comprehensive coverage of the Eighth Annual St. Louis International Film Festival
Christian rock combines the Lord's message with the devil's beat. Sometimes the result is exhilaration. Sometimes it's god-awful confusion.