In March, concerns about the incredibly smelly landfill in Bridgeton reached a new level when environmental groups warned of a possible "dirty bomb." The question was whether the Bridgeton Landfill's increasing stench -- tied to an underground fire -- could prove to be especially hazardous, given th ... More >>
Hockey's "The Great One" has returned to St. Louis. Wayne Gretzky, who played briefly for the Blues during the 1995-1996 season, recently purchased a home in Frontenac. Real estate records show that Gretzky and his wife, Janet, paid $500,000 for the four-bedroom home on July 31. Janet grew up in Bri ... More >>
Brent Roam, founder of U-City Family ChurchOn Sunday, September 18, for the first time ever, the Tivoli Theatre in the Loop will begin renting out its space to a religious congregation: the U-City Family Church. Other cinemas across the country have been doing this for years, including the l ... More >>
Smoking (and snorting) heroin has increased its popularity.For the second time this year, St. Louis area police chiefs and drug counselors will gather together to discuss what's been called an "epidemic" of heroin use in the region. As we reported earlier this year, the number of heroin overdoses ... More >>
Teen book-turned-movie Twilight came out on DVD at the stroke of midnight Saturday morning. Although Unreal refers to Twilight as "awesomely bad teeny bopper trash," its fans and their parents might best be described as fang-wearing, cape-donning, utterly endearing geek-azoids.As with any sci-fi / f ... More >>
What made Lionel Sands go off the deep end?
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Some Lou denizens feel dissed by Miss USA (but Unreal still loves her!), a Pattonville student is treated criminally, and an 84-year-old grandma praises the Rams in song; plus, we clock local athletes on our gaydar
Hoop dreams die hard for coach John Campbell and his Sanford-Brown Indians
The Public High League once dominated the local gridiron scene, and suburban districts were perennial doormats. Now it's the other way around. Ever wonder why?
Missouri's MAP is a fine, thoughtful standardized test. So how come it's wreaking havoc in the schools?