Probably the most talked-about crime in St. Louis this year was the murder of Megan Boken. Boken, a 23-year-old SLU graduate who had returned to town to play in an alumni volleyball game, was sitting in a parked car in the Central West End on a Saturday afternoon in August when a teenager opened the ... More >>
James P. Jennings, 39, became enraged with his 12-year-old stepson when the boy disobeyed him and left his room during the night to eat cookies, which got some crumbs on the floor. Jennings' parenting solution to this minor disobedience was to force the boy to do hundreds of knuckle push-up ... More >>
A few years ago while living out West, Sylvia Longmire, a retired U.S. Air Force captain and former special agent with the Air Force's Office of Special Investigations, noticed that the news media often bollixed its coverage of the Mexican drug war -- a topic she'd been tracking closely for Californ ... More >>
Daryl Hall: Died from apparent "friendly" fire. So, it turns out that the off-duty St. Louis police officer killed in April outside a downtown bar was likely shot to death by the nightclub's bouncer in a case of mistaken identity. Officer Daryl Hall died April 24 from bullet wounds to the neck an ... More >>
Bravo, St. Louis! We worked hard, and we did it: Men's Health has named us America's sixth-drunkest city -- and the drunkest city in the entire Midwest!
Daily RFTSt. Louis: Where the squirrels go to hide their Everclear!But we can do better. What do Fresno, Reno, Billings, Riverside and Aus ... More >>
thedonovan.comThe Belleville News-Democrat published a curious story this morning about St. Clair County's four year-long legal battle with a gun club in Caseyville. Since June 2001, the county has spent almost $200,000 in legal fees attempting to shutter a shooting range near Scott Air Force B ... More >>
via WikipediaThis press release just in from the Red Cross, St. Louis Area Chapter, regarding the Swine Flu outbreak:"Think of this swine flu outbreak like severe weather. If you thought a storm was coming - you would take steps to prepare yourself," said Nicole Holtgrefe, director of preparedness a ... More >>
Perhaps the new president is still a little peeved about losing Missouri in the general election (though unlikely), but it's probably his allegiance to the Chicago White Sox that caused him to reluctantly mention the Cardinals and give a shout-out to Scott Air Force Base during Tuesday night's Comma ... More >>
After fourteen years of research on a cold case murder, an Orlando writer is looking for St. Louisans who might have known the victim.
The catch? The woman was killed 38 years ago.
Mark A. Pinsky, author of The Gospel According to The Simpsons, among other books, says he h ... More >>
Unreal snags the rare prostate interview, drops in on a lawyer's blog and cracks open a can of Dinty Moore beef stew (the linchpin of the Pontoon Beach Diet); plus, how many Post reporters does it take to tell us it's really frickin' cold?
Someone penned an anonymous letter making damning allegations about Normandy High School principal Alvin Smith. He blames it on a disgruntled ex-employee out to take him down. Trouble is, some of the letter is true.