The rationale for stealing a cell phone keeps getting weaker. A bill proposed by Alderman Craig Schmid in September to regulate the phone resale industry was finally passed by the board today. (Read the details of the passed bill here.) Going forward, if a merchant wants to buy a used cell phone in ... More >>
Aimee LevittPresenting the EmSeeQ, the device that can find your cognitively-impaired loved one in 30 minutes or less.It costs between $5,000 and $50,000 for a sheriff's department to locate a missing person, depending on whether the search takes hours or days. That includes overtime pay for ... More >>
Image sourceThe Sprint EVO.Gosh, and it seemed like only yesterday when everybody was lining up at the Apple Store for the 3G iPhone... Now of course that is all totally passe, especially since 4G service will only be offered through Sprint Nextel and Clearwire, not AT&T, exclusive servicer o ... More >>
June is turning out to be a big month for gadget geeks. Last week Palm finally released its much anticipated new phone, the Pre which looks a lot like an iPhone with a slide out keyboard. It's no surprise, some of the same engineers who designed the first iPhone also worked on the Pre. Right now it' ... More >>
We witnessed one of the greatest single games in the history of NFL football last night. The flurry of momentum and lead changes, the outstanding performances by players both known and unknown, and a finish that actually outdid last year's dramatics. Simply outstanding. But, really, does anyone ... More >>
CHICAGO -- The relationship between Jim Edmonds and his wife's cooking, already strained to begin with, seems to have taken a turn for the worse. When asked late Saturday evening about heating up some leftover chicken for dinner, Edmonds replied, "I'm fucking done with this chicken, and I'm fuckin ... More >>
The City of St. Louis and scores of other municipalities across the state are slated to get a whole lot richer in coming months thanks to lawsuits filed against a half-dozen cell-phone carriers. As reported here last week, several wireless companies have begun settlement negotiations with more than ... More >>
When you dial 911 on your cell phone, there's a good chance dispatchers will have no idea where you are.
Week of December 28, 2006
At Tri-City Speedway they don't mess around with "race cars." They race cars.
Will the real Lavell Webb please stand up?
One blade-packing Kansan can't believe he was fined for toting a "little-bitty" knife into the Gateway monument
The Roberts brothers fight to bring back life to north St. Louis
The Rev. Dickson Beall became a local champion of the First Amendment after he opened the St. Marcus Church basement to progressive theater groups in the 1990s. Few people knew what Beall was up to offstage.
Published the week of October 11-17, 2000