In the late 1950s Chuck Berry purchased a 35-acre plot in rural St. Charles County where he dreamed of creating a lavish property to rival those of the segregated country clubs he'd seen growing up in St. Louis. The result was "Berry Park," a sprawling compound complete with guest cottages, a nightc ... More >>
Tina Turner is no longer an American citizen. After living for two decades in Switzerland, Turner, who is fluent in German, signed a voluntary relinquishment of her U.S. citizenship on October 24, according to the Washington Post. Turner may have been born to poor sharecroppers in Tennessee, but S ... More >>
At 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, James Moore, sixteen , was standing on the 3000 block of Goodfellow Boulevard, waiting for the school bus. Police say that a masked man then approached the Sumner High School student and shot him multiple times before fleeing in a vehicle. Moore was pronounced dead at the ... More >>
The teenager who shot and killed Sumner High School senior and football captain Rahmel McNeil was handed a life sentence this morning. Terron Pool, who is now eighteen, was certified to stand trial as an adult back in 2010, and after arguing in court that he deserved a second chance, a St. Louis c ... More >>
St. Louis once again topped the list as the nation's "Most Dangerous Cities" in 2010. Here, then, is a look at ten of the most-heinous crimes (ranked from bad to worse) occurring in and near the city within the past 12 months. John Thornton10. The Murder of a MayorJohn Thornton was on his way hom ... More >>
AdamsSt. Louis Public School Superintendent Kelvin Adams yesterday submitted a plan to cut 500 jobs, close six schools and save nearly $58 million in order to balance the district's $300 million budget. As the Post-Dispatch reports this morning, district employees bracing for bigger changes were ... More >>
Joe explains the significance of this year's Super Bowl.
This St. Louis rapper thinks he's got a winning hand to play
Time again to take the year-end quiz
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?
St. Louis gets another pro-sports franchise. Let's not screw it up, OK?
The volunteer jurists running a truancy court for St. Louis get an up-close view of wayward kids, don't-care parents and war-zone schools. It's worse than they thought.
At the finish of a 28-year career that includes 248 victories and four state titles, Sumner Bulldogs coach Larry Walls takes some parting shots at deseg -- which he claims has decimated the city's once-mighty Public High League