A former St. Louisan who joined the Israel Defense Forces was injured by an explosive device in Gaza Wednesday during ground operations. The St. Louis Jewish Light reports that Max Levin, 21, was part of a special unit that handled and disarmed explosive devices. During a house-to-house mission, th ... More >>
St. Louis County's Democratic State Representative Stacey Newman made a joke about Benghazi. It hasn't gone over too well. Newman went on Twitter Tuesday night and joked about an issue that has been a staple of Republican concerns since September 2012, when four Americans were killed in the U.S. em ... More >>
Should a university student be imprisoned for a piece of paper that appears to threaten a "murderous rampage similar to the [Virginia Tech] shooting?" That question, it seems, will continue to be debated in court, with news this week that the Illinois Attorney General is appealing the overturned co ... More >>
The leading federal crime fighter in the St. Louis region has stepped down, KMOX reports. Special Agent in Charge Dennis L. Baker put in his last day on Friday, having reached the bureau's mandatory retirement age of 57. Baker took over the St. Louis Division in November of 2010 after his predeces ... More >>
euronews.netA crowd celebrates at Ground Zero in New York Sunday night.By now you may have seen the quote that went viral on Facebook this week following the death of Osama bin Laden. The statement, allegedly from Martin Luther King Jr., said: "I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but ... More >>
A dispatch Monday afternoon from the all-things-food site Eater.com noted that restaurants are offering drink specials in honor of the killing of Public Enemy No. 1 Osama bin Laden. A few establishments among the handful of examples Eater cited were serving free drinks, but the majority were ... More >>
Think you hate paying taxes? You don't hold a candle to Aaron Johnson of St. Louis County. Yesterday the 20-year-old Johnson pleaded guilty in federal court to calling an IRS facility in south St. Louis County and threatening to "blow it up." According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, the threat was m ... More >>
An Illinois judge is left to fill in the blanks.Not that rap lyrics are required to rhyme, but we here at Daily RFT are having the darndest time imagining the following sentence as musical verse: If this account doesn't reach $50,000 in the next 7 days then a murderous rampage similar to the VT s ... More >>
The ultimate war game
The old fighter pilot has fought his last war and the path to defeat nineteen days from now seems all but inevitable. For the second time in eight years, George W. Bush will have beaten him. Obama, who, incredibly, McCain has made to seem the cool and collected grownup, the safe choice, is now a v ... More >>
But Sugar is sweet and Traces of the Trade leaves its mark.
Amnesiac-spy trilogy culminates in a thrilling Ultimatum.
In the case of a disaster, St. Louis police will need the whole region on the same wavelength.
"Gashcroft" Okay, so John Ashcroft's recent autobiography, Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice, tanked. Less than two months out, the book's dropped to #10,121 on Amazon's sales chart, and no matter how hard President George W. Bush's ex-attorney general prays, Never doesn't show a ... More >>
from www.claireonline.com Neither one of these people is Unreal Unreal is nothing if not polite, and that's why we've politely asked Claire McCaskill's press secretaries to stop sending us e-mails with subject lines in all-caps. They are so BLEEPING ANNOYING. "MISSOURI VETS ANGRY ABOUT TALENT ATT ... More >>
Week of April 27, 2006
Tuesday, January 17; Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
Another gallery opens its doors
The War Within delivers
Spielberg's War hikes up the gore, and that ain't a bad thing
The Secret Service comes calling after a St. Louisan pens a message wishing bin Laden would eliminate Bush
Terrorist Threat (Priority)
"Naming and shaming," the former Irish president and UN commissioner speaks out for the oppressed
Is this Metro's way of backing the war effort?
A man's last day of freedom becomes Spike Lee's meditation on 9/11
St. Louisans come together to remember what was lost on 9/11
Friday, August 30; Savvis Center
After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same
For Muslims in St. Louis, politics gets personal as fear dominates their lives
The Oscar-winning One Day in September tells the brutal story of an Olympics massacre