Federal judge Linda Reade has set aside three whole days -- today, Thursday and Friday -- for the sentencing of Martin Sigillito, a Clayton lawyer and American-Anglican bishop convicted by a jury last April for masterminding a $52 million fraud that fleeced the wealthy and working class alike. It wa ... More >>
Photos: Tony D'SouzaOccupy St. Louis members stand their ground and prepare to be arrested.For a moment last night, members of Occupy St. Louis had hope. Attorneys representing the protesters were meeting late into the evening with Federal District Court Judge Carol Jackson, arguing that the gro ... More >>
Last month, Daily RFT spoke to Jim Woodward the man in charge of operations for the largest federal courthouse in the nation -- the 29-story Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse (right). At the time, Woodward was working with contractors to determine the cost to repair flood damage after a pipe on ... More >>
The August 23 leak has closed 7 of the building's 16 courtroooms.It's been described as a "seventeen-story waterfall." But technically the cascade was twenty stories long, seeing how the leak originated on the seventeenth floor of the downtown St. Louis skyscraper and ended in a giant puddle thre ... More >>
With each passing day, the St. Louis Cardinals' decision to hire Mark McGwire as hitting coach is becoming a PR disaster of epic dimensions.
Current ballplayers and Hall of Famers alike have turned against him, in many cases, quite bitterly. Ex-Cardinal great and Fox Sports Midwest an ... More >>
Gary Kaplan, founder of the now-defunct online gambling business BETonSPORTS, delivered a big win to the U.S. Department of Justice last week when he pleaded guilty to racketeering and fraud. Part of the plea-bargain included Kaplan's forfeiture of more than $43.65 million in proceeds he acquired ... More >>
A hometown boy's skills on the open range could win him $25K, Mariano Favazza offers a money-back guarantee, and Unreal gets to the seat of the issue at the new ballpark; plus, won't someone from the STL break the marathon-bowling record?
Artist Mary Miss' plan for the space next to the new Federal Courthouse is vastly different from the statues and monolithic sculptures of the past. It's public art that actually keeps the public in mind.