Traffic Accidents

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Forklift Flips BMW, Then Drops Dumpster on It

    It might take you a couple seconds to notice the weirdness in this grainy photo. Look for the upside-down silver sedan resting in the middle of Broadway and Convention Plaza, right in front of the Edward Jones Dome. Note also the full dumpster curiously resting on the car's exposed undercarriage. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Suspect Crashes Into St. Louis Cop Car, Injures Officer, Escapes; Second Cop Faces Bullets

    After an incredibly violent Monday night in St. Louis, metro police officers were busy again yesterday evening responding to several dangerous calls from the streets. One cop faced a hail of bullets from a driver at around the same time that another cop, in a separate incident, was injured in a poli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Godfrey Man Under Influence of Cocaine, Pot, Alcohol, Anxiety Meds in Fatal Crash, Police Say

    When Godfrey, Illinois, resident Jacob Fickle drove his car into a home, killing a 73-year-old man inside, police say he was under the influence of cocaine, marijuana, alcohol and an anxiety prescription called Alprazolam. The Madison County Sheriff's Office offered new details this week in the Ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Police Chase Ends in Henious Crash at Grand and Chouteau

    All the TV news channels are abuzz this morning with a police chase that concluded in a fatal crash that killed three young people in the wee morning hours. It all ended at Grand Boulevard and Chouteau Avenue, and may snarl traffic a bit during the morning rush. According to KMOV Channel 4 (who had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Norman Tammons: The Carjacker Who Couldn't Drive Straight

    Norman Tammons​Norman Tammons has been charged with four counts of robbery and two counts of leaving the scene of an accident after he allegedly stole three cars Saturday in St. Louis and crashed all three vehicles within minutes. According to authorities, the 31-year-old from Centreville approa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    John Foster Courtney Death Leads to Increased Police Presence in the Grove

    Justin Kramarczyk faces a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident.​John Foster Courtney, a popular rugby player and 29-year-old south-city resident, lost his life July 4 -- 23 hours after he was struck by a driver speeding through Manchester Road in the popular Grove district. Witnesses ... More >>

  • Music

    September 29, 2010

    Alice in Chains/Deftones/Mastodon

    7 p.m. Friday, October 1. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Death of Amish Man on Highway 63 Ruled a Homicide, Police Want Cell Phone Records / CC BY-SA 2.0​You may recall how, last month, 29-year-old Eli Borntrager of Madison died after getting thrown from his horse-and-buggy in a crash on Highway 63 near Moberly. According to the story in the Hannibal Courier-Post, police have ruled it a h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Officers Survive Close Call as Man Fires Shot Through Windshield of Police Cruiser

    Two St. Louis police officers are lucky to be alive following a chase early Wednesday morning though the Tower Grove South Neighborhood. Police report seeing a stolen vehicle driving erratically, and later running a red light at approximately 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The car later turned the wrong way d ... More >>

  • Music

    March 5, 2008

    Vic Chesnutt

    8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 4, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 4, 2007


    St. Louis Medical Examiner Michael Graham reported this morning that Josh Hancock was legally drunk when he was killed in a car accident early last Sunday morning. Hancock’s blood-alcohol level of 0.157 percent was almost twice the state’s legal limit of 0.08. St. Louis Police Chief Joe Mokwa ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2006

    The Dials

    Saturday, April 22, at 9 p.m. The Way Out Club (2525 South Jefferson Avenue)

  • Music

    November 30, 2005

    Bright Eyes

    Motion Sickness (Team Love)

  • News

    June 16, 2004

    Road Rules

    When a checkpoint isn't really a checkpoint, the constitutional forecast is cloudy

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Roof

    Ethical Society of St. Louis