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Thieves stole approximately 100 pounds of explosives from a business in Troy this week, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, which is investigating the matter alongside the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The federal agency is offering a ... More >>
Wednesday. Hump Day. Congrats, you've made it halfway through the work week!
Unfortunately, you still have two days to go.
Dunno about you, but in order to survive the midweek blues, we're going to need a drink. Which brings us to our Wednesday Gut Check feature:
"Gut Check's Hump-Day Cocktail Su ... More >>
A national environmental group is calling for a federal review of drinking-water quality at Missouri's state parks, citing a failure to perform federally mandated testing, as well as repeated instances of contamination with coliform bacteria, including E. coli.
For the uninitiated, when science typ ... More >>
The most recent NHL lockout became a memory on Saturday as the Blues blanked the Detroit Red Wings 6-0 at the Scottrade Center. While covering the first of this 48-game season, photographer Jon Gitchoff asked these fans how they spent the lockout. Here are their responses, which include crying, curs ... More >>
On March 26,1997, authorities entered the mansion of the Heaven's Gate religious cult near San Diego to find the bodies of 39 people dead from a self-induced cocktail of phenobarbital and vodka. The deceased wore identical sweat suits and Nike sneakers and lay neatly arranged on bunk beds in the bel ... More >>
Two senior citizens died from the oppressive heat this weekend, bringing the death toll for the region to five. Dorothy D. Scott, 88, of Troy, Illinois, was found in her home Sunday by family members. She had a functional air conditioner, but her thermostat had been switched over to the heating. Rel ... More >>
A fireworks stand in Troy -- 45 minutes northwest of St. Louis -- exploded early this morning in spectacular display of patriotic fervor. The only problem? The show came five days too early. Lincoln County fire marshall Barry Nuss tells Fox 2 this morning that the explosion "looked like the 4th o ... More >>
FacebookAlissa Blanton on her wedding day last August. She married high-school sweetheart, Brent Blanton, of Hillsboro. A 23-year-old graduate of De Soto High School was gunned down yesterday by a stalker as she and her husband, Brent Blanton, returned to the Orlando call center where they both w ... More >>
REVIEW BY KATIE MOULTON; PHOTOS BY STEW SMITH
Despite labeling White Rabbits' performance at the Firebird last night a "homecoming show," at first the only parts that looked homegrown on these prodigal sons were the bottles of Bud Heavy they swigged onstage. Formed in Columbia and relocated to Bro ... More >>
William Christopher CarsonSt. Louis Metropolitan Police last week arrested William Christopher Carson of Raytown, Missouri, in connection with the December 27, 2008, killing of Rhonda Williams of Troy, Missouri. Carson, 20, was allegedly selling drugs in the 5700 block of Goodfellow Place in north S ... More >>
Okay, so I just have to ask; when did we suddenly lurch off the beaten path and into bizarro world? I've been a Cardinal fan for a lot of years, and I don't believe I've ever seen things quite like I'm seeing now.First, we have that disgrace of a chat that John Mozeliak took part in a couple of days ... More >>