Food-related curiosities don't faze Gut Check as a rule. Brain sandwich? Bring it on! But one thing that does gross us out the door is when we accidentally touch a wad of chewed gum some knuckle-dragger has deposited on the underside of a piece of furniture. Vile-O-Rama!
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It's been a rocky start of the year for Minerva Lopez, the owner of Gooolll, a sports apparel store on Cherokee Street -- and that's partly because of, well, rocks.
Lopez tells Daily RFT that vandals have not once, but twice thrown rocks through her storefront, shattering her windows -- first on S ... More >>
Andrew TheisingMiles Davis' East St. Louis childhood home in October 2011.There was a deep puddle the width of the entire dirt road, so Dr. Andrew Theising, a political science professor at Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville, wheeled his car over the gravel shoulder instead.
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Andrew TheisingMiles Davis' East St. Louis childhood home in October 2011.There was a deep puddle the width of the entire dirt road, so Dr. Andrew Theising, a political science professor at Southern Illinois University -- Edwardsville, wheeled his car over the gravel shoulder instead.
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The Southern Nationalist Network would have the vandal know: Them fightin' words.The Civil War ended nearly 150 years ago but North-South animosity evidently remains in Cape Girardeau where a vandal this week defaced a monument to Confederate soldiers. As the Southeast Missourian reports, someone ... More >>
Updated 9:55 a.m. with comment from Mayor Francis Slay.They charge you anywhere from $10 to $20 dollars to park your car in their lots for a few hours to catch a Cardinals game. You'd think the least they could do for that money is watch over your vehicle while it's there and make sure it's not v ... More >>
SIUE - Archaeology Field SchoolMembers of the school dig along the site in 2010.Excavating equipment and historical artifacts are missing after vandals looted and destroyed an archaeological dig on the campus of Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville over the weekend. As the Belleville News- ... More >>
Today's comment of the day comes in response to Nicholas Phillips' scoop about anarchists targeting small businesses on Cherokee Street, tagging their walls and disabling security cameras.The post has inspired a raging (and quite interesting) debate, with this recent comment from reader "Libertarian ... More >>
The Anti-Defamation League yesterday released the findings of its 2009 audit on the number of anti-Semitic incidents occurring last year in the U.S. The study found a total of 1,211 acts targeting Jews -- including 29 assaults, 422 acts of vandalism and 760 incidents of harassment. Not surprising ... More >>
Is there no end to this crap? Earlier this week we reported on a leak from an MSD lift station that may have sent several million gallons of untreated human waste into the Mississippi. Now comes word from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources that two other sewage spills occurred this morning ... More >>
Maybe it's a lesson as to why you should never set up Christmas decorations before Halloween. Or maybe it was just a senseless act of pagan vandalism. Whatever the case, the good people of Laurie, Missouri, are today left questioning who stole the hand-painted, wooden cow from the town's nativity ... More >>