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 >>
A St. Louis area woman is making waves internationally following her deportation from Israel two weeks ago.Sandra Tamari, a Glen Carbon mother of two, had just touched down May 21 in the Tel Aviv airport when she says she was detained by Israeli security. A Quaker Christian of Palestinian descent, T ... More >>
A local military veteran who more recently spent his working days on one side of the iron bars will soon be living on the other side of them. Yesterday a U.S. district judge punished a federal correctional officer who previously served in Iraq for smuggling cigarettes into the prison where he worked ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, November 30. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
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 >>
Medal for World War II vets.For more than a decade, the state of Missouri has awarded medals and certificates to all its native -- or transplanted -- sons and daughters who've served in World War II, the Korean War or the Vietnam War . And the program is coming up on quite a milestone: 100,000 ve ... More >>
image viaHadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad: This Muslim (and all his followers) wants peace.The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will be out in the Delmar Loop tomorrow afternoon starting at 4:30 p.m. to distribute leaflets about their "Muslims for Peace" campaign. The leaflet will dispel myths about Isla ... More >>
Update 12:09 p.m. with official incident summary from St. Louis police. Four men dressed in all black and carrying automatic weapons -- including an Uzi and AR-15 -- held up an ATM company early this morning in Midtown St. Louis. The crime occurred around 5:30 a.m. this morning at ATM Solutions in t ... More >>
The annual southern food issue of Oxford American magazine is out, and it features a piece on a Charleston, South Carolina chef's quest for heirloom sesame seeds. Sean Brock pursued the seed breed, last used a century ago, in his quest to re-create antebellum-era dishes. "It goes in layers," he sa ... 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 >>
When the Phillies won their first World Series title since 1980 on Wednesday night, revelers took to the streets. But not everyone had it so easy...
But Sugar is sweet and Traces of the Trade leaves its mark.
Tina Richards' son returned, suicidal, from Iraq battlefields. Now, the Missouri woman is waging her own war in Congress.
Amnesiac-spy trilogy culminates in a thrilling Ultimatum.
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.
In the case of a disaster, St. Louis police will need the whole region on the same wavelength.
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 >>
Chromehounds tests patience as much as skill.
Week of April 27, 2006
Another gallery opens its doors
Week of August 4, 2004
The Secret Service comes calling after a St. Louisan pens a message wishing bin Laden would eliminate Bush
When Irish eyes ain't smilin'
Week of August 27, 2003
Week of March 12, 2003
Vets call on the military's top brass not to fight
Northern Ireland's troubles explode in a new depiction of Bloody Sunday
Friday, August 30; Savvis Center
Week of April 10, 2002
Afghan arts and culture get a day in the spotlight at local importer MacroSun
After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same
Directed by Deborah Warner
Written and directed by Freida Lee Mock and Terry Sanders
Friday, Aug. 13; Club Viva!