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  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Sharon Carpenter's Strange Fight for the Recorder of Deeds Office

    Dressed in tuxedos and glittering bow ties, Bruce Yampolsky and Terry Garrett ascended St. Louis City Hall's marble staircase to the second floor prepared to do something illegal — a secret operation months in the making. Garrett, a 51-year-old archivist for the city's Recorder of Deeds offic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    Lori Drew Moving From Waterford Crystal Drive

    Eleven months ago the RFT published "Broken Lives On Waterford Crystal Drive" about the Internet backlash directed at Lori Drew, the now-infamous woman who allegedly drove Megan Meier, her teenage neighbor, to suicide by sending her messages from a fake MySpace account.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2008

    Lori Drew Pleads Not Guilty in Los Angeles

    St. Charles resident Lori Drew on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges of "conspiracy and accessing protected computers without authorization" in Los Angeles, where the offices of are located. Steven Mikulan / LA Weekly Media Village of the Damned: Press waiting for Lori Drew LA We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2008

    Criminal Charges to be Filed in Megan Meier Case

    Update, 7 p.m.: reports the following: A federal indictment accuses Lori Drew, 49, of O'Fallon, Missouri, of using a MySpace account to pose as a 16-year-old boy and feign romantic interest in the girl. The girl, Megan Meier, committed suicide after her online love interest spurned her, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008
  • News

    December 26, 2007

    Unreal News Challenge 2007

    Week of December 27, 2007

  • News

    December 5, 2007

    Hold Your Fire

    Readers sound off on policing of the internet, the Catholic church and Wash. U.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007

    MySpace Bully Talks Back (Maybe)

    My fellow staff writer Keegan Hamilton was unable to reach Lori or Curt Drew for his story last week on the hanging death of thirteen-year-old Megan Meier. Lori Drew’s voicemail box was full, and no one answered the door at the couple’s home on Waterford Crystal Drive. Other journalists -- fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    Keegan Hamilton makes a stop on Waterford Crystal Drive in Dardenne Prairie, where lives were forever altered by cyberspace. There's a big stink in Crystal City over plans for an iron-ore smelter. Join Chad Garrison, and take a whiff. In the stirring documentary Joe Strummer: The Future Is Un ... More >>

  • News

    November 28, 2007

    Broken Lives on Waterford Crystal Drive

    When it comes to cyber-malice, the Internet has its own version of vigilante justice.

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2007

    Story of Girl’s Suicide Takes on New Life Online

    Earlier this week the Post-Dispatch’s suburban sibling St. Charles Journal ran a heartbreaking story by Steve Pokin about the suicide of an awkward thirteen-year-old from Dardenne Prairie, Megan Meier. Ron Sykes | St. Charles Journal Megan Meier's parents, Tina and Ron Meier, at their daughter' ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2004

    Food for Thought

    Do your tummy and your community good by Dining Out for Life this Tuesday

  • Music

    May 12, 2004

    Instant Classic

    Norway's Sissel mixes classical songs with pop trappings. And it works.