Last Week's Most Popular Daily RFT Posts, May 25-31

Jun 1, 2009 at 8:01 am
A short week didn't stop the news -- here are the top ten most-read posts, May 25-31.

Video: I'm So Sorry Mr. Policeman For Saying You Were Getting Blowjobs in the Bathroom
Okay, so that headline ain't exactly a direct quote. But it's more or less what Cassandra (a.k.a. Cassidy) Harris is saying in a video apology to St. Louis police officer Michael Haman.

First Responders Describe Horrific Scene at Coleman House
In griping prose, Columbia police sergeant Jason Donjon reports heading to the Coleman home at approximately 6:50 a.m. on May 5 where he and another officer would find the strangled bodies Coleman's wife, Sheri, and two young sons, Gavin and Garett. Sheri's body, noted the police, already appeared to be in rigor mortis.

The Big Bloody: Coleman Told Girlfriend They'd Marry Next Year
Tara Lintz admitted that she and Christopher Coleman sent sexually explicit messages to each other via cell phones, e-mail and social networking sites. The two also spoke by phone the night of May 4 -- hours before the murders.

St. Louis Investigator Says Stray Dogs are Thrown to the Lions in Cuba
Police in Havana, Cuba systematically round up stray dogs on city streets and transport them to the national zoo, where they are fed -- alive -- to big cats, such as lions, says a St. Louis private eye.

Ten Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend
The cheap guide to St. Louis last weekend was a popular choice.

"F--k the Police": Shots Ring Out on Cherokee, Part II
On Sunday, May 24, after 17-year-old Ledarius Williams turned his gun on police - who then shot him in the knee -- at the corner of Cherokee Street and Texas Avenue, one responding officer told a resident that every cop in St. Louis knew of the 17-year-old, thanks to a robust criminal record.

A WiFi Co-Op Called WasabiNet Blooms On Cherokee Street
A handful of citizens and business owners in St. Louis' Cherokee Street neighborhood have set up their own public WiFi network using grant money, ingenuity, and a stretched-out DSL signal from none other than AT&T.

Elderly Woman Loses Purse and Lexus in Brazen Daytime Carjacking in East Loop
A 78-year-old woman was getting out of her car in the parking lot of the Pageant yesterday afternoon around 12:45 p.m. when a man came up to her and demanded her purse and her car.

Esquire Magazine Honors Brown & Crouppen For Best of the Worst Attorney Commercials
Finally there's someone out there who appreciates those shameless Brown & Crouppen television ads as much as we do.

Shots Ring Out on Cherokee: Part I
The two shots cracked open the Sunday (May 24) air just after 12:30 p.m.