Don’t Walk on the Poplar Street Bridge

Early Sunday morning a drunk driving a Mustang hit a St. Louis PD car, drove past the officer that was trying to stop him and then proceeded east on to the Poplar Street Bridge where it swerved, hitting two pedestrians, sending one to the hospital and knocking the other off the bridge to his death. Horrible way to die. We would avoid any and all walking on the Poplar Street Bridge, especially going east-bound but that’s just us. [Read More]

Man Drives in to House After Being Shot

Another day in St. Louis… A man runs his car in to a parked car, through a fence and in to the side of a family’s home Tuesday night. It’s not really his fault though, the driver had been shot a few times right before all of that: A car that smashed into a north St. Louis home late Tuesday was being driven by a man who suffering from gunshot wounds, police say. [Read More]

News to Only White People: Black Guys Get Pulled Over a Lot

Hey guess what 2010, you’re not really all that advanced and progressive as Twitter would have you believe. Black guys are still getting pulled over at an alarmingly higher rate. The first report, issued in 2001, said black motorists in Missouri were 30 percent more likely than whites to be pulled over, when considering total populations of driving-age residents by race. For 2009, the year that Koster reported upon today, blacks were 62 percent more likely than whites to be stopped. [Read More]

It’s Raining Toddlers in Alton

Yesterday in Alton, IL a three-year old body walked over to an open second story window with no screen and fell out on to a concrete slab below. A three-year-old boy had to be rushed to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after falling from the second-story window of his family’s apartment. According to Captain Williams of the Alton Fire Department, the incident happened at 1:40 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 300 block of Mitchell Street [Read More]

Its Ok For Adults to Text While Driving Starting Today

Good news for those of us over the age of 21! You can drink, and you are still free to text message your friends while driving and potentially threaten the lives of everyone else on the road around you! Motorists 21 or younger in Missouri will be prohibited from text messaging while driving starting on Friday, when a new law takes effect. The state will join 22 others in having some sort of prohibition on texting from behind the wheel. [Read More]