This afternoon, Lincoln County prosecutors charged Davionne McRoberts, 25, with two counts of murder for allegedly killing his grandparents Donald and Kathy McRoberts, of Troy. The couple is believed to have been killed on Monday night, though police did not discover their bodies until Tuesday.
New details have emerged about the 25-year-old Missouri man who is suspected of killing his grandparents in Troy earlier this week. Davionne McRoberts released music under the name Woozy the Goat and had alarming interactions with relatives prior to the deaths of his grandparents. On Wednesday, McRoberts walked into a psychiatric hospital covered in blood, asking to be admitted to the facility.
As part of his ongoing investigation of the Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Attorney General Andrew Bailey yesterday launched an online form through which any old Missourian can weigh in on the issue. Bailey's announcement says the form is for any complaints or concerns residents might have "about gender transition intervention you have experienced or observed in Missouri."
As COVID-19 began its rapid spread throughout the country three years ago, jails across the country implemented strategies to reduce their populations to mitigate the virus’ spread. As violent crime and homicides started to increase after the start of the pandemic, speculation circled that these reforms were the cause.
Not all heroes wear capes … but some of them should consider wearing bibs. Check out our new hero below, Amanda Schweiss, who Courtesy Diner says “managed to wolf down” 10 slinger platters the other day.
When St. Louis County prosecutor Doug Sidel took on the 1993 case against Gary Muehlberg, he immediately recognized Muehlberg as a sadist. The 44-year-old Bel-Ridge man was on trial for the February 1993 killing of 57-year-old Kenneth “Doc” Atchison, whom Muehlberg lured over to his house on the pretense of selling him a car. Muehlberg killed Atchison, stealing $6,000 in cash and the car Atchison had driven over.
It is a serendipitous day to catch up with St. Louis singing sensation Joanna Serenko. As we sit down in a Webster Groves coffee and garden shop earlier this month, it is not only the one-year anniversary of the release of her debut album, Best of Me, but also the day Neil Salsich has gone public with the news that he will be a contestant on the upcoming season of NBC's The Voice.
This week, Riverfront Times founder Ray Hartmann moves on from the weekly column he’s written for the paper since 2019 — and onto Substack. Hartmann hasn’t owned the paper since 1998 but has kept himself busy with other business ventures, including a stint owning St. Louis Magazine, nearly four years hosting a talk show on KTRS (550 AM) and his ongoing run as a panelist (and co-founder) of Nine PBS’ Donnybrook.
“Welcome to the better-late-than-never portion of the Imploding the Mirage Tour!” The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers told the crowd at Chaifetz Arena yesterday after a three-song opening that included a cinematic build-up and a massive confetti explosion. Flowers is referencing the six-month delay for the St. Louis concert originally scheduled for September of last year.
As Metro Transit prepares to slash its Call-a-Ride service, leaving disabled St. Louisans in the lurch, an old-timey transportation option prepares to sputter back to life, helping precisely no one. Yes, the Loop Trolley is coming back on April 26 — just two weeks after paratransit cuts are set to go into effect in St. Louis County. It would be ironic if it wasn't so galling.
A wiener pulled into Uranus this week. Uranus Examiner, a small-town Missouri paper known for probing deep, reports that a wiener arrived in Uranus on Tuesday and parked near the fudge factory. Look at the size of that wiener.
Narrow Gauge Brewing Company is something of an underground phenomenon. Opened in 2016 as a brewpub in Cugino's Italian eatery (1595 North Highway 67; Florissant), the brewery only started limited local distribution in late 2021. The brand is still relatively unknown to casual St. Louis drinkers.
If you can’t choose one medium this weekend to engage your creative juices, why not choose them all? Modern American Dance Company, or MADCO, will have one of the most anticipated events of its 47th season at 8 p.m. from Friday, March 24, to Saturday, March 25, at the Luminary (2701 Cherokee Street, 314-773-1533, theluminaryarts.com).
The website for the small north county municipality of Bellerive Acres lists the address for its administrative offices as being within the city hall for nearby Pasadena Hills, where Bellerive Acres has rented space since July 2021. A recent visit to that address, however, revealed that no Bellerive Acres’ employees work there.
Yesterday afternoon, the City of St. Louis sent out a warning that starting tonight at 7 p.m. a flood watch will be in effect for more than 24 hours. The alert says that there is an expected rainfall of one to two inches. The flood watch will be in effect until 1 a.m.
Granted, there is no better oyster-eating background track than the sound of crashing waves. Though the lapping waters of the Mississippi can't quite cut it, there is still hope when you get a hankering for chilled bivalves on the halfshell.