2. Congressman Roy Blunt: The Republican from Missouri made news this week when he gave a speech to the Christian right organization Family Research Council in which he implied that Republicans were like colonial golfers and Democrats like monkeys.
4. James Looney: The Imperial, Missouri, man who blew his brains out last Friday while attempting to teach his girlfriend a lesson in gun safety. Looney would show his girlfriend how the safety worked on his guns and then hold the weapons up to his head and ask her if the gun would go off. This teaching method worked well -- until it didn't.
5. Leon Pullen: The cop from the north county suburb of Uplands Park who the FBI charged this week with forcing a woman (referred to as "D.S.") to allow him to perform oral sex on her. Or as the FBI more accurately stated, Pullen "engaged in contact between his mouth and D.S.'s vulva, by using force against D.S."
6. Orlando Hadley: The St. Louis County man who allegedly infected his girlfriend (and possibly other women) with HIV by not telling her he carried the disease.