Day: November 9, 2017

Sen. Nasheed calls for removal of Missouri Veterans Commission director

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Amidst allegations of negligence and mistreatment in the St. Louis Veterans Home, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed is calling on Governor Eric Greitens “to do right” by Missouri’s veterans. The St. Louis state senator is circulating a petition calling on the Republican governor to ask for the resignation of the head of the Missouri Veterans Commission, Larry Kay. In an email sent out Thursday, the senator says that the state is failing its […]

RELEASE: Ritz-Carlton welcomes Santa, live reindeer visits for the holidays

Holiday dreams will soon come alive at The Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis. The hotel lobby will be brilliantly adorned for the 2017 holidays, complete with an enchanting gingerbread village, brightly detailed edible houses, sweet and sugary characters and a wonderland of eye candy for kids of all ages to see. The delectable display will be available for holiday viewing beginning November 24 and will help to support a needy cause, as guests and members of […]

RELEASE: Elephant tests positive for Tuberculosis at St. Louis Zoo

Ellie, a 46-year-old Asian elephant at the Saint Louis Zoo, has tested positive for tuberculosis (TB). Zoo veterinarians and the elephant care team are preparing to start her on an appropriate treatment regimen. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Missouri Department of Agriculture and local agencies have been informed about Ellie’s test results, and the Zoo is following appropriate management and treatment plans while keeping these agencies informed. Ellie does not pose an exposure risk […]

Developers scale back luxury Shaw Park Apartments plan

Developers of the planned luxury Shaw Park Apartments are scaling back their original structure, according to the latest architectural plans filed with the city of Clayton. Initial plans of the $70 million project included a 24-story, 264-unit high-rise that would also have a 373-space parking garage and 7,800 square feet of retail space on the ground floors. Under the new plan, filed to the city Monday, the lot would be scaled back slightly to a […]

RELEASE: Data shows NPLEx continues to be a dynamic tool to block the illegal sale of PSE in Missouri

Representative Sara Walsh commends the continued effectiveness of NPLEx in 2017 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Representative Sara Walsh released data today from the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) through the third quarter of 2017. NPLEx is the national electronic real-time, stop-sale monitoring system used in Missouri to prevent unlawful sales of pseudoephedrine (PSE) to potential criminals.Missouri is one of 33 states that have passed legislation to join the NPLEx network. The system is a vital […]

Clayton outlines Prop P spending plan

Clayton police and firefighters soon will see the benefit of the new money for public safety services coming to the city from the Proposition P county-wide sales tax, approved by voters April 4. While other county municipalities have squabbled over where exactly to spend the money, Clayton City Manager Craig Owens said his city’s approximately $800,000 a year share of Prop P is going directly to public safety. Owens said the bulk of that will […]

Teenager arrested after stealing a vehicle and crashing into traffic

A teenager who stole a car in Ferguson on Wednesday was arrested after a car chase near Highway 70 in St. Louis. The St. Louis County Police officers from the Central County Precinct observed a vehicle on eastbound Highway 70 that was taken in a carjacking in Ferguson approximately 15 minutes prior. The officers attempted a traffic stop but the vehicle refused to pull over, after which police initiated a pursuit which lasted less than […]

Enterprise Holdings Honors Auto Auction Partners for Exceptional Performance

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental company, which owns the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental andAlamo Rent A Car brands, will honor 14 automotive auction partners from across the country with its 2017 Auction Achievement Awards. This annual program recognizes auto auction partners for exceptional services that support Enterprise Holdings’ efforts to remarket late-model, low-mileage, well-maintained rental and fleet vehicles to potential buyers. Enterprise Holdings global network […]

RELEASE: Armstrong Teasdale earns top marks in 2018 Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm headquartered in Clayton, announced Wednesday it received the highest possible score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality. This is the third year in a row that Armstrong Teasdale has earned a 100 percent score. The survey is administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, an arm of […]