Day: November 30, 2017

Schroer readies to file ‘Raise the Age’ bill once again

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Nick Schroer is looking to get the ball rolling quickly with his “Raise the Age” legislation, a bill he had previously filed during his first session as a state legislator. The Republican state representative from O’Fallon will once again be submitting the legislation when prefiling begins on Friday, Dec. 1, where Schroer intends to hold a press conference on the issue. Under the proposed legislation, 17-year-olds would be included in […]

Stenger and McCulloch blast STL County Council on passing prosecuting attorney pension rollback

After Tuesday’s St. Louis County Council’s meeting, critics are blasting Councilman Sam Page’s decision to combine a bill that seemed like an easy pass with one that reduces St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s pension. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch on Tuesday were critical of the legislation, saying it was a political maneuver to get the bill passed. The first part of the legislation would require newly […]

RELEASE: Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Attends National Lieutenant Governors Association 2017 Business Meeting

(SAN DIEGO, CA) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson is attending the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) 2017 Business Meeting this week in San Diego, CA with other lieutenant governors from around the country. “It’s always a privilege to be with my fellow lieutenant governors and exchange ideas and insights on how we can best serve our constituents and benefit our respective states and the nation as a whole,” said Lieutenant Governor Parson, who serves on […]

State Auditor requests dismissal in Missouri Alliance for Freedom’s Sunshine case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Attorneys for the State Auditor are requesting the courts to dismiss the lawsuit against the office on behalf of the Missouri Alliance for Freedom. The lawsuit stems from a July civil suit seeking to compel Auditor Nicole Galloway to produce documents related to an audit of the Department of Revenue, which was requested under the state’s open records law. According to a news release from the Auditor’s Office, the office has […]

STL County Police issue multiple charges against Ferguson man for resisting arrest

A man who fled police in a stolen vehicle in Dellwood was charged with resisting arrest among other crimes, police said Wednesday. Eric O’Neal, 23, of Ferguson had felony convictions at the time of the incident Nov. 9, St. Louis County Police said. The two men and a 19-year-old woman were arrested out of a stolen vehicle that fled police. A fourth suspect escaped. The Nov. 9 incident began when officers responded to the first […]

STL County Police respond to a triple shooting in Moline Acres

Updated at 9:45 a.m. with new information about the status of the victims St. Louis County Police Department responded to a triple shooting in Moline Acres late Wednesday. St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct and Moline Acres Police officers responded to a call of a shooting at the 9800 block of Monarch Drive. When officers arrived at the scene they discovered three adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said all […]

Bar Association of St. Louis hosts holiday party to help local kids

For more than 20 years, the Saint Louis Bar Foundation has kicked off the holiday season with a special party for children in the St. Louis area whose lives have been severely impacted by the criminal justice system. Motion for Kids (MFK), an annual event held each December for thousands of metropolitan St. Louis area children in the foster care system, will host approximately 2,500 metropolitan St. Louis area children on Sat., Dec. 2 at the […]

RELEASE: Mvix Drives Live Communications at a Missouri School

STERLING, Va., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — New Life Christian School, a top parochial school in the St. Louis metro, has selected Mvix to power their campus digital signage network. The network empowers communication with students and parishioners by sharing announcements, live sermons, event listings, and community photos. The school started as a ministry of the New Life Pentecostal Church in 1974. Today, New Life Christian School serves over 200 students. It is unique in their […]

RELEASE: Blunt Takes Part in Ceremonial Strike of 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar

WASHINGTON –Yesterday, at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) participated in the ceremonial strike of the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar honoring the 100th anniversary of American participation in World War I. “Missouri is home to the National World War I Museum and Memorial, which is why I’m especially proud to see that history remembered on the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin,” said Blunt. The […]

RELEASE: Zeel brings in-home massage service to St. Louis

NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — Zeel, the leading provider of on-demand, in-home massages, launched its service and massage membership Wednesday in St. Louis. Perfectly timed for holiday rest and recovery, St. Louis residents and visitors can now schedule on-demand massages to be delivered directly to their homes, hotels, workplaces, and events with as little as an hour’s notice. Massages are easy to book on zeel.com, or on Zeel’s app for iPhone or Android. For a personalized massage therapy experience, […]