Day: January 11, 2018

STL County Executive candidate and Greitens campaign donator, shuns governor after scandal

Mark Mantovani, one of the candidates primed to run for the St. Louis county executive position put out a statement Thursday regarding Governor Eric Greitens scandal. Mantovani, who is running as a Democrat, donated large sums to Gov. Greitens campaign in 2015 and 2016. Starting in June of 2015 through September of 2016, Mantovani and his wife, Patty, donated $20,241 to Greitens’ campaign, according to the Missouri Ethics Commission.  “The revelation of reported actions by Governor […]

Libla, Romine lead the Senate in call for Attorney General to investigate allegations against Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Less than 24 hours after a report alleging misconduct in the form of blackmail and infidelity by Gov. Eric Greitens, the Missouri Senate is speaking out. The Senate on Thursday morning returned to the chamber, with one topic on their tongues. Sen. Jamilah Nasheed was the first to issue a call for the resignation of Gov. Greitens. “I’m calling for every female in this building to rise up,” Nasheed said on […]

Herbie’s re-opens in Clayton following water main break, flooding

A popular restaurant in Clayton re-opened Thursday after it was plagued with a spell of bad luck due to cold weather and a gas leak in the last several weeks. Herbie’s Restaurant, known for its French-inspired American dishes served in a stylish, old-school setting and located at 8100 Maryland Avenue, has been closed since Jan. 2, following a  water main break, frozen pipes and flooding. The trouble began at the end of the year when city […]

RELEASE: Statement from State Senator Jill Schupp

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –The following is a statement from State Senator Jill Schupp (D-Creve Coeur). “The allegations made against Missouri’s governor are deeply, deeply troubling. My thoughts and prayers are with the First Lady and their two young children as they work through this private matter. But private issues aside, the accusations made against the governor must be taken seriously and thoroughly investigated in order to restore the public’s trust to our state’s highest office. […]

State of the State 2018: Governor outlines priorities, leaves out the budget

By Alisha Shurr, Missouri Times JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In his second State of the State address, the Governor of Missouri promised to continue fighting for the people of Missouri. Speaking to a room packed with state Senators and Representatives, Gov. Eric Greitens mostly stuck to traditional Republican talking points, promising to cut regulations, decrease the size of the government, create job and — of course — cut taxes. There was no mention of the […]

STL County PD looking for two suspects involved in Jennings MetroPCS armed robbery

The St. Louis County Police Department are on the hunt for two suspects involved in a Jennings business robbery. According to the police, the investigation revealed that two suspects entered MetroPCS, at 6902 West Florissant Ave. then one of the suspects displayed a firearm and began threatening employees. The robbers made their way to front registers, then one of them located and removed a cash drawer from behind the counter. They immediately fled the business on […]

RELEASE: 2018 Cardinals Spring Training single game tickets on sale Saturday

Individual tickets for 2018 Cardinals Spring Training games at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, will go on sale this Saturday, Jan. 13, beginning at 9:00 a.m. CT (excluding tickets for the March 2 game vs. Boston, which will go on sale Saturday, January 27). Roger Dean Stadium offers Reserved Box, Bleacher and Bullpen Club seating. The Bullpen Club is Roger Dean’s newest addition featuring all-inclusive tickets with drink rail and four-top table seating. The […]

STL County Police Department partnering with Special Olympics of Missouri for STL Day on the Runway

The St. Louis County Police Department will be partnering with Special Olympics of Missouri, St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL), FedEx and other area law enforcement agencies to present STL Day on the Runway. For the first time ever on Sunday, April 15, the public is invited to spend the day on the airfield at St. Louis Lambert International Airport in support of individuals with intellectual disabilities served by Special Olympics Missouri. This inaugural, family-friendly […]

How does the impeachment process work in Missouri?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Amid allegations of infidelity and blackmail by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, whispers of a possible impeachment attempt have already begun circulating around the State Capitol. Some lawmakers have already issued calls for the Governor to resign from his office. Impeachment serves as the constitutional process in which the legislature might ensure that the other branches of government do not overstep or conduct themselves or their business in a corrupt fashion. The […]

RELEASE: Saint Louis Zoo International Children’s Film Festival in February

Big Eyes, Big Minds International Children’s Film Festival of Saint Louis is returning to the Saint Louis Zoo for its second year on Saturdays, Feb. 3, 17 and 24. The festival features award-winning films made for kids, about kids and sometimes by kids. The live-action and animated short films range from 2 to 27 minutes long and are tailored to children 1 to 16 years old; however, adults will find the films equally appealing. Special to […]