Author: Brian Robbins

City of Clayton to host Cardinals home opener event

The City of Clayton will soon host a lunch extravaganza to celebrate the kickoff of the 2018-19 season of hometown heroes, the St. Louis Cardinals. On April 3, the Clayton Chamber of Commerce will host a free hot dog and hamburger lunch event for anyone who wants to show their redbird pride. Much like the previous event hosted for the start of the St. Louis Blues’ season, the event will be hosted near the Clayton […]

STL County Councilman Mark Harder heads up new government reform and efficiency committee

St. Louis County Councilman Mark Harder is the chairman of a new committee that aims to investigate, create, and lead the effort to reform county government and make it more responsible and efficient. The the new committee labeled the Committee on Government Reform & Efficiency, will have the responsibility to help facilitate change and collaboration within the County Council. Harder, who represents the county’s District 7, stated in a letter to St. Louis County Executive […]

Greitens defense team wants to move up trial date

Gov. Eric Greitens’ defense team wants to move his trial for invasion of privacy to start in early April and hopes to have a judge hear the case rather than a jury trial. The Republican governor was indicted on a first-degree felony invasion of privacy charge for an incident that took place on March 21, 2015 in the City of St. Louis. The charge is related to the affair the governor admitted to having in […]

St. Louis-based technology company bridges the gap between business and innovation

A technology company has grown to become a global technology solution provider with up to $10 billion in annual revenue, all from the backyard of St. Louis. World Wide Technology (WWT) was founded by David Steward in 1990 and hires thousands of IT engineers, developers and has testing labs for deploying various technologies that help customers bridge the gap between IT and business. Based in the City of St. Louis, WWT has over 4,000 employees and […]

STL County Council debate animal control legislation that would raise the requirements for director position

On Tuesday the St. Louis County Council questioned a piece of legislation that would require the director of the animal division to be a licensed veterinarian.  The bill sponsored by Councilwoman Hazel Erby stems from constituents voicing their concerns about the conditions of the county’s animal shelters and the qualifications and conduct of the current manager, Beth Vesco-Mock.  Erby and others also voiced their concerns about Vesco-Mock, stating that she is not a licensed veterinarian.  […]

Emergency app started in Clayton aims to help teachers, students in crisis situations

A Clayton-based startup company hopes to give the power back to the teachers by giving them the tools to keep their classroom safe. CrisisGo is an app for any smartphone or desktop that allows schools to inform classrooms and its teachers about large-scale emergencies and keep everyone in communication with each other. Some of the features of the app, which launched in 2013, include: providing emergency checklists with actionable instructions to guide individuals through the […]

RELEASE: Jared Walsh Joins Armstrong Teasdale’s St. Louis Office

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the addition of Litigation associate Jared Walsh. Walsh is experienced in all aspects of trial preparation, including drafting motions, orders and memoranda; preparing and responding to discovery; conducting depositions; witness preparation; recommending rulings; and case management. He works across practice areas to support clients in various industries on a wide array of challenges. A former U.S. Marine Corps captain, Walsh is a seasoned […]

Two suspects charged with taking photographs of children in bathroom stalls

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday that they charged two suspects photographing children using the bathroom in a St. Louis County mall. Suspect Heather McDorman, 29, of Barnhart, was charged for one count of Invasion of Privacy and three counts of Statutory Sodomy or Attempted Statutory Sodomy, Deviate Sexual Intercourse – Person Less than 12 Years of Age. McDorman is being held on a $250,000 cash only bond. The St. Louis […]

Erby introduces legislation that would give Corrections Medicine employees a sizable raise

After months of public forum at the St. Louis County Council meetings some St. Louis County employees may finally have their sought out pay raise through Proposition P funds. Councilwoman Hazel Erby on Tuesday introduced legislation that would use Prop P funds to give Corrections Medicine and certain employees at the St. Louis County Department of Justice Services a 10 percent raise. This comes after months of public comment from various St. Louis County Corrections […]

STL Councilmember hopes to give certain Department of Health employees Prop P funds

Councilwoman Hazel Erby on Tuesday introduced legislation that would use Prop P funds to give Corrections Medicine employees at the St. Louis County Department of Public Health a 10 percent raise. Erby’s legislation comes as a response to County Executive Steve Stenger’s proposal to give corrections medicine employees a three percent raise. In addition to the 10 percent raise Erby is proposing, the legislation would also include a two percent raise for every five years service […]