Category: St. Louis County

BREAKING: Two Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Officers Shot

Updated at 12 p.m. with details regarding the age of the officers and status of the suspect.  Two Bellefontaine Neighbors police officers were shot in the line of duty early on Thursday. According to the St. Louis County Police Department, at approximately 7:15 a.m., two uniformed Bellefontaine Neighbors Police officers were shot in the line of duty after an encounter with a suspect near the 10100 block of Bellefontaine Road. The police officers are expected to […]

STL County Police investigating shooting death of a man in Jennings

St. Louis County Police Department on Wednesday are investigating a shooting homicide in Jennings. According to police, around 8:00 a.m. officers from the St. Louis County Police Department City of Jennings Precinct responded to a call for a shooting near the intersection of Jennings Station and Switzer. Once on the scene officers located an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound near an apartment complex at the 8600 block of Jennings Station. The […]

STL County Councilman Harder introduces resolution regarding city and county merger

One St. Louis County councilman introduced a resolution on Tuesday that hopes to put the voters in St. Louis City and the County in charge of a potential merger, not the state. According to Councilman Mark Harder’s resolution, certain legislators and other individuals are seeking to impose significant and potentially damaging changes to the governmental structure of St. Louis City and St. Louis County by having the two merge. Harder said even though he was […]

Franks files the ‘Protestors’ Bill of Rights’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In preparation for his second legislative session, State Rep. Bruce Franks Jr., D-St. Louis City, has filed a number of measures aimed at addressing issues including crime prevention from the root cause, recidivism and job training in the Missouri Department of Corrections through House Bill 1579, public school education, charter school accountability through House Bill 1580, police and gun owner accountability, funding for youth violence prevention programs through House Bill 1585 […]

Former 2nd District Democrat candidate blasts primary opponents

A former candidate who hoped to unseat Congresswoman Ann Wagner from the Missouri 2nd District blasted other Democrats as she made her exit. Last month, Kelli Dunaway dropped out of the four-way Democrat primary race stating in an interview with Daily Kos, that she had a difficult time raising money as the other candidates and stated that there was an establishment problem. “It’s a structural problem,” Dunaway told Daily Kos. “The system is set up so […]

Budget talks on this week’s agenda for the St. Louis County Council

The St. Louis County Council will sift through more budget housekeeping bills for Tuesday’s County Council meeting. Legislation featuring FY2018 budget items for such as park maintenance, highway capital construction, health fund, and special road and bridge fund and many others will be discussed at Tuesday night’s meeting. Also on the agenda is communication from St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, recommending legislation which was requested by the Department of Public to accept a donation […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County Executive Releases Report on Forward Through Ferguson Recommendations

Clayton, MO, December 8, 2017- St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has released a document detailing the County’s implementation of numerous recommendations included in Forward Through Ferguson’s 2015 report. St. Louis County’s efforts to promote racial equity include: Securing over $63 million in grants within the Promise Zone to address racial and economic disparities. The Stenger administration secured this Federal designation that is a partnership between the Federal Government, St. Louis County and City. The […]

STL County Prosecuting Attorney’s office issue charges in fatal Normandy pursuit

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office issued charges Friday to a suspect who stole a vehicle and led police on a chase in Normandy which resulted in a fatal crash. According to police, 17-year-old, Darian Cummings stole a gray SUV on the morning of April 25 and refused to pull over when a police officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop due to a speeding violation. The suspect vehicle failed to yield and exited […]

A retrospective on the 30-year career of the 55th Governor of the State of Missouri, Jay Nixon: Part 4

Over the past couple weeks, our publisher Scott Faughn spent nearly 8 hours with Governor Nixon discussing every aspect of his career from growing up in DeSoto, to the State Senate, as Attorney General, and his time in the Governor’s Mansion. More Missourians cast their votes to elect Jay Nixon as Governor of Missouri than anyone in state history. In the final part of our series, Governor Nixon shared his views on the events of […]

Developers hoping to renovate former Katie’s Pizza Cafe building

The former home of the Katie’s Pizza Cafe in Clayton could have a new look next year. 6611 Clayton Partners LLC is planning $625,000 in renovations to turn the former home of the popular pizza joint at 6611 Clayton Road into space for retail and offices. The renovations, according to plans filed with the city of Clayton Plan Commission, will include a new plumbing system and flooring. Additionally, the new plans call for a new awning […]