Tag: Ferguson

STL County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger to not seek re-election, former STL County police chief interested in seat

St. Louis County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger announced Thursday that she won’t seek a fourth term with the St. Louis County Council and now a former St. Louis County Police Chief expressed interest in the position. Wasinger, a Republican who represents the county’s 3rd district, has held the position since 2007 and stated to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, that she wants to give another person the chance at the seat and that she wants to seek out other […]

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 […]

RELEASE: New Mobile Health Screening Unit to debut at Wellston Transit Center

Bi-State Development, in partnership with the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, will introduce a new Mobile Health Screening Unit on Dec. 1. The mobile unit, called Links 2 Health, will serve four Metro transit centers in North St. Louis County. Bi-State Development through its not-for-profit enterprise, the Bi-State Development Research Institute, received a $940,000 federal grant to fund a pilot program to bring basic health screenings to transit riders and the communities surrounding […]

STL County Council to discuss McCulloch’s pension once again

During Tuesday night’s St. Louis County Council meeting council members approved Councilmember Hazel Erby’s substitute bill which would roll back the previously agreed upon county pension plan. The substitute bill would offer the same reduction in St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch benefits under the county’s retirement plan which was approved by the council in 2009. Even though the bill was approved, St. Louis County Councilmembers still have to vote on the legislation at […]

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 […]

Ferguson vs. Stockley protests: How are Greitens’ campaign promises holding up?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When Governor Eric Greitens was still on the campaign trail in 2016, Missourians wanted to know from the gubernatorial candidates just how they would handle a situation like that of Ferguson, one that dominated the news cycle in 2014. And speaking on the issue, then-Republican candidate Greitens told voters that if he were governor, he would have established a command presence in Ferguson and achieved “peace by the second night.” The […]

Governor Greitens takes precautions to prepare for possible events in St. Louis

Today, Governor Eric Greitens took the initial steps to activate the Missouri National Guard in anticipation of possible events related to the Jason Stockley verdict. “As Governor, I am committed to protecting everyone’s constitutional right to protest peacefully while also protecting people’s lives, homes, and communities. Taking the steps to put the Missouri National Guard on standby is a necessary precaution,” said Governor Eric Greitens The Missouri National Guard may be needed to help protect critical infrastructure and […]

Ferguson 1000 to host 6th hiring event weekend at Florissant Valley Community College

A rallying cry for economic and social change from Ms. Lezley McSpadden, the mother of slain 18-year-old Mike Brown Jr. On August 9th, 2014 was heard loud and clear from GOP 2012 Governor candidate and businessman, Dave Spence and Economic advisor Dr. E. Lance McCarthy. Both men saw the need to bring about a change not just for Ferguson but for the entire region of St. Louis. Thus Ferguson 1000 was created to produce 1000 […]

Dellwood: A city on the move

As we embark on the three year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown Jr., we know that communities, families, protesters and the media have all been impacted by the death of this young African American male. Much has been said about the City of Ferguson and the civil unrest that took place in 2014. However, little has been mentioned about the real impact that the civil rest has had on other surrounding municipalities, such […]

One year later, suspects sought in fatal hit and run

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding suspects related to a homicide in Ferguson last August. CrimeStoppers will pay a cash reward OF UP TO $5,000 for information that leads the police to make a felony arrest in these and all other homicides. CrimeStoppers also pays cash rewards OF UP TO $1,000 for information that leads police to make any other felony arrests. Michael T. Ellis, 27, of St. Ann was killed when he was […]