Tag: St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch

St. Charles judge sets date for hearing to decide whether Trakas stays as councilman

A hearing to determine whether 6th District St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, has violated a county charter has been set by a St. Charles Circuit Judge. The proceeding is scheduled for June 28 at 9 a.m. in front of Judge Daniel Pelikan. A St. Charles County special prosecutor in April asked the St. Louis County courts to remove Trakas from his position, deeming that he violated the county charter by working for three area […]

POLL: Stenger leads challenger in St. Louis County Executive race

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger holds a significant lead over his Democratic primary election opponent, according to a poll released Saturday. The survey, conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of nonpartisan Missouri Scout, showed Stenger leading challenger Mark Mantovani, a lawyer and former CEO and chairman of the marketing firm Ansira, by 35 points — 50 percent to 15 — with Bill Ray, a real estate agent from University City who recently withdrew from the race, pulling […]

RELEASE: St Louis County Police Association reacts to McCulloch decision

“The brave men and women of the St Louis County Police Association are saddened and deeply disappointed by Mr. McCulloch’s decision not to seek the death penalty. Police Officer Blake Snyder represented the very best our society has to offer and he was murdered in the line of duty by a coward who represented the very worst. While we share the same thoughts as Elizabeth, Mr. McCulloch is the longest tenured prosecutor in the State […]

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 […]

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 […]

STL County Council to discuss McCulloch’s pension at meeting

The St. Louis County Council will once again discuss retirement benefits for the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney at Tuesday’s scheduled meeting. Councilwoman Hazel Erby plans to introduce a substitute bill that will attempt to roll back the previously agreed upon county pension plan. The measure passed last fall for the adjustment pension funds was meant to improve benefit packages to retain quality employees. Erby and others are now voicing concerns that it was specifically […]

Protest planned regarding ice rink during St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday

A conservation group is scheduled to rally at the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday to protest a new ice rink facility being built in Creve Coeur Lake Park. The Open Space Council says the new ice facilities in Creve Coeur Lake Park that will include three indoor ice hockey rinks and an outside rink with a roof is not what residents want. Open Space Council Director Katherine Dockery said construction of the new ice facilities has […]