Tag: Steve Stenger

Are some security guards slipping through the cracks?

James Fields, the man who allegedly mowed down 20 people in Charlottesville, killing one, was employed by Securitas Security Services USA, a company that also provides about 1,600 security officers in the St. Louis region. Meanwhile, in recent weeks, a Securitas employee contracted by MetroLink was arrested in St. Louis for stealing a woman’s purse. With background checks an obvious requirement to be a security officer, are some simply slipping through the cracks? As for Murphy […]

St. Louis County Blog — 2 p.m. Local politicians fare well in poll, World Elephant Day celebrations at the zoo, Hawley’s U.S. Senate questions

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, 2 p.m. Clayton Times: Newest edition of Clayton Times released Newest release of Clayton Times was published this week, featuring stories about the recent Clayton Times poll, a sit-down interview with St. Louis County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger, and an in-depth feature about Netflix’s newest show Ozark. Clayton Times: Five things to do this weekend in St. Louis County Saturday, Aug. 12, join Laumeier’s Master Gardener to learn tips and tricks to keep your […]

St. Louis County Blog — 2 p.m. Calls for a reorganized Bi-State board, Caucus chairman discusses leadership process

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, 2 p.m. Clayton Times: Centene expansion to create 2,000 new jobs If you’re a resident of Clayton, you’ve probably driven by one of the largest construction projects in the city’s history currently underway. Centene’s $770 million campus expansion aims to be one of the biggest employers in the city, located on Hanley right across the street from their main headquarters. Clayton Times: Clayton Parties in the Park Wednesday RELEASE: Central Avenue in Clayton will […]

St. Louis County Council suggest an independent investigation into county officers at Metro

St. Louis County council members want an independent investigation into possible misconduct by county officers assigned to the MetroLink. In a 5-1 vote, the St. Louis County Council voted to support an outside source heading up an investigation, rather than internal affairs, which St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar solidly stands behind. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch published a scathing investigative report that alleges county officers assigned to provide security for the MetroLink were sleeping […]

County Council slows down county business

CLAYTON, Mo – The St. Louis County Council has seen a divide amongst themselves on issues such as who should serve as County Auditor, and a host of issues with the County Executive currently over repairing bridges that have finally boiled over into a calculated slow down of county business.   County Executive Steve Stenger fired back at the effort to withhold county improvement projects telling the Clayton Times, “When I was on the county […]