Category: St. Louis County

STL County Council to vote on Harder’s County Council time change legislation

Legislation that would change the County Council’s weekly meeting time could be heard during its final passage stage on Tuesday. The bill which is sponsored by Councilman Mark Harder would attempt to change the starting time of the meetings from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Harder stated this would allow county residents more time to arrive to the meetings and voice their concerns about county government. “This is a bill that I brought up last […]

Five juveniles struck by driver in St. Louis

Five people walking across Hanley Road were struck by a driver Sunday afternoon, police said. At approximately 2:48 PM, St. Louis County Police officers from the Central County Precinct responded to the intersection of North Hanley Road and Nola Avenue for a report of  persons struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located five juveniles who were struck by a vehicle. They were immediately sent to a local hospital. Thus far, the investigation has revealed […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen set to consider wide range of topics

Clayton could see its first new restaurant of the new year if plans are approved for the operation of Copia II at 7822 Bonhomme Avenue. A transfer of the conditional use permit for the 8,200 square-foot, 160 seat restaurant will be considered by the Clayton Board of Aldermen at Tuesday night’s meeting. Eyad Tammas and Amer Hawatmeh, owners of Clayton Foods, LLC and Copia in downtown, submitted the application and are seeking to open their second […]

RELEASE: Def Leppard and Journey to co-headline Busch Stadium concert

The St. Louis Cardinals and Live Nation are proud to announce rock bands Def Leppard and Journey will perform at Busch Stadium on Friday, August 24.  Ticket prices and on-sale dates will be announced at a later date. “We are excited to host Rock & Roll legends, Journey and Def Leppard, at Busch Stadium,” said Vicki Bryant, Cardinals Vice President of Event Services & Merchandising.  “As two of most influential and best-selling bands of all-time, […]

Centene Corporation named one of Missouri’s top 50 Corporations

The Missouri Department of Economic Development released its list of the top 50 private-sector employers in Missouri Thursday, which includes several companies based in Clayton. For the second straight year, Centene Corporation, headquartered at 7700 Forsyth Blvd in downtown Clayton, made the list, moving up from 46th to No. 38 this year. Centene broke ground earlier this year on its $770 million expansion in downtown. The campus expansion in the St. Louis suburb will make […]

RELEASE: Institute of Packaging Professionals elects Suzanne Fenton to Board of Directors

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — For a second consecutive term, TricorBraun’s Vice President Brand Marketing Suzanne Fenton is elected to the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) Board of Directors. The IoPP is the most prestigious national trade organization representing the packaging industry. In 2013, Fenton was inducted in the organization’s College of Fellows, an honor conferred in recognition of “special and outstanding contributions and service to the field of packaging” and during this year, she received the IoPP […]

St. Louis Zoo to hold two job fairs

The St. Louis Zoo will host two job fairs in the next several weeks. The area’s free and award-winning zoo said in a press release it will hold its first job-searching event on Saturday, Jan. 27, followed by another on Friday, Feb. 9 in The Living World at the North Entrance for those interested in part-time seasonal work. In addition to spring, summer and fall employees, the Zoo also is seeking applicants who have immediate availability this […]

Clayton real estate developer pleads guilty to insider loan scheme

A Clayton real estate developer has plead guilty to assisting in an unlawful insider loan scheme at the now defunct Excel Bank. Michael Litz, 63, of Ladue, appeared before United States District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig to enter his plea of guilty Tuesday. Sentencing is scheduled for April 25. Litz is the third person to plead guilty in a criminal investigation of Excel Bank, which failed in 2012. Former Excel loan officer Tim Murphy pleaded guilty […]

Walton Gray introduces resolution that seeks to build community relationships with police

One St. Louis County councilmember on Tuesday introduced a resolution that seeks to create a community relations division that would attempt to enhance the relationship between communities and the county’s police department. Councilmember Rochelle Walton Gray said the goal was to create more open talks and relationships between youth and law enforcement. The program would allow more of a police presence within county’s schools to increase positive social interactions between police and local youth. The […]

Juvenile carjacker arrested after pursuit, crash in North St. Louis County

A carjacking suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon after crashing the stolen vehicle into a building during a police pursuit. The juvenile suspect suffered minor injuries in the crash. Authorities did not give his age. At approximately 1:49 p.m., St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct responded to the 11000 Dunklin Drive for a call for a robbery by an armed suspect. Police said the suspect displayed a large knife and threatened the […]