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'Jorts-Wearing Bandit' Mocked by Fashion-Conscious Cops

Anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing stores in the St. Louis area while wearing jean shorts is being urged to call "the fashion police." The AP reports St. Louis County Police dubbed the suspect the "jorts-wearing bandit" in a tweet on Monday, and included a photo. The tweet...

MO: Krewson, Stenger Move to 'Reset' Bi-State Board Amid MetroLink Security Fight

Amid a continuing controversy over how to reduce MetroLink crime, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson on Friday announced they want to shake up the board of the agency overseeing the light-rail line.

Readers: Metro Right To Highlight County Police Covering Cameras

In the recent Sunday Poll nearly seventy percent of those who voted don’t by the statement frim St. Louis County police chief Belmer. Q: Agree or disagree: Media coverage of County police @ MetroLink is a ploy by Metro to get police powers. Strongly agree 1 [2.78%] Agree 1 [2.78%] Somewhat...

Sunday Poll: What’s Up With St. County Police & Metro?

A week ago we learned about St. Louis County police officers covering the camera at a MetroLink substation. A federal Homeland Security law enforcement officer was assigned to Metro transit patrol as part of a beefed-up security plan for the busy Fourth of July weekend. He didn’t like what he saw....

MO: St. Louis County Council Calls for External Investigation of County Officers Assigned to MetroLink

The St. Louis County Council voted Tuesday to conduct an independent investigation of the county police department following allegations of misconduct connected with MetroLink patrols.

MO: St. Louis County Police Chief, Union Defend Officers Amid MetroLink Controversy

A spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Association and Police Chief Jon Belmar took to the airwaves Tuesday morning to refute a series of stories criticizing the county's policing tactics along public transit lines that have appeared in the Post-Disp

St. Louis County Council calls for MetroLink investigation

The St. Louis County Council has voted to investigate reports that county officers loitered and covered up security cameras during shifts at MetroLink light rail substations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch … Click to Continue »

Stenger: Council wasn't tricked about McCulloch pension

Some members of the St. Louis County Council say they were tricked into sweetening the pension for county prosecutor Robert McCulloch, but Executive Steve Stenger says that claim is simply … Click to Continue »

MO: Police Chiefs, St. Louis County Prosecutor Meet on MetroLink Security

Law enforcement officials from St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Clair County met with Metro transit representatives Tuesday to hash out details of their recently-announced joint task force to police MetroLink.

Grave of Missouri lawman killed on duty in 1871 found

A self-proclaimed cemetery detective from Missouri says he's uncovered the long-forgotten grave of a lawman killed on duty in 1871. Tim Ogle, a St. Louis County man whose hobby is … Click to Continue »

Pair charged with capital murder of Woodland Hills hairdresser

A woman and her lover were charged June 16 with killing her husband earlier this year in Woodland Hills, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.  Monica Sementilli, 45, and Robert Louis Baker, 55, were each charged...Show More Summary

Readers: Consolidated Government Not Too Extreme To Consider

The St. Louis region is highly fractured — lots of units of government. From numerous counties in two states you have many municipalities within each. Plus school districts, sewer districts, etc. We can look to Indianapolis’ 1969 Unigov for one example: Unigov was neither a complete consolidation nor a perfect...

Sunday Poll: Would A Consolidation Of City & County Be Too Extreme Or The Perfect Solution?

In 1876 the City of St. Louis left St. Louis County, an act known as the Great Divorce. Four years later the city’s population was over 350k and growing rapidly. In the 140+ years since, a lot has changed in both the city & county. The two sides are open...

St. Louis city, county again discussing merits of unifying

An effort that dates back more than 140 years is getting renewed interest in the St. Louis area — unification of the city and St. Louis County. The St. Louis … Click to Continue »

Former county judge found guilty of DWI, given probation

A former St. Louis County judge was sentenced to probation after being found guilty of a municipal driving while intoxicated charge. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports ( ) Lawrence Permuter … Click to Continue ...

Police chief resigns when confronted about his involvement in 'mock tickets'

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Former Moline Acres Police Chief Cliff Ware has resigned. He told Fox 2 News he was signing "mock tickets," but that's not what we found during a Fox Files investigation. There were thousands of $125 speeding tickets mailed out to residents. Karen Dunman got four of them. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

MO: Bi-State Board OKs MetroLink Police Task Force Outline but Details Remain Unclear

The Bi-State transit system's board on Friday approved a framework for a joint task force to police MetroLink worked out earlier by the top elected leaders of St. Louis County, St. Louis and St. Clair County.

Say Goodbye to Paul Goodwin

A Missouri inmate was put to death early Wednesday December 10, 2014 for fatally beating a 63-year-old woman with a hammer in 1998…Paul Goodwin, 48, sexually assaulted Joan Crotts in St. Louis County, pushed her down a flight of stairs and beat her in the head with a hammer. Show More Summary

The Latest: 200 St. Louis County homes impacted by flooding

The Latest on flooding in Missouri (all times local): 11 a.m. Flooding along the Meramec River in suburban St. Louis has already impacted about 200 homes, and St. Louis County's … Click to Continue »

One small St. Louis County town is missing dozens of teens

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Right now there are hundreds of missing kids all around the St. Louis area. Children are disappearing at an alarming rate, especially in one area – North St. Louis County. In the small community of Berkeley, MO alone, 33 kids have disappeared since 2000. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

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