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...
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...
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 »
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 (http://bit.ly/2qJt7cs ) Lawrence Permuter … Click to Continue ...
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
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.
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 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 »
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
Authorities say an 85-year-old woman has been found dead after a fire at a north St. Louis retirement facility. St. Louis County police said in a news release that the … Click to Continue »
St. Louis County's largest city is swearing in its first African-American councilman. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2pWztWI ) reports that 46-year-old Robert Parson Jr. officially becomes a member of the … Click to Continue »
About 1,500 people are being asked to reapply for a Missouri program that shields the addresses of abuse victims after a St. Louis County judge ordered a woman to reveal … Click to Continue »
Photographs have the ability to not only capture real life, but also generate an emotional response in those who see them. A new art exhibit at the North County Transit Center featuring images of a photo essay.
After two recent fatal shootings regional officials are looking for solutions: After meeting privately for more than an hour Wednesday, St. Louis Mayor-elect Lyda Krewson, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern said they have a framework to improve security along the light-rail...
Man tells neighbor: ‘I killed my wife’ Largo man faces murder charges in wife’s death Largo man accused of killing wife has long history of violence Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Subject Charge Report Largo man found guilty of killing wife Largo man convicted in wife’s killing sentenced to life in prison INMATE INFORMATION DC Number: […]
The Rams are in the process of settling in to their new Los Angeles digs but they're still going to be spending some time in St. Louis. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday by the city and county of St. Louis, plus the St. Louis RegionalShow More Summary
St. Louis city, county and St. Clair County officials met Wednesday to discuss recent security issues on MetroLink trains, according to fox2now.com. County Board Chairman Mark Kern and Sheriff Rick Watson took the MetroLink to the meeting.
The Rams and the NFL have left St. Louis, but their business there is far from over. The City of St. Louis, the County of St. Louis and the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority have sued the NFL and all of its teams (with many owners individually named as defendants) for damages arising…
It’s been more than a year since the National Football League approved the Rams’ relocation from St. Louis to Los Angeles. And now St. Louis wants payback. The city and county of St. Louis and the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority (RSA) filed a 52-page lawsuit Wednesday against the NFL and its 32 teams […]
The NFL appears to have one major lawsuit on its docket, and two more could soon follow in its wake. The City of St. Louis and the County of St. Louis have filed a lawsuit against the NFL and each of its 32 franchise claiming that they illegally approved the relocation of the Rams from St. Show More Summary