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...
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.
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...
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....
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.
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
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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
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