Alderman Craig Schmid

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Aldermen Consider Body Cameras for St. Louis Police

Southside Alderman Craig Schmid says police body cameras would be a “friend” to police, but he admits the police union isn’t on board yet.


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Bill Could Crack Down on Lackadaisical Landlords

The plan would keep a record of upkeep problems, which, if neglected, could lead to fines or court action against building owners.



Kevin Killeen — Aldermen Dive into Pork Buffett

Today, Kevin watches the usually deliberative board of aldermen move decisively for a free pork lunch…



Mayor Slay Tempts Police Board with Funds Tied to Possible Cuts to Firefighters’ Pensions

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Taking his fight for pension reform to a new venue, Mayor Slay pushed a resolution through the police board calling for the saving of 30 officers’ positions slated for cutting — if and only if […]


Alderman Craig Schmid wants his bill to have advantage

Alderman Schmid Refuses to Let Rival Pension Cut Plan Out of His Committee

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The sponsor of a pension reform plan that St. Louis firefighters say they won’t sue over is preparing to make an end run around a rival alderman who is holding up the plan in committee. […]



Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, June 5th

Charlie talks with “The Science Guy” Bill Nye about summer brain drain, keeping your kids from losing what they learned the previous year; and with STL Alderman Craig Schmid about dead deer in Downtown STL and firefighters and police pensions.


Congressman William Lacy Clay Jr. with northside Alderwoman Marlene Davis

Clay vs. Carnahan Battle Shifts to Board of Aldermen

With aldermen holding influence over voters within their ward, both Clay and Carnahan are in courtship mode


Aldermanic President Lewis Reed

Slay’s Cuts for Firefighters On Hold in Board of Aldermen

Board President hasn’t assigned the bill to a committee, citing legal concerns


Sam Dotson, St. Louis Police Chief

Firefighters Blast Mayor Slay’s Pension Plan as “Money Grab”

Opponents claim bill would give Mayor Slay free hand to make future changes to pensions.


St. Louis City Hall

City Hall Revokes Bondage Club License

Clan of the Barbarians was found to be incongruous with the Benton Park West neighborhood.


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