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Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

Search On for Police Civilian Review Board Panelists Who Don’t Have Ax to Grind

Some aldermen say they want panel members who don’t have a bias – for or against – the police.

05/15/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

TIF Commission Established in Crestwood Mall Project

Former Mayor Jeff Schlink called it a premature move.

05/13/2015

Kevin Killeen/KMOX

Frustrated St. Louis Police Chief Calls for More Officers

At times during the two-hour hearing, Dotson admitted the obvious – that the crime rate in St. Louis has outpaced the ability of the existing police force to keep up.

05/07/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

School Officials, Residents Show Opposition to TIF-Financed Crestwood Mall Redevelopment

“You’re wanting TIF money from us right now, based on an evolving plan? Would you sign a black mortgage? Because I’m pretty sure you wouldn’t.”

04/29/2015

(Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Aldermen Vote to Create Civilian Review Board

The new board will have oversight in St. Louis city only and will have no say in nearby Ferguson.

04/20/2015

Supporters of a Civilian Review Board to monitor St. Louis Police gather outside City Hall. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

St. Louis Police Review Board Moves Forward

Bill perfected in voice vote, final passage expected Monday.

04/15/2015

Courtesy of the City of Crestwood and UrbanStreet Group, LLC

Crestwood Mall Redevelopment Plans Released

Resident Paula Balew says plans have been kept secret, and residents are concerned.

04/15/2015

A smaller, calm crowd at a hearing on Civilian Review Board for St. Louis police after last week's hearing got loud and rowdy. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Aldermen Fight Over Subpoena Power for Police Oversight Board

The Aldermanic Public Safety Committee did not take testimony from the crowd, and police union official Jeff Roorda was not in attendance.

02/05/2015

KMOX file photo.

Dotson’s Plan for Highway Patrol Brings Mixed Reactions from City Hall

Downtown STL Inc.’s Missy Kelley says she supports the plan to bring in the Highway Patrol to help reduce crime downtown, but it’s getting mixed reaction from the Board of Aldermen.

01/29/2015

(Photo by Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Melee at St. Louis City Hall During Hearing on Police Oversight Board

Protestors say one woman was shoved by the Business Manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association.

01/28/2015

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