Subcommittee On Police Use Of Force Holds First Hearing"Only in the protection of a human being is deadly force allowed."
St. Louis NFL Stadium Blockers Press Mayor for More Cops"We still remain firm," said Alderman Antonio French. "We need to get this done before a stadium vote."
Mayor Slay Ready to Woo Stadium OpponentsSlay has been in talks with some aldermen to outline his existing crime plan and discuss ways to improve it.
STLNFL Financing Package Assigned to Ways and Means CommitteeOf the two committees the stadium plan could have gone to, the Ways and Means Committee is considered tougher because it includes several aldermen who have said they won't back the stadium until the mayor comes up with a comprehensive crime-fighting plan.
Peacock: Stadium Funding Bill Within Two WeeksDave Peacock tells KMOX's Michael Kelly the plan is to extend the same $6 million a year that's paying off the Edward Jones Dome bonds for 30 years to pay off the stadium.
Police Chief Blames Aldermen for No New OfficersSt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is standing firm - the Board of Aldermen is the reason more police officers haven’t been hired.
Eminent Domain Imminent for NGA SitePaul McKee among property owners facing eminent domain procedures.
St. Louis City Uses Unique Strategy To Buy Back GunsBoard President Lewis Reed says the city is working with the police department to disable the guns, which will be given to the group Guns in the Hands of Artists.
No Friday Night Lights in Town & CountryThe Town & Country Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to strike down Friday night football at Westminster.
Peacock Works to Find Aldermen Support for Riverfront StadiumPeacock says he's still working to assemble land, and to nail down $600 million in private financing for the billion-dollar project.
Hiring More St. Louis Police Officers Could Still Be a Distant DreamAlderman Joe Vaccaro wants more police, and says in 2008, St. Louis voters approved Proposition S, a sales tax increase, that's still being paid today.
Minimum Wage and Defense-Mapping on Aldermen's AgendaThe minimum wage and other contentious issues are on the agenda as the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meets for its final session before summer break this morning.