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.
St. Louis Aldermen Grill Police Chief on Rising Murder RateWith murder up 58 percent this year in the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson faced questions about whether his redistricting plan has spread officers too thin.
New Minimum Wage Proposal: Still $15 Per Hour, Longer WaitCity Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city's minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.
St. Louis City Budget Includes $1 Million SurplusThe $1.1 Billion budget excludes more police officers but added a civilian review board of police violence.
Hearings on Proposed St. Louis Minimum Wage Hike Get UnderwayMeasure would establish $15-per-hour minimum wage by 2020.
SLPOA President: St. Louis Police are Hesitant from Lack of SupportSt. Louis Police Officers Association president says criticism from some St. Louis aldermen has affected officers.