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Alderman Warns of Overspending on Defense-Mapping Deal

French says with the city and state planning to spend a total of $130 million on the deal, it would take 100 years for the city to recoup that through the earnings tax.

06/29/2015

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Maria Toutoudaki

Legal Argument Ready Behind Slay’s Push for $15 Minimum Wage

City counselor Winston Calvert says he’s ready to defend the city’s right to set its own minimum wage, based on the city charter.

06/10/2015

Cats are prepared to be spayed or neutered at the Washingon Human Society (WHS)Spay and Neuter Center on April 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. The feral cats are trapped, either spayed or neutered and the released back into the community. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cat Population a Threat to Birds

A population explosion among cats is causing trouble for many communities. Shelters and rescue programs are trying to find homes for strays.

05/18/2015

Getty/ Alex Wong

Slay Signs Police Oversight Bill Into Law

Slay, who took the unusual step of being a co-sponsor, signed the bill Wednesday. It officially becomes law June 5.

05/06/2015

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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

St. Louis City Hall (KMOX/file photo)

St. Louis Aldermen to Vote on Civilian Review Board

A seven-member review panel would look into citizen complaints about police misconduct. The same body would also review police policy and practices and even make recommendations.

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

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Impeachment Fever May Be Cooling in Sunset Hills

Bersche says it’s in the best interest of taxpayers to avoid spending $25,000 on impeachment proceedings.

04/14/2015

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Sunset Hills Aldermen Not Impeaching Mayor…Yet

More than 100 residents attended the meeting for three hours of emotional public testimony – both in support of impeaching Mayor Mark Furror and to speak out against it.

02/11/2015

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

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