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Ella Jones (right) hugs her opponent Adrienne Hawkins, minutes before the polls close. They wished each other luck, and said no matter which one of them is elected, today's vote is a win. (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Historic Vote Puts Three African Americans on Ferguson City Council

Nearly 29 percent of the city’s registered voters cast ballots in the April 7 election – more than three times the previous elections’ averages.


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Ferguson City Manager Resigns

The Ferguson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a mutual agreement for City Manager John Shaw to step down, effective immediately.


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Inglewood Council Approves Kroenke Stadium Plan

Fans in Rams jerseys cheer unanimous vote.


EARTH CITY, MO - JANUARY 17: St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke addresses the media during a press conference at the Russell Training Center on January 17, 2012 in Earth City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Plan for NFL Stadium in LA Goes Before City Council

Later today, the Inglewood City Council will consider whether to approve plans to fast-track a $2 billion, 80,000-seat stadium in the L.A. suburb.


Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Columbia Lawmakers React to Bill that Would Prohibit City Bag Bans, Fees

Columbia may be the first city in Missouri to ban single-use plastic bags, and most of the city’s legislative delegation is against the proposed ban.


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Nephew of Kirkwood Shooter Running for Office

The nephew of a suburban St. Louis man who opened fire at a city council meeting six years ago, killing five and severely wounding the mayor, is running for a seat on that same governing body.



Belleville Mayor Bans Fireworks

The mayor of Belleville has issued an executive order temporarily banning fireworks in the southwestern Illinois city.


Adult Store

Group Aims To Restrict Adult Stores In Missouri Capital

Jeff City’s existing law requires that more than one-third of a store’s sales be adult items to be defined as an adult store. City officials say only about one-quarter of products offered by the new store are adult items.


City Council Member Faces Prostitution Charges

The Peoria city councilman allegedly paid for sex with an 18-year-old woman.


Det. Sgt. Joe Eagan

Officer Shot Last December Runs for City Council

Six months ago he was in a hospital after being shot in the face.