city of St. Louis

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Nixon Announces Support of St. Louis Seeking Federal Promise Zone Designation

The Promise Zone Initiative partners local communities with federal agencies to accomplish the shared objectives of creating jobs, growing the economy, expanding access to a quality education, improving public safety, and increasing access to affordable housing.

11/12/2014

FERGUSON, MO - SEPTEMBER 30:  Protesters gather across the street from the police department on September 30, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protests continued in the St. Louis suburb after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

County EOC will Activate Today in Anticipation of Demonstrations

The St. Louis County Emergency Operations Center plans to activate later today in anticipation of planned weekend demonstrations, which Ferguson, Missouri, protestors are calling a “weekend of resistance.”

10/09/2014

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Murder in St. Louis on the Rise, Total Crime Down

A spike in murders highlights the latest monthly crime report in the city of St. Louis.

10/08/2014

The Rev. Larry Rice (Kevin Killenn/KMOX)

New Life Homeless Center’s Fate Still Pending

Last month, St. Louis postponed a decision on whether to shut down the New Life Evangelistic Center for the homeless following months of testimony from nearby residents who complained of loud noise, fights and public urination.

08/07/2014

Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Coming Soon–Pothole Repair

It will start with workers driving all of the city’s arterial streets and patching the potholes they see.

01/11/2014

New St. Louis Police Headquarters

City Hall Can’t Remove Embezzling Subcontractor From Police HQ Job

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has begun a campaign calling on the city to take action against Thomas Ruzicka.

11/22/2013

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Minor Legal Issues Pose Major Barriers For Poor, Homeless

A group of St. Louis attorneys says the old adage “do the crime, do the time” doesn’t always make sense.

10/21/2013

A St. Louis Police Department vehicle is pictured in front of the old police headquarters in downtown St. Louis on November 7, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

City of St. Louis to Take Control of Police Department Sunday

It will be the end of an era tomorrow, as the state appointed St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners holds its last scheduled meeting.

08/30/2013

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Free Parking Meters In City Ends Today

Warnings will be issued today and next Saturday, then police wil begin handing out tickets.

07/06/2013

Earth Day Events

Earth Hour 2013 Is Upon Us

People are being asked to turn off lights from 8:30-9:30pm local time on March 23 to conserve energy.

03/23/2013

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