city of St. Louis

Homeless encampment near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in December 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

City Hall to Stan Span Homeless Residents: Pack Up and Leave

“It’s not a way to live,” says Eddie Roth, director of human services for the city.

01/27/2015

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Retired Circuit Judge Urges Caution in Changing Way Bonds Are Set

While there are calls to try to reduce the city of St. Louis’ crime wave by raising bonds for some accused criminals, a just-retired judge is saying not so fast.

01/26/2015

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Study: 40 Percent of Gun Cases in Circuit Attorney’s Office Dropped

A study finds most suspects arrested for gun charges in the city of St. Louis never go to prison because of a loophole in state gun laws or the kindness of judges.

01/22/2015

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Christmas Tree Recycling Offered to City Residents Until Jan. 10

City of St. Louis residents can take their bare Christmas trees to one of three city park sites to be recycled.

12/30/2014

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Reporter Told to Leave St. Louis Municipal Court

A spokeswoman for Mayor Francis Slay said the request for the reporter to leave was a mistake.

12/15/2014

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Latest St. Louis City Crime Report Shows Worrisome Trends

The murder rate continues its dramatic rise in the city of St. Louis in the latest crime report.

12/12/2014

Dorian Johnson, 22, leaves the funeral of friend Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis on August 25, 2014. Johnson was with Brown when he was shot by a white Ferguson, Missouri police officer on August 9. The shooting led to several nights of looting, arrests and heavy police presence.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Brown’s Friend Hired by City of St. Louis for Temporary Job

The man who was with Michael Brown when he was shot to death by a Ferguson police officer has been hired by the city of St. Louis through a training program.

12/09/2014

Missouri Sen. Marie Chappelle-Nadal (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Bill Would Allow St. Louis City to Re-Enter St. Louis County

Chappelle-Nadal says the bill would save the region millions because it would stop the duplication of services between the city and county.

12/04/2014

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Call is Out for More Police in the City

Aldermanic President Lewis Reed has asked the city’s budget director to find spendable money in the existing budget.

12/03/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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

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