City Orders Homeless Shelter to Shut Down as Overdose Numbers RiseThe order came in two days into a recent outbreak of synthetic marijuana overdoses.
Alderwoman Sponsors Bill to Raise Age to Purchase TobaccoA similar plan raising the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21 did pass the St.Louis County Council.
Alderman Defends New Ballpark Village Tax BreaksPlan would only give Cardinals tax break if they create new jobs on-site.
A Crisis of Aging Water PipesRunning water is a given in the United States, but the infrastructure that brings it to your house or business is not.
Prosecutors Call For Better Witness ProtectionIncumbent Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce and Circuit Attorney Elect Kim Gardner both say witnesses are afraid to take the stand for fear of retaliation.
Clergy Coalition, Cong. Clay Oppose Biddle House PlacementNew homeless shelter scheduled to open soon in north St. Louis
Construction Boom in City of St. LouisThe mayor's administration says more than $1 billion in permits have been issued this fiscal year -- that includes about $300 million in mechanical, electrical and plumbing permits.
Municipal Court Fee That Turned Out To Be Illegal Is Going AwayThe city of St. Louis is agreeing to refund $750,000 it collected from the warrant cancellation fee.
St. Louis Considers Crackdown on Pay Day LoansAlderwoman Spencer says pay day loans burden the poor with high-interest debt.
St. Louis Program Offers Vacant Lots to Neighbors for $125Anyone living next to a vacant lot can get it for $125 as long as they agree to maintain it.
Court of Appeals Won't Reconsider Racial Discrimination Case Against SLMPDRetaliation Claims Being Reviewed by EEOC
Homeless Camp 'Tent City' Shut DownIt closed today to the few homeless that were left, and the tents were hauled away.

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