Clayton

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Six Sentenced in Clayton Funeral Scam That Netted $435M

Doug Cassity, the owner of National Prearranged Services, was sentenced to nine years and seven months in prison; his son Brent was sentenced to five years.

11/14/2013

A photo of the former St. Louis County Police Board, via the St. Louis County's website. Three members have since retired.

Months After Resignations, County Police Board Remains Inoperable

For the past three weeks, County Executive Charlie Dooley has said he will present his nominations the following week. The story was the same Tuesday.

11/13/2013

A graph shows the St. Louis County budget over the past two decades.

Little Disagreement Thus Far From Council Members on County Budget

The first draft came out last week but council members, including Council Chair Kathleen Burkett, D-Overland, say so far, so good.

11/06/2013

St. Louis County Health Director, Dr. Dolores Gunn.
(KMOX/file photo)

Dooley Defends County Health Director’s Second Job

The county executive says he gave Gunn approval to work at the hospital in rural Illinois during time off from her duties as health director.

11/06/2013

Winkler

Trial Begins Today for Eureka Baby Sitter in Toddler’s Death

Jennifer Winkler, 32, is charged with second-degree murder and child abuse. Jury selection will begin Monday.

11/04/2013

A graph shows the St. Louis County budget over the past two decades.

St. Louis County Budget Proposal: Employee Raises, No Cuts

The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.

10/31/2013

St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says he's not afraid new board might try to fire him

St. Louis County Police Chief Wants Heroin Antidote in Squad Cars

With 55 heroin deaths thus far this year in the county, Chief Tim Fitch wants officers equipped with a heroin antidote nasal spray they could use to revive overdose victims.

10/31/2013

County Executive Charlie Dooley announces new nominees to police board

Dooley: 3 New Police Board Nominees Next Week

The five-person board has been operating with just two members, one shy of the three-vote quorum, after a series of resignations this summer in the wake of an FBI investigation.

10/30/2013

Republican Dave Spence defends his nomination to St. Louis County Police Board.

Spence Rescinds His Nomination For County Police Board

County Executive Charlie Dooley said earlier this week that Spence’s background check came back clean and he was hoping his nominee would be approved in the coming days.

10/23/2013

County Executive Charlie Dooley announces new nominees to police board

Dooley Expects Police Board Appointee Approval This Week

Dooley nominated businessman and former Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence to the board when former chairman Gregory Sansone stepped down in August.

10/21/2013

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