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FERGUSON, MO - OCTOBER 22:  Police face off with demonstrators as protests continue in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death on October 22, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Several days of civil unrest followed the August 9 shooting death of Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Today's protest was scheduled to coincide with a day of action planned to take place nationwide to draw attention to police brutality.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Resignations Force County to Hire More Officers

St. Louis County Police are hanging up the “help wanted” sign, as many officers with 10 to 20 years of experience are leaving.


St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley  (KMOX/File)

It’s Too Late to Stop Construction on Oakville Senior Center

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley says the construction of the senior center in Oakville can’t be stopped by the government.


St. Louis County Council Parks Protest

Email Suggests Tax Increase or Park Closures in St. Louis County

An email suggests that if voters deny tax increase, then Co. Exec Dooley is “in a better position to make drastic cuts in the parks”


St. Louis County Council (KMOX/Michael Calhoun/File)

Cell Towers Stripped of Copper; St. Louis County Considers Crack-Down

Hopes to better keep track of scrap thieves to steal from cars, air conditioners and even phone lines and cell towers.


Members of the St. Louis County Council meet with County Auditor Dave Makarewicz on May 15, 2012 about his report on the county's parks department. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Amid Budget “Crisis,” St. Louis County Buys New Vehicles, Overlooks Accounts

St. Louis County’s parks department spent a half-million dollars on new cars and trucks, while people were being laid off and parks were threatened with closure.


St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and councilmen Steve Stenger and Mike O'Mara during a council meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Dooley Denies Lost Bank Account, Stenger Says There Are More

“They have left funds just lying in accounts that would’ve been very helpful during the alleged financial crisis,” councilman Steve Stenger said.


Ground workers guide the Boeing 777 to a halt as the first flight of China Cargo Airlines lands at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on September 23, 2011. The flights will return to China with Missouri made goods.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

$3 Million Sent to Assist Lambert Cargo Campaign

“That particular project is not strong enough or firm enough” to warrant the grant, St. Louis County councilwoman Colleen Wasinger said.


(KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

More Time Given to St. Charles County Tax Stragglers

An emergency vote by County Council members means those who pay before January 23rd will not be assessed interest or penalties.


Kathy J. Weinman  (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louis County Council Hears Woman Shelter Complaints

Kathy J. Weinman urged the St. Louis County Council to take immediate action, and ensure that women are never turned away from the shelter bearing her name.


St. Louis County Government building (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louis County Job Cuts In Question

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley laid out Monday exactly how many employees he believes he needs to balance the budget.



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