Eddie Roth

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

Mayor Slay Moving Forward with Confederate Monument Committee

The monument was erected more than 100 years ago and came at a cost of $23,000 after the Ladies’ Confederate Monument Association spent 15 years raising the money.

05/28/2015

Tent City, just south of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. Louis (Bill Reker/St. Louis)

Homeless Camp ‘Tent City’ Shut Down

It closed today to the few homeless that were left, and the tents were hauled away.

05/11/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay announces new plan to provide shelter for homeless beyond downtown on April 9, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Finds More Shelter for Homeless

Director of Human Services Eddie Roth says the city is looking for a permanent shelter, but for now, bunk space is being made available at sites north and south of downtown.

04/09/2015

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

Getty/Spencer Platt

St. Louis Opens Homeless Shelter as Weather Hits Lows

A relatively warm December is coming to an end, and the weather is taking a turn for the cold. As a result, St. Louis officials are opening the city’s emergency shelter for the homeless.

12/30/2014

red light camera

138K Unpaid Red Light Camera Tickets, $14M in Fines

“We’ve always had a fair number of deadbeats from these red light camera violations,” St. Louis Director of Operations Eddie Roth says.

07/08/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

City Hall Looks For Answers After Embezzlement Charges

Prosecutors say the theft, allegedly committed over the course of seven years, was so clever it would have been almost impossible to detect.

05/20/2013

Lewis Reed. Photo: KMOX

Corruption Charges Fly Back and Forth in City Mayor’s Race

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The gloves are off in the mayor’s race, as challenger Lewis Reed accuses Mayor Slay of “pay-to-play” politics in awarding $32 million in “no bid” contracts to firms from which Slay received campaign money. […]

02/14/2013

St. Louisans say what they'd like out of their next police chief at a meeting at Harris-Stowe on November 7, 2012 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louisans Weigh In On Police Chief Selection

A lot of character traits were thrown around at the first of three forums on what the public expects out of the next chief.

11/08/2012

St. Louis Medium Security Jail, Hall Street (KMOX/file photo)

Inmate Dies At St. Louis City Jail

St. Louis public safety director says an investigation is underway.

05/26/2012

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