Francis Slay

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis Mayor, Police Chief Struggle for Solutions After Night of Killings

“Life has changed in the St. Louis region, and I think, throughout the entire country since Ferguson,” Slay says. “What’s happened here has been horrendous.”

01/16/2015

Mayor Slay's Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford (KMOX file photo)

Jeff Rainford Leaving Post as Slay’s Chief of Staff

Rainford planned to serve as St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay’s chief of staff for two years. Now in his 14th year, he is the longest-serving chief of staff in the city’s history.

01/14/2015

St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke (R) and COO Kevin Demoff watch the New York Giants and St. Louis Rams play the last home game of the season at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on December 21, 2014. New York won the game 37-27.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Rams May Have One Foot Out the Door, but Slay Says Plan in the Works

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is no longer talking about keeping “the” team here – he’s talking about keeping “a” team in the city.

01/06/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mark Reardon: Mayor Slay Reacts To The Inglewood Stadium News

Stan Kroenke’s real estate development plans to build an NFL stadium in Inglewood, California. What does that mean for the future of the Rams in St. Louis? St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay responds.

01/06/2015

New Life Evangelistic Center (KMOX)

Board Votes to Shut Down New Life Evangelistic Center

After two years of hearings on complaints of homeless loitering, crime and urination, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay’s Board of Public Service voted to shut down the Rev. Larry Rice’s New Life Evangelistic Center.

12/23/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mayor Outlines Plan to Hire More Police Officers

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay has come up with a price tag to hire more police officers.

12/17/2014

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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

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

McCulloch, Slay Honored by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Missouri Lawyers Weekly is out with its awards list, and legal work related to Ferguson is prominently featured.

12/09/2014

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

St. Louis Board of Aldermen (KMOX/file photo)

Civilian Review Board Plan to be Introduced to Board of Aldermen

With the blessing of the mayor, a plan to create a civilian review board to monitor complaints of police misconduct in St. Louis comes before the board of aldermen today.

12/05/2014

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