Mayor Francis Slay

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay: ‘Disruption’ Will be Allowed in St. Louis

Mayor Slay has requested 400 members of the National Guard to help in the city after the grand jury’s decision is announced in the Michael Brown case.

11/18/2014

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St. Louis to Roll Out Police Diversity Effort

The city of St. Louis is looking to boost minority recruiting efforts in its police and fire departments.

11/04/2014

Demonstrators hold up roses while protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown make their voices heard on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal asking for justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Blunt, McCaskill, Slay, Nixon Discuss Ferguson

A high-level meeting with top state and local political leaders took place Monday to strategize what will happen if the Michael Brown grand jury fails to recommend charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

09/16/2014

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

Mayor Slay: Ferguson Highlights Regional Issues of Economic Disparities, Racism, Lack of Trust

Mayor Slay says he fully recognizes the impact of Ferguson on the City of St. Louis.

08/20/2014

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Challenge to Gay Marriage Ban Heads to Trial

A legal challenge to Missouri’s gay marriage ban returned to court in St. Louis Monday and appears to be headed to trial next month.

08/11/2014

Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

St. Louis County Woman Sues Over Mistaken Arrest

Shannon Renee McNeal was arrested on a warrant intended for Shannon Raquel McNeal, who was 19 years younger and had died months earlier.

08/06/2014

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley; Anna Crosslin, International Institute; Carmen Schulze, Great Circle; Bishop Edward M. Rice, Catholic Archdiocese; St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and Sister Helen Negri, Marygrove. Photo courtesy of MultiMedia PR News

St. Louis Leaders Want to Help House Central American Children

Local leaders are seeking a federal grant to pay to house as many as 60 kids per month at three area shelters.

08/01/2014

Jennifer Florida (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Interim St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Wants to Stay

Mayor Francis Slay named Jennifer Florida to the post through December after Sharon Quigley Carpenter decided to step down amid a nepotism investigation.

07/28/2014

Photo courtesy of Brookdale Farms

Carriage Ride Decision ‘Not Even Close’

An aide to St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says the city is “not even close” on deciding if a ban of carriage rides will take place.

07/21/2014

A St. Louis Police Department vehicle is pictured in front of the old police headquarters in downtown St. Louis on November 7, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Police Headquarters to Open This Weekend

The new police station on Olive Street replaces the current police headquarters on Clark Avenue.

07/15/2014

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