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Mayor Francis Slay

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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

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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

Alderwoman Jennifer Florida (Photo: 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

Sharon Carpenter

St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Resigns Amid Allegations of Nepotism

Facing allegations of nepotism, longtime St. Louis City Recorder of Deeds resigns.

07/11/2014

Photo: Alecia Hoyt Photography

Archdiocese ‘Disappointed’ in Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Leaders of the Catholic Church are not happy with the groundbreaking ceremony, in which four same-sex couples got married at City Hall.

06/27/2014

Four same-sex marriage licenses were issued in a City Hall ceremony on June 25. Photo: Alecia Hoyt Photography

KC, Other Cities Not Following St. Louis Challenge

A spokeswoman for Kansas City’s mayor says he would take actions similar to that of his St. Louis counterpart on same-sex marriage if the city’s charter allowed it.

06/26/2014

Four same-sex marriage licenses were issued in a City Hall ceremony on June 25. Photo: Alecia Hoyt Photography

Koster Backs Gay Marriage but Fights It in Court

Koster’s comments Thursday come a day after St. Louis officials issued marriage licenses to four gay couples.

06/26/2014

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