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

Deal Brokered On North City Recreation Center

Mayor Slay announced a deal has been worked out to provide $25 annual memberships for low-income kids, ending a political standoff.

09/25/2012

vacant property on Wisconsin street, south St. Louis

Preservationist Warns of Southside Slide

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–A neighborhood preservationist is warning the city’s southside may be sliding toward the same fate as north St. Louis. “The city’s already struggling with a huge vacant land problem on the northside,” said Michael Allen, Director of […]

09/21/2012

Police Chief Dan Isom facing questions about his future

Chief Dan Isom Questioned on Report He’s Planning Job Change

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Is change on the horizon for St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom? A source tells KMOX that Isom is voluntarily considering a move into teaching at the university level. Asked about his possible retirement […]

09/19/2012

Brian Wahby, the city's Democratic Central Committee Chairman, running for city treasurer

Candidates for City Treasurer Trade Accusations in the Mail

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–If you see flames leaping from the mailboxes in south St. Louis, it’s not the heat — it’s just the latest political ads in the race for city treasurer. In the four-way Democratic primary, […]

08/02/2012

Police on the scene of a shooting next to Gravois Park in south St. Louis on July 26, 2012 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Can Anybody Stop The Shooting?

The mayor, the police, social workers and church pastors call for an end to the rising wave of shootings in the city.

07/29/2012

Alderman Steve Conway

Aldermen Pass Firefighter Pension Cuts — Despite Fears of Lawsuit

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–A plan to slash soaring pension costs for firefighters gains final passage in the Board of Aldermen — despite threats of a lawsuit from firefighters vowing to stop it. “The faster we pass this, […]

07/13/2012

Mayor Slay's brother, Leo Slay

Mayor Slay’s Brother Arrested for Heroin Possession

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Mayor Slay’s brother Leo was arrested Sunday afternoon on a heroin charge at the River City Casino in Lemay. The Missouri Highway patrol arrested Leo Slay — who is in his 40s — after reports […]

06/26/2012

St. Louis Fire Department

Firefighters Sue to Stop Mayor Slay’s Pension Reform Plan

They warned they would do it, and now they have.

06/12/2012

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Mayor Slay Tempts Police Board with Funds Tied to Possible Cuts to Firefighters’ Pensions

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Taking his fight for pension reform to a new venue, Mayor Slay pushed a resolution through the police board calling for the saving of 30 officers’ positions slated for cutting — if and only if […]

06/11/2012

Alderman Craig Schmid wants his bill to have advantage

Alderman Schmid Refuses to Let Rival Pension Cut Plan Out of His Committee

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The sponsor of a pension reform plan that St. Louis firefighters say they won’t sue over is preparing to make an end run around a rival alderman who is holding up the plan in committee. […]

06/11/2012

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