Mayor Slay

Lewis Reed (left) at news conference with Carpenter's Union Business Representative Jo-Ann Williams

Lewis Reed Accuses Mayor Slay of Union Busting

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Courting the union vote, Mayoral hopeful Lewis Reed stood on the steps of city hall accusing Mayor Slay of pushing a plan to force new city hires to sign a document waiving their benefits. […]

02/18/2013

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

Bill Siedhoff, Director of Human Service City of St. Louis

Homeless Headcount Sparks Discussion in Mayor’s Race

The city’s annual homeless headcount is underway — with organizers predicting there will be fewer homeless tallied here than a year ago.

01/30/2013

Demetris Alfred, President of Firefighter's Local 73

City Firefighters File Another Lawsuit to Block Pension Changes

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Afraid their retirement might suffer, St. Louis firefighters file a lawsuit to try to block Mayor Slay’s latest plan for pension reform. The St. Louis Firefighters Retirement System has filed suit against Board Bill […]

01/03/2013

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

New Chief Dotson Vows Hands Off Police Pension — For Now

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–After getting the job of top cop with the help of Mayor Slay, newly-sworn-in Police Chief Sam Dotson says he won’t play politics or hesitate to stand up to the Mayor if he feels […]

01/02/2013

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Man Arrested for Shooting Dog Twelve Times

A St. Louis man faces felony animal abuse charges after detectives linked him to a crime where a dog was shot 12 times, strangled with an electrical cord and thrown in a dumpster.

11/20/2012

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

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — Congressman Clay Gets Excited

Today,  Kevin unwittingly offends the honorable Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay, when asked about his ability to deliver the votes in the upcoming mayoral contest…  

10/22/2012

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

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