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Mayor Slay

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

Former Metro CEO Larry Salci

Former Metro CEO says Dooley Adminstration Meddled with Contracts

Larry Salci says it’s up to lawyers to decide whether it was “criminal”

05/01/2012

Aldermanic President Lewis Reed

Looming Police Cuts Spark Debate at City Finance Board

Can city be safe with fewer officers?

04/20/2012

Newly-posted signs warn riverfront homeless to move

Signs Posted Warning Riverfront Homeless of Eviction Deadline

After a fatal stabbing, assaults and several 9-1-1 calls, the city is cracking down

04/16/2012

Mayor Francis Slay

Mayor Slay Willing to Back-Off on Firefighter’s Pension Issue

Missouri House committee passed legislation that approves cuts to the pension funds

04/12/2012

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