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St. Louis County Soccer Park Plans Stir Arguments on Council

One St. Louis County Councilman has been trying to get a soccer complex built in Creve Coeur Park for three years now, but now that it’s finally on the council docket, he says he’s not happy.

04/02/2014

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, (KMOX/file photo)

Dooley Gets “Unhinged” During Private Fundraising Speech

CLAYTON, MO –(KMOX) County Executive Charlie Dooley delivers a profanity-laced speech against his political foes, followed by a request for his audience — county workers — to donate to his campaign. It happened Wednesday night […]

02/03/2014

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Funding Disputes Delay Vote on St. Louis County Budget

The county council was set to perfect the budget bills at Tuesday night’s meeting but issues during negotiations have councilors putting on the brakes.

12/04/2013

Republican Dave Spence defends his nomination to St. Louis County Police Board.

Spence Rescinds His Nomination For County Police Board

County Executive Charlie Dooley said earlier this week that Spence’s background check came back clean and he was hoping his nominee would be approved in the coming days.

10/23/2013

St. Louis County councilman Steve Stenger (L) shakes hands with St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch after announcing he is in the race for St. Louis County Executive, during a press conference in Clayton, Missouri on October 15, 2013. Stenger blamed County Executive Charlie Dooley for a string or recent scandals, including two that have targeted the St. Louis County government.  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fundraising Totals Show Stenger Ahead of Dooley

Councilman Steve Stenger raised $223,000 in the last quarter, nearly twice as much as County Executive Charlie Dooley’s $118,000.

10/16/2013

St. Louis County Council

County Council Approves Background Checks for Police Board

The council passed the measure by a 5-2 vote at Tuesday night’s meeting. Council Chairwoman Kathleen Burkett of Overland and Councilwoman Hazel Erby of University City voted against the bill.

09/11/2013

A photo of the former St. Louis County Police Board, via the St. Louis County's website. Three members have since retired.

County Council Delays Police Board Appointments

In a Committee of the Whole meeting before the actual meeting, four members of the seven-person council voted to hold off on the nominations, claiming they need more information.

08/28/2013

An estimated 300 people packed the St. Louis County Government Center on November 16th, 2011, giving their opinions about the county's budget proposal. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

County Approves Economic Partnership With City

Many citizens are concerned the move is one step closer to a merger between the city and county.

06/19/2013

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County Council To Consider Stricter Smoking Ban

The smoking ban passed in 2009 allowed for some bars to be grandfathered in but councilman Mike O’Mara wants to change that.

01/16/2013

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Smoking Ban Exempts Under Fire

St. Louis County council member says he’s ready to introduce bill to strengthen law.

01/13/2013

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