Those in favor of having the county take over have cited corruption and infighting in the city’s government as reasons. Those residents started a petition in July.
Police say that Billy Cushshon-Bey and 18-year-old Jakeem Hicks approached Tyrone Thompson as he exited his SUV in 2010 but Thompson, a former Pagedale Police Chief, pulled a gun.
The village has about 445 residents and more than 175 of them have signed a petition, asking the St. Louis County Council for a vote to dissolve.
Police say the two went into the Second Missionary Baptist Church on Rev. Dr. Earl Miller Drive in Kinloch at about nine o’clock Wednesday morning and took a small amount of cash.
Superintendents from those districts spoke, as did the superintendents of neighboring districts, urging parents not to flee their failing schools but to stick it out and help make it better.
There was a chance for about 150 Riverview Gardens parents to have their transfer questions answered at a meeting Monday night.
Officials say the chase ended about 20 minutes later when the suspects’ car ran off the road at Pershall and New Halls Ferry Road.
It took a jury three hours to convict 38-year-old Ernest Smith of second-degree murder and armed criminal action.
In this instance, the driver was delivering in the 10300 block of Lord Drive in North County about 10:30 last night.
Police say that late on a June night, 24-year-old Dary McCoy posed as a repairman to get into an elderly woman’s north St. Louis County apartment.