Both Kansas Cities Raise Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21The Kansas City, Missouri, City Council voted 11-1 Thursday in favor of an ordinance raising the minimum age to tobacco products, rolling papers and alternative nicotine products to 21.
Alderwoman to Introduce Bill for Public Vote on StadiumThe St. Louis Business Journal is reporting there is a new wrinkle for those who want a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.
Officials Begin Process of Dissolving Belleville TownshipCurrently, Belleville residents have a line on their property tax bill for Bellville Township, which has the same borders as Belleville. The owner of a $100,000 home in the city pays about $40 each year to fund the township's budget.
Do You Get a Refund? St. Louis Pays Back Red-Light Camera TicketsThe city halted the red-light camera program and dismissed pending cases.
Motorists Win in 3 Rulings on Traffic CamerasIn the St. Louis red light camera case, the high court ruled that the ordinance is unconstitutional because it shifts the burden of proof from the state to the vehicle owner to prove who was driving the car at the time of the alleged violation.
St. Louis NFL Task Force Want to Skip Public VoteCity attorneys will tell the judge that the vote is necessary and represents the will of the people, who approved it.
Springfield Voters Overturn Anti-Discrimination OrdinanceVoters in Springfield, Missouri, have voted to repeal an ordinance that provided protection against discrimination in housing and hiring based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Chesterfield Bans Texting While DrivingNo more texting while driving in Chesterfield - the city council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday night prohibiting all texting and driving in city limits.
City Shuts Down 9-Year-Old's 'Free Little Library' On Front Lawn For Violating OrdinanceCity officials shut down a 9-year-old’s “free little library” a week after he set it up on his front lawn because it violated an ordinance.
Red-Light Camera Ordinance RulingThe city of St. Louis' red-light camera ordinance is invalid.
County Sheriff's Pot Busts Draw Ire in ColumbiaA local ordinance that in some cases treats marijuana possession as a minor municipal violation isn't being followed by Boone County sheriff's deputies who have stepped up patrols within Columbia's city limits, an attorney says.
Plans Move Forward For Habitat For Humanity Store in Des PeresAfter a brief scare over planning-and-zoning rules, Habitat for Humanity got approval Wednesday night to open a Re-Store in Des Peres