Minimum Wage Filibuster, Defense Mapping Agency PassesA last-minute plan to raise the city’s minimum wage to $11 an hour has stalled in city hall.
Alderman Warns of Overspending on Defense-Mapping DealFrench says with the city and state planning to spend a total of $130 million on the deal, it would take 100 years for the city to recoup that through the earnings tax.
McKee Auctions Fetch Nearly $850,000Developer reportedly selling assets to satisfy unpaid loan claims
Developer McKee Faces Auctions for Unpaid DebtsMega Developer Paul McKee faces two auctions Monday to satisfy his unpaid debts, amid questions about the future of McKee's stalled Northside Regeneration project.
Developer McKee Owes St. Louis City for Unpaid TaxesDeveloper Paul McKee hasn’t paid taxes to the city for two years on the 1,500 acres of land of the stalled NorthSide Regeneration project.
North St. Louis' Largest Developer in Big Money TroubleA lawsuit filed by the Cornbelt Bank asks that McKee's north-side redevelopment properties be put into receivership.
Former CFO, Senior VP of PARIC Construction Indicted on Federal ChargesThe former chief financial officer of one of the leading construction firms in the area is indicted on three federal charges of mail fraud.
McKee Announces Plan to Build North St. Louis Urgent Care CenterThere's still no sign of any major work to make way for McKee's grand vision of transforming north St. Louis.
Board of Alderman President Warns of Sweetheart Deal for DeveloperAldermanic President Lewis Reed says including an extra $29 million for McKee in a general obligation bond on the November ballot could turn off voters.
No Groundbreaking Date Set for McKee's Northside Redevelopment Plan Last winter, developer Paul McKee said there would be a June groundbreaking on his Northside redevelopment project.
A Decade Later, Bottle District Still Sits EmptyA plan to develop the Bottle District—so named for the big Vess Bottle sign—was first announced nearly a decade ago.
Mayor Slay Defends McKee's ExtensionDeveloper Paul McKee has until the end of the month to pay his debt of legal fees to the city. Mayor Francis Slay is standing by him despite critics.