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ACLU Lawsuit Claims Ex-Pine Lawn Mayor Falsely Arrested

A former mayor of the St. Louis County town of Pine Lawn alleges in a lawsuit, that he was repeatedly falsely arrested as part of a smear campaign orchestrated by his successor.

04/21/2015

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Are There Too Many Towns in St. Louis County Propped Up By Over-Ticketing?

Police departments in existence to write tickets that keep towns afloat – former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says there are too many of them in the St. Louis area, and their days may be numbered.

03/16/2015

Tyreece Young Photo courtesy of the St Louis County Police Department.

Police Search for Teen Who Pulled Gun on Pine Lawn Officer

Authorities in the St. Louis County town of Pine Lawn are searching for a teenager who allegedly pulled a gun on a police officer.

03/09/2015

Demonstrators protest outside the police department entrance of the Pine Lawn Municipal Court Building on March 5, 2015  in Pine Lawn, Missouri.. The group of about 20 demonstrators were protesting the 20,000 outstanding arrest warrants issued last year in a town with 3,400 residents.  (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Protesters March on Pine Lawn Municipal Court

Some say they hope the Justice Department will review court procedures.

03/05/2015

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Murder in Pine Lawn

St. Louis County Police are asking for the public’s help in solving the case

01/10/2015

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Koster Sues 13 STL County Municipalities for Balancing Budgets with Traffic Fines

Missouri’s Attorney General files suit against 13 municipalities in St. Louis County for violations of the Macks Creek law, which prohibits municipalities from getting more than 30 percent of revenue from traffic violations.

12/18/2014

U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Callahan: U.S. Attorney’s First Priority ‘Should be Public Corruption’

As the Pine Lawn mayor fights back against federal extortion charges, the U.S. Attorney has a strong take on public corruption.

09/30/2014

Pine Lawn Mayor Sylvester Caldwell. Photo courtesy of City of Pine Lawn.

Pine Lawn Mayor Pleads Not Guilty

The mayor of the St. Louis County town of Pine Lawn has pleaded not guilty to federal extortion charges.

09/29/2014

Pine Lawn Mayor Sylvester Caldwell. Photo courtesy of City of Pine Lawn.

Pine Lawn Mayor Arrested on Extortion Charges

The mayor of Pine Lawn, Missouri, Sylvester Caldwell, has been arrested as a result of an indictment charging him with extortion of cash payments from the owner of a local towing company.

09/26/2014

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Pine Lawn Officer Kills Suspect After Chase/Struggle

The suspect led the officer on a vehicle chase, then foot pursuit, before being shot and killed.

07/05/2014

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