Pine Lawn

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 Muni Court

Some say they hope the Justice Department will review court procedures

4 hours ago

KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Murder in Pine Lawn

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


Jeff Pachoud, Getty Images

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.


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.


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.


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.



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.


Photo; KMOX

Two Bank Robberies-One Suspect-One Arrest

About 9 this (Saturday) morning the U-S Bank on Lucas and Hunt was robbed. Shortly after that-the Simmons First National Bank on nearby Natural Bridge was robbed–by the same suspect. A short time later–an arrest was made.


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Pine Lawn Officer Hurt in Struggle With Suspect

After two men in the car were told to get out, the driver and an fought over a weapon. That officer hurt his arm in the struggle but was able to gain control.



Pine Lawn Police Chief Fired

The Pine Lawn City Council voted 5-3 Wednesday to remove Rickey Collins as chief.




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