KC, St. Louis May Need New Plans to Lower Murder RateSt. Louis officials based part of their plan to lower its number of violent crimes off a Kansas City idea.
St. Louis NFL Stadium Blockers Press Mayor for More Cops"We still remain firm," said Alderman Antonio French. "We need to get this done before a stadium vote."
Stenger Says Big Support For Small Town Police ReformCounty Executive Steve Stenger says the county council will likely support his plan to reform small town police departments around St. Louis.
STLNFL Financing Package Assigned to Ways and Means CommitteeOf the two committees the stadium plan could have gone to, the Ways and Means Committee is considered tougher because it includes several aldermen who have said they won't back the stadium until the mayor comes up with a comprehensive crime-fighting plan.
St. Louis' Iconic Gateway Arch Turns 50A ceremony at 11 a.m. near the Arch will mark the moment 50 years ago when the final piece connected the very top of the structure.
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.
St. Louis City Submits Plan for NGA SiteIn letter with briefing book, Slay says loss of agency would be "devastating blow."
St. Louis County Releases Disaster Plan for West Lake LandfillIf radiation were detected, some nearby residents would be urged to evacuate, and others would be urged to take shelter in their homes.
Illinois Governor Signs Police Guidelines for Body CamerasGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making Illinois among the first states to establish a comprehensive plan addressing police procedures including body cameras.
House Panel OKs Federal-Funding Plan Over Rauner's ProtestWhat began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.
Mayor Slay Proposes Revised Minimum Wage IncreaseAfter Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.
More Details on Redevelopment Expected at Crestwood Mall Open HouseUrbanStreet Group is putting together a mixed-use plan, with retail, restaurants, a movie theater, apartment buildings and parks.