Slay

(KMOX/Brad Choat)

7 Years Later: Where’s the Money for More City Cops?

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says the money was supposed to fund additional officers on the street, and $1 million each year was to be set aside for anti-violence and youth programs.

08/26/2015

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Maria Toutoudaki

St. Louis’ Governing Board Advances Minimum-Wage Boost

St. Louis’ governing board on Tuesday advanced a compromise measure that would ease the city’s minimum wage up to $11 by 2018.

08/25/2015

St. Louis firefighter Victor Wooten and Capt. Bryan Radley (R) check a building in north St. Louis on August 20, 2015 that was destroyed by fire the night before. St. Louis police officers shot and killed an 18-year-old near the building, after they arrived to serve a search warrant. The action brought out protesters looting businesses and burning several abandon buildings. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Calls for Calm, Fear of More Trouble Tonight in North St. Louis

“This is not just about the police shooting a young man,” Moore said. “It’s about life, period. About what’s acceptable and what’s not.”

08/20/2015

Aug. 12, 2015 - Mayor Francis Slay speaks to students at Hawthorn Leadership School in north St. Louis, the first all-girls public STEM school in Missouri (KMOX/Brett Blume)

North St. Louis Charter School Is A First For Missouri

Hawthorn Leadership is an all-girls public STEM school.

08/12/2015

Wendy Doyle, president and CEO of the Women's Foundation, with St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and attorney Bridget Halquist, appointed to serve on the St. Louis Firefighers' Retirement Plan Board.  (Photo by Maggie Crane)

Wanted: More Women to Serve on City Boards and Commissions

“Our research on civic engagement shows that while women have the drive and desire to serve on a board or commission, many feel they do not have the knowledge or experience to do so.”

08/11/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay introduces his seven nominees for a civilian review board for St. Louis police. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Civilian Review Board Nominees Unveiled

The group of four women and three men was selected by the mayor from a group of some 50 citizens recommended by aldermen from across the city.

08/06/2015

Photo: KMOV

Prop 1 Calls for $180 Million in City Upgrades

The city budget director says the money would be used on everything from emergency vehicles to old buildings.

07/30/2015

Courtesy: Citizens for Modern Transit

Study: Region Has Many Options for Funding Transit Expansion

Author lists nearly two dozen possibiities, but points to need for state help.

07/23/2015

(TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

City of St. Louis Joins Mo. Supreme Court Case on Guns

The action comes after some felons allegedly caught with guns have claimed the state law banning that is unconstitutional because, they claim, a constitutional amendment approved by voters last year gives all Missouri citizens the right to bear arms.

07/15/2015

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Maria Toutoudaki

Minimum Wage and Defense-Mapping on Aldermen’s Agenda

The minimum wage and other contentious issues are on the agenda as the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meets for its final session before summer break this morning.

07/10/2015

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