Aldermen Unanimously Pass Resolution Honoring Anthony Lamar SmithReed says what was unusual about this resolution is that the aldermen invited Smith's mother to the chamber to receive it -- most are given in person at events or meetings.
Aldermen Vote to Put Sales Tax Increase for Police on BallotIn addition to covering pay raises, the bill provides the required matching raises for firefighters, plus more funding for the circuit attorney's office.
Aldermen Hear Testimony on Abortion Clinic Buffer ZoneOpponents threaten to sue the city if the bill is passed into law.
Civil War Museum Raising Funds To Move Confederate MonumentHopes to raise the money to purchase and move monument.
Scottrade Center Upgrades Bill Up for DebateThe bill that would provide city funds to help upgrade Scottrade Center goes before the full St. Louis Board of Alderman this morning.
St. Louis Bans Smokeless Tobacco at Busch, Other VenuesThe St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted Friday to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco products like chewing tobacco, dip and snuff at all sports venues, including Cardinals games at Busch Stadium.
Aldermen Learn Power of Saying 'No' to Get What They WantThere will be some "no" votes, but supporters think they have enough votes to get it passed and onto the April ballot for city voters to consider.
Retired SLMPD Sergeant Files Complaint on Dotson's Mayoral CandidacyWiegert acknowledges state law allows Dotson to run. Where he takes exception is section 7.005, Standards of Conduct-Related Political Activity.
Krewson For Mayor Opens Campaign HeadquartersAt the moment, Krewson faces only one other declared candidate. But many others are said to be considering a run for mayor.
Commissioners Discuss Airport Name ChangeShould Lambert St. Louis International Airport change its name?
Aldermen Give Final 'OK' to Bill Granting Immunity to Drug UsersA bill that would grant immunity from prosecution to drug users who call for an ambulance to help someone overdosing.
Aldermen: Don't Prosecute People Who Help Overdosing Drug UsersAldermen perfected the language of the bill by a wide majority, and it's expected to gain final passage soon.