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DOJ Releases Scathing Report on St. Louis County Family Court

A department investigation being released this morning accuses the court of treating blacks more harshly than whites, denying youths their constitutional rights, and coercing confessions.

07/31/2015

A homeless person awaiting the set-up of a tent in north St. Louis County on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Rev. Larry Rice identified the woman as one who's planning to sleep at the encampment. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Louis County Officials Research Homeless Totals

The most recent census of homeless showed nearly 500 in St. Louis County, and 108 were children.

07/29/2015

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County Minimum Wage Increase Gets Overwhelming ‘No’

The proposed bill wasn’t even given a second by the St. Louis County Council.

07/29/2015

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Man Accused of St. Louis County Bank Robbery

St. Louis County prosecutors charged John Lyons with first-degree robbery and resisting or interfering arrest.

07/24/2015

A visitor walks through the new section of fresh burial plots at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetary on Memorial Day in St. Louis on May 28, 2012.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Neighbors Still Have Questions About Park Sale to Jefferson Barracks

More specifics on this deal are expected by the end of August.

07/24/2015

Bob McCulloch makes his remarks after taking the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. McCulloch has been the Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County since 1991. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Judge Tosses Bid for Probe of Prosecutor in Ferguson Case

St. Louis Circuit Judge Joseph Walsh III wrote in a 10-page ruling late last week that he reached what he called “the inescapable conclusion” that St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch “faithfully performed his duty” in connection with the grand jury.

07/06/2015

Steve Stenger greets friends after his swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 1. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New County Office Working to Attract Millennials

St. Louis County’s new Office of Strategy and Innovation, seeks to lay out a plan to attract and keep millennials, as well as take care of our aging population.

06/30/2015

Two Injured in St. Louis County Shootings

Police are looking for suspects.

06/27/2015

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St. Louis County Doctor Sentenced for Fraud

A St. Louis County doctor has been sentenced to four months in prison and must repay $145,000 following his conviction for health care fraud.

06/26/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles announces that Police Chief Thomas Jackson will step down, in Ferguson, Missouri on March 11, 2015. Jacksons departure is being called a mutual separation and will be effective March 19. Jackson is leaving following a Justice Department report that accused the city's police and court system of racial bias.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Effort to Recall Ferguson Mayor Falls Short, Again

St. Louis County Republican Director of Elections Gary Fuhr says of the signatures that were rejected, “most of the individuals that were rejected were not registered voters.”

06/26/2015

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