Politics

(St. Ann Police)
Michael Calhoun
May 02, 2019 - 1:12 am
ST. ANN (KMOX) -- The day after St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger was indicted, police say a man upset about the news threatened to bring a gun to a county office. He allegedly threatened to "shoot it up." The man went, not to Clayton, but to the county's north offices which are...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs St. John's Episcopal Church, across from the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
April 30, 2019 - 10:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller expressed frustration to Attorney General William Barr last month about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being portrayed, saying he worried that a letter summarizing the main conclusions of the probe lacked the necessary context and...
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meeting to decide interim county executive
Michael Calhoun/KMOX
April 29, 2019 - 6:57 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The void left by Steve Stenger's resignation was filled from within, as Council members picked their chairman Sam Page as interim St. Louis County Executive, Monday night. But the move didn't get a hundred percent approval. Councilwoman Hazel Erby was upset that the vote by her...
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Rod Rosenstein
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April 29, 2019 - 4:49 pm
By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP/KMOX) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation Monday, ending a nearly two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and...
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(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
April 29, 2019 - 11:30 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Statements and reactions are beginning to flood into the KMOX newsroom after the indictment and resignation of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger . RELATED : Sam Page named interim county executive following Stenger's resignation Stenger's interim replacement will be...
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(Sam Masterson, KMOX)
April 29, 2019 - 9:26 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) updated with comments from Stenger's lawyer and Ast. U.S. Attorney - St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger pled not guilty in federal court, Monday morning. He was indicted on three counts of honest services bribery/mail fraud . Stenger's resigned shortly after the indicment was...
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hyperloop
Virgin Hyperloop One
April 26, 2019 - 3:04 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Buckle up; STL to KC in super-fast speeds could be a reality. The CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One Jay Walder says Missouri is the front-runner to get the futuristic transportation technology first. Our CEO Jay Walder is on the ground in Missouri for his first U.S. project visit. We...
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(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
April 26, 2019 - 11:35 am
(KMOX) - In celebration of FLOTUS' birthday today, the official White House Twitter account has posted a photo that some are calling a bit strange. The photo, which you can judge for yourself below, was sent this morning on Melania Trump's 49th birthday. Happy Birthday, @FLOTUS ! pic.twitter.com/...
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A person is texting while driving.
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April 23, 2019 - 10:31 am
(KMOX/AP) - Arizona has become the 48th state to officially make texting while driving illegal – leaving Missouri and Montana as the last places in the U.S. without a law banning all texting while driving. The comprehensive cellphone law, which was signed Monday by Governor Doug Ducey, also bans...
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April 19, 2019 - 10:16 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis County NAACP President John Gaskin is being called on to resign, after announcing the organization's support for the Better Together merger plan, and admitting he is working for the group pushing the plan. In a statement, Dellwood Mayor Reggie Jones accuses Gaskin of...
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