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July 12, 2019 - 1:06 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Demolition of abandoned, broken buildings is on the rise. The number of properties held by the city’s land bank is down. Contractors are, for the most part, following a new, safer demolition protocol. A year after Mayor Lyda Krewson outlined a plan to address vacancies, data shows...
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Kevin Killeen
July 01, 2019 - 3:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -A union representing St. Louis City police officers wants the department to issue assault rifles to every officer – to match the fire power of guns on the streets. Police Officers Association Business Manager Jeff Roorda wants the department to issue AR-15s to the officers. "On a...
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Kevin Killeen
May 24, 2019 - 1:58 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — In her state of the city speech, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson tells aldermen things are looking up. Video of Board of Aldermen - LIVE "Tremendous momentum in our city right now," Krewson stated Thursdsay. "Over $8 billion in projects recently completed or under construction...
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Kevin Killeen
April 17, 2019 - 4:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Mayor Lyda Krewson is reacting to the story of the St. Louis man released on bail, only to go home and allegedly kill his wife . 54-year old Samuel Lee Scott was being held on a misdemeanor assault charge, when a group called the St. Louis Bail Project posted his $5,000 bail and...
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Kevin Killeen
February 26, 2019 - 1:56 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Two St. Louis aldermen are fighting back against the "Better Together" city-county merger plan -- they want to recall the mayor of St. Louis. Two north St. Louis aldermen, John Collins-Muhammad and Brandon Bosley, say Mayor Lyda Krewson has "betrayed local voters." Related:...
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Michael Calhoun
February 21, 2019 - 12:39 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's emergency declaration could, at least temporarily, siphon funding from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in St. Louis and send it instead to the new border wall. McClatchyDC is reporting that Pelosi's office...
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Michael Calhoun
February 19, 2019 - 7:27 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Would city and county residents be left with an "illegitimate" government, should Better Together get its way? That's the scenario UMSL public policy professor emeritus Terry Jones sees happening if the state approves a merger, but city and county residents vote against it. Jones...
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February 05, 2019 - 8:21 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A southwest St. Louis bridge is closed. Crews shut-down the Columbia Avenue bridge, just east of its intersection with Southwest Avenue. Mayor Lyda Krewson tweeted, "they don't last forever", and that safety concerns are too serious to keep it open. The 106 yr old Columbia...
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Kevin Killeen
January 14, 2019 - 6:41 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — KMOX News has learned the feds--and the state of Missouri--are looking into allegations of fraud at a federally-funded job agency run by the city of St. Louis. Assistant U.S. Attorney Hal Goldsmith has been asking questions of a handful of former employees of SLATE, the St...
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Preposed MLS Stadium in St. Louis
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October 04, 2018 - 8:04 am
County Executive Steve Stenger says he "can't get too deep" into the discussion he's had, but confirmed he is in on the conversations this time.
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