St. Louis County Council

St. Louis County Council
KMOX/Michael Calhoun
August 07, 2019 - 3:04 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — There are two new Democrats on the St. Louis County Council. One of them is Kelli Dunaway, who defeated Republican Amy Poelker in the county's 2nd district with 60-percent of the vote. "I think it's really important that the economic driver of the state of Missouri, St. Louis...
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St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas
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Alex Degman
May 15, 2019 - 10:50 am
CLAYTON (KMOX) — The St. Louis County Council is slowly putting itself back together. Tuesday night, Ernie Trakas was selected presiding officer until at least January, when the council selects a chair and vice chair. "Some sense of normalcy and business sense will be undoubtedly obtained with...
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May 02, 2019 - 9:26 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Gas station and convenience store clerks may want to start checking customers' I.D. more often when selling vape products because St. Louis County wants to crack down hard on sales to underage vapers. St. Louis County Council originally wanted to ban the use of the trending...
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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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Brad Choat
April 03, 2019 - 6:25 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The county council voted Tuesday night to release the contents of a federal subpoena served on County Executive Steve Stenger's office. County Council members voted nearly unanimously Tuesday night to waive confidentiality and make the document public. Read the full federal...
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Alex Degman
March 25, 2019 - 4:27 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The federal government is investigating St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and his office. A federal grand jury issued a subpeona late last week asking for all county contracts PLUS Stenger's call history, texts and emails with current and former county employees...
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Michael Calhoun
June 27, 2018 - 4:41 am
CLAYTON (KMOX) -- For years, neighbors of north county's Coldwater Creek have been begging for signs warning of radioactive contamination along the waterway. Recent confirmation that the creek's contamination likely caused people to develop cancer is spurring some action on that demand by St. Louis...
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Prescription pain RX medication pills spilled out of an amber pharmacy medicine bottle on a pharmacy counter
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Michael Calhoun
June 27, 2018 - 4:33 am
Part of the task force's charge will be "to find ways to crack down on medical providers and contractors who over-prescribe to patients."
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Michael Calhoun
June 27, 2018 - 4:22 am
CLAYTON (KMOX) -- Two new police precincts are in the works for St. Louis County -- one to the north and the other in south county. Council members Tuesday night approved the hiring of an architecture firm to design the buildings. Councilwoman Rochelle Walton-Gray, a Democrat, represents part of...
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St. Louis County Council
KMOX/Michael Calhoun
Michael Calhoun
February 12, 2018 - 2:09 am
CLAYTON (KMOX) -- Is St. Louis County taking a stronger stance against those who rely on its health clinics to see a doctor or get labs done but can't pay their bills? County Council members last week gave tentative approval to a contract with Account Resolution Corporation. This week they'll...
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