Jeremy Kohler is an investigative reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The action followed a 4-3 vote by the council on Oct. 19 to approve two bills requiring council approval to extend emergency orders and health orders past 15 days.
Councilwoman Rita Heard Days says her assistant is pleading guilty to criminal charges stemming from a state ethics probe
Republican Ernie Trakas is seeking another four years as the de facto mayor of south St. Louis County. Democrat Bob Burns is getting some support from conservatives who think Trakas is too close to County Executive Sam Page.
Qiang “David” Liu was an ex official member of the board of the Confucius Institute.
More inmates and employees will be tested, health officials said.
The department has yet to make an announcement about its new command structure, which took effect Sept. 27.
The new station had been one of the cornerstones of the county’s plans to spend revenue from the county's half-cent public-safety tax.
The County Council wants to establish some minimum qualifications for the job, then search for someone to fill it.
The bill now goes to County Executive Sam Page for his signature.