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Affton man indicted on charges of molesting young children

A county grand jury indicted an Affton man Friday on charges that he took videos of young children while he molested them. Jonathan Askew, 49, of the 4800 block of Heidelberg Avenue, 63123, is charged with seven felonies, including four counts of sodomy or attempted sodomy on a person younger than 14 years old and

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Governor indicted on felony charge by St. Louis grand jury

Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge by a grand jury in St. Louis city. Relying on testimony from three witnesses, including the alleged victim, a standing grand jury in the city indicted Greitens on a felony rather than a misdemeanor for allegedly taking a photo against the will

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Special prosecutor assigned to probe if Trakas violated Charter requirements

Pictured above: St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A special prosecutor is investigating whether 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, is violating the county Charter’s requirements for office by serving as an attorney for public school districts. County Circuit Judge Douglas Beach assigned St. Charles County Prosecuting

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Council, Stenger spar over lease for former Northwest Plaza

Pictured above: The new St. Louis County Government Center Northwest at the former Northwest Plaza mall in St. Ann. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Stenger says lease will ‘pay for itself’ with tax revenue generated for county By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Everyone seems to agree that the county’s 20-year, $50 million lease for a new

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