Concord News

Better Together withdraws merger plan due to statewide vote, Stenger

Pictured above: Then-County Executive Steve Stenger presents a proclamation declaring “Chancellor Mark Wrighton Day” in St. Louis County April 8 to honor Wrighton’s retirement as Washington University chancellor this summer, in a photo Stenger posted to his county executive Twitter account. A city-county merger for St. Louis is off the table, for now anyway. Better

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Stenger will plead guilty on federal corruption charges Friday

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Former County Executive Steve Stenger will plead guilty on federal corruption charges Friday morning, federal prosecutors said. Prosecutors sent a notice that they will hold a guilty plea hearing at 10:30 a.m. in the case of “United States

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Legislature passes Gregory’s carjacking law

Pictured above: Rep. David Gregory addresses the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in July 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Anna Lewis Missouri News Network The Missouri House passed a slew of legislation April 15, including bills that deal with carjacking, an emergency income tax extension and digital driver’s licenses. Lawmakers passed HB 966, sponsored by

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Officer Snyder’s widow forgives husband’s killer at sentencing; Forster gets life without parole

Elizabeth Snyder, wife of slain St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder, and Dick Snyder, Blake Snyder’s father, react to the sentencing of Trenton Forster in St. Louis County Circuit Court on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Pool Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com During the formal sentencing Thursday that sent

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