Crime

Trakas can stay on County Council, didn’t violate Charter, judge rules

Ernie Trakas talks at a Concord-Lemay/Gravois/Jefferson Republican Club meeting in July. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Councilman Ernie Trakas did not violate the county Charter with his work as an attorney for school districts and can stay in office, a St. Charles County judge ruled Tuesday. 6th District Councilman

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Mehlville High School ‘all clear’ after lockdown

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. High School was declared “all clear” after a lockdown Friday morning. School has dismissed for the day with no further incident. Officials received a report of a gun, but nothing was found after an extensive search, Superintendent Chris Gaines said. Police said that a gun could have

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Green Park man charged with murder at Oakville Walmart

Pictured above: In this photo from an onlooker, police and the Mehlville Fire Protection District respond to the scene of a shooting at the Oakville Walmart Thursday night. Photo by Jason Allen Krause. A Green Park man was charged Saturday with murder in the shooting death Thursday of a chef from Andre’s Banquet Center in

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