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 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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