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County executives could be impeached under county Charter proposal from Trakas

Sixth District Councilman Ernie Trakas looks over documents during an economic development June 4, 2019 in Clayton. Trakas has created a proposal to include an impeachment process in the county charter. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com As the St. Louis County Charter Commission continues its work reviewing and recommending

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Mehlville projects $1 million operating surplus in 2019-2020 budget

Pictured above: Mehlville Board of Education member Jean Pretto and CFO Marshall Crutcher discuss the 2020 budget during a board meeting June 5, 2019 at Mehlville High School. The school district expects a generous operating surplus in 2020. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Board of Education will consider

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Fourth jail inmate dies; investigation is ongoing

Pictured above: Johnny Shy’s friends gather for a vigil outside the Justice Center in March.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Multiple investigations are ongoing into practices at the St. Louis County Justice Center after another South County man died after going into the jail — the fourth inmate to die this year. Daniel Stout

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Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

The funeral for a North County police officer who died in the line of duty will be held Monday at the Cathedral Basilica, with burial to follow in an Affton cemetery. North County Police Cooperative officer and South County native Michael Langsdorf, 40, was shot to death Sunday while responding to a call about a

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Police officer fatally shot in North County was from South County

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference Monday, with county Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell pictured in the background. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf, a South County native, died after being shot Sunday afternoon at a food market

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Lindbergh votes for a new food company

Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will switch its food vendor next year to a new one. Southwest Food Service Excellence LLC will replace Chartwells as Lindbergh’s food service provider and

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Aldermen debate Tidal Wave’s no-right-turn

Pictured above: A rendering of the proposed Tidal Wave development at East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard. Rendering courtesy of A Plus Design Group.  Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Debate over making right turns from the future location of the Tidal Wave gas station onto East Watson Road led to an ordinance being purposely failed by

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