St. Louis County News

NW Plaza’s owners could get subpoena to testify to Council

Pictured above: With the two chairs reserved for Bob and David Glarner empty, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas says the developers’ failure to appear at a council Ethics Committee hearing is a ‘flagrant, flagrant’ violation of the public trust. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The County Council could force

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Boa constrictor swiped from Lemay exotic pet store

Pictured above: Another Columbian red tail boa constrictor just like the one stolen last week, as seen at a Lemay exotic pet store June 25. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A boa constrictor was stolen from a Lemay exotic pet store June 16. But there is some justice, since Exotic

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Trakas to hold town hall for flood victims today

Pictured above: The Alabama Avenue Bridge, at the intersection of River City Boulevard and Lemay Ferry Road, is inaccessible as floodwater from the River des Peres continue to rise Thursday, May 30. Eight thousand feet of sandbags have been put in place along the River des Peres to mitigate flooding of nearby homes in South

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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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JB Blast returns for 20th year at Jefferson Barracks July 3

The JB Blast, south St. Louis County’s biggest Fourth of July celebration, is returning to Jefferson Barracks Park for its 20th year. This family-friendly evening will start at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the Amphitheater in Jefferson Barracks Park. This year, the Blast will feature a concert from 7 to 9 p.m., with fireworks

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South County ‘will experience flooding’ through 9 tonight

Pictured above: Heavy rain pounds a strip mall in Green Park Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The National Weather Service is warning about the possibility of flash flooding through 9 tonight in South County. The advisory only applies to south central St. Louis County and southwest St. Louis city, officials said. Gauge reports indicate several

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Trakas holding town hall today on Gravois-Musick road construction

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com For residents who have been dealing with the construction at Gravois and Musick roads for more than a year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas is holding a town hall at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Grant’s View Library, 9700 Musick. The construction, which was originally set to

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