St. Louis County News

Inside the courtroom at Stenger’s arraignment on federal charges

Pictured above: In this still taken from a video by Jason Rosenbaum of St. Louis Public Radio, former County Executive Steve Stenger, right, listens as his attorney Scott Rosenblum makes remarks to reporters after Stenger’s arraignment April 29, 2019, on federal corruption charges. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Editor’s note: Just before this article

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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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Plan for convention center expansion dedicates funding for new North County projects

Pictured above: North County Recreation Complex By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The contentious debate on extending The Dome football stadium bonds for 40 years to expand the America’s Center convention center in downtown St. Louis came with a side discussion on whether the county should designate part of the funding specifically for North County. The

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First rabies found in county in 2019 in bat

After being sent for testing on April 17, a local bat has tested positive for rabies. This is the first bat to test positive for rabies in St. Louis County this year.  This event serves as a reminder that residents should always be cautious around wildlife. “Residents need to be aware that area bats have

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Dueling Port Authorities face off in lawsuit

Pictured above: County Counselor Peter Krane responds to a question from County Council members at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The lawsuit between St. Louis County’s dueling Port Authorities had its first airing in court last week. After 40 minutes of arguments, a motion to

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