St. Louis County News

Better Together says merger could save over $1 billion a year by 2032

Pictured above: Better Together Deputy Director of Community-Based Studies Marius Johnson-Malone, left, answers questions about the merger alongside Stenger, Krewson and Washinton University Chancellor Mark Wrighton at a press conference after the campaign kickoff. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The backers of a city-county merger for St. Louis County and city

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Why was a police helicopter hovering over Oakville? Mystery solved

Oakville residents near the Black Forest subdivision and apartments took to social media around midnight Friday morning to ask: Why is there a police helicopter searching for someone? An initial post estimated there were 30-plus police cars in the area. Other residents said entire streets were blocked by police cars. “I’ve lived in Oakville all

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Woman robbed at gunpoint in Oakville home

An Oakville woman was robbed at gunpoint in her home Monday night. Around 8 p.m. Monday, the victim, who lives in the 5200 block of Milburn Road in Oakville, heard a strange noise in her house and opened the bedroom door to find a stranger inside her house. The man, who was armed, demanded money

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Stenger balks at legal bills from County Council’s outside lawyer

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The outside attorney for the St. Louis County Council wants taxpayers to fund legal bills for its lawsuits, but County Executive Steve Stenger is

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