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Stenger’s time reduced from four years to two years, a month into his sentence

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 31, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A month into former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s federal prison sentence, his expected time behind bars has dropped from four years to two years. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and reported Sept. 23 to start...

Stenger will serve four years at ‘cushiest’ prison camp in Yankton, South Dakota

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

September 11, 2019

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@c...

Former South County man sentenced to five years for supporting terrorism; will be deported

Former South County man sentenced to five years for supporting terrorism; will be deported

August 27, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The same day a federal judge sentenced former County Executive Steve Stenger to four years in prison on federal corruption charges, she sentenced a former South County resident to five-and-a-half years for supporting terrorism against the Un...

Former CEO of city-county economic agency sentenced to probation in Stenger scheme

Pictured above: Former Economic Development Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney, second from left, and her team of attorneys leave the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse Friday. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 16, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Sheila Sweeney, the former CEO of the St. Louis joint city-county economic development agency, was sentenced to probation and a fine Friday for helping to cover up former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s pay-to-play corruption sch...

Fellow former county executive asks for leniency for Stenger; South County objects

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 14, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  One of Steve Stenger’s fellow former county executives wrote to the judge in his corruption case to ask that he serve no time in prison, but several South County residents wrote in asking for a tougher sentence. Stenger, 47, pleaded gu...

Take our poll: Do you agree with former County Executive Steve Stenger’s prison sentence?

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 10, 2019

A judge sentenced former County Executive Steve Stenger to 46 months in prison Friday, the top end of the sentencing guidelines under his plea deal for orchestrating a pay-to-play scheme. U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry also ordered him to pay a $250,000 fine and confirmed the $130,000 restitu...

Stenger sentenced to four years in prison for pay-to-play scheme

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 9, 2019

Pictured above: Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News ...

After Stenger apology, prosecutors ask judge for longer sentence than their initial request

Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, left, and Stenger's lawyer, Scott Rosenblum, right, exit the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse Friday, May 3, after Stenger pleaded guilty to three counts of theft of honest services/bribery and mail fraud. A sentencing hearing will be held Aug. 9. Stenger faces to three to four years in federal prison. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 9, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com In an unusual move, the federal prosecutors overseeing former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s corruption scandal upped their sentencing request to ask for the high end of the sentencing range, after first asking only that he ser...

In letter to judge, Stenger says he has ‘deep and constant feeling of remorse’ for pay-to-play

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger and his wife, Allison, at his victory party in August 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 9, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Writing to the judge who will sentence him Friday, former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said he feels a “deep and constant feeling of remorse” for orchestrating the pay-to-play scheme that rocked county government. Stenger p...

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