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St. Louis County courts shut down after employees contract coronavirus, return to hearings by video

St. Louis County courts shut down after employees contract coronavirus, return to hearings by video

July 23, 2020

After several employees tested positive for the coronavirus, the St. Louis County Circuit Court is returning to “Operating Phase Zero,” shutting down in-person court cases and restricting public access to the courthouse. The decision by Presiding Judge Michael D. Burton means that, for the next...

Bell outlines reforms at Oakville town hall

Wesley Bell, center, takes questions from reporters after being sworn in as St. Louis County Prosecutor on Tuesday, Jan. 1. Bell has already faced criticism for the decisions he made his first few days in office. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 16, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com To read a related article about Bell at the town hall, click here. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell hasn’t yet reached a year in office, but he’s already emphasizing how he is taking a different view of criminal just...

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