County Executive Steve Stenger

Eight of Page’s nine appointees to Board of Freeholders approved; city nods still in limbo

Pictured above: County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas questions County Executive Sam Page’s Board of Freeholders appointees. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The status of the Board of Freeholders that could approve a city-county merger is up in the air after St. Louis County approved its nominees, but the city still

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As Stenger goes to prison, Page signs ethics executive orders that fire employees who don’t report corruption

Pictured above: County Executive Sam Page signs ethics reform executive orders into law Wednesday in the county executive’s office. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As his disgraced predecessor heads to prison for public corruption this week, County Executive Sam Page held a public signing ceremony to sign four executive orders for

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Prosecutors say Stenger does not deserve break in prison sentence

Pictured above: Then-County Executive Steve Stenger presents a proclamation declaring ‘Chancellor Mark Wrighton Day’ in St. Louis County April 8 to honor Wrighton’s retirement as Washington University chancellor this summer, in this photo Stenger posted to his county executive Twitter account. Wrighton was the head of Better Together’s city-county merger campaign.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor

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Stenger accomplice John Rallo pleads guilty in federal corruption case

Pictured above: Businessman John Rallo, left, walks out of court a convicted felon after pleading guilty Tuesday, alongside his attorney John Rogers. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The businessman at the center of the pay-to-play federal corruption case that engulfed former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger pleaded guilty to

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St. Louis County celebrates Pride Month like never before

Pictured above: Rainbow flags lined the walkway between the county Government Center in Clayton and the courthouse in June. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County emphasized gay pride much more than it ever has before for Pride Month in June, lining the Government Center with rainbow flags and

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Page will renegotiate St. Louis County’s Northwest Plaza lease

Then-council chairman Sam Page listens to Police Chief John Belmar during a committee meeting last summer. Now County Executive, Page will renegotiate the lease for The Crossings, formerly Northwest Plaza mall. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The owners of The Crossings at Northwest, the revamped former Northwest Plaza mall,

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Stenger’s former Chief of Staff Bill Miller to plead guilty to federal corruption charges Friday

Pictured above: Then-County Executive Steve Stenger’s son Lincoln Stenger, 2, right, with Bill Miller during Stenger’s August 2018 watch party. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The dominoes are continuing to fall in former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s public corruption scandal. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Eastern Missouri

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