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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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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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Sheila Sweeney pleads guilty to covering up Stenger’s pay-to-play scheme

Pictured above: Former Economic Development Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney, left, and her attorney William Margulis leave the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse Friday. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Sheila Sweeney, the former CEO of the St. Louis joint city-county economic development agency, pleaded guilty Friday to helping former St.

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Sheila Sweeney, John Rallo also charged in Stenger corruption scandal

Pictured above: St. Louis Economic Development Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney speaks at the June 16, 2015 ribbon-cutting ceremony of The Pavilion at Lemay, the recreation center and aquatic center that opened in Lemay with casino money. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Former County Executive Steve Stenger is not the only former county official that

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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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