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Longtime South County legislator kicks off run for Missouri treasurer

Longtime South County legislator kicks off run for Missouri treasurer

November 19, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A familiar face in South County politics is running for office once again, this time statewide. Vicki Lorenz Englund, a Democrat who represented South County in the Missouri Legislature on and off for eight years while serving as a me...

New carjacking law proposed by Gregory seeks to make it easier to prosecute

New carjacking law proposed by Gregory seeks to make it easier to prosecute

March 6, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Local and state officials hope to crack down on carjacking by making it a separate crime under Missouri statute, an initiative announced just as a brazen series of carjackings hit the south county area. Attorney General Eric Schmitt held a ...

Missouri attorney general launches investigation into ‘day care fight club’

Missouri attorney general launches investigation into ‘day care fight club’

February 22, 2019

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Wednesday that his office is investigating the teachers who allegedly led a “day care fight club” in the city of St. Louis after prosecutors claimed there is not enough evidence to charge them with a crime. In a video originally obtained by Fox 2...

Parson appoints Schmitt to replace Hawley as attorney general

Parson appoints Schmitt to replace Hawley as attorney general

November 13, 2018

Gov. Mike Parson is appointing state Treasurer Eric Schmitt as Missouri’s next attorney general, to replace Josh Hawley when he moves to the U.S. Senate in January. Parson said in a news release after a press conference in Jefferson City Tuesday morning that he is “incredibly proud and pleased” to ap...

Candidate filing concludes for Aug. 7 primary

March 28, 2012

Three Democrats seek party's nod for District 1 state Senate seat Originally Published on: 2012-03-28 By Kari Williams Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Candidate filing has concluded for federal, state and county offices for the Aug. 7 primary election. Due to withdrawals of can...

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