Photos by Gloria Lloyd

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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NW Plaza’s owners could get subpoena to testify to Council

Pictured above: With the two chairs reserved for Bob and David Glarner empty, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas says the developers’ failure to appear at a council Ethics Committee hearing is a ‘flagrant, flagrant’ violation of the public trust. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The County Council could force

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Cardinals host the Stanley Cup at Busch Stadium tonight

Pictured above: Fans celebrate outside Busch Stadium after the Blues won Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals June 12. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the Stanley Cup will make an appearance at Busch Stadium on Wednesday, June 26 when the team takes on the Oakland Athletics at 6:15 p.m.

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The Blues are in the Stanley Cup Finals, and South County is cheering them on

Pictured above: Daniel Mitchell painted a massive Blue Note on his lawn on Chasebury Terrace in Crestwood. The note measures 21 feet by 15 feet. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com and Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com South County residents are playing “Gloria” and rooting for the Blues to win the Stanley

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PHOTOS: The Steve Stenger era in St. Louis County

Steve Stenger, left, celebrates his Democratic primary victory Tuesday, along with, from left, Stenger’s wife Allison, their daughter Madeline Jane and Stenger’s legislative assistant Linda Henry. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Former County Executive Steve Stenger pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of federal corruption: theft of honest services, bribery and mail fraud. He resigned April

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Stenger appoints new Justice Center leadership

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger appointed Lt. Col. Troy Doyle of the county Police Department as interim director of St. Louis County Justice Services Monday. Doyle replaces outgoing interim Director Julia Childrey, who will return to her previous position as superintendent of operations with Justice Services, which will continue to operate independently from the

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Affton School District changes up start times

Pictured above: Gotsch Intermediate School third-graders in the Affton School District practice wearing their eclipse glasses on the second day of school in 2017. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Affton School District will have new start times for the 2019-2020 school year after the Affton Board of Education unanimously

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Bell, Belmar will appear at Oakville town hall

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell, left, and police Chief Jon Belmar speak at a press conference after the February trial of Trenton Forster, who was convicted of first-degree murder for killing Officer Blake Snyder. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Reps. Jim Murphy and Michael O’Donnell, both R-Oakville, will hold their second joint town hall

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Trenton Forster convicted of first-degree murder

Pictured above: The Affton Southwest Precinct, as seen when residents decorated the patrol car of fallen Officer Blake Snyder after he was killed in the line of duty in October 2016. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com After four hours of deliberation last week, a St. Louis County jury convicted Trenton Forster of first-degree murder with

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