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Bell talks decriminalization, police shootings

County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell discusses the charge of first-degree murder in the killing of police Officer Michael Langsdorf Monday, June 24. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 17, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com To see a related article about Bell's appearance at the town hall, click here. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell’s new criminal justice reform tactics were received well in some respects by an Oakville audience at a legislat...

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

January 10, 2019

News Analysis  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com You know it was a huge year for news when Lindbergh got tuition-free full-day kindergarten, St. Anthony’s Medical Center changed its name, Affton got a new precinct while Tower Tee closed and Fitz’s and The Shack announ...

Bell takes office as new county prosecutor on New Year’s

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney candidates Robert McCulloch and Wesley Bell discuss their campaign platforms during a candidate forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Bar Association of St. Louis July 26 at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

January 2, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Incoming reform candidate Wesley Bell takes over from longtime incumbent Robert McCulloch as St. Louis County prosecutor this week and said he’s ready to start reforming on Day 1, but McCulloch’s assistant prosecutors may be fighting ba...

Fitch calls for Bell to turn over Catholic Supply case to feds for death penalty

Tim Fitch, then a candidate for the St. Louis County Council, speaks to the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

December 4, 2018

Former St. Louis County police Chief Tim Fitch, now set to take a seat on the County Council Jan. 1, called on the incoming county prosecutor to turn the Catholic Supply killing case over to federal authorities so that the killer can get the death penalty. Prosecutors charged Thomas Bruce, 53, of Imp...

Writer says if you’re looking for alternative to Bell, write in McCulloch

Letters to the editor

October 24, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: As noted in a letter in the Aug. 14 edition of a daily newspaper, “Wesley Bell, the Democratic nominee who will run unopposed in November (for St. Louis County prosecuting attorney), lacks knowledge, experience and depth as a litigator.” In contrast, county Pr...

McCulloch defeated by reform challenger Wesley Bell

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney candidates Robert McCulloch and Wesley Bell discuss their campaign platforms during a candidate forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Bar Association of St. Louis July 26 at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 14, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch, who for nearly three decades was the most popular elected official in county government, was defeated in the Democratic primary for an eighth term by a Ferguson city councilman last we...

Election results: Stenger wins, McCulloch loses, right-to-work fails

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger and his wife, Allison, at his victory party in August 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 8, 2018

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger narrowly won the Democratic primary Tuesday against challenger Mark Mantovani, but longtime county Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch lost to challenger Wesley Bell in a shocking defeat after nearly three decades in office. Voters in south county and across...

Primary election results 2018: Stenger wins, McCulloch loses

Stenger narrowly defeated challenger Mark Mantovani in the August 2018 Democratic primary.

August 7, 2018

Results from the election Tuesday, Aug. 7: Stay tuned to this page for election results, focused on the candidates you care about in south county. Absentee results are in! Voters in south county, and all across the state, decided if Missouri becomes the next "right-to-work" state. Read about P...

Race for St. Louis County prosecutor offers voters experience versus new ideas

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney candidates Robert McCulloch and Wesley Bell discuss their campaign platforms during a candidate forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Bar Association of St. Louis July 26 at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

July 31, 2018

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney candidates Robert McCulloch and Wesley Bell had the opportunity to discuss their campaign platforms during the candidate forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Bar Association of St. Louis July 26 at the Ritz-Carlton. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor...

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