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Read the St. Louis County subpoena; wide-ranging request asks for four years of documents

County Executive Steve Stenger listens to public comments at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

April 3, 2019

County Executive Steve Stenger listens to public comments at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council voted Tuesday night to release a federal subpoena that was served on the county la...

County Council will continue to fight for federal subpoena

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, 2019, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

April 1, 2019

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter e...

County Council members disagree on implications of proposed county Charter amendment

County Counselor Peter Krane responds to a question from County Council members at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 28, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Some members of the St. Louis County Council believe they could get better legal representation if county voters approve an amendment to the county Charter next week, but others predict nothing substantial will change even if the amendment is...

Stenger’s office served with a federal subpoena; says he’ll cooperate

Former County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to then council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Page became county executive April 19, after Stenger resigned from the position and pled guilty to federal corruption charges. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 25, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A federal grand jury issued a subpoena to St. Louis County targeting St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and the relationship between his campaign donors and county contracts last week, and in an extraordinary move, the subpoena was public...

Council creates new position of policy director, hires veteran journalist

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, 2019, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 20, 2019

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor gloria...

Friends and family want answers in death of Oakville man in county jail

In this screenshot from Brock Schmittler's Facebook Live video of the vigil for Oakville resident Johnny Shy, friends and family gather with signs and candles to remember their friend.

March 8, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council and the friends and family of an Oakville man who died in the county jail want answers after a series of inmate deaths, including two within a week. Oakville resident John Shy, 29, died Feb. 23 in the St. Louis County Justice Center in Clayton after entering it for the last...

Council Democrats trying to oust Stenger for absenteeism

County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 5, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Web exclusive update: The County Council voted 4-2 for the resolution Tuesday night - after this article went to press for this week's print edition. Stay tuned to our website for an updated article. In a first for St. Louis County, the Democ...

Stenger balks at legal bills from County Council’s outside lawyer

County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

February 20, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The outside attorney for the St. Louis County Council wants taxpayers to fund legal bills for its lawsuits, but County Executive Steve Stenger is refusing to pay. The council last month overrode Stenger’s veto of a bill mandating that taxpayers pa...

Stenger stops attending council meetings; says it’s become a ‘circus’

County Executive Steve Stenger at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

February 6, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Web Exclusive update: Stenger attended the County Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5, which happened after this article went to press.  The St. Louis County Council is asking “Where’s Steve?” after County Executive Steve Stenger stop...

County Council takes over contract for Affton precinct due to Port Authority’s limbo

The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10. The store closed in November and the property will be used for the new Affton Southwest Precinct. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

December 28, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council is taking over the contract to buy land for a new Affton Southwest Precinct after the county Economic Development Partnership ran up against a deadline to seal the deal that it would not be able to meet due to l...

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