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Bell accepts challenge from Boston prosecutor over Blues-Bruins battle

St. Louis Blues players including Oakville native Patrick Maroon, right, and Jordan Binnington visited children at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital around Christmas 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 8, 2019

With the St. Louis Blues facing off against the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals, St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell accepted a good-natured challenge from a Boston-area prosecutor over whose team will come out on top in the series. The Blues could win the Stanley Cup in Game 6 in St. Louis Sunday...

Bell’s Day 1 changes opposed by police

Wesley Bell, center, takes questions from reporters after being sworn in as St. Louis County Prosecutor on Tuesday, Jan. 1. Bell has already faced criticism for the decisions he made his first few days in office. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

January 9, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  As promised, new St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell started making changes to the way the county treats crimes on his first day in office, gaining his first criticism in the process. On his second day in office and first off...

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...

Changes could come to prosecutor’s office

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 16, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Many of the young voters who turned in ballots last week for newly elected county Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell weren’t even alive when the county had any other prosecutor. Incumbent Bob McCulloch has led the office for nearly three decades. ...

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...

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