Steve Stenger Corruption

Contentious emergency meeting ends with Page as county executive

Pictured above: After the emergency County Council meeting to select County Executive Sam Page, then the council chair, new council chair and 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby, D-University City, talked to reporters about problems she saw in the selection process. Photos by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Even as new St. Louis

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Inside the courtroom at Stenger’s arraignment on federal charges

Pictured above: In this still taken from a video by Jason Rosenbaum of St. Louis Public Radio, former County Executive Steve Stenger, right, listens as his attorney Scott Rosenblum makes remarks to reporters after Stenger’s arraignment April 29, 2019, on federal corruption charges. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Editor’s note: Just before this article

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Stenger will plead guilty on federal corruption charges Friday

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Former County Executive Steve Stenger will plead guilty on federal corruption charges Friday morning, federal prosecutors said. Prosecutors sent a notice that they will hold a guilty plea hearing at 10:30 a.m. in the case of “United States

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Stenger seeks state audit of county contract process

Contract process tainted by retribution, Stenger alleging By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger asked the state auditor last week to conduct an audit of how the county approves road and bridge projects, alleging that the County Council has tainted the process with political retribution. Besides examining how the county approves and

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