Board’s Racial Tension Mirrors City’s

Friday’s unseasonal upper-80-degree temperatures weren’t the only reason things were hot in the Board of Aldermen meeting yesterday. Racial tensions are high in the City of St. Louis following Mayor Francis Slay‘s removal of the city’s first black fire chief and the subsequent promoting of 25 fire fighters to the rank of captain, 88% of […]

Aldermen Unanimously Support Mokwa

Crime may have shot up 20% last year, at least $40,000 in cash may have disappeared from the police vault, the number of rapes may have been systematically underreported, the Police Officers Association may be about to state they have “no confidence” in his leadership, he may have officers who steal and resale baseball tickets, […]

Board of Aldermen Returns

The Board of Aldermen returns from their long summer break this morning. They were scheduled to return last Friday but cancelled the meeting so that aldermen could attend the funeral of 10th Ward Alderman Joe Vollmer‘s father. Today will mark the first meeting for new Board Clerk and Attorney Denise Watson-Wesley Coleman. Here’s today’s agenda. […]