Filing Opens for City Offices
Nov29

Filing Opens for City Offices

Filing opened this week for candidates for city offices, including President of the Board of Alderman. Current Board President Lewis Reed filed for re-election, and will face challenges from 15th Ward Alderwoman Megan Ellyia Green and Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed during the primary election on March 5, 2019. Reed is the first African American to be elected to that office, and has served since 2007. In addition to presiding...

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Committee approves Soccer Plan
Nov29

Committee approves Soccer Plan

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis aldermanic committee has approved a resolution in support of a soccer stadium aimed at attracting a Major League Soccer franchise. The city’s Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee voted 8-0 Wednesday for a plan that would develop an area of downtown near Union Station. The vote came a day after a financial impact report lauded the value of the stadium to the city. The full aldermanic board...

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State Rep releases video of police abuse
Nov29

State Rep releases video of police abuse

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri legislator has released a video that he says supports his lawsuit claiming police officers used excessive force while arresting him during a protest of a fatal police shooting. The edited video released Sunday on state Rep. Bruce Franks Jr.’s Facebook page was shot during protests after a white police officer shot 18-year-old Antonio Martin, who was black, in 2014 in Berkeley, Missouri. Franks, a...

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Board of Aldermen Meeting  9-14-18
Sep18

Board of Aldermen Meeting 9-14-18

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HUZ Committee Meeting 9-12-2018
Sep16

HUZ Committee Meeting 9-12-2018

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