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St. Louis County street no longer named for the Rams

Nov. 1, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

EARTH CITY, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County street that runs by the practice facility once used by the former St. Louis Rams has been renamed, nearly four years after the NFL team jilted St. Louis for California. The county on Friday replaced the sign in Earth City that read "Rams Way." The street is now...

St. Louis official 'horrified' by gay discrimination defense

Oct. 31, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A top St. Louis County official is blasting legal staff for arguing that gay discrimination in Missouri is legal in a case in which nearly $20 million was awarded to a police sergeant. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that St. Louis County Executive Sam Page said Wednesday in a...

Police board member resigns after sergeant wins $20M verdict

Oct. 30, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The chairman of a St. Louis County police board has resigned and another board member said she is being replaced after a jury found that a sergeant was discriminated against because he's gay and recommended that he be awarded nearly $20 million. County Executive Sam Page said Monday in...

Police leadership shakeup urged following $20M judgment

Oct. 28, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Some St. Louis County leaders are calling for a police leadership shakeup after a jury found that a sergeant was discriminated against because he's gay and recommended that he be awarded nearly $20 million. Councilwoman Lisa Clancy says Police Chief Jon Belmar should resign because of...

County executive wants to dump Rams name from street

Oct. 23, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The NFL's Rams are long gone from St. Louis, and a top elected official wants to get rid of a street name that honors the team. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page says he will ask the County Council on Friday to pass legislation changing the name of the street that runs adjacent to the...

Official: US may want millions back if trolley stops running

Oct. 16, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — If a streetcar line ceases operation in the St. Louis area, the federal government may want to be paid back some of the millions of dollars it spent to support the project. That's the assessment of James Wild, executive director of the East-West Gateway Council of Governments, the...

St. Louis County forming crime commission amid violence

Sep. 18, 2019 7:39 AM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A crime commission is being formed in St. Louis County after a violent summer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that County Executive Sam Page made the announcement Tuesday. The nine-member crime commission will coordinate the county's police, courts and jails in an effort to reduce...