The SouthSider endorses…
Feb19

The SouthSider endorses…

On Tuesday, March 5, voters in St. Louis City will have an opportunity to select the candidates who will represent their party in the April general election. Since every member of the Board of Aldermen is a Democrat and that is not likely to change this year, the winner of the March primary election will almost certainly be a member of the next Board of Aldermen. In our democracy people are free to vote (or not vote) for any...

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Reed picks up more labor endorsements
Feb16

Reed picks up more labor endorsements

The Eastern Missouri Laborers’ District Council (EMLDC); Laborers Local 110 and Laborers Local 42 announced their endorsement last week of Lewis Reed for his re-election as Board of Aldermen president. “I am honored to have the endorsement of the EMLDC, Local 110 and Local 42 in our City. In order to move our city forward, we are going to need to work together to make change. I am grateful for their support,” said Reed. The Eastern...

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New Chouteau Greenway aims to promote equity, unite city neighborhoods
Feb16

New Chouteau Greenway aims to promote equity, unite city neighborhoods

DOWNTOWN WEST—Residents of neighborhoods all across the city gathered last week to discuss plans for the Chouteau Greenway project, a series of bike trails that would connect several neighborhoods, north and south. Great Rivers Greenway, a public agency that is in charge of bike trails throughout the region, is proposing the $250 million project that aims to promote equity, diversity and inclusion. “We want to offer a truly unique...

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Candidates Clash at First Debate
Jan29

Candidates Clash at First Debate

GRAND CENTER — Things got heated Saturday at the first debate of the candidates running for President of the Board of Aldermen as the candidates traded attacks and accused each other of lying about their records.  Candidates running for the position include incumbent President of Board of Aldermen Lewis Reed, State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, and 15th Alderwoman Megan Green. The three debated Saturday at Harris Stowe University at an...

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St. Louis officer charged with killing another officer
Jan26

St. Louis officer charged with killing another officer

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced the charge against Nathaniel Hendren, 29, in the death of 24-year-old Katlyn Alix, as they allegedly played a game in which a revolver’s cylinder was emptied, one bullet put back and the two...

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