Kinloch http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Audit finds rates in six St. Louis-area taxing districts are too high http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/audit-finds-rates-six-st-louis-area-taxing-districts-are-too-high <p>A <a href="http://auditor.mo.gov/press/2011-118.pdf">statewide review</a> of tax rates issued today by Missouri auditor Tom Schweich finds that residents in six St. Louis-area districts are paying too much in property taxes.</p> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 16:41:59 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2745 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Audit finds rates in six St. Louis-area taxing districts are too high Kinloch mayor sentenced to 21 months in prison, restitution payment for three federal charges http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinloch-mayor-sentenced-21-months-prison-restitution-payment-three-federal-charges <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kinloch,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Kinloch,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;source=embed&amp;t=m&amp;z=9&amp;vpsrc=0&amp;iwloc=A&amp;ll=38.972222,-90.285645&amp;output=embed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kinloch,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Kinloch,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;source=embed&amp;t=m&amp;z=9&amp;vpsrc=0&amp;iwloc=A&amp;ll=38.972222,-90.285645" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p>Back in August, Kinloch, Mo. mayor Keith Conway <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/updated-kinloch-mayor-pleads-guilty-three-federal-charges">pled guilty to three federal charges</a> and news today comes regarding his punishment.</p><p>According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney&#39;s Office of the Eastern District of Missouri, Conway was sentenced to 21 months in jail and must pay restitution of $62,429 on charges of using city funds for personal expenses. The sentence was also due to Conway&#39;s attempt to &quot;to influence Kinloch City Officials to provide false information to federal law enforcement about the criminal charges pending against him.&quot;</p><p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 17:25:14 +0000 Kelsey Proud 2504 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Updated: Kinloch mayor pleads guilty to three federal charges http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/updated-kinloch-mayor-pleads-guilty-three-federal-charges <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kinloch,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Kinloch,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.972222,-90.285645&amp;spn=0.747365,1.167297&amp;z=9&amp;iwloc=A&amp;output=embed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kinloch,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Kinloch,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.972222,-90.285645&amp;spn=0.747365,1.167297&amp;z=9&amp;iwloc=A" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p><em><strong>Updated 11:39 a.m. with story including guilty plea</strong></em></p><p>The mayor of the impoverished St. Louis County town of Kinloch faces sentencing in November after pleading guilty to three federal charges.</p><p>Keith Conway admitted in his plea that he used city money for things such as Caribbean cruises, a time-share condominium in Florida and even to pay electric bills and delinquent income taxes.</p><p>He was <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinloch-mo-mayor-indicted-embezzlement-city-funds">indicted in the spring</a> for wire fraud, federal program theft <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/superseding-indictment-placed-kinloch-mo-mayor-witness-tampering">and witness tampering</a>.</p><p> Tue, 23 Aug 2011 15:15:11 +0000 The Associated Press 1922 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Superseding indictment placed on Kinloch, Mo. mayor for witness tampering http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/superseding-indictment-placed-kinloch-mo-mayor-witness-tampering <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kinloch,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Kinloch,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.972222,-90.285645&amp;spn=0.747365,1.167297&amp;z=9&amp;iwloc=A&amp;output=embed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kinloch,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Kinloch,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.972222,-90.285645&amp;spn=0.747365,1.167297&amp;z=9&amp;iwloc=A" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p><strong><em>Updated at 12:47 p.m. June 3:</em></strong></p><p>According to the <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_3a99d59e-8df7-11e0-8d33-0019bb30f31a.html">St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a>, Conway has now also been put on house arrest &quot;for distributing packets to aldermen declaring his innocence despite a judge&#39;s orders to avoid city hall and contact with municipal officials.&quot;</p><p><strong>Original Story: </strong></p><p>A little over&nbsp; a week after Kinloch, Mo. mayor Keith Conway <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinloch-mo-mayor-indicted-embezzlement-city-funds">was indicted on charges that he embezzled city money</a> for personal use, Conway has been issued a superseding indictment for witness tampering.</p><p>The witness tampering charge is on top of the two previous charges, one felony count of Wire Fraud and one felony count of Federal Program Theft.</p><p> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 15:16:09 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1358 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kinloch, Mo. mayor indicted for embezzlement of city funds http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinloch-mo-mayor-indicted-embezzlement-city-funds <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kinloch,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Kinloch,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;ll=38.972222,-90.285645&amp;spn=0.747365,1.167297&amp;z=9&amp;iwloc=A&amp;output=embed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kinloch,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Kinloch,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;ll=38.972222,-90.285645&amp;spn=0.747365,1.167297&amp;z=9&amp;iwloc=A&amp;source=embed" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p><em>The location of Kinloch, Mo. Kinloch&#39;s mayor, Keith Conway, has been indicted on charges that he embezzled city funds.</em></p><p>The mayor of Kinloch, Mo. in St. Louis County is now facing charges that he embezzled city money for personal use.</p><p> Mon, 23 May 2011 14:56:26 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1285 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org