The compromise would give police officers collective bargaining rights, preserve police pensions, and preserve officers’ ranks, salaries and benefits once they become city employees. There would also be a no-strike clause.
Jurors heard testimony Thursday from the mistress of Chris Coleman, the Metro East man accused of killing his wife and two young sons.
Tara Lintz of St. Petersburg, Florida had gone to high school with Coleman’s wife, Sheri.
In the Monroe County courtroom Thursday Lintz testified that she and Chris Coleman began a relationship in December 2009 and that they had exchanged promise rings. She indicated that she was wearing hers in court today.
Education secretary Arne Duncan, Gov. Jay Nixon, Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano and Congressman Russ Carnahan watch students at Carnahan High School participate in the "Great ShakeOut" earthquake drill.
Governor Jay Nixon, Congressman Russ Carnahan, and two members of President Obama's cabinet - education secretary Arne Duncan and Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano - watched as the 19 students in Lucy Duffey's class dropped to the ground, covered their heads, and held onto tables in the library.
Solar panels will soon help brighten the night a little in the Delmar Loop in St. Louis.
The Moonrise Hotel announced today that they'll be installing solar panels to power not only the illumination and rotation of the moon perched atop its building, but also operations in the Rooftop Terrace Bar.