Tag: university city

Governor Greitens issues stay of execution, appoints Gubernatorial Board of Inquiry in Marcellus Williams Case

Gov. Eric Greitens has issued a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams, who was convicted in 2001 in the murder of Felicia Gayle, 42, according to a press release from Greitens’ office. Williams was sentenced to death for the crime, but DNA testing of the murder weapon in 2016 was […]

Tesla license expires, awaits court decision on stay to re-open

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – New Year’s Eve marked a tough night in the Show Me State for the nation’s pre-eminent electric car company. Tesla’s license to sell cars in the state of Missouri expired Saturday, but the company hopes a court ruling expected Wednesday keeps its three Missouri venues open. […]

Press Release: Gov. Nixon to view storm and tornado damage in University City this afternoon; will then sign bill protecting rights of nursing mothers, as scheduled

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo – Gov. Jay Nixon will view storm and tornado damage in the St. Louis suburb of University City early this afternoon. At 1 p.m., the Governor will tour the affected area with local officials and with members of his emergency management team. Gov. Nixon will then hold a […]

IAFF, city council battle in University City as elections loom

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — University City City Council candidate Jeff Hales decided to run because he believes the attitude and behavior of certain city council members has gotten out of hand. The International Association of Firefighters Local 2665 (IAFF) and Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) endorsed Hales in Ward 1, […]

Ellinger withdraws from race in 86th District for medical reasons

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Rory Ellinger, D-University City, announced today that he has withdrawn from the 86th District Election. He cited health reasons, specifically, heart concerns that influenced him to withdraw from the race. Ellinger is, thus far, the only person who has filed in the 86th District. “I […]