Another member of the St. Louis County Police Board is stepping down.
On the heels of the resignations of board chairman Gregory Sansone and vice chairman Floyd Warmann, Ray Wagner says he will leave the police board by late September.
Ray Wagner's departure leaves just two members on the five member board. The board has been embroiled in an investigation looking into any improprieties surrounding the awarding of construction contracts for the new St. Louis County crime lab. Meanwhile, the St. Louis County Council postponed approving two of County Executive Charlie Dooley's police board nominees.
The Council met Tuesday night and instead of moving forward with confirmations decided to put that on hold and introduce legislation requiring police board members to undergo background checks. The meeting was then adjourned without taking any further action.
Three St. Louis residents are in custody for alleged election offenses.
The prosecutor says Jerrell Sherod, Rachelle Olive, and Andrew Schafer committed potential voting fraud. The allegations stem from a possible improper request for absentee ballots. Schafer faces the most severe charges, multiple election offenses and two counts of forgery.
Police started to investigate after they were contacted by the St. Louis County Board of Elections.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Bail is set at $200,000 for a 67-year-old woman accused of plotting to kill Las Vegas police to advance an anti-authority sovereign citizens movement.
Court officials say Devon Campbell Newman said nothing during a bail hearing today. Her court-appointed lawyer declined comment on the case.
Newman told the judge Friday that she didn't hurt anyone and wants to be freed pending a Sept. 9 preliminary hearing.
She and co-defendant David Allen Brutsche (brew-SHAY') also told the judge Friday that they don't recognize his authority to keep them in jail.
Bail was set at $600,000 for the 42-year-old Brutsche.
Police say an undercover officer spent four months with Brutsche and Newman, collecting evidence of what authorities are calling a domestic terror operation.