firearms

File photo of a concealed weapons training class for teachers. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Gun Thefts Up in St. Louis 65 Percent Compared to Last Year

183 guns were reported stolen in the first four months of 2015 – a 65 percent increase from the same period last year.

05/29/2015

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Mo. Lawmaker’s Bill Defines ‘Violent Felony’ in State Gun Law

St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.

03/24/2015

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Missouri Considers Shortened Deer Hunting Season

The state agency proposes a nine-day fall firearms season each November starting in 2016. The current fall season lasts 11 days.

02/10/2015

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Edwardsville Dispatcher Accused in Theft Investigation

An Edwardsville police dispatcher is accused of trying to cover up for an officer charged with burglarizing homes and businesses while on duty.

01/30/2015

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Study: 40 Percent of Gun Cases in Circuit Attorney’s Office Dropped

A study finds most suspects arrested for gun charges in the city of St. Louis never go to prison because of a loophole in state gun laws or the kindness of judges.

01/22/2015

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Man Charged in Illinois Gun Theft Tied to Ferguson

An Illinois parolee has been charged with helping steal assault-style rifles and other firearms from a store and plotting to sell them to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.

12/18/2014

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Stolen Firearms Suspects Caught Before Guns Sold to Ferguson Protesters

Two individuals were caught on tape making three trips to eventually remove nearly 40 firearms – including dozens of pistols, several rifles and one shotgun, plus 1,000 rounds of ammunition.

12/05/2014

OP survived 12 gunshots. (Photo by Randy Grim)

Rescue Picking Up Stray Dogs Injured By Firearms

Stray Rescue founder Randy Grim has been spending much of his time lately criss-crossing the streets of North St. Louis. He’s picking up dead and wounded dogs who’ve been shot for no other reason than that they’re running free on the streets.

09/24/2014

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State Senator: More Can Be Done to Prevent Violent Crimes by Mentally Ill

A state senator from the Metro-East thinks more can be done to keep the mentally ill from committing violent crimes with guns and other weapons.

08/05/2014

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Man Sentenced in Dec. 2013 Shooting on Delmar

Norman, 28, St. Louis City, pleaded guilty last April to one felony count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

07/21/2014

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