Gun Crimes

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St. Louis Judges Give Felons Probation in 61 Percent of Cases

New numbers obtained by KMOX reveal how often it’s happening in St. Louis City.

05/26/2015

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mayor Slay Responds to Probation for Gun Felons

“It is very frustrating to see this high percentage of individuals, charged with gun crimes, go right back on our streets, with little or no consequences,” Slay says.

04/28/2015

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Retired Circuit Judge Urges Caution in Changing Way Bonds Are Set

While there are calls to try to reduce the city of St. Louis’ crime wave by raising bonds for some accused criminals, a just-retired judge is saying not so fast.

01/26/2015

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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

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sen. Nasheed Plans Legislation to Crack Down on Gun Crime

Tougher sentences for gun crimes is the mission of a state senator from north St. Louis as she arrives in Jefferson City for the new session.

01/08/2015

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UPDATE: More Than 150 Charged in Undercover ATF Operation in St. Louis

159 people in Illinois and Missouri have been charged and 267 firearms seized as a result of a four-month long surge by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

07/11/2013

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