New Data Shows Tougher Bonds For Gun CriminalsIf it seems like there are more gun crimes than before, it’s not in your imagination.
St. Louis Judges Give Felons Probation in 61 Percent of CasesNew numbers obtained by KMOX reveal how often it's happening in St. Louis City.
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.
Retired Circuit Judge Urges Caution in Changing Way Bonds Are SetWhile 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.
Study: 40 Percent of Gun Cases in Circuit Attorney's Office DroppedA 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.
Sen. Nasheed Plans Legislation to Crack Down on Gun CrimeTougher 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.
UPDATE: More Than 150 Charged in Undercover ATF Operation in St. Louis159 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).