KMOX 1120AM

gun violence

Mayor Francis Slay (Photo: KMOX)

Kansas City, St. Louis Mayors Oppose GOP Gun Bill

Kansas City Mayor Sly James and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay called the measure “absurd” and said it could make it easier for criminals to get guns.

04/29/2014

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Woman Sues Pawn Shop for Selling Gun to Daughter

A western Missouri woman is suing a pawn shop that sold her mentally ill daughter a gun that she used to fatally shoot her father.

03/12/2014

Former White House Press Secretary James Brady (R) and his wife, Sarah Brady visit the White House on the 30th anniversary of the day he was shot in the head by John Hinkley, Jr, during his attempted assassination of former President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Brady Bill Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, named for a Centralia, Il. native, passed 20 years ago today.

02/28/2014

St. Louis Police

Murder on Neosho

St. Louis police say victim was shot dead in parked car.

07/21/2013

Darrion Dardon, Michael Eiland

Charges Filed For Jennings Violence & Standoff

St. Louis County Police say shots were fired into a home, then one suspect pulled a gun on investigators.

07/05/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

Photo: KMOX

SLU Researcher Commissions St. Louis Gun Violence Documentary

“This is an enormous public health problem and part of our city needs help,” Dr. Sharon Frey said.

04/26/2013

Speakers and dignitaries gather for a group photo after the Moms Demand Action rally in downtown St. Louis on March 30, 2013 (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Moms Demand Action in St. Louis

Dozens gathered Saturday for rally to stop gun violence.

03/30/2013

Getty/Scott Olson

‘Straw Purchases’ Contributing To St. Louis Gun Violence

Both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are considering plans to raise the penalty for straw purchasing a gun.

02/06/2013

Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce

Curbing Gun Violence Tops Circuit Attorney’s 2013 Goals

Better cooperation from victims and witnesses will make prosecuting gun crimes much easier but, Joyce said, “continues to be be one of the biggest challenges we face.”

12/31/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,911 other followers