gun violence

Report: Murder Rate Up 60 Percent This Year In St. LouisMurder rates are rising in many cities across the United States, including a startling increase this year in St. Louis.
Local Rapper Encourages Youth to Put Down GunsA north St. Louis man is doing his part to convince the youth to stay in school and put down the guns.
New Data Shows Tougher Bonds For Gun CriminalsIf it seems like there are more gun crimes than before, it’s not in your imagination.
Circuit Attorney Launches a Call to Action on Gun ViolenceThe St. Louis prosecutor pulls back the curtain of the “viewing room” of the city morgue to call attention to gun killings.
STL Police: 4 Shootings Are RelatedUPDATE: Officers said Sunday that three victims have died and one other is clinging to life
Circuit Attorney Steps Up War on Gun ViolenceJennifer Joyce announces new attempt to reduce unlawful gun ownership.
Charlie Brennan - January 8 - Vicki Barker from Paris; STL Circuit Att'y Jennifer Joyce; Hancock & Kelley on MO Legislative Session; Court TV's Steven Brill; and Jane Butel on Chili MadnessCharlie and Debbie talk with CBS News Correspondent in Paris, Vicki Barker; Charlie talks with STL Circuit Att'y Jennifer Joyce about 10 year mandatory sentences for gun crimes; with John Hancock and Michael Kelley about the new MO legislative session; with Court TV's Steven Brill about our broken healthcare system; and with "Chili Madness" Author Jane Butel about her ultimate chili recipe.
Two Children Shot in St. LouisA 4-year-old and 2-year-old boy were hit. Both are in stable condition.
UPDATED: Brother, Sister Die in Separate Weekend ShootingsThe two victims are among at least 113 homicides in the city so far this year. St. Louis had 120 confirmed homicides in all of last year.
Mothers March For End To ViolenceHundreds turned out, Saturday, to call for an end to senseless killings in St. Louis region
3 Dead, 1 Hospitalized after St. Louis ShootingsThree people are dead and a fourth is hospitalized after another night of gun violence in north St. Louis.
Durbin Praises Eric Holder As 'Valuable Ally'U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin called Attorney General Eric Holder "a valuable ally'' for Illinois and "an important partner in working to address gun violence in Chicago and East St. Louis.''

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