Jennifer 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 Madness
Charlie 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.
A 4-year-old and 2-year-old boy were hit. Both are in stable condition.
The 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.
Hundreds turned out, Saturday, to call for an end to senseless killings in St. Louis region
Three people are dead and a fourth is hospitalized after another night of gun violence in north St. Louis.
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.”
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.
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.
The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, named for a Centralia, Il. native, passed 20 years ago today.