gun violence

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

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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

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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

Mayor Francis Slay

Slay, Other Mayors Discuss Guns With Vice President

Issues discussed included mental health, and violent movies and video games.

12/21/2012

Chicago Turns to Twitter For Gun Violence Help

Nation’s third-largest city embraces social media as way of reaching out to combat crime.

09/29/2012

Crime-Police-Lights

Front Porch Shooting in Bethalto

Police have two in custody for questioning.

09/09/2012

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