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Number of Ill. Police Departments That Trace Guns On the Rise

The number of Illinois police departments tracing guns has risen from 392 two years ago to 451 now. Last year, 11,500 crime guns in Illinois were traced, and 6,200 have been so far this year.

06/09/2015

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Gun Thefts Up in St. Louis 65 Percent Compared to Last Year

183 guns were reported stolen in the first four months of 2015 – a 65 percent increase from the same period last year.

05/29/2015

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St. Louis Judges Give Felons Probation in 61 Percent of Cases

New numbers obtained by KMOX reveal how often it’s happening in St. Louis City.

05/26/2015

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Circuit Attorney Launches a Call to Action on Gun Violence

The St. Louis prosecutor pulls back the curtain of the “viewing room” of the city morgue to call attention to gun killings.

05/20/2015

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Colleagues Respond to Armed Realtors – “It’s Their Right”

“They know that they’re in a job that could be dangerous at times.” Janet Judd, President, St. Louis Association of Realtors

05/19/2015

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Asst. Circuit Attorney: Convicted Felons Can’t Carry a Gun Despite Amendment 5

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office is warning convicted felons they can’t carry a gun — no matter what Amendment Five says.

05/18/2015

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Women’s Program Addressing Gun Violence

“Lock it for Love” is a program of the group Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice.

04/27/2015

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Criminologist Weighs In on Gun Info

A local criminologist says it looks like the judges aren’t any tougher on gun crimes here than they were in 2011.

04/27/2015

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University Study Hopes to Bring Answers to Gun Crime Increase

“There’s a concern over gangs in St. Louis,” UMSL criminologist Beth Huebner says. “We do have gangs, we do have guns – they are highly related. But then there are groups of people who aren’t associated with gangs, that we know of, that aren’t carrying guns.”

04/22/2015

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5 Overnight Shootings Leave 9 Wounded

Three double-shootings in St. Louis, one in Berkeley. One shot at Metro station.

04/16/2015

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