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While some in Ferguson, Mo., looted late Friday night into Saturday morning, others tried to protect local businesses from damage. (Michael Calhoun, KMOX)

Firearms Program Attorney: MO Allows Property Owners to Defend Themselves from Looters

Walker said from the coverage he’s seen from Ferguson, store owners have fully complied with the law.

08/20/2014

Demonstrators stand in the street as police use tear gas and other devices to clear them as they protest the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police sprayed pepper spray, shot smoke, gas and flash grenades as violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bynes: Protestors Need to be Prepared to Protect Themselves

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) – A community leader in Ferguson says anyone participating in protests needs to be prepared. Patricia Bynes, Democratic committeewoman of Ferguson Township, watched the looting of Dellwood Market overnight. “These are dangerous […]

08/18/2014

A view of the massive slag pile left behind by the bankrupt Chemetco copper smelting plant from New Poag Rd., just east of Ill. Rte. 3 (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Public Meeting Will Focus On Making Hartford Slag Pile Disappear

6:30 gathering at Hartford Community Center will deal with Chemetco Superfund site.

08/06/2013

File photo of a concealed weapons training class for teachers. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Even In Pro-Gun States, Bid To Arm Teachers Stalls

When a gunman killed 26 children and staff at a Connecticut grade school, Missouri Rep. Mike Kelley quickly proposed legislation that would allow trained teachers to carry hidden guns into the classroom as a “line of defense” against attackers.

04/08/2013

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Middle School Student Brings Gun To School For ‘Protection’

Florissant Police Officer Andy Haarmann says the student from Cross Keys Middle School carried the .38 caliber pistol around for several hours before he approached a teacher.

02/15/2013

Photo courtesy of Monarch Fire Protection District

Fire Heavily Damages Chesterfield Home

No injuries reported, it appears nobody was home at the time.

09/06/2012

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St. Louis Gets $400,000 To Assess Polluted Waste Sites

Money comes from EPA’s Brownfields program.

05/28/2012

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EPA Funds Chemical Facility Audits

The grant will audit facilities with large amounts of regulated chemicals.

08/12/2011

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MO Lawmakers Pass Domestic Violence Law Changes

It’s been four decades since changes were last made to Missouri law.

05/06/2011

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10,000 Old Tires Removed From East St. Louis Dump

As weather warms, such sites provide perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, West Nile virus.

04/07/2011

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