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Participants react to an active shooter drill in Hazelwood. (Credit: Brian Kelly, KMOX)

Intruder Drill Teaches Lessons Of Sandy Hook

Hazelwood School District staff undergo two days of training

02/14/2014

File photo of a person counting cash. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri Allocated $10M for Mental Health After Newtown

The Sandy Hook shootings not only sparked debates about gun control and school security, but also put the spotlight on mental health.

12/13/2013

Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut

St. Charles Co. School Safety Plan Includes Bullet Resistant Windows, Security Cameras

Other ideas, like police officers in every school, deemed too costly.

06/18/2013

Gun Violence Sparks Protests At St. Louis City Hall

Recent gun violence in St. Louis sparked a rally on the City Hall steps.

06/15/2013

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Some In Illinois Want Polling Places Out Of Schools

“Schools are sanctuaries for our children, and they are supposed to be, by design, a safe place,” says Illinois State Rep. Jack Franks.

03/06/2013

Assault Weapon

Ill. House OKs Ban On Semi-Automatic Guns

One of the amendments would make it a felony for anyone to sell, purchase or transfer a military-style assault weapon.

03/05/2013

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Overnight America: January 16th, 2012 – Alex Seitz-Wald, Niall Stanage

Salon.com Reporter Alex Seitz-Wald joined us to talk about Gene Rosen, the man who took several Sandy Hook students in after the shooting; who is now being harassed by conspiracy theorists. Political Reporter Niall Stanage […]

01/16/2013

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Missouri Lawmaker Wants Tax on Violent Video Games

A Republican lawmaker from rural Missouri is calling for a sales tax on violent video games in response to a deadly Connecticut school shooting.

01/15/2013

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

New Police Chief Says He’s Met With School Officials About Shootings

And while no changes will be implemented immediately, Captain Sam Dotson calls the meeting productive.

12/24/2012

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCaskill Petition Urges NRA to Come to the Table

She says what’s needed are “commonsense laws that respect that right, but prevent the mass slaughter of innocent Americans.”

12/20/2012

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