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Berkeley Mayor Theodore Hoskins: This can't be compared to Ferguson, NYC deaths. We'll use video to investigate.  (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Berkeley Mayor: Surveillance Video Strong Evidence Officer Fired in Self-Defense

Berkeley mayor Theodore Hoskins is hoping to avert the kind of street violence that he saw in neighboring Ferguson just a few months ago.


FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 17:  Bob McCarty and his son, Sam McCarty place plywood over the windows of their business, Painted Effects, as they prepare to try to protect it from any violent reaction to the grand jury decision on November 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  The area around St Louis, Missouri prepares for the release of the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson police officer.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

How Much Force Can Business Owners Use to Protect Their Business?

Attorney Richard Lozano weighs in on Missouri’s self-defense law.


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Illinois Gun Sales On The Rise

Background checks have doubled since Connecticut shootings.


Trail Cam mountain lion

Keeping an Eye Out for Mountain Lions in Missouri

If you meet a mountain lion in the woods, what should you do?


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Illinoisans Rally for Concealed Carry

Advocates are saying this could be the year the measure passes.


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Clayton Homeowner Scares Off Burglars with Handgun

Police say three burglars were climbing up the steps, as the homeowner came out with his gun.



Illinois Man Claims Self-Defense in Baseball Bat Killing

Scott Moore said the woman first came after him with the bat.


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