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Elise Rich
September 27, 2019 - 11:00 am
Police are still looking for the shooter.
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Brian Kelly
September 14, 2019 - 11:18 am
One man was murdered, two men and a woman wounded in shooting on Tennessee.
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Gov. Mike Parson
Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 2:02 pm
St. Louis has already seen 138 homicides in 2019 and is on pace to top last year’s total of 186.
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Kevin Killeen
August 28, 2019 - 6:28 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The U.S. Congressman whose district has been touched by many of the region's gun deaths this summer hosts a town hall forum on gun violence in St. Louis tonight. "I would suggest that we turn up the heat on the U.S. Senate to break the grip of the NRA on Congress and state...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 11:27 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Mike Parson says he will not call a special legislative session to address gun violence in St. Louis and Kansas City. St. Louis lawmakers on Saturday asked Parson to call the emergency session after three children were killed during a violent weekend . Parson said in...
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In this undated booking photo provided by the Greene County, Missouri, Sheriff's Office shows 20-year-old Dmitriy Andreychenko. Five days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, after Andreychenko, carrying a rifle and wearing body armor walked around the store before being stopped by an off-duty firefighter. Police on Friday identified the man as Andreychenko, who lived in the Springfield area. (Greene County Sheriff via AP) .
August 09, 2019 - 6:37 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. More than 200 mayors, including the mayors of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, are urging Senate leaders to call senators back to the Capitol to act on bipartisan gun safety legislation. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 09, 2019 - 3:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment when lawmakers return in the fall. The Republican leader won't be calling senators back to...
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Time magazine
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August 08, 2019 - 2:44 pm
(KMOX) — St. Louis is among the hundreds of cities mentioned on TIME magazine's latest cover that lists the locations of 253 mass shootings in the United States since January. TIME's new cover: "We are being eaten from within." Why America is losing the battle against white nationalist terrorism...
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people mourn at a vigil after a shooting in an El Paso Walmart
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August 05, 2019 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An anonymous online forum called 8chan has drawn attention in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio because violent U.S. extremists have used it to share tips and encourage one another. The site suffered sporadic outages Monday after its cybersecurity provider cut off support...
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