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In this Oct. 22, 2018 file photo, a fentanyl user holds a needle near Kensington and Cambria in Philadelphia. Suicides and drug overdoses helped lead a surge in U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. U.S. health officials released the latest numbers Thursday, Nov. 29. Death rates for heroin, methadone and prescription opioid painkillers were flat. But deaths from the powerful painkiller fentanyl and its close opioid cousins continued to soar in 2017. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. Overall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S. deaths in 2017, or nearly 70,000 more than the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Glenda O'Neal, mother of of Dr. Tamara O'Neal, shows a photo of her family at their home in LaPorte, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Dr. Tamara was one of the three people fatally shot Monday at Mercy Hospital, a Chicago hospital. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm
The photos from doctors came quickly and in succession: blood-stained operating rooms, blood-covered scrubs and shoes, bullets piercing body parts and organs. The pictures on Twitter were an emotional response to a smackdown by the powerful gun industry lobby, which took issue with the American...
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People mourn in Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum during a community gathering held in the aftermath of Saturday's deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 29, 2018 - 7:23 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — As Barry Werber walked into the Tree of Life Synagogue, he passed a cart carrying glassware and whiskey meant for the baby-naming ceremony scheduled at Dor Hadash, one of three small congregations that worship there. He went downstairs, where his New Light Congregation meets, and...
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In this photo provided by the New York State Police, Nauman Hussain is shown after his arrest, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Latham, N.Y. Police charged the limousine service operator Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. ( (New York State Police via AP)
October 10, 2018 - 3:37 pm
LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) — A limousine service operator was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while police continued investigating what caused the wreck and whether anyone else will face charges. The operator's lawyer said that the man wasn't guilty and...
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June 24, 2018 - 2:02 pm
The new documentary is being filmed in St. Louis.
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May 29, 2018 - 10:46 am
Congressman Lacy Clay is hoping for a big turnout at Wednesday night's gun violence "town hall" at Better Family Life on Page in St Louis.
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A man legally carries a firearm in his pocket for protection.
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May 25, 2018 - 7:57 am
Reverend Charles Norris says they're partnering with the group Better Family Life to address the problem.
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March For Our Lives in Washington DC : March 24, 2018
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March 24, 2018 - 8:46 pm
EAWR High's Kelly Gardner reflects on sights and sounds of "March For Our Lives"
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March 21, 2018 - 9:35 am
When student rallies are held this weekend around the country, another anti-gun violence gathering will take place.
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February 23, 2018 - 12:34 pm
KMOX arranged a discussion with experts in various fields to examine the options and try to find hope in the arduous situation the U.S. has found itself in.
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