gun violence

FILE - In this May 1, 1999, file photo, demonstrators gather on the Colorado State Capitol grounds in Denver, Colo., to protest against the National Rifle Association's annual meeting, which is being held in the city. Data shows that such shootings are less frequent and with fewer killed than in the years that preceded Columbine. Still, Americans worry about how safe schools are. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
April 17, 2019 - 6:55 pm
The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings. Two decades later, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school. Those fears have only intensified since...
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Brett Blume
January 22, 2019 - 12:31 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — The Missouri Attorney General's office and the United States Attorney for this region are joining forces to battle gun crime on the streets of St. Louis. Eric Schmitt was recently sworn in as Missouri's Attorney General and says this is a plan he wanted to pursue right away...
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December 17, 2018 - 6:45 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Two are dead after a fatal shooting in Kinloch overnight. It happened around 2:00 a.m. Monday on Tuttle near Suburban Avenue. St. Louis County police say a man was shot and killed inside the vehicle. A woman was shot and died on the way to the hospital. Two others in the car...
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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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