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Kevin Killeen
December 12, 2019 - 1:16 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Murders in St. Louis have hit 187, surpassing last year's total with more than two weeks left of 2019. The number of killings is expected to go up before the end of the year and St. Louis Metropolitan Police say what is fueling it is all the shootings. More than 2,300 have been...
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Michelle Bosshard and her 9-year-old son Lucas visit a memorial, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, for two students killed during a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif., days before. The Bosshards, who live in the neighborhood, know a handful of kids who were hiding during the shooting. The students will return to school on Dec. 2. (Sarah Reingewirtz/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 19, 2019 - 3:34 pm
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Students were allowed Tuesday to retrieve belongings left behind when they evacuated their Southern California school last week after a teen shot five classmates, killing two. Classes at Saugus High in Santa Clarita were canceled until Dec. 2, but administrators...
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Parent Mirna Herrera kneels with her daughters Liliana, 15, and Alexandra, 16 at the Central Park memorial for the Saugus High School victims in Santa Clarita, Calif., Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Investigators said Friday they have yet to find a diary, manifesto or note that would explain why a boy killed two students outside his Southern California high school on his 16th birthday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
November 15, 2019 - 9:18 pm
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy planned the attack that killed two students and wounded three others at his Southern California high school, but investigators have yet to uncover the motivation for him to bring a handgun to campus and open fire shortly after his mother dropped him...
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D.J. Hamburger, center in blue, a teacher at Saugus High School, comforts a student after reports of a shooting at the school on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Santa Clarita, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 8:14 pm
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said. The attacker was hospitalized in critical...
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A group of children view a crime scene, where a seven-year-old girl was shot while trick-or-treating Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, in Chicago. The girl, who was shot in the upper chest area, was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, according to Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Associated Press
November 01, 2019 - 10:40 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was charged Friday night with attempted murder in the suspected gang-related shooting of two people on Chicago's West Side, including a 7-year-old girl out trick-or-treating in a bumblebee costume when she was shot in the neck and critically injured. The shooting...
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Associated Press
October 18, 2019 - 12:02 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Children in St. Louis have been the victim of homicides at 10 times the national rate for decades, according to a newspaper’s analysis of FBI data. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that the city’s child homicide rate is far greater than that of other cities of a similar...
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(AP Photo/John Locher)
August 05, 2019 - 3:27 am
In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed 9 people and injured at least 27 others. Here are some of their stories: JORDAN ANCHONDO: 'GAVE HER LIFE' FOR HER BABY Jordan Anchondo...
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Megan Lynch
July 08, 2019 - 11:03 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — "My message to St. Louis is that nothing out here is worth you taking someone else's life. Nothing." In a Facebook post , St. Louis native Melissa Shelton testifies to the horrors she's witnessed as a Surgical Trauma Team Specialist, writing, "One single shot and we are doing...
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police lights shine behind crime scene tape
Kenneth Paul | Dreamstime.com
July 05, 2019 - 10:44 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - Gunfire across St. Louis has left one man dead and injured a dozen other people, including a 12-year-old girl who was shot in the side of the head. Related: Warnings of 'Unhealthy' air quality across St. Louis this morning Police say nine shootings occurred during a six-hour...
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June 26, 2019 - 8:12 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden giving some context to the violence in the city. There have been 19 shootings in the last 4 days. He says a familiar theme, people are not cooperating with police, following shootings. "We always remind everyone that reporting through...
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