Posts Tagged: guns

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Los Angeles leaders outlaw high-capacity gun magazines

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban the possession of high-capacity gun magazines following deadly mass shootings n...
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Federal prosecutors indict five for shootings in St. Louis

The city has already had nearly 100 killings this year, far more than a year ago at this time
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Zoo’s ban on guns safe for now

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – A ban on guns in the St. Louis Zoo will remain in effect for now. A judge granted a gun rights activist a two-month exten...
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Gun-rights activist wants to challenge zoo’s ban on open carry

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A gun-rights advocate says he and others may show up next week at the St. Louis Zoo with firearms or empty holsters to challeng...
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Judge upholds assault weapons ban in Chicago suburb

CHICAGO (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld an assault weapons ban in a northern Chicago suburb. In a 2-to-1 decision, a panel from the 7t...
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University looks at gun violence as public health issue

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are hoping a unique approach to addressing gun violence will help put a dent in o...
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Double Shooting Near Downtown St. Louis Being Investigated

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  Police are investigating a drive by shooting near downtown St. Louis. Authorities say shots were fired from a moving car at 14t...
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Missouri Republican wants to eliminate concealed carry law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri Republican lawmaker wants to decriminalize concealing a gun without a permit. Representative Eric Burlison, of...
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Stray Bullet Hits Woman In Her Home

St. Louis, MO  —  A 36-year-woman was shot in the chest Monday morning in a St. Louis neighborhood targeted for extra patrols by police starti...
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Illinois issues more than 91,000 conceal carry permits

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois State Police say more than 91,000 concealed-carry permits have been issued statewide since the state began all...