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Clay Promotes His Gun Bill During Gun Violence Town Hall

Clay Promotes His Gun Bill During Gun Violence Town Hall

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Lawmakers and community leaders are coming together to combat gun violence in the St. Louis-area. US Congressman Lacy Clay and the St. Louis Aldermanic Black Caucus held a town hall Wednesday night at Harris Stowe State University to address the issue. It was packed house of about 250 people at the…

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Charges Filed Against Man Who Fired Shots at Vehicle Carrying Children

Charges Filed Against Man Who Fired Shots at Vehicle Carrying Children

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) A St. Louis man is charged after admitting he shot at a car carrying 3 children Tuesday morning. 25-year-old Mytavis Alexander is facing 2 counts of first degree domestic assault and other charges. The incident occurred at around 10 when officers from the north county precinct were called to the 6800…

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St. Louis mayor wants to require permits for concealed guns

St. Louis mayor wants to require permits for concealed guns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson is asking Missouri lawmakers to change state law to let her city and others require concealed weapon permits. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Krewson’s comments come a day after Missouri Gov. Mike Parson rejected a request from the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus that lawmakers take up gun…

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St. Louis Man Charged in Crash Injuring Illinois State Trooper

St. Louis Man Charged in Crash Injuring Illinois State Trooper

Collinsville, IL (KTRS) The driver of a semi that hit and seriously injured an Illinois State Trooper is facing multiple charges. 26-year-old Kyamran Makharadze of St. Louis is facing DUI and other charges for the March 20th crash. Police say he rear-ended the squad car while the trooper was investigating a crash on I-55 in…

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Federal judge blocks Missouri’s 8-week abortion ban

Federal judge blocks Missouri’s 8-week abortion ban

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won’t take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs put a pause on the law as a legal challenge against it plays out in court. Planned Parenthood…

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