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Gun violence erupts again in the City of St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Metropolitan Police spent Saturday morning investigating multiple shootings including 2 homicides.  Police responded to the intersection of Boyle and Gibson just before 1 a.m.  280 more words

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Gun violence erupts again in the City of St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Metropolitan Police spent Saturday morning investigating multiple shootings including 2 homicides.  Police responded to the intersection of Boyle and Gibson just before 1 a.m.  280 more words

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"Concealed Carry" Laws Promote More Murders

Advocates of concealed carry laws say that having hidden firearms reduces violent crime. Hidden weapons serve as a deterrent to criminals.

Certainly, people believe that. According to researchers at the University of Washington, 3 million Americans carry a loaded and concealed handgun every day.(3) 347 more words

Public Policy

List the Missing: Four Families Who Disappeared Together

A long-term disappearance is still hard for me to grasp. I get it in theory—I mean, why else would NamUs, The Charley Project, and The Doe Network be in my most frequented sites?—but, when I try and put myself in that person and his or her family’s shoes, I’m left with a series of unanswered questions: 1,601 more words

True Crime

By the numbers: Breaking down Edmonton homicides so far this year

The Edmonton Police Commission provided updated details on Thursday, looking into the homicides in the city so far this year.

The data released by police on Thursday looked at the homicides that happened between Jan. 952 more words

Crime

Gun waiting periods prevent hundreds of homicides, according to 45-year study

(Source: arstechnica.com)

A few days to cool off and think things through may be enough to prevent hundreds of homicides each year, according to a new study in PNAS. 855 more words

Technology

California's Gun-Related Homicide Rate Up By 15%

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — New state figures show more people were killed with guns in California last year than in any other year since 2008. 66 more words

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