August 19, 2019 - 2:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old aspiring football player has been killed and an 18-year-old wounded in a St. Louis shooting. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the shooting happened early Sunday in the Carr Square neighborhood in the northern part of the city. Family members...
Read More
(AP Photo)
August 05, 2019 - 5:49 pm
(KFTK) - Two days after a mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas Walmart left 22 people dead, the company says it won't be changing its policy on gun sales. According to multiple reports , a company spokesperson said "There is no change in any company policy," and has touted its strict rules in place...
Read More
Michael Brown Sr.
Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images
August 05, 2019 - 2:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — As the fifth anniversary since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson approaches, his father, Michael Brown Sr. is expected to call for St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell to reopen the investigation. The 18-year-old was shot and killed on Aug. 9, 2014 by former Ferguson...
Read More
(AP Photo)
August 05, 2019 - 12:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK/AP) - The FBI issued a nationwide warning on Sunday about a concern for copycat criminals after more than dozens of people were killed or injured in shootings in Texas and Ohio this weekend. The FBI is "concerned that U.S.-based domestic violent extremists could become inspired by...
Read More
Elizabeth Howe
August 04, 2019 - 10:41 am
( Connecting Vets ) - During a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas on Saturday, the quick actions of one soldier from Fort Bliss may have saved the lives of multiple children. Pvt. 1st Class Glendon Oakley Jr. was in a Footlocker at the Cielo Vista Mall when he heard gunshots. He, like the hundcreds of...
Read More
Illinois U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski
Alex Wong/Getty Images
July 30, 2019 - 12:05 pm
CHICAGO (AP/KFTK) — Illinois Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski is lamenting the level of gun violence in the U.S. after fleeing a gunman during the California festival shooting . Related: At least 5 people hospitalized after shooting at festival Lipinski was at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in...
Read More
(York County Sheriff, Twitter)
July 05, 2019 - 10:04 am
(KFTK) - This year, one of the country's biggest, most colorful 4th of July fireworks displays didn't even draw a large crowd. Then again, no one was expecting it to happen. A fire at Davey Jones' Fireworks and the House of Fireworks -- adjoining stores in Fort Mill, South Carolina -- kept...
Read More
Officer Michael Langsdorf
St. Louis County Police
July 02, 2019 - 5:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a second man has been charged with the murder of North St. Louis County Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf . Related: 9 area restaurants giving 100% of tonight's profits to fallen Ofc. Langsdorf's family (MO State Highway Patrol) Tuesday’s announcement by St...
Read More
Bucklew Russell
Missouri Department of Corrections via AP
June 25, 2019 - 1:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri death row inmate who has received last-minute reprieves twice before over concerns about a rare medical condition is now scheduled to die in October. The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday set an Oct. 1 execution date for Russell Bucklew, who was convicted in the 1996...
Read More