Task Force Examining Work Conditions at Jackson County JailA task force examining problems at the Jackson County Detention Center is focusing primarily on work conditions such as mandatory overtime that might have led to inmate abuse.
Illinois Senate Rejects Rauner's Veto of Anti-Heroin Bill
VIDEO: Dog Goes Through Transformation After Being AbusedThe staff at KC Pet Project in Kansas City rescued a 4-year-old chow chow that suffered from abuse.
Former Fox District Student Sues Over Teacher AssaultA federal lawsuit accuses a St. Louis-area school district of failing to protect a former student from being sexually assaulted by a teacher.
Troy Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a ChildMichael Anthony Rasmussen, 54, was charged by the Madison County prosecutor and is jailed on a $500,000 bond.
Pope Warns Bishops to Deal with Accused PriestsThe Pope has created a new Vatican tribunal to hear cases of bishops who fail to protect children from abusive priests.
Latest on Hastert: Woman Says Her Brother Had Sex with Ex-SpeakerA Montana woman says the FBI interviewed her about her allegations that her brother had a sexual relationship with Dennis Hastert, the high school wrestling coach who became speaker of the House.
Grandmother Kills Cats Because Grandchildren Didn't Clean Rooms A Godfrey grandmother kills five cats, four of them kittens, because her grandchildren didn't clean their rooms.
Dog Paralyzed After Being Shot in North CityA dog left for dead in North City is recovering from being shot.
Former Granite City Priest Ousted Following Abuse AllegationsSpringfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki has removed Father Robert "Bud" DeGrand as pastor of four central Illinois parishes following a credible abuse allegation from 30 years ago.
Mo. Legislation Tables 'Granny Cam' BillIllinois lawmakers move forward with their “Granny Cam” bill for nursing homes, legislation in Missouri seems to be moving in the opposite direction.
Bill Proposal Prompts for Cameras in Nursing HomesNursing home patients in Missouri could have an additional line of defense under a new bill moving through the House.

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