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Belleville Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Two ChildrenPolice say 66-year-old Dennis Theurer is "closely related" with the victims and the extent of the crimes isn't known
Curbing Domestic Violence -- One Download at a TimeIt's a program that records conversations and sends them directly to the Cloud -- meaning there's no chance evidence will be physically destroyed.
McCaskill says Missouri Needs Tighter Drug MonitoringMissouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program.
Bond Reduction Denied in St. Charles Co. Toddler Overheating DeathThey are accused of putting Brayden in a crib next to a space heater and not checking on him for more than 36 hours. He died from overheating.
Man Arrested for Dunking Child in Hot WaterSt. Louis County police have charged a 20-year-old with abuse of a child for dunking a 4-year-old's bottom in hot water, causing 2nd-degree burns.
Lincoln County Man Charged in Abuse of 3-Month-Old SonPolice say the child had several injuries that included bleeding of the brain and detached retinas.
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.

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