Alderwoman Proposes Bill for Prescription Painkiller DatabaseA debate is underway on a plan to create a prescription drug registry, in hopes of tracking and discouraging the abuse of prescription pain killers.
Woman Gets 12-Year Sentence for Newborn's Drowning DeathProsecutors allege Jackson delivered the baby in a toilet and wrapped him in a towel before throwing him.
Youth-on-Youth Abuse Hotline Calls Spike After Missouri LawStatistics provided by the agency show the state has received about 325 calls per month, more than six times the number officials anticipated.
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.