Illinois lawmakers move forward with their “Granny Cam” bill for nursing homes, legislation in Missouri seems to be moving in the opposite direction.
Nursing home patients in Missouri could have an additional line of defense under a new bill moving through the House.
The fact that the systems would be controlled over the Internet has also raised concerns about hackers.
“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.
A St. Louis-area woman says she would have put a camera in her husband’s nursing home room had she known what she knows now.
NPLEx can block purchases if buyer has exceeded amount within certain time limit.
“This very cheerful-sounding song, juxtaposed with these horrifying images – we knew it was going to upset people, and we knew we were taking a risk, but we felt like it was a risk worth taking because nothing else has worked.”
Cody Bunch was arrested and charged with one count of abuse of a child-resulting in death.
St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson announced the suspension of retired priest Father John Ghio.
The issue of violence between intimate partners is getting a fresh look with the numerous cases of abuse among NFL players.