A federal lawsuit accuses a St. Louis-area school district of failing to protect a former student from being sexually assaulted by a teacher.
Michael Anthony Rasmussen, 54, was charged by the Madison County prosecutor and is jailed on a $500,000 bond.
The Pope has created a new Vatican tribunal to hear cases of bishops who fail to protect children from abusive priests.
A 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.
A Godfrey grandmother kills five cats, four of them kittens, because her grandchildren didn’t clean their rooms.
A dog left for dead in North City is recovering from being shot.
Springfield 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.
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.