No charges will be filed – at least for now – in Tuesday’s death of a toddler who apparently shot himself by accident with a gun in a Hanley Hills home.
Police: Several loaded guns were kept in plain view throughout the home.
It happened about 9:30 this morning inside a home in the 1200 block of Walton near Page.
Authorities in southern Illinois say a 6-year-old Champaign boy choked to death on part of marshmallow while at a private campground on Carlyle Lake.
Wilson says police have known since 2004 the father was lying about Christian’s disappearance, but refuse to prosecute.
A St. Charles County judge has sentenced 45-year-old Terry Smith and his 44-year-old wife, Victoria, to seven years in prison and fined them $500.
A 17-month-old girl is dead – a victim of what the Festus police chief calls the worst case of child abuse he’s ever seen.
A St. Charles County couple is found guilty in a child endangerment case where an autistic boy was kept in a cage.
Jury selection is underway for the trial of two parents who are accused of keeping their 6-year-old autistic son in a makeshift cage.
Authorities say a 10-year-old boy has died after a sport utility vehicle crashed into the back of a horse-drawn carriage in northwest Missouri.