Suspect Arrested For Child AbductionPolice say 17-year-old John Classen of O'Fallon Mo. took a 10-year-old girl from her home
Abducted Child Found Safe In Southern IllinoisIllinois State Police director praises quick action of police after Amber Alert was issued.
Several Attempted Child Abductions Reported in IllinoisThey happened in Gillespie and Benld, over the 4th of July weekend.
Attempted Abduction Reported in Lake St. LouisA 9-year-old girl says a man dressed in a ski mask approached and offered her money to leave with him.
Football Coach Pleads Not Guilty in Girl's DeathCraig Michael Wood is accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 10-year-old Hailey Owens.
St. Clair County Child Abduction ArrestRamonte Gibbs is accused of taking his baby son without legal permission
Missouri Judge Says No Evidence Yet on Murder CaseA Missouri judge says prosecutors don't have to provide evidence before the preliminary hearing for a 46-year-old man accused of killing a 10-year-old Springfield girl.
Police: Troy Abduction Attempt Was MisunderstandingA couple called police after seeing a Facebook posting on the incident, and told them that their
St. Ann Police Investigating Possible Abduction AttemptIf true, it would be the third attempted abduction in about 36 hours.
Alert Changes Discussed after Missouri Child DeathThe kidnapping and death of Hailey Owens last month has prompted Missouri lawmakers and law enforcement agencies to consider changes to the rapid alert system used to spread the word about possible child abductions.
Attempted Abduction in Troy, Il.Police are looking for a black van and the driver, who is described as a 50-year-old black man with a black T-shirt and skull cap.
Police Seeking Suspects in Two Possible Abduction AttemptsAuthorities aren't sure if the events are related, but in both cases, the suspect was described as being in his late teens or early 20s and wearing a red baseball cap.

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