Ramonte Gibbs is accused of taking his baby son without legal permission
A 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.
A couple called police after seeing a Facebook posting on the incident, and told them that their
If true, it would be the third attempted abduction in about 36 hours.
The 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.
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.
Authorities 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.
Children were approached and offered candy by a white male described as late teens or early twenties, wearing a red baseball cap and seated in a gray 4-door sedan.
A middle-school football coach accused in the kidnapping and killing of a 10-year-old girl in southwest Missouri plans to plead not guilty, his public defender said in a brief hearing Friday.
Police have charged Craig Michael Wood, 45, in the murder of 10-year-old Hailey Owens, a Springfield, Missouri girl who went missing from her home on Tuesday evening.