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Ramonte Gibbs (Belleville Police photo)

St. Clair County Child Abduction Arrest

Ramonte Gibbs is accused of taking his baby son without legal permission

04/12/2014

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Missouri Judge Says No Evidence Yet on Murder Case

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.

03/27/2014

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Police: Troy Abduction Attempt Was Misunderstanding

A couple called police after seeing a Facebook posting on the incident, and told them that their

03/20/2014

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St. Ann Police Investigating Possible Abduction Attempt

If true, it would be the third attempted abduction in about 36 hours.

03/20/2014

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Alert Changes Discussed after Missouri Child Death

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.

03/19/2014

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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.

03/17/2014

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Police Seeking Suspects in Two Possible Abduction Attempts

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.

03/13/2014

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O’Fallon Police Searching for Man Approaching Children with Candy

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.

03/13/2014

Craig Michael Wood (Booking Photo from Greene County Sheriff's Department)

Missouri Coach To Plead Not Guilty In Girl’s Death

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.

02/21/2014

Craig Michael Wood (Booking Photo from Greene County Sheriff's Department)

Suspect Charged In Kidnapping, Murder Of 10-Year-Old Missouri Girl

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.

02/19/2014

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