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 jury deliberated for about four hours Thursday before finding 26-year-old Jordan Lafayette Prince guilty of first-degree murder, child abuse and forcible sodomy.
A southwest Missouri man is accused of hitting his two children in the head with a hammer as punishment, while his wife is accused of biting one of them for the same reason.
Hancock & Kelley – Friday, September 19 – Emerson CEO David Farr on #Ferguson Forward Initiative; Spanking vs. Child Abuse; Kansas Senate Race; War Funding Agst. ISIS
John and Michael talk with Emerson CEO David Farr about #Ferguson Forward Initiative; they talk about Ferguson protesters protesting at the Cardinals and Rams games; about spanking vs. child abuse; about the Kansas Senate race, whose outcome might determine who will be in control of the U.S. Senate; and about war funding for Syria and Iraq to battle ISIS.
Hancock & Kelley – Wednesday, September 17 – County Council Meeting; Scott Scnuck; Mike Shannon; Outrage Over NFL Attitude
Michael and Debbie on last night’s boisterous County Council meeting; with Scott Schnuck on Schnucks Markets 7th anniversary and this year’s United Way campaign; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; on outrage over the NFL’s attitude in the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson child abuse and domestic abuse cases; and with Rachel Witt about the First Annual South Grand Fall Fest.
Charlie Brennan – Monday, September 15 – Jim Sansone on Use of TIF Money; Adrian Peterson and Child Abuse; A-B Brewmaster George Reisch
Charlie talks with Jim Sansone of The Sansone Group about the use of TIF money for real estate development; Charlie and Debbie talk about the pending child abuse case against NFL’s Adrian Peterson; and Charlie talks with Anheuser-Busch Brewmaster George Reisch about this weekend’s 10th annual Budweiser Taste of St. Louis.
Documents say parents beat their 23-month-old girl to death for eating a piece of cake without permission.
Investigators say a 21-month-old boy died of a morphine overdose and had amphetamines, opiates and meth in his urine.
Beth Williams was sentenced to 15 years in prison for her role in a child abuse case that left her daughter severely underweight and fighting for her life.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Carol Daniel introduces us to a mother whose been in and out of rehab, but finally got help that appears to have changed her for good.