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23-year-old Shanika M. Evans is accused of beating her 23-month-old girl to death for eating a piece of cake without permission. (Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Court: Toddler Beaten To Death Over Cake

Documents say parents beat their 23-month-old girl to death for eating a piece of cake without permission.


Booking photo of Lacey Kertz courtesy of Jefferson County Sheriff's Department

Mother Charged in Morphine Overdose of Baby

Investigators say a 21-month-old boy died of a morphine overdose and had amphetamines, opiates and meth in his urine.


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Mom of Emaciated 3-Year-Old Sentenced to 15 Years

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.


Photo: Annie Malone Center

Former Heroin Addict Finds Parenting Help Through Annie Malone Center

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.


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Mother Charged With Murder In Teen’s Starvation

13-year-old son weighed just 21 pounds when he died in January.


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

House Passes Bill to Lengthen Abuse Investigations

Legislation passed by the Missouri House would give social workers more time to complete investigations into child abuse and neglect.


Photo/St. Clair County Sheriff's Department

Dupo Man Charged With Burning and Bruising Toddler

Prosecutors in St. Clair County have charged 24 year old Joshua Weigel


South St. Louis Woman Arrested After Malnourished Children Found Locked in Closets

27-year-old Monique Winston was charged Friday with kidnapping, child abuse and child endangerment.



Charlie Brennan – Friday, February 21st – Tom Stillman, STL Blues Chairman from Sochi, Russia, Olympics; Bravo TV’s Andy Cohen; Greg Echele of Family Resource Center; and Jennifer Eremeeva on Unrest in Kiev, Ukraine

Charlie with STL Blues Chrmn. and KMOX Sochi Correspondent Tom Stillman, live from the Olympics hockey arena; with Bravo TV’s Andy Cohen, Grand Marshall of 21st Beggin’ Pet Parade in STL; Charlie and Debbie talk about breaking the cycle of child abuse with Greg Echele of the Family Resource Center; and Charlie with Jennifer Eremeeva, an American writer based in Moscow, about violence in Kiev, Ukraine.


File photo of a police car. (credit: Comstock/Thinkstock)

Child Beaten to Death Over “Stolen Cake”

Step-father admits to beating girl to death over a stolen piece of cake.




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