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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.

05/21/2014

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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.

03/25/2014

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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.

02/28/2014

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2 Children Left In Car In -12 Degree Weather While Mom Shopped At Wal-Mart

Beloit police arrested a mother after two young children were found alone in a cold vehicle in a Wal-Mart parking lot.

01/07/2014

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Cases of Child Abuse in Illinois on the Decline

The Child Care Association projects 21,720 abuse cases in the current fiscal year, 2012, which ends June 30.

05/07/2012

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Dozens of Mice, 157 Snakes/Lizards Found in St. Charles Co. Home

St. Charles County spokesman John Sonderegger says detectives knew there was something terrible in the home as they approached it.

03/02/2012

Toddlers Run Nearly Naked, Parents in Trouble

A Granite City couple faces child neglect charges

11/16/2011

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