A Newton County jury has convicted a 35-year-old southwest Missouri man of sexually exploiting a minor.
A police search of the southwest Missouri home of a middle-school football coach accused in a 10-year-old girl’s kidnapping and death found child pornography and more than a dozen guns.
Tom Gibbons is traveling to local schools in efforts to bring awareness of sexting and its legal obligations.
A western Missouri man faces a federal charge accusing him of using his cellphone to exchange pornographic messages with a teenager.
The FBI says they have tracked down a child sex predator known only as “John Doe 27″. He is somewhere in the Midwest.
FBI St. Louis spokeswoman Rebecca Wu says while investigators don’t know if the video is recent or old, it doesn’t really matter.
Martin Evanick of Collinsville pleaded guilty in July to one count of production of child pornography. He was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court.
Christopher Horton, 22, of Highland entered pleas to five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.
Federal prosecutors in Missouri are seeking a 50-year prison term for a Roman Catholic priest who admitted taking pornographic photos of children.
A former volunteer assistant volleyball coach at a private Springfield school is charged with exchanging nude photos with a student.