Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Joel White of Lee’s Summit secretly video recorded several girls, 11 and 12 years old, while they undressed.
Two middle school students in Chicago have been arrested on child pornography charges.
Ryan Thayer Stephens, 28, of Fenton, Mo., was indicted for allegedly transporting and possessing child pornography.
Keith Farnham, a 66-year-old Democrat from Elgin, is accused of possessing at least two videos depicting child pornography.
45-year-old Monique Leonard of Carterville was sentenced Monday.
Authorities in western Missouri say a man found dead inside his submerged car was being investigated for crimes related to child pornography.
A raid of Lutheran pastor Matthew Luetke’s home turned up child pornography on his computer.
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.