More Legislators Back a Renewed Death Penalty in IllinoisSome state legislators believe a heftier penalty should be set for killers of children or law enforcement.
Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Sperm Bank Over Biracial ChildCramblett became pregnant in December 2011 through artificial insemination using sperm donated by a black man instead of the white donor whom she and her partner selected.
UPDATE: Investigators Believe Child Accidentally Shot HimselfThe St. Louis County Police Department is reporting that a child was shot in the 7700 block of Utica in North St. Louis County.
Local FBI Supervisor Rarely Surprised in Child Porn ChargesSt. Louis has the largest Crimes Against Children task force in the country with 21 agents.
4 Teenagers, 6-Year-Old Caught in a Stolen CarPolice are investigating whether they were involved in five other robberies in the Soulard area.
Eastern Missouri Man Accused in Second Fatal Wreck in a YearDerrell Edward Dean Hall, 25, of Winfield was charged Monday in St. Charles County with involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.
Troy Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a ChildMichael Anthony Rasmussen, 54, was charged by the Madison County prosecutor and is jailed on a $500,000 bond.
O'Fallon Parents Get Max for Caging Autistic SonA St. Charles County judge has sentenced 45-year-old Terry Smith and his 44-year-old wife, Victoria, to seven years in prison and fined them $500.
Homer G. Records Reveal Death Certificate, Birth MotherThe search of Homer G. Phillips Hospital records has revealed a death certificate for one mother's child, but another search is for an adult born at the hospital.
Man, Woman, Child Shot in South St. LouisOnly the 9-year-old girl survived.
Chicago Police: Woman Cut Child's Throat with Power SawA police official confirmed media reports that a 52-year-old relative used a circular saw to cut the baby's throat, apparently because she wouldn't stop crying.
Father, Child Shot While On Interstate Near Kansas CityPolice say a man and his 7-year-old daughter were injured when they were shot as they drove along Interstate 70 near Kansas City.