T-shirts made by victims of child abuse, documenting what they went through in shocking detail, hang in the lobby of the Madison County Administration Building in Edwardsville. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Colorful Paper Cutouts Call Attention To Child Abuse Prevention Month

Children as young as one are subjected to “bondage, sadism, torture”, according to top law enforcer.



“No Texting Behind The Wheel” Message Driven Home In Metro East

5 second long glance at your phone at 55 mph covers length of football field.


Torrance Rogers

Torrance Rogers Gets 40 Years In Daughter’s Abuse Death

Attack occurred in 1999 when Taylor Pinkas was 3 months old…she survived until 2009.


Local Prosecutor Calls For Change In Illinois Drug Law

Illinois man acquitted because he bought drugs in deadly overdose in Missouri.


3/14/12-Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons holds up a medicine bottle he found stored in an unsafe manner in his own home Wednesday, during a press conference officially launching the "Lock Your Meds" campaign designed to curb the growing heroin problem. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

The Danger Lurking In Your Medicine Cabinet

Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons launches “Lock Your Meds” campaign.


Gibbons: Madison County In Grip Of Heroin “Epidemic”

Nine heroin deaths in ’09; 26 last year.


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