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Mo. Lawmaker’s Bill Defines ‘Violent Felony’ in State Gun Law

St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.

03/24/2015

John Classen (O'Fallon Mo. PD photo)

Suspect Arrested For Child Abduction

Police say 17-year-old John Classen of O’Fallon Mo. took a 10-year-old girl from her home

03/12/2015

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Mother, Aunt in Staged Kidnapping Set for Thursday Court Hearing

Authorities say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse to scare him because they believed he was too nice to people.

02/25/2015

(Courtesy: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department)

2 Plead Not Guilty in Staged Kidnapping of Missouri Boy

Police say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse last week to scare him, because they believed he was too nice to people. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the family wanted to teach him about possible danger from strangers.

02/11/2015

(Courtesy: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department)

Family Members Arrested for Kidnapping Son to Teach Him a Lesson

They told Lincoln County deputies they were teaching the 6-year-old boy about “stranger danger.”

02/05/2015

Robert Caldwell (Photo/St. Louis Police)

Juvenile Detained in Missouri Kidnapping Case

FBI says action follows Tuesday’s arrest of Robert Caldwell (pictured) for January 22 incident

01/29/2015

Photo courtesy of FBI St. Louis Division

FBI Seeking Information on Kidnapping Suspects

A kidnapping victim out of Kansas City broke loose from his abductors in St. Louis.

01/23/2015

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Car Stolen with Baby on Board

The 11-month-old sleeps through whole ordeal.

01/21/2015

Photo/St. Louis Police

UPDATED: Police Arrest Suspect in Kidnapping, Attempted Jewelry Robbery

St. Louis police arrested a 22-year-old man and are searching for two others believed to have been involved in the abduction of a 64-year-old woman during an attempt to rob a jewelry store last week.

12/22/2014

Illinois State Police District 13 trooper who located vehicle containing abducted child on October 24, 2014 (Illinois State Police photo)

Abducted Child Found Safe In Southern Illinois

Illinois State Police director praises quick action of police after Amber Alert was issued.

10/25/2014

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