Prosecutors in Monroe County charged Robert Fricke, 45, with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and unlawful restraint in connection with the case of a boy found Saturday in Fricke’s Columbia home.
A Columbia, Ill. man is behind bars, charged with aggravated kidnapping, battery and unlawful restraint of a child.
A jury will be brought in from outside Greene County to hear the trial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old Springfield girl.
The Chicago Police Department has issued a community alert after an 11-year-old girl who escaped a kidnapping attempt reported seeing another girl inside a van driven by the assailant.
An attorney for the suspect in the kidnapping and death of a 10-year-old Springfield girl is asking to have the trial moved out of Greene County.
Wood is accused of raping and killing fourth-grader Hailey Owens in February.
Prosecutors say a man who’s accused of kidnapping and killing a 12-year-old southwest Missouri girl did it to get revenge after his wife and the girl’s father had an affair.
A 17-year-old girl reported she was outside her residence retrieving property from a vehicle when she was approached by two men.
Craig Michael Wood is accused of raping and killing Hailey Owens on Feb. 18 after throwing her into his pickup truck while she walked along a street in her neighborhood.
Two boys allegedly taken in a parental kidnapping in Arkansas are being cared for by child welfare officials after being found in the back of a U-Haul truck in southeast Missouri.