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Nodaway County Courthouse (Photo via Flickr).

Prosecutor in Maryville Rape Case to Address Media

Jackson County prosecuting attorney Jean Peters Baker has been tight-lipped about the case since announcing in late October that she had been appointed as special prosecutor.

01/09/2014

Nodaway County Courthouse (Photo via Flickr).

New Prosecutor To Probe Missouri Teen Sex Assault Case

Circuit court clerk Elaine Wilson says Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has taken on the case.

10/21/2013

A special prosecutor will launch a new investigation into allegations a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by an older classmate. (Getty Images)

Maryville Teen Sex Assault Case To Be Reopened

The case of a 14-year-old girl who says she was raped by an older boy from her Missouri high school and left passed out on her porch in freezing temperatures is expected to get a fresh start under a special prosecutor.

10/18/2013

Melinda Coleman says the family cooperated with investigators in the rape case involving her 14-year-old daughter. (Getty Images)

Mother: Family Cooperated In Missouri Rape Investigation

woman who says her family was forced to move from a northwest Missouri town after her 14-year-old daughter was plied with alcohol and sexually assaulted nearly two years ago disputed authorities’ claims that she and her daughter stopped cooperating with investigators.

10/16/2013

Nodaway County Courthouse (Photo via Flickr).

Maryville, Mo. Rape Case Draws National Attention

In the early morning of Jan. 8, 2012, 14-year-old Daisy Coleman was found passed out on her mother’s doorstep. She had sneaked out the night before, attended a party, and drank alcohol.

10/15/2013