Bond Reduction Denied in St. Charles Co. Toddler Overheating DeathThey are accused of putting Brayden in a crib next to a space heater and not checking on him for more than 36 hours. He died from overheating.
Man Arrested for Dunking Child in Hot WaterSt. Louis County police have charged a 20-year-old with abuse of a child for dunking a 4-year-old's bottom in hot water, causing 2nd-degree burns.
St. Louis Pizza Site Doubling as Karate Studio Again RaidedCourt documents allege underage girls who were living and working in the building because their parents were either homeless or in jail were not being paid and not given proper food.
Mo. Legislation Tables 'Granny Cam' BillIllinois lawmakers move forward with their “Granny Cam” bill for nursing homes, legislation in Missouri seems to be moving in the opposite direction.
Bill Proposal Prompts for Cameras in Nursing HomesNursing home patients in Missouri could have an additional line of defense under a new bill moving through the House.
HIPAA, Wiretapping Laws Pose Legal Questions for Nursing Home CamerasThe fact that the systems would be controlled over the Internet has also raised concerns about hackers.
Boy Makes School Threat; Parents ArrestedAfter an elementary school-aged Missouri boy allegedly threatened to shoot and stab people at school, his parents are facing felony charges.
Former Prosecutor: Mo. Lawmakers Must Focus on Child AbuseDarrell Moore says lawmakers should expedite solutions to abuse and neglect the way they did for Boeing incentives.
Documents Outline Deficiencies At Local Nursing HomesAllegations of rape, physical and verbal abuse, and neglect fill the pages of nursing home inspections released Wednesday.
Illinois Officials: Child Abuse And Neglect Deaths Rose SharplyThe deaths were roughly equally distributed among Downstate, Chicago and the suburbs.
Ill. Mother Charged with NeglectThe woman didn't report her son missing because she's wanted by police.
Woman Accused of Neglecting HorsesSeveral of the horses at Roodhouse farm died.