Sex Offender Accused of Offering Children Fishing PolesThe charge is loitering within 500 feet of a park, but an adult who was with the children says 45-year-old Gary Darnell of Cottage Hills was definitely up to something.
Cemetery Vandalism Could Lead To Hate Crime Registry In University CityBIll sponsor Rod Jennings: "I would hope that somebody thinking about (vandalism) would realize this will follow them for life".
Sex Offender Caught Umpiring Youth Sports GamesDennis Cotton did not disclose he was working for the Smithton School District on his sex offender registry.
Sex Offender Registry Important to Parents on HalloweenIllinois attorney general offers way to avoid trick of treating at homes of offenders
Missouri Supreme Court Considers Child Sex Registry CaseA lawyer for a teenager accused of attempting to rape his sister says he unfairly faces registering as an adult sexual offender.
Police: Man Fatally Shot Inside Mizzou Parking GarageInvestigators believe a man killed by police inside a University of Missouri parking garage was a violent sex offender who, hours earlier, hid inside a woman's car at a supermarket.
Clown From Amusement Park Found In Sex Offender's HomeA ceramic clown that went missing from a closed Wichita amusement park more than a decade ago has been found at the home of a sex offender who once worked at the park and two decades ago helped restore the clown.
Sheriff: Sex Offender Failed to Register New Job as Santa ClausA 50-year-old sex offender working as a meet-and-greet Santa Claus was arrested after failing to register his new employment to authorities.
County Police: Check Sex Offender Registry Prior to Trick-or-TreatingSt. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says the nearly 1,100 sex offenders in the county have to stay in tonight, leave their porch lights off, and post a sign saying the residence is not offering candy.
UMSL Criminologists Says Mo. Sex Offender Laws Need To Be ReevaluatedUnder Missouri law sex offenders cannot live within a thousand feet of a school or day care center, and can't loiter within 500 feet.
Alton Man Accused Of Having Sex With Rottweiler PuppyTerry Wayne Davis, 43, of Alton, has been charged with three counts of sexual conduct with an animal.
Mo. Lawmakers Sustain Veto of Sex Offender BillThe House briefly discussed the bill but set it aside without voting on an override after supporters acknowledged that many of their colleagues had concerns about it.

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