Senator Clair McCaskill wins the battle to strengthen already-tough rules in the military to stop sexual abuse.
A church official has been arrested on four counts of aggravated sexual abuse.
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the Archdiocese of St. Louis must release the names of more than 100 church employees accused of sexual abuse over the past 20 years.
The Missouri Supreme Court is expected to rule today whether or not the St. Louis Archdiocese must disclose two decades worth of sexual abuse allegations against its priests.
A Missouri appeals court ruled Friday that the Archdiocese of St. Louis did not have to release the names of priests accused of sexual abuse in the past 20 years as part of a lawsuit against the archdiocese.
The “Safe at Home” program, run by the Missouri Secretary of State, offers victims a mailing address they can use in public records.
A 17-year-old O’Fallon resident has been charged with child molestation while out on bond for previous molestation charges.
The bill would remove the statute of limitations – currently 20 years – for civil cases alleging child sexual abuse.
Alleged abuse occurred in the 1960′s.