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Child Taken From St. Louis Hospital Found Safe

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 06.25.2012 | Crime

ST. LOUIS — A father kidnapped his young son from a St. Louis hospital with precious little of the medicine the boy requires for his failing hea...

Campground Killings Of Woman, 3 Children May Be Murder-suicide

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 05.19.2012 | Crime

BALLWIN, Mo. — The fatal shooting of a woman and her three young daughters, whose bodies were discovered in the middle of a remote gravel road a...

Boy Set On Fire By Teens, Police Say

Posted 03.06.2012 | Crime

Two teenagers allegedly attacked a 13-year-old boy and set him on fire with gasoline in what police in Missouri are investigating as a possible hate c...

White Supremacist Worked With Black Gang Member To Make Meth: Cops

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | Weird News

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Authorities allege that the quest to make methamphetamine has led to an unlikely alliance -- a white supremacist and a black inner-c...

6 Siblings Sexually Abused By 5 Relatives On Family Farm

AP | By BILL DRAPER | Posted 04.16.2012 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Six siblings who authorities say were subjected to sadistic sexual abuse by older relatives on a Missouri farm more than 25 years ...

LIFE BEHIND BARS: 'Thrill Killer' Teen Sentenced For Girl's Murder

Posted 02.08.2012 | Crime

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A central Missouri teenager who confessed to strangling, cutting and stabbing a 9-year-old girl because she wanted to kno...

'Thrill Killer' Teen Faces Life In Prison

AP | By DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 04.09.2012 | Crime

By DAVID A. LIEB, The Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri teenager who confessed to murdering a 9-year-old girl faces the possibilit...

Online Predator Sentenced For Bullying Girl Into Porn

Posted 02.06.2012 | Crime

A convicted Danish sex predator who emotionally tortured an 11-year-old Missouri girl and released naked videos of her on the Internet will probably s...

Real Estate Broker Pleads Guilty In Sex Slave Scandal

Posted 12.23.2011 | Crime

A Missouri real estate broker pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges surrounding an eight year scandal in which several men held captive a mentally disa...

Hotel Lobby Shootout: Ex-Sheriff's Deputy Suspected In Double Murder Wounded After Police Chase

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 02.10.2012 | Crime

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A former rural Missouri sheriff's deputy is suspected of killing his ex-wife and her new boyfriend before leading officers...

Baby Lisa's Parents Ask Supporters To End Candlelit Vigils On Their Lawn

Posted 12.01.2011 | Crime

Vigils for Lisa Irwin ended on Tuesday after the missing baby's parents requested that supporters stop demonstrating on their lawn. There had been ...

Lawyer: Stolen Cell Phone Proves Baby Lisa's Parents Are Innocent

Posted 11.14.2011 | Crime

A lawyer representing the parents of missing Missouri baby Lisa Irwin says that a call made on a cell phone stolen the night the child vanished proves...

87-Year-Old Woman Shoots 88-Year-old Husband, Acuses Him Of Cheating With Hairdresser

Posted 01.08.2012 | Crime

Police in Missouri say that an 87-year-old woman fired a gun at her husband on Saturday after becoming suspicious that he was engaged in a romantic af...

Baby Lisa Timeline: New Details About The Hours Before Infant's Disappearance

Posted 01.03.2012 | Crime

New details about the hours before Lisa Irwin's disappearance have painted a clearer picture of the missing Missouri infant's final night in her Kansa...

Lawyer For Baby Lisa's Parents Challenges Cadaver Dog Search

Posted 12.24.2011 | Crime

The lawyer for missing baby Lisa Irwin's parents questioned reports that an FBI sniffer dog detected a dead-body smell in the family's home last week....

Cadaver-Sniffing Dog In Baby Lisa's Home Detects Dead Body Smell

AP/The Huffington Post | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 12.21.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An FBI cadaver dog reacted to the scent of a dead person inside the Kansas City home where a baby girl disappeared nearly three we...

FAA Halts Flights As Police Search For Baby Lisa Continues

Posted 12.18.2011 | Crime

As investigators searched a wooded area for missing Missouri infant Lisa Irwin on Tuesday, the FAA reportedly implemented a temporary flight restricti...

Lawyer: Baby LIsa's Mom Was Drunk, But Has 'Nothing To HIde'

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police said Tuesday that the parents of a missing baby have not sat down face-to-face with investigators since Oc...

WATCH: Mom Says She Was Drunk When Baby Lisa Vanished

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The mother of a baby who went missing from her Kansas City home two weeks ago says she was drunk when the girl disappeared. Deb...

World's Scariest Mugshot?

Posted 12.03.2011 | Crime

Just when you thought a mugshot couldn't get scarier... Missouri police arrested 36-year-old Michael Campbell on Sunday after catching the convicte...

WATCH NIGHT-VISION VIDEO: Man Points Beam At Helicopter, Police Make Laser Fast Arrest

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.28.2011 | Weird News

Keep this high on your what-not-to-do list, unless you're down for being arrested for a silly prank. A video released by the FBI Monday shows a the...

Man Convicted Of Running Bogus $100 Million Bank Over His Computer

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2011 | Crime

Money doesn't grow on trees and you can't print it on your computer either. That's the lesson Danny Ray Hardin, 52, learned Wednesday in Kansas Ci...

Man Suspected Of Killing Girl Once Threatened To Blow Up Workplace

AP | By JIM SALTER | Posted 10.18.2011 | Crime

ST. LOUIS (AP)-- The man accused of killing a 3-year-old Missouri girl has a criminal record in Arkansas for threatening to blow up the factory where ...

WATCH: Remains Of Missing 3-Year-Old Found

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Crime

KENNETT, Mo. (ASSOCIATED PRESS) -- Remains believed to be a 3-year-old Missouri girl who went missing more than a week ago were found Tuesday near a s...

Motorcycle Gang Members Face Murder, Drug Charges

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 09.11.2011 | Crime

ST. LOUIS — A nationwide motorcycle gang was responsible for killings, robberies, drug distribution and other crimes, according to a federal ind...