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Missouri parents guilty of caging autistic son

A St. Louis-area husband and wife have been found guilty of child endangerment for putting their autistic son in a makeshift cage.

Arrest in Springfield in 2012 leads to murder charges in Chicago

Springfield police arrested a man and found the suspected murder weapon from a Chicago killing. 

EPA says cooking oil spill in Cabool biggest ever in Ozarks

EPA reveals unprecedented scope of cooking oil spill near Cabool

The Environmental Protection Agency says more than 120,000 gallons of cooking oil and restaurant grease drained from two storage ponds at Fleming Recycling.

Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to 'kill everyone'

Platte County prosecutor Eric Zahnd says Zachary Caples' girlfriend called 911 at 4:15 a.m. Jan. 5, 2014, to report Caples had physically abused her and threatened to kill anyone who came to the home.

Jailer is charged with allowing inmate beatings

A Pulaski County Sheriff's jail deputy has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of abuse of power for allegedly allowing an inmate to be beaten by other inmates.

Police investigate Joplin student porn sharing

Police investigate student porn sharing at Joplin High School

Police say images of naked students may have been stored on Dropbox, a file sharing website.

Joplin police make huge pot bust at Greyhound bus station

A pair of Jopin policemen are credited with finding a large amount of marijuana at the city's Greyhound bus terminal Wednesday.

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