Hailey Owens' family is pushing for changes that could help save another child's life. The goal of Hailey's Law is to improve and speed up the state's Amber Alert system. They asked to talk about that night and how they hope to make a difference. (This is a portion of that interview.)
Craig Wood appeared as his defense attorney and the prosecutor sparred over procedures that will be used in upcoming hearings in the case of the kidnapping and murder of Hailey Owens. Associate Circuit Judge Mark Powell presided. Wood is represented by public defender Pat Berrigan. Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson represented the state. Hailey's mother and stepfather, Stacy and Jeff…
Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens addressed the death of Hailey Owens Monday. He reminded us "this isn't Mayberry."
"Last week, the entire city of Springfield was stunned by an event that was so random and so violent that it violated all our deeply-held definitions of a civil community. The kidnapping and death of 10-year-old Hailey Owens triggered within our city an outpouring of shock, anger…
More than 10,000 gathered on Commercial Street in Springfield Saturday night remembering the life of Hailey Owens. A makeshift memorial was created after Saturday's vigil where people placed candles, stuffed animals and notes. Pictures taken by photojournalist Justin Haase.
The City of Springfield has stated that parking for Saturday night's candlelight march and vigil honoring 10-year-old Hailey Owens could be challenging. As a result, a map of parking spaces around the vigil site on Commercial Street has been released.