children

girl using smartphone
August 01, 2019 - 2:01 pm
(KFTK) — As technology such as smart devices have permeated nearly all aspects of our daily lives, precautions about best practices have also followed. Recently the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office in Florida arrested 25 men who were lurking on the internet with the intent to engage in sexually...
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hand on steering wheel
July 16, 2019 - 10:46 am
CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — A 30-year-old Missouri man is charged after police say he intentionally drove his car toward two boys of Indian descent and shouted an ethnic slur at them. Samuel Lay, of Creve Coeur, was charged Monday with assault and armed criminal action. He is being held on $30,000 bond...
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(Dixon Illinois Police Department)
July 10, 2019 - 5:02 pm
(KFTK) - A 49-year-old Illinois woman won't be winning any 'mother of the year' awards. Jennifer A. Janus Yeagerwas arrested Tuesday afternoon after authorities say she was spotted driving down Illinois Route 2 in Dixon with her two kids riding in an inflatable pool on top of her SUV. Police says...
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July 02, 2019 - 4:29 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - Police in Oklahoma and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's US Marshals Task Force are looking for two people who have evaded court appearances on child abuse charges. Altus, Okla. officers think Hakim Mustafa Moore, 27, and Robin Alexander, 29, ran away to St. Louis to...
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July 01, 2019 - 5:04 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - Both of Officer Michael Langsdorf's teenage children spoke in front of a maximum-capicity crowd at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis at Monday's funeral service for the fallen officer. The hour-long ceremony was filled by police officers, family and friends, as Langsdorf's son...
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kindergarten
June 27, 2019 - 12:25 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new state report has found that just one out of every four children in Illinois was fully prepared to enter kindergarten in the most recent school year. The Illinois State Board of Education released findings this week from a statewide teacher survey. The survey shows 26...
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close up of child's eyes in grayscale
May 20, 2019 - 4:23 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The leader of a Jefferson City daycare said she hasn’t seen any evidence of a reported downturn in the number of Missouri children living in poverty. Data from coalition group Missourians to End Poverty shows that roughly 261,000 children are living in poverty in the...
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