Mar 1, 2013
Police: Kids likely died before fire
Police officials say the children found dead after Saturday's apparent arson fire in Springfield had stab wounds and apparent ligature marks on their necks -- indicating strangulation.
Ex-pastor gets 11 years for child molestation
The Sikeston Standard Democrat reports that 36-year-old Kenneth Neal Allen pleaded guilty and was sentenced last month on two counts of first-degree child molestation.