Amber Alert http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Amber Alert Issued, Then Canceled For Champaign, Ill. Incident http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/amber-alert-issued-then-canceled-champaign-ill-incident <p><strong>Updated at 12:35 p.m. Friday:</strong></p><p>The AMBER Alert for Cleo Younce has been canceled. She is safe and her alleged abductor in custody.</p><p><em>Our original story:</em></p><p>An Amber Alert has been issued for the region by Champaign, Ill. authorities. Here's all of the information we know so far as posted on the <a href="http://ci.champaign.il.us/2013/09/05/missing-endangered-teen/">website of the Champaign Police Department</a>:</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:59:56 +0000 Kelsey Proud 29701 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Amber Alert Issued, Then Canceled For Champaign, Ill. Incident Boy Abducted From Bel-Nor Found Safe http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/boy-abducted-bel-nor-found-safe <p><em>Updated 3:35 p.m.</em></p><p>An 8-year-old boy abducted from his school yesterday has been located safe, and his father is in custody for the kidnapping.</p><p>Master Sgt. Steve Bishop with the Bel-Nor police department in north St. Louis County says Von Harrell took his son, Luvell Dukes, from school on Thursday afternoon. He says the mother was told by a different, unidentified police department to wait to see if the boy would return home. Bishop says Bel-Nor issued the AMBER Alert around 12:45 p.m. &nbsp;after learning that the father had made threatening statements.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 18:54:28 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Rachel Lippmann 26941 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Boy Abducted From Bel-Nor Found Safe Girl Found Safe, Man Charged Following Poplar Bluff Amber Alert http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/girl-found-safe-man-charged-following-poplar-bluff-amber-alert <p><strong>Updated 5:22 p.m. with charges filed</strong></p><p>The Butler County prosecutor charged Jeffrey Dean Shelton of Poplar Bluff on Wednesday with four felonies, including child kidnapping and domestic assault.</p><p>The girl and Shelton were found during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon along a highway about 10 miles south of the child's hometown of Poplar Bluff.</p><p>The probable cause statement says a woman went to Shelton's home early Wednesday and saw the child and that Shelton told the woman he was going to have to kill her and the girl.</p><p></p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:05:30 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 5725 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Girl Found Safe, Man Charged Following Poplar Bluff Amber Alert Child taken from St. Louis Children's Hospital located near Chicago http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/child-taken-st-louis-childrens-hospital-located-near-chicago <p><strong>Updated at 4:25 am on Wednesday, April 25</strong></p><p>A 5-year-old Kansas City boy taken yesterday from St. Louis Children&#39;s Hospital has been located near Chicago.</p><p>Illinois state troopers located Porter Stone, his father Jeffrey Stone, and his paternal grandmother Rhonda Marie Matthews in Alsip, Ill. Both adults are in custody on felony charges of kidnapping, interfering with custody, and endangering the welfare of a child.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 00:40:41 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3565 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Child taken from St. Louis Children's Hospital located near Chicago Morning headlines: Monday, April 9, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-april-9-2012 <p><strong>Public meeting to be held on City-Arch-River Project</strong></p><p>Members of the public will have another chance to weigh in on one of the most controversial parts of the City-Arch-River 2015 project - what to do about the portion of Interstate 70 that runs through downtown.</p><p>The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on its plans for the depressed section of the interstate at St. Louis City Hall on Tuesday.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 14:16:53 +0000 Julie Bierach, Rachel Lippmann & The Associated Press 3448 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, April 9, 2012