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Chillicothe, Missouri twins in state custody after alleged abuse by parents

(Fox 4) – Twin brothers are in the custody of the state of Missouri after investigators at an emergency room determined they were victims of child abuse. Prosecutors say the infants suffered injuries at the hands of their parents earlier this week. Cassie Jane Adkins and Douglas Eugene Weese face first degree felony charges of endangering […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]