Child Exploitation

Former teacher pleads guilty to sexually exploiting student; faces 15-years in prison

A Missouri, man who worked as a teacher in China has pleaded guilty in federal court to sexually exploiting one of his former students by attempting to blackmail her into sending him pornographic images. Curtis J. Baldwin, 47, of Springfield,  pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge David P. Rush on Monday, Oct. 5, to […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Lawmaker, attorney both contacted the FBI over allegations related to Greitens

(MissouriNet) – Both sides in a special House committee hearing on an investigation of Governor Eric Greitens revealed yesterday they had contact with the FBI.     Republican Representative Jay Barnes, who chairs the committee, said he’d contacted federal law enforcement after hearing closed testimony from an early Greitens campaign advisor, Michael Hafner, who alleged […]

Jackson County prosecutor to take over invasion of privacy investigation against Greitens

The Jackson County prosecutor will take over an invasion of privacy investigation against Governor Greitens.     Last week, Gardner dismissed the charge against Greitens and said she planned to ask for a special prosecutor to handle the case. In a press release today, Gardner says the court has granted her request for one. She […]


Judge rules woman’s name will be used in Greitens criminal trial

The St. Louis judge presiding over the felony invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens has ruled on several key requests during today’s pre-trial hearing. Judge Rex Burlison has ruled against the prosecution’s request that the former mistress be referred to as the “victim.” Defense attorney Jim Martin argued that the term is prejudicial. Burlison […]


Carroll County Sheriff reports multiple instances of attempted Sextortion scam

The Carroll County Sheriff is reporting that the department has received three reports involving a scam that she sheriff is referring to as sextortion. Sheriff William McCoy is reporting the scam is targeting men and women on social media such as Facebook, Youtube, and various dating sites but then progresses to the use of Skype […]

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Audio: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker suggests that Greitens should resign

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says it’s difficult, if not impossible, for fellow Republican Governor Greitens to continue to govern.     Greitens is being investigated for allegedly using violence, sexual coercion and blackmail on his former mistress in 2015 while preparing a run for governor. Greitens has acknowledged having the affair but has denied any […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Governor Greitens’ legal team receives evidence, questions opposition’s choice of investigators

Governor Eric Greitens legal team has received evidence being used against it and has questions about the prosecution’s procedures. Bill Wise from Missourinet reports.     St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner met defense lawyers for Governor Eric Greitens in court to turn over the first round of evidence Tuesday. KMOV-TV reports the evidence includes […]

Nate Walker

State Representative Nate Walker: Governor Eric Greitens should resign

Third District State Representative Nate Walker of Kirksville believes Governor Eric Greitens should resign. In a statement released Tuesday, Walker says he was proud to be one of the first supporters of Eric Greitens for governor, and he believes Greitens accomplished many things in his first year that will benefit the state for decades. However, […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Missouri governor’s speech overshadowed by admission of extra-marital affair and blackmail accusation

On a night when Missouri Governor Eric Gretiens was set to display leadership and strength, a salacious story overtook his message.     Shortly after delivering his State of the State address calling for tax cuts and ethics reform, Greitens, his wife, and their attorney released a Facebook statement confirming an extramarital affair on the […]