Boyd and Stefanie Householder Booking Photo

Owners of Christian reform school in Missouri charged with more than 100 counts of abusing girls

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced in a press conference that his office has filed a total of 102 criminal charges against Boyd and Stephanie Householder, who were the owners and operators of the now-defunct Circle of Hope Girls Ranch and Boarding School. Boyd and Stephanie Householder have been arrested and are in custody.   […]

Child Abuse

3 from Albany charged in case where 11-year-old girl was abused for nearly a year

Prosecutors say a man and woman from Albany subjected an 11-year-old girl to nearly a year of abuse, including handcuffing her to a metal cage and shocking her with a stun gun. Gentry County prosecutors have charged 39-year-old Jennifer Reed with 42 felonies and 50-year-old Raymon Burks with 22 felonies, including kidnapping, child endangerment, and […]