amber alert http://kbia.org en Amber Alert changes sought after Missouri killing http://kbia.org/post/amber-alert-changes-sought-after-missouri-killing <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The mid-February kidnapping death of a 10-year-old&nbsp;<font color="red">Springfield</font>&nbsp;girl has led to calls to change&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri's</font>&nbsp;Amber Alert system.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:30:56 +0000 Associated Press 49862 at http://kbia.org Amber Alert changes sought after Missouri killing Authorities investigating Mo. murder-suicide after Amber Alert http://kbia.org/post/authorities-investigating-mo-murder-suicide-after-amber-alert <p></p><p>Federal and state authorities are investigating the abduction of a 6-year-old Jefferson City boy found shot to death Tuesday in Cape Girardeau in an apparent murder-suicide.</p><p>Police found 6-year-old Markell Beasley and 40-year-old Demetrius Beasley, of St. Louis, dead of gunshot wounds in a house after someone flagged down officers. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 17:12:56 +0000 Associated Press 45893 at http://kbia.org Authorities investigating Mo. murder-suicide after Amber Alert MoChip to offer free services at Osage Beach http://kbia.org/post/mochip-offer-free-services-osage-beach <p>The Missouri Child Identification Program, better known as MoChip, will be taking free digital photographs, dental impressions, and scents for scent dogs to follow in the event a child goes missing. The information would then be put onto a small disk which can be loaded into the Amber Alert System in a matter of minutes. State Coordinator of MoChip, Nicholas Cichielo says the program has been successful in finding missing children.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 22:38:17 +0000 Chloe Alexander 10648 at http://kbia.org MoChip to offer free services at Osage Beach Newscast for January 13, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-13-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/understanding-amber-alerts">Understanding the Amber Alert system</a></li><li><a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/troopers-body-found-nw-missouri">Trooper&#39;s body found in NW Missouri</a></li></ul> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:20:33 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 6984 at http://kbia.org Understanding Amber Alerts http://kbia.org/post/understanding-amber-alerts <p>Friday is National Amber Alert Day.&nbsp; Law enforcement officials across the nation are recognizing the importance of the Amber Alert System, which is a high-speed, high-tech way of alerting the public when a child has been abducted. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there&rsquo;s been some misunderstanding about the criteria that must be met before the alert can go out. Fri, 13 Jan 2012 15:44:11 +0000 6981 at http://kbia.org Understanding Amber Alerts