Jackson County

Altus man, woman sought in Jackson County child abuse, neglect case

Staff reportsALTUS — Authorities are searching for a man and a woman in connection with a child abuse and neglect case after one child has been found dead, one is missing and others are hospitalized, the Jackson County Sheriff's office reported.
Hakim Mustafa Moore, 27, and Robin Alexander, 29, could be in the St.Read more on NewsOK.com

Jackson County substitute teacher, Earnest Shaw sentenced for possession of child pornography

Ernest Leander Shaw has been sentenced for possession of child pornography. Shaw, a former substitute teacher, taught at various schools throughout the county. “Child pornography is abuse of society’s most vulnerable population—young children,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak. “Children trust that adults and those in leadership positions will be their protector. Shaw chose […]
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Missouri mom charged after kids found living in crate, cave

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 24-year-old mother is in custody after her dirty, barefoot 4- and 6-year-old children were found living in a wooden shipping crate in an underground cave in Kansas City, Missouri.
The woman was charged Friday with two counts of felony child endangerment.
Jackson County detectives were serving a search warrant for an alleged stolen car operation in the caves on the city's east side Thursday when they found the children, alone, in the 8-by-10-foot crate furnished with vehicle bench seats.
Prosecutors say the children were poorly clothed, barefoot and covered in dirt, and the younger one was eating from a cup of dry ramen noodles.
A spokesman for the Jackson County prosecutor's office said Saturday he didn't know if the woman has an attorney.Read more on NewsOK.com