Officials give all clear at USM campus; escaped inmates still on the run

USM has lifted the order to shelter in place but urges students to use caution as the search continues for two state inmates who escaped from the Forrest County Jail.

Judge halts Air Force’s efforts to discharge airmen with HIV

Service members in the Air Force claim they're being discharged solely because of their HIV status and despite the recommendations of their doctors and commanding officers, who say they are fit to serve.
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  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.


Business closings and event cancellations, delays due to winter weather

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Power restored in City of Bernie, warming center opened

WB lanes on I-24 open after single vehicle crash

I-55 SB cleared at 141 mm in Ste. Genevieve Co. after tractor trailer jackknifed

According to Troop C Missouri Highway Patrol, it was a non-injury crash blocking both southbound lanes at mile marker 141.
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  Police: Aurora gunman likely knew he was being fired

Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building and were fired on immediately; one was struck outside and four others shot inside.

  Williamson Co. authorities find “inert training device” outside business

Drug arrest in Hickman, KY

Gov. Pritzker, Durbin release statements following shooting in Aurora, IL

Firefighters rescue cat from tree in Sparta

Marion, IL police chief retires

Brookport Bridge closed in Paducah due to icy conditions

Grand Jury indicts Murray, KY man on 2 counts of murder

Roads closed due to flooding in the Heartland

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  Legal fights launched over Trump’s national emergency declaration

Several legal challenges to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency in order to direct funds toward the building of a border wall have began or been promised.


Parks scores 26 to lift UT Martin over SE Missouri 81-72

Cardinals announce $5 ticket flash sale

The St. Louis Cardinals are offering a one-day flash sale for $5 tickets.


Senate passes bill to allow wine shipments into the state

MoDOT prepares for winter weather

Multiple agencies find meth, marijuana after home search in Steele, MO

Grocery stores busy before winter weather hits

Marion police looking for man wanted on armed robbery charge

Quovadis C. Myers, 21, of Carbondale, Ill. is believed to be in or around the Williamson or Jackson County areas.
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Drug company exec wore fentanyl spray costume in rap video to motivate opioid sales team

Former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives are charged with scheming to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks in exchange for prescriptions of opioids.

Couple creates scholarship for students in Graves Co.

Abandoned dog found in Jefferson Co., MO ditch, bound with tape reunited with owner

Parents of 2 Ozarks boat crash victims file lawsuit

Heartland high school coach charged with sexual abuse