McCaskill, Hawley to debate in St. Louis

Claire McCaskill and Josh Hawley will square off in an hour-long debate on Thursday night, October 18.

  Special prosecutor appeals to state Supreme Court in Gaege Bethune murder case

The special prosecutor in the Gaege Bethune case filed a rare appeal to the state Supreme Court.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Jackson,MO Police Department takes part in DEA drug take back event
Jackson, Missouri police are giving residents the chance to prevent pill abuse and theft.
Health Department in Jackson Co., IL ask for well lead testing participants
Participants are wanted for a research project by the Jackson County, Illinois Health Department.
Ameren, MO offers safety tips to gas customers on staying warm in winter
Safety tips for using gas heating and appliances from Ameren, MO

  City of Carbondale hopeful for the opening of downtown hotel

Carbondale takes another step towards becoming a tourist destination with the opening of the new downtown hotel.

  Emergency responder crisis training in Cape Girardeau

The Region E Homeland Security Response Team performed a drill at Buzzi Unicem in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
Multi-state Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken
  Ameren IL warns businesses of new scams
2 homeless men arrested after attempted vehicle theft in Paducah, KY

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Rare albino raccoon spotted in Mid-South

A rare albino raccoon was spotted in the Mid-South.

  Girl, 3, contracts paralyzing virus AFM

Preslee Holcombe's mother detailed her struggle with the polio-like illness acute flaccid myelitis.

SPORTS

MVC men’s basketball preseason poll released

S. IL Miners announce 2019 baseball schedule

The Southern Illinois Miners have released their game schedule for 2019.

HEARTLAND VOTES

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election
  Voters confused after inaccurate information sent out