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  • Corvette Club fulfills Sikeston, MO hospice patient’s last wish

    Corvette Club fulfills Sikeston, MO hospice patient’s last wish

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:49:32 GMT
    A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness will fulfill one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette. (Source: KFVS)A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17,A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness will fulfill one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette. (Source: KFVS)A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17,

    A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette.

    A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette.

  • 3-year-old loses both parents in accident

    3-year-old loses both parents in accident

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:38:20 GMT
    A 3-year-old Missouri boy has been left without parents after both his mother and father died in a vehicle accident. (Source: Raycom Media)A 3-year-old Missouri boy has been left without parents after both his mother and father died in a vehicle accident. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A 3-year-old Missouri boy has been left without parents after both his mother and father died in a vehicle accident.

    A 3-year-old Missouri boy has been left without parents after both his mother and father died in a vehicle accident.

  • Man who tried to save boat victims alleges emotional stress

    Man who tried to save boat victims alleges emotional stress

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:35:28 GMT
    A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress  (Source: NTSB)A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress (Source: NTSB)

    A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress after trying to save victims of a fatal duck boat accident.

    A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress after trying to save victims of a fatal duck boat accident.

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  • IL man arrested for reckless driving; PD urge safe driving in school zone

    IL man arrested for reckless driving; PD urge safe driving in school zone

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:33:22 GMT
    A man is in custody after being caught driving erratically near schools in Elkville on multiple occasions.  (Source: KFVS, Brittany Jacob)A man is in custody after being caught driving erratically near schools in Elkville on multiple occasions.  (Source: KFVS, Brittany Jacob)

    A man is in custody after being caught driving erratically near schools in Elkville on multiple occasions.  

    A man is in custody after being caught driving erratically near schools in Elkville on multiple occasions.  

  • Williamson Co. IL passes gun control resolution

    Williamson Co. IL passes gun control resolution

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:51:46 GMT
    Williamson County is now the 38th county in the state of Illinois to pass this kind of resolution (Source: KFVS. Taylor Clark)Williamson County is now the 38th county in the state of Illinois to pass this kind of resolution (Source: KFVS. Taylor Clark)
    Williamson County is now the 38th county in the state of Illinois to pass this kind of resolution (Source: KFVS. Taylor Clark)Williamson County is now the 38th county in the state of Illinois to pass this kind of resolution (Source: KFVS. Taylor Clark)

    Williamson County is the latest addition to the list of counties to pass a gun control resolution. 

    Williamson County is the latest addition to the list of counties to pass a gun control resolution. 

  • Carbondale, IL man facing meth charges

    Carbondale, IL man facing meth charges

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:45:35 GMT
    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related federal charges.

    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related federal charges.

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  • TN woman accused of using extension office credit card

    TN woman accused of using extension office credit card

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:58:40 GMT
    A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use.  (Source: Raycom Media)A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use.  (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use.  (Source: Raycom Media)A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use.  (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use. 

    A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use. 

  • Mom, dad, son sent to prison for Tennessee health care fraud

    Mom, dad, son sent to prison for Tennessee health care fraud

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:21:32 GMT
    Three family members have been sentenced to prison in Tennessee for defrauding federal health care programs of millions of dollars (Source: Raycom Media)Three family members have been sentenced to prison in Tennessee for defrauding federal health care programs of millions of dollars (Source: Raycom Media)

    Three family members have been sentenced to prison in Tennessee for defrauding federal health care programs of millions of dollars by selling back braces and power wheelchairs to people who did not need them in...

    Three family members have been sentenced to prison in Tennessee for defrauding federal health care programs of millions of dollars by selling back braces and power wheelchairs to people who did not need them in three states.

  • Escaped Paducah, KY inmate caught

    Escaped Paducah, KY inmate caught

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:30:58 GMT
    Charles A. Richards of Winchester, KY, is described as a 28-year-old white male, 5’09”, blonde hair, and blue eyes. (Source: KSP)Charles A. Richards of Winchester, KY, is described as a 28-year-old white male, 5’09”, blonde hair, and blue eyes. (Source: KSP)

    The Kentucky State Police is searching for an escaped inmate out of Paducah.

    The Kentucky State Police is searching for an escaped inmate out of Paducah.

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  • Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:26:41 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-08-18 12:43:35 GMT
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.
  • Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:40:56 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:11:18 GMT
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.
  • 2 shot during South Florida high school football game

    2 shot during South Florida high school football game

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:45:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-08-18 07:41:30 GMT
    A high school football stadium has been evacuated after gunshots rang out during a practice football game in South Florida.
    A high school football stadium has been evacuated after gunshots rang out during a practice football game in South Florida.
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  • Corvette Club fulfills Sikeston, MO hospice patient’s last wish

    Corvette Club fulfills Sikeston, MO hospice patient’s last wish

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:49:32 GMT
    A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness will fulfill one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette. (Source: KFVS)A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17,A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness will fulfill one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette. (Source: KFVS)A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17,

    A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette.

    A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette.

  • First Alert: Warm and muggy overnight

    First Alert: Warm and muggy overnight

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-08-18 03:41:48 GMT
    Isolated showers are possible Saturday (Source: cNews, William Foeste near Olive Branch Illinois)Isolated showers are possible Saturday (Source: cNews, William Foeste near Olive Branch Illinois)

    Grant Dade says the evening it will be warm and muggy.

    Grant Dade says the evening it will be warm and muggy.

  • TN woman accused of using extension office credit card

    TN woman accused of using extension office credit card

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:58:40 GMT
    A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use.  (Source: Raycom Media)A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use.  (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use.  (Source: Raycom Media)A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use.  (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use. 

    A Tennessee woman is accused of using a company credit card for personal use. 

  • IL man arrested for reckless driving; PD urge safe driving in school zone

    IL man arrested for reckless driving; PD urge safe driving in school zone

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:33:22 GMT
    A man is in custody after being caught driving erratically near schools in Elkville on multiple occasions.  (Source: KFVS, Brittany Jacob)A man is in custody after being caught driving erratically near schools in Elkville on multiple occasions.  (Source: KFVS, Brittany Jacob)

    A man is in custody after being caught driving erratically near schools in Elkville on multiple occasions.  

    A man is in custody after being caught driving erratically near schools in Elkville on multiple occasions.  

  • Williamson Co. IL passes gun control resolution

    Williamson Co. IL passes gun control resolution

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:51:46 GMT
    Williamson County is now the 38th county in the state of Illinois to pass this kind of resolution (Source: KFVS. Taylor Clark)Williamson County is now the 38th county in the state of Illinois to pass this kind of resolution (Source: KFVS. Taylor Clark)
    Williamson County is now the 38th county in the state of Illinois to pass this kind of resolution (Source: KFVS. Taylor Clark)Williamson County is now the 38th county in the state of Illinois to pass this kind of resolution (Source: KFVS. Taylor Clark)

    Williamson County is the latest addition to the list of counties to pass a gun control resolution. 

    Williamson County is the latest addition to the list of counties to pass a gun control resolution. 

  • Opening of NPHC Plaza at Southeast Missouri State University

    Opening of NPHC Plaza at Southeast Missouri State University

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:45:55 GMT
    An official ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at part of Southeast’s Homecoming festivities. (Source: Southeast)An official ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at part of Southeast’s Homecoming festivities. (Source: Southeast)

    An official ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at part of Southeast’s Homecoming festivities.

    An official ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at part of Southeast’s Homecoming festivities.

  • Carbondale, IL man facing meth charges

    Carbondale, IL man facing meth charges

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:45:35 GMT
    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related federal charges.

    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related federal charges.

  • Escaped Paducah, KY inmate caught

    Escaped Paducah, KY inmate caught

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:30:58 GMT
    Charles A. Richards of Winchester, KY, is described as a 28-year-old white male, 5’09”, blonde hair, and blue eyes. (Source: KSP)Charles A. Richards of Winchester, KY, is described as a 28-year-old white male, 5’09”, blonde hair, and blue eyes. (Source: KSP)

    The Kentucky State Police is searching for an escaped inmate out of Paducah.

    The Kentucky State Police is searching for an escaped inmate out of Paducah.

  • More than 2 dozen cannabis plants seized in Carter Co., MO

    More than 2 dozen cannabis plants seized in Carter Co., MO

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:20:22 GMT
    Multiple agencies have recovered more than two dozen cannabis plants, according to the Carter County, Missouri Sheriffs Office. (Souce: Carter Co. Sheriff Richard Stephens, Facebook)Multiple agencies have recovered more than two dozen cannabis plants, according to the Carter County, Missouri Sheriffs Office. (Souce: Carter Co. Sheriff Richard Stephens, Facebook)
    Multiple agencies have recovered more than two dozen cannabis plants, according to the Carter County, Missouri Sheriffs Office. (Souce: Carter Co. Sheriff Richard Stephens, Facebook)Multiple agencies have recovered more than two dozen cannabis plants, according to the Carter County, Missouri Sheriffs Office. (Souce: Carter Co. Sheriff Richard Stephens, Facebook)

    Multiple agencies have recovered more than two dozen cannabis plants, according to the Carter County, Missouri Sheriffs Office.

    Multiple agencies have recovered more than two dozen cannabis plants, according to the Carter County, Missouri Sheriffs Office.

  • Shots fired leads to arrest of Carbondale, IL man after argument

    Shots fired leads to arrest of Carbondale, IL man after argument

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:54:00 GMT
    During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect as Traeshonne D. Blythe, 25, of Carbondale, Ill. (Source: Carbondale PD)During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect as Traeshonne D. Blythe, 25, of Carbondale, Ill. (Source: Carbondale PD)
    During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect as Traeshonne D. Blythe, 25, of Carbondale, Ill. (Source: Carbondale PD)During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect as Traeshonne D. Blythe, 25, of Carbondale, Ill. (Source: Carbondale PD)

    During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect as Traeshonne D. Blythe, 25, of Carbondale, Ill.

    During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect as Traeshonne D. Blythe, 25, of Carbondale, Ill.

  • KY law enforcement joins ‘‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

    KY law enforcement joins ‘‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:44:46 GMT
    Labor Day weekend is approaching and Kentucky law enforcement is cracking down on impaired drivers. (Source: Stock Image/KFVS)Labor Day weekend is approaching and Kentucky law enforcement is cracking down on impaired drivers. (Source: Stock Image/KFVS)
    Labor Day weekend is approaching and Kentucky law enforcement is cracking down on impaired drivers. (Source: Stock Image/KFVS)Labor Day weekend is approaching and Kentucky law enforcement is cracking down on impaired drivers. (Source: Stock Image/KFVS)

    Labor Day weekend is approaching and Kentucky law enforcement is cracking down on impaired drivers.

    Labor Day weekend is approaching and Kentucky law enforcement is cracking down on impaired drivers.

  • West Frankfort, IL man accused of threatening a judge

    West Frankfort, IL man accused of threatening a judge

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:44:38 GMT
    Bobby Joe Owen, 40, of West Frankfort, IL is accused of posting a threat on social media against a judge in Franklin Co., IL. (Source: Franklin Co. Sheriff Office)Bobby Joe Owen, 40, of West Frankfort, IL is accused of posting a threat on social media against a judge in Franklin Co., IL. (Source: Franklin Co. Sheriff Office)
    Bobby Joe Owen, 40, of West Frankfort, IL is accused of posting a threat on social media against a judge in Franklin Co., IL. (Source: Franklin Co. Sheriff Office)Bobby Joe Owen, 40, of West Frankfort, IL is accused of posting a threat on social media against a judge in Franklin Co., IL. (Source: Franklin Co. Sheriff Office)

    A social media threat against a Circuit Court Judge is under investigation in Franklin County, Illinois. 

    A social media threat against a Circuit Court Judge is under investigation in Franklin County, Illinois. 

  • Three arrested in Franklin Co., IL burglary investigations

    Three arrested in Franklin Co., IL burglary investigations

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:21:43 GMT
    Two burglary investigations lead to three arrests in Franklin County, Il. (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)Two burglary investigations lead to three arrests in Franklin County, Il. (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)
    Two burglary investigations lead to three arrests in Franklin County, Il. (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)Two burglary investigations lead to three arrests in Franklin County, Il. (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

    Three adults were arrested in Franklin County, Illinois on burglary charges in separate investigations. 

    Three adults were arrested in Franklin County, Illinois on burglary charges in separate investigations. 

  • KY flags half-staff Aug. 18 in honor of Korean War Serviceman

    KY flags half-staff Aug. 18 in honor of Korean War Serviceman

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:05:42 GMT
    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, August 18 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman. (Source: governor.ky.gov)Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, August 18 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman. (Source: governor.ky.gov)
    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, August 18 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman. (Source: governor.ky.gov)Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, August 18 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman. (Source: governor.ky.gov)

    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, August 18 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman. 

    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, August 18 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman. 

  • Former Sikeston Chief stepping down as head of Missouri DPS

    Former Sikeston Chief stepping down as head of Missouri DPS

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:51:04 GMT
    Juden is stepping down in August (Source: KFVS)Juden is stepping down in August (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri's Department of Public Safety Director, Charles A. (Drew) Juden will be leaving the position effective August 31. 

    Missouri's Department of Public Safety Director, Charles A. (Drew) Juden will be leaving the position effective August 31. 

  • Sparta, IL based National Guard firefighting team returns from Iraq and Syria

    Sparta, IL based National Guard firefighting team returns from Iraq and Syria

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:50:24 GMT
    Family and friends met at the Army National Guard Armory in Sparta, Illinois, Aug. 16, for an emotional reunion (Source: IL National Guard)Family and friends met at the Army National Guard Armory in Sparta, Illinois, Aug. 16, for an emotional reunion (Source: IL National Guard)
    Family and friends met at the Army National Guard Armory in Sparta, Illinois, Aug. 16, for an emotional reunion (Source: IL National Guard)Family and friends met at the Army National Guard Armory in Sparta, Illinois, Aug. 16, for an emotional reunion (Source: IL National Guard)

    Family and friends met at the Army National Guard Armory in Sparta, Illinois, Aug. 16, for an emotional reunion.

    Family and friends met at the Army National Guard Armory in Sparta, Illinois, Aug. 16, for an emotional reunion.

  • Man accused of child sex abuse arrested in Franklin Co., IL

    Man accused of child sex abuse arrested in Franklin Co., IL

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:42:54 GMT
    Logan C. Busby, 19, of Ewing, IL is facing battery, exploitation, and aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges. (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)Logan C. Busby, 19, of Ewing, IL is facing battery, exploitation, and aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges. (Source: Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

    A 19-year-old Ewing, Illinois man was arrested Friday, Aug. 10 after a months-long child sexual abuse investigation in Franklin County. 

    A 19-year-old Ewing, Illinois man was arrested Friday, Aug. 10 after a months-long child sexual abuse investigation in Franklin County. 

  • KY man, woman arrested on various drug charges

    KY man, woman arrested on various drug charges

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:25:42 GMT
    A Kentucky man and woman were arrested for various drug charges in Graves County, Kentucky. (Source: Raycom Media)A Kentucky man and woman were arrested for various drug charges in Graves County, Kentucky. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Kentucky man and woman were arrested for various drug charges in Graves County, Kentucky. (Source: Raycom Media)A Kentucky man and woman were arrested for various drug charges in Graves County, Kentucky. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A man and woman were arrested for various drug charges in Graves County, Kentucky.

    A man and woman were arrested for various drug charges in Graves County, Kentucky.

  • 6 arrested for drugs in western KY after investigations

    6 arrested for drugs in western KY after investigations

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:10:18 GMT
    Thomas, Dawson, Fitzgerald, Grubbs, Pittman, Tansil (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Office)Thomas, Dawson, Fitzgerald, Grubbs, Pittman, Tansil (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Office)

    The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department’s Drug Division has arrested six people on a number of drug charges and outstanding warrants.

    The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department’s Drug Division has arrested six people on a number of drug charges and outstanding warrants.

  • UPDATE: Shooting investigation underway in Caruthersville, MO

    UPDATE: Shooting investigation underway in Caruthersville, MO

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:05:55 GMT
    Police are investigating a shooting (Source: KFVS)Police are investigating a shooting (Source: KFVS)

    The Caruthersville Police Department and the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office are currently conducting a shooting investigation.

    The Caruthersville Police Department and the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office are currently conducting a shooting investigation.

  • breaking

    Graves Co., KY Sheriff indicted on drug charge

    Graves Co., KY Sheriff indicted on drug charge

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:34:38 GMT
    Kentucky State Police is investigating Sheriff Dewayne Redmon. (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)Kentucky State Police is investigating Sheriff Dewayne Redmon. (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)

    Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon has been indicted on several drug charges. 

    Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon has been indicted on several drug charges. 

  • National Guard schools Clippard Elementary at 'boot camp'

    National Guard schools Clippard Elementary at 'boot camp'

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:10:38 GMT
    Students learned a lesson from the National Guard (Source: KFVS)Students learned a lesson from the National Guard (Source: KFVS)
    Students learned a lesson from the National Guard (Source: KFVS)Students learned a lesson from the National Guard (Source: KFVS)

    Guard members took the students through "boot camp" to help teach the school's expectations of respect and proper conduct while in class

    Guard members took the students through "boot camp" to help teach the school's expectations of respect and proper conduct while in class

  • Marion, IL man convicted of criminal sexual assault

    Marion, IL man convicted of criminal sexual assault

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:19:58 GMT
    A Marion man was convicted by a jury August 16 (Source: KFVS)A Marion man was convicted by a jury August 16 (Source: KFVS)
    A Marion man was convicted by a jury August 16 (Source: KFVS)A Marion man was convicted by a jury August 16 (Source: KFVS)

    A Marion, Illinois man has been convicted of criminal sexual assault at the Williamson County Courthouse in Marion.

    A Marion, Illinois man has been convicted of criminal sexual assault at the Williamson County Courthouse in Marion.

  • What you need to know Aug. 17

    What you need to know Aug. 17

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:36:51 GMT
    Rain is on the radar today (Source: cNews)Rain is on the radar today (Source: cNews)

    Good Friday morning, it is Aug. 17. First Alert Forecast We will have rain on the radar for our entire morning. 

    Good Friday morning, it is Aug. 17. First Alert Forecast We will have rain on the radar for our entire morning. 

  • Kentucky's jobless rate rises slightly in July

    Kentucky's jobless rate rises slightly in July

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:27:01 GMT
    The rate has risen slightly in July (Source: Pixabay.com)The rate has risen slightly in July (Source: Pixabay.com)

    Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate increased slightly in July.

    Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate increased slightly in July.

  • Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

    Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:22:48 GMT
    Female veterans are running for office (Source: KFVS)Female veterans are running for office (Source: KFVS)

    Women with military experience - many of them combat veterans - are among the record number of female candidates running for office this year.

    Women with military experience - many of them combat veterans - are among the record number of female candidates running for office this year.

  • Law requires gas-leak notification for water protection

    Law requires gas-leak notification for water protection

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:19:22 GMT
    The law requires residents to be notified if a gas leak threatens drinking water (Source: Pixabay)The law requires residents to be notified if a gas leak threatens drinking water (Source: Pixabay)

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring owners of gas storage fields to notify local officials if a natural gas leak threatens drinking water supplies.

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring owners of gas storage fields to notify local officials if a natural gas leak threatens drinking water supplies.

  • Police investigate resold southern Illinois cemetery plots

    Police investigate resold southern Illinois cemetery plots

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:15:47 GMT
    Resold cemetery plots are drawing complaints (Source: Pixabay)Resold cemetery plots are drawing complaints (Source: Pixabay)

    Families in southern Illinois are coming forth with complaints operators of a cemetery resold plots that were already paid for.

    Families in southern Illinois are coming forth with complaints operators of a cemetery resold plots that were already paid for.

  • What you need to know Aug. 16

    What you need to know Aug. 16

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-17 09:32:15 GMT
    We could see a few rainbows like this one in Carbondale (Source: Cheryl Mayer)We could see a few rainbows like this one in Carbondale (Source: Cheryl Mayer)

    Good morning, it is Thursday, Aug. 16 First Alert Forecast We have rain on the radar this morning.

    Good morning, it is Thursday, Aug. 16 First Alert Forecast We have rain on the radar this morning.

  • New tool for tackling domestic violence coming to Cape Girardeau, MO

    New tool for tackling domestic violence coming to Cape Girardeau, MO

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:25:36 GMT
    "A Batterers' Intervention Program is coming to Cape Girardeau this Fall. It's goal it help abusers change their bad habits, and build new relationships with the people they have hurt." (Source: KFVS, Nathan Ellgren)"A Batterers' Intervention Program is coming to Cape Girardeau this Fall. It's goal it help abusers change their bad habits, and build new relationships with the people they have hurt." (Source: KFVS, Nathan Ellgren)

    Police say domestic violence is a continuing problem for many parts of the Heartland, but a new class has a unique way to address the root cause of the issue.

    Police say domestic violence is a continuing problem for many parts of the Heartland, but a new class has a unique way to address the root cause of the issue.

  • Multiple women wanted in theft investigations in MO, IL

    Multiple women wanted in theft investigations in MO, IL

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:50:15 GMT

    The Miner Police Department and the Union County Sheriff's Office are investigating recent thefts in Miner and Anna, IL.

    The Miner Police Department and the Union County Sheriff's Office are investigating recent thefts in Miner and Anna, IL.

  • Driver injured in concrete truck crash in Perry Co., IL

    Driver injured in concrete truck crash in Perry Co., IL

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:01:44 GMT
    The driver of a concrete truck was injured after a crash on IL Route 154 at Crocus Road. It happened at 3:35 p.m. on August 16. (Source: KFVS)The driver of a concrete truck was injured after a crash on IL Route 154 at Crocus Road. It happened at 3:35 p.m. on August 16. (Source: KFVS)

    The driver of a concrete truck was injured after a crash on IL Route 154 at Crocus Road. It happened at 3:35 p.m. on August 16.

    The driver of a concrete truck was injured after a crash on IL Route 154 at Crocus Road. It happened at 3:35 p.m. on August 16.

  • SIUC welcoming back students on move in day 2018

    SIUC welcoming back students on move in day 2018

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:25:29 GMT
    Move in day at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is set for August 16 and 17. The start of the Fall semester is on August 20. (Source: KFVS)Move in day at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is set for August 16 and 17. The start of the Fall semester is on August 20. (Source: KFVS)

    Move in day at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is set for August 16 and 17. The start of the Fall semester is on August 20.

    Move in day at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is set for August 16 and 17. The start of the Fall semester is on August 20.

  • Be SMART for Kids campaign in southern IL

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:19:50 GMT
    Every year, nearly 300 children age 17 and under gain access to a gun and unintentionally shoot themselves or someone else, and nearly 500 more die by suicide with a gun. (Source: Raycom Media)Every year, nearly 300 children age 17 and under gain access to a gun and unintentionally shoot themselves or someone else, and nearly 500 more die by suicide with a gun. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Every year, nearly 300 children age 17 and under gain access to a gun and unintentionally shoot themselves or someone else, and nearly 500 more die by suicide with a gun. 

    Every year, nearly 300 children age 17 and under gain access to a gun and unintentionally shoot themselves or someone else, and nearly 500 more die by suicide with a gun. 

  • Planned power outage planned at Murray State University

    Planned power outage planned at Murray State University

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:06:31 GMT
    According to Murray State University, there is a planned power outage scheduled for 9 a.m. on August 17. (Source: Murray State University)According to Murray State University, there is a planned power outage scheduled for 9 a.m. on August 17. (Source: Murray State University)
    According to Murray State University, there is a planned power outage scheduled for 9 a.m. on August 17. (Source: Murray State University)According to Murray State University, there is a planned power outage scheduled for 9 a.m. on August 17. (Source: Murray State University)

    According to Murray State University, there is a planned power outage scheduled for 9 a.m. on August 17.

    According to Murray State University, there is a planned power outage scheduled for 9 a.m. on August 17.

  • Phone issues cause problem with 911 services around Corning, AR

    Phone issues cause problem with 911 services around Corning, AR

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:48:03 GMT
    According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency. (Source: KFVS)According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency. (Source: KFVS)
    According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency. (Source: KFVS)According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency. (Source: KFVS)

    According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency.

    According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency.

  • Heartland school district has new therapy dog for students

    Heartland school district has new therapy dog for students

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:40:40 GMT
    Students in one Butler County, Missouri school district will see a new furry staff member in the halls this year. (Source: KFVS, Bill Allen)Students in one Butler County, Missouri school district will see a new furry staff member in the halls this year. (Source: KFVS, Bill Allen)
    Students in one Butler County, Missouri school district will see a new furry staff member in the halls this year. (Source: KFVS, Bill Allen)Students in one Butler County, Missouri school district will see a new furry staff member in the halls this year. (Source: KFVS, Bill Allen)

    Students in one Butler County, Missouri school district will see a new furry staff member in the halls this year.

    Students in one Butler County, Missouri school district will see a new furry staff member in the halls this year.

  • Wickliffe, KY paper mill reopening will bring 500 new jobs

    Wickliffe, KY paper mill reopening will bring 500 new jobs

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:24:52 GMT
    The former Verso Corp. paper mill in Wickliffe, Kentucky will soon have a new owner. (Source: KFVS)The former Verso Corp. paper mill in Wickliffe, Kentucky will soon have a new owner. (Source: KFVS)

    After company executives jotted their signatures on a purchase agreement, Governor Matt Bevin announced today that Chinese-owned paper products manufacturer, Global Win Wickliffe LLC, is reopening the shuttered paper mill. 

    After company executives jotted their signatures on a purchase agreement, Governor Matt Bevin announced today that Chinese-owned paper products manufacturer, Global Win Wickliffe LLC, is reopening the shuttered paper mill. 

  • Teen hospitalized after crash in Williamson Co., IL

    Teen hospitalized after crash in Williamson Co., IL

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:05:46 GMT
    According to Illinois State Police, there has been an injury crash at Route 13 and Route 166. (Source: Chelsey Boaz, Facebook)According to Illinois State Police, there has been an injury crash at Route 13 and Route 166. (Source: Chelsey Boaz, Facebook)

    According to Illinois State Police, one person was injured in a crash at Route 13 and Route 166 on Thursday afternoon, August 16. 

    According to Illinois State Police, one person was injured in a crash at Route 13 and Route 166 on Thursday afternoon, August 16. 

  • Deputies respond to tractor incident in Cape Girardeau County

    Deputies respond to tractor incident in Cape Girardeau County

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:59:32 GMT
    Deputies responded to an incident involving a man and a tractor. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1800 block of County Road 264. (Source: Raycom Media)Deputies responded to an incident involving a man and a tractor. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1800 block of County Road 264. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Deputies responded to an incident involving a man and a tractor. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1800 block of County Road 264. (Source: Raycom Media)Deputies responded to an incident involving a man and a tractor. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1800 block of County Road 264. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Deputies responded to an incident involving a man and a tractor. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1800 block of County Road 264.

    Deputies responded to an incident involving a man and a tractor. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1800 block of County Road 264.

  • Burglary suspect taken into custody after chase in Anna, IL

    Burglary suspect taken into custody after chase in Anna, IL

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:38:19 GMT
    A burglary suspect is in custody after a foot chase by officers, according to police. (Source: Raycom Media)A burglary suspect is in custody after a foot chase by officers, according to police. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A burglary suspect is in custody after a foot chase by officers, according to police.

    A burglary suspect is in custody after a foot chase by officers, according to police.

  • Dexter, MO police raising money to bring back K-9 unit

    Dexter, MO police raising money to bring back K-9 unit

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:06:56 GMT
    The Dexter, Missouri Police Department is raising funds to bring back a K-9 unit. (Source: KFVS)The Dexter, Missouri Police Department is raising funds to bring back a K-9 unit. (Source: KFVS)

    The Dexter, Missouri Police Department is raising funds to bring back a K-9 unit.

    The Dexter, Missouri Police Department is raising funds to bring back a K-9 unit.

  • Benton, IL man arrested for drugs after traffic stop

    Benton, IL man arrested for drugs after traffic stop

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:36:51 GMT
    A Benton, Illinois man is facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop on Wednesday, August 15. (Source: Raycom Media)A Benton, Illinois man is facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop on Wednesday, August 15. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Benton, Illinois man is facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop on Wednesday, August 15. (Source: Raycom Media)A Benton, Illinois man is facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop on Wednesday, August 15. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Benton, Illinois man is facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop on Wednesday, August 15.

    A Benton, Illinois man is facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop on Wednesday, August 15.

  • Paducah police searching for two wanted for using stolen credit cards

    Paducah police searching for two wanted for using stolen credit cards

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:21:11 GMT
    The Paducah police are asking the public's help in identifying two suspects who stole credit/debit cards. (Source: Paducah Police Department)The Paducah police are asking the public's help in identifying two suspects who stole credit/debit cards. (Source: Paducah Police Department)
    The Paducah police are asking the public's help in identifying two suspects who stole credit/debit cards. (Source: Paducah Police Department)The Paducah police are asking the public's help in identifying two suspects who stole credit/debit cards. (Source: Paducah Police Department)

    The Paducah police are asking the public's help in identifying two suspects who stole credit/debit cards.

    The Paducah police are asking the public's help in identifying two suspects who stole credit/debit cards.

  • Historic school bell returned to Caledonia, MO

    Historic school bell returned to Caledonia, MO

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:16:36 GMT
    The historic school bell in Caledonia, MO. (Source: Washington County Sheriff's Office-Sheriff Zach Jacobsen Facebook page)The historic school bell in Caledonia, MO. (Source: Washington County Sheriff's Office-Sheriff Zach Jacobsen Facebook page)

    A historic Washington County, Missouri bell has been returned to the Valley School District.

    A historic Washington County, Missouri bell has been returned to the Valley School District.

  • Paducah, KY man accused of trafficking cocaine, synthetic marijuana

    Paducah, KY man accused of trafficking cocaine, synthetic marijuana

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:12:55 GMT
    Paducah police arrested a man and recovered nearly four pounds of synthetic marijuana Wednesday afternoon, according to police (Source: Paducah Police)Paducah police arrested a man and recovered nearly four pounds of synthetic marijuana Wednesday afternoon, according to police (Source: Paducah Police)

    Paducah police arrested a man and recovered nearly four pounds of synthetic marijuana Wednesday afternoon.

    Paducah police arrested a man and recovered nearly four pounds of synthetic marijuana Wednesday afternoon.

  • Baptist Health Paducah offers teddy bear clinic at Kentucky Oaks Mall

    Baptist Health Paducah offers teddy bear clinic at Kentucky Oaks Mall

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:11:12 GMT
    Children who are scared of going to the doctor can soon get help from their own teddy bear. (Source: Raycom Media)Children who are scared of going to the doctor can soon get help from their own teddy bear. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Children who are scared of going to the doctor can soon get help from their own teddy bear. 

    Children who are scared of going to the doctor can soon get help from their own teddy bear. 

  • Building collapses from early morning fire in Parma, MO

    Building collapses from early morning fire in Parma, MO

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:52:45 GMT
    A fire in Parma, MO broke out around 3 a.m. (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS)A fire in Parma, MO broke out around 3 a.m. (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS)

    A fire broke out in Parma, Missouri early Thursday morning around 5 a.m. 

    A fire broke out in Parma, Missouri early Thursday morning around 5 a.m. 

  • A BBQ Fest, comedian Buzz Sutherland and more can fill your Heartland Weekend

    A BBQ Fest, comedian Buzz Sutherland and more can fill your Heartland Weekend

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:06:59 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Jump for joy! Your weekend is nearly here. Good news: there's plenty to make this Heartland Weekend a perfect one. Here's a list of 5 things you may want to check out.

    Jump for joy! Your weekend is nearly here. Good news: there's plenty to make this Heartland Weekend a perfect one. Here's a list of 5 things you may want to check out.

  • Closed paper mill set to reopen in Wickliffe, KY

    Closed paper mill set to reopen in Wickliffe, KY

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:08:56 GMT
    The owners of the Verso Paper Mill in Wickliffe, KY are selling the plant to a new company.  The signing of the purchase is at Noon. (Source: KFVS)The owners of the Verso Paper Mill in Wickliffe, KY are selling the plant to a new company. The signing of the purchase is at Noon. (Source: KFVS)

    Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is set to announce the reopening of the Verso Paper Mill in Wickliffe today at Noon. 

    Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is set to announce the reopening of the Verso Paper Mill in Wickliffe today at Noon. 

  • Marion, IL man arrested after threatening to 'shoot up' school

    Marion, IL man arrested after threatening to 'shoot up' school

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:48:41 GMT
    Police said Miller was making an online threat to “shoot up” a school in Marion.  (Source: KFVS)Police said Miller was making an online threat to “shoot up” a school in Marion.  (Source: KFVS)
    A Marion man was convicted by a jury August 16 (Source: KFVS)A Marion man was convicted by a jury August 16 (Source: KFVS)

    Police said Miller was making an online threat to “shoot up” a school in Marion. 

    Police said Miller was making an online threat to “shoot up” a school in Marion. 

  • Southeast Mo State releases Move-in Day details

    Southeast Mo State releases Move-in Day details

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:39:26 GMT
    Southeast is welcoming students on move-in day (Source: KFVS)Southeast is welcoming students on move-in day (Source: KFVS)

    This year check-in will be from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Student Rec Center on Thursday, Aug. 16.

    This year check-in will be from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Student Rec Center on Thursday, Aug. 16.

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