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An armed and dangerous suspect is wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the Dollar General in Sikeston, Mo. (Source: Sikeston DPS) An armed and dangerous suspect is wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the Dollar General in Sikeston, Mo. (Source: Sikeston DPS)

Police: Armed, dangerous suspect wanted after Sikeston armed robbery

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An armed and dangerous man is wanted after a reported armed robbery at a Sikeston, Missouri store on Monday, July 16.

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    Shooting death investigation in Carter, Co., MO, manhunt underway

    Shooting death investigation in Carter, Co., MO, manhunt underway

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:03:32 GMT
    A manhunt is under way for Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter Co., Mo. (Source: Carter County Sheriff's Office)A manhunt is under way for Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter Co., Mo. (Source: Carter County Sheriff's Office)
    A manhunt is under way for Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter Co., Mo. (Source: Carter County Sheriff's Office)A manhunt is under way for Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter Co., Mo. (Source: Carter County Sheriff's Office)

    A manhunt is underway for 44-year-old Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter County, Missouri. 

    A manhunt is underway for 44-year-old Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter County, Missouri. 

  • Watching out for your health during the hottest months of the year

    Watching out for your health during the hottest months of the year

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:00:06 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    It's no secret, it can get pretty hot here in the Heartland.  With the rising thermometers, all season long can bring with it increased chances of heat-related illness.  

    It's no secret, it can get pretty hot here in the Heartland.  With the rising thermometers, all season long can bring with it increased chances of heat-related illness.  

  • Right-to-work foes raise millions more than opponents

    Right-to-work foes raise millions more than opponents

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:31:25 GMT
    The opponents of right-to-work have raised millions of dollars (Source: Raycom Media)The opponents of right-to-work have raised millions of dollars (Source: Raycom Media)

    The group fighting a ballot measure that would make Missouri a right-to-work state has outraised its opponents by more than $4 million.

    The group fighting a ballot measure that would make Missouri a right-to-work state has outraised its opponents by more than $4 million.

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  • Murray State University receives final installment of $1M gift from BB&T Bank

    Murray State University receives final installment of $1M gift from BB&T Bank

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:33:05 GMT
    There is support of faculty fellowships in three distinct academic departments (source:  Murray State University)There is support of faculty fellowships in three distinct academic departments (source: Murray State University)
    source:  Murray State Universitysource: Murray State University

    Murray State University has received the final installment of a $1 million gift from BB&T Bank to support the University’s Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business. The generous contribution, which was made payable over the past 10 years in $100,000 annual installments, has been stewarded to encourage the understanding and application of moral capitalism and its tenets. 

    Murray State University has received the final installment of a $1 million gift from BB&T Bank to support the University’s Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business. The generous contribution, which was made payable over the past 10 years in $100,000 annual installments, has been stewarded to encourage the understanding and application of moral capitalism and its tenets. 

  • Traffic stop led to drug arrest of 2 Paducah, KY women

    Traffic stop led to drug arrest of 2 Paducah, KY women

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:22:04 GMT
    The women were arrested on drug charges (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)The women were arrested on drug charges (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)
    The women were arrested on drug charges (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)The women were arrested on drug charges (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)

    Two women were arrested following a traffic stop conducted by McCracken County, Kentucky officials on Tuesday, July 17.

    Two women were arrested following a traffic stop conducted by McCracken County, Kentucky officials on Tuesday, July 17.

  • 2 injured following motorcycle vs. SUV crash in Paducah, KY

    2 injured following motorcycle vs. SUV crash in Paducah, KY

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:13:16 GMT
    According to police, two people were injured after a motorcycle crash and an SUV on Monday evening, July 16 (Source: KFVS)According to police, two people were injured after a motorcycle crash and an SUV on Monday evening, July 16 (Source: KFVS)

    According to police, two people were injured after a motorcycle crash and an SUV on Monday evening, July 16,

    According to police, two people were injured after a motorcycle crash and an SUV on Monday evening, July 16,

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  • Report touts progress, but riot survivor blames officials

    Report touts progress, but riot survivor blames officials

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:19:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:19:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ransall Chase). Former Department of Correction counselor Patricia May describes some of the many paintings by Delaware prison inmates that decorate her home in Hockessin, Del., Monday, July 16, 2018. May, a state corrections counselor who wa...(AP Photo/Ransall Chase). Former Department of Correction counselor Patricia May describes some of the many paintings by Delaware prison inmates that decorate her home in Hockessin, Del., Monday, July 16, 2018. May, a state corrections counselor who wa...
    Report touts progress, but Delaware prison riot survivor blames officials.
    Report touts progress, but Delaware prison riot survivor blames officials.
  • Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

    Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:08:31 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:19:12 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...(Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.
  • Suspect in Massachusetts officer death headed to court

    Suspect in Massachusetts officer death headed to court

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:42:54 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:19:00 GMT
    (Christopher Evans/The Boston Herald via AP). Members of the Chesna family, from left, Michael's brother Eric, his mother Maryann and father Chuckie, support each other during a vigil for slain Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna and an innocent bys...(Christopher Evans/The Boston Herald via AP). Members of the Chesna family, from left, Michael's brother Eric, his mother Maryann and father Chuckie, support each other during a vigil for slain Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna and an innocent bys...
    The man suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer as well as an innocent bystander is heading to court.
    The man suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer as well as an innocent bystander is heading to court.
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  • Rend Lake Water District: Everything running smoothly after main line break in May

    Rend Lake Water District: Everything running smoothly after main line break in May

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:58:54 GMT
    Engineers at the Rend Lake Water Treatment plant say southern Illinois residents shouldn't worry about losing water anytime soon after making repairs to the main break. (Source: Taylor Clark, KFVS)Engineers at the Rend Lake Water Treatment plant say southern Illinois residents shouldn't worry about losing water anytime soon after making repairs to the main break. (Source: Taylor Clark, KFVS)

    Everything is "running smoothly" after a main line break left hundreds of thousands of southern Illinois residents without water in May.

    Everything is "running smoothly" after a main line break left hundreds of thousands of southern Illinois residents without water in May.

  • IL Senators announce more than $1M awarded to fire departments

    IL Senators announce more than $1M awarded to fire departments

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:51:46 GMT
    Firefighters are getting funding for much needed improvements (Source: Pixabay)Firefighters are getting funding for much needed improvements (Source: Pixabay)
    Firefighters are getting funding for much needed improvements (Source: Pixabay)Firefighters are getting funding for much needed improvements (Source: Pixabay)

    Illinois Senators gave praise to an amount of funding coming into the state for firefighters. 

    Illinois Senators gave praise to an amount of funding coming into the state for firefighters. 

  • Murray State University receives final installment of $1M gift from BB&T Bank

    Murray State University receives final installment of $1M gift from BB&T Bank

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:33:05 GMT
    There is support of faculty fellowships in three distinct academic departments (source:  Murray State University)There is support of faculty fellowships in three distinct academic departments (source: Murray State University)
    source:  Murray State Universitysource: Murray State University

    Murray State University has received the final installment of a $1 million gift from BB&T Bank to support the University’s Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business. The generous contribution, which was made payable over the past 10 years in $100,000 annual installments, has been stewarded to encourage the understanding and application of moral capitalism and its tenets. 

    Murray State University has received the final installment of a $1 million gift from BB&T Bank to support the University’s Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business. The generous contribution, which was made payable over the past 10 years in $100,000 annual installments, has been stewarded to encourage the understanding and application of moral capitalism and its tenets. 

  • K-9 officers get cooling vests from Carbondale, IL animal hospital

    K-9 officers get cooling vests from Carbondale, IL animal hospital

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:13:53 GMT
    The vests will be helpful for the K-9 officers in the summer heat (Source: Carbondale Police Department)The vests will be helpful for the K-9 officers in the summer heat (Source: Carbondale Police Department)
    The vests will be helpful for the K-9 officers in the summer heat (Source: Carbondale Police Department)The vests will be helpful for the K-9 officers in the summer heat (Source: Carbondale Police Department)

    The Carbondale Police Department is giving a big thank you to the staff at Strigel Animal Hospital for a special donation.

    The Carbondale Police Department is giving a big thank you to the staff at Strigel Animal Hospital for a special donation.

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    Shooting death investigation in Carter, Co., MO, manhunt underway

    Shooting death investigation in Carter, Co., MO, manhunt underway

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:03:32 GMT
    A manhunt is under way for Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter Co., Mo. (Source: Carter County Sheriff's Office)A manhunt is under way for Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter Co., Mo. (Source: Carter County Sheriff's Office)
    A manhunt is under way for Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter Co., Mo. (Source: Carter County Sheriff's Office)A manhunt is under way for Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter Co., Mo. (Source: Carter County Sheriff's Office)

    A manhunt is underway for 44-year-old Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter County, Missouri. 

    A manhunt is underway for 44-year-old Jason E. Roberts who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Carter County, Missouri. 

  • Watching out for your health during the hottest months of the year

    Watching out for your health during the hottest months of the year

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:00:06 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    It's no secret, it can get pretty hot here in the Heartland.  With the rising thermometers, all season long can bring with it increased chances of heat-related illness.  

    It's no secret, it can get pretty hot here in the Heartland.  With the rising thermometers, all season long can bring with it increased chances of heat-related illness.  

  • Graffiti damage under investigation in Chester, IL

    Graffiti damage under investigation in Chester, IL

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:36:13 GMT
    Chester Police are trying to track down a vandal or vandals who spray painted graffiti along a street. (Source: Chester Police Department Facebook page)Chester Police are trying to track down a vandal or vandals who spray painted graffiti along a street. (Source: Chester Police Department Facebook page)
    Chester Police are trying to track down a vandal or vandals who spray painted graffiti along a street. (Source: Chester Police Department Facebook page)Chester Police are trying to track down a vandal or vandals who spray painted graffiti along a street. (Source: Chester Police Department Facebook page)

    Chester Police say someone spray painted graffiti along Valley St. in the city.

    Chester Police say someone spray painted graffiti along Valley St. in the city.

  • Right-to-work foes raise millions more than opponents

    Right-to-work foes raise millions more than opponents

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:31:25 GMT
    The opponents of right-to-work have raised millions of dollars (Source: Raycom Media)The opponents of right-to-work have raised millions of dollars (Source: Raycom Media)

    The group fighting a ballot measure that would make Missouri a right-to-work state has outraised its opponents by more than $4 million.

    The group fighting a ballot measure that would make Missouri a right-to-work state has outraised its opponents by more than $4 million.

  • Scheduled fire hydrant repair in Jackson, MO

    Scheduled fire hydrant repair in Jackson, MO

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:10:22 GMT
    A scheduled fire hydrant repair will be at an intersection in Jackson, Mo. on July 15. (Source: Stock image/PIxabay)A scheduled fire hydrant repair will be at an intersection in Jackson, Mo. on July 15. (Source: Stock image/PIxabay)
    A scheduled fire hydrant repair will be at an intersection in Jackson, Mo. on July 15. (Source: Stock image/PIxabay)A scheduled fire hydrant repair will be at an intersection in Jackson, Mo. on July 15. (Source: Stock image/PIxabay)

    The City of Jackson is alerting residents to a water service interruption after a scheduled fire hydrant repair.

    The City of Jackson is alerting residents to a water service interruption after a scheduled fire hydrant repair.

  • Jackson Police and Fire officials without phone service

    Jackson Police and Fire officials without phone service

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:09:15 GMT
    Phone lines are down for officials Jackson, MO. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)Phone lines are down for officials Jackson, MO. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
    Phone lines are down for officials Jackson, MO. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)Phone lines are down for officials Jackson, MO. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

    The phone lines at the Jackson Fire Rescue and the Jackson, Missouri Police Department are both down.

    The phone lines at the Jackson Fire Rescue and the Jackson, Missouri Police Department are both down.

  • Petition filed to 'stop deaths' at The Offsets

    Petition filed to 'stop deaths' at The Offsets

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:01:32 GMT
    A petition was filed to "do something" about the deaths at The Offsets. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)A petition was filed to "do something" about the deaths at The Offsets. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)

    A petition was filed and sent to a Missouri representative asking that something be done about the deaths at The Offsets.

    A petition was filed and sent to a Missouri representative asking that something be done about the deaths at The Offsets.

  • Search continues as man wanted, possibly armed after police chase on I-55

    Search continues as man wanted, possibly armed after police chase on I-55

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:42:14 GMT
    Cody Gustin is wanted after leading officers on a chase on I-55. (Source: Perry County Sheriff's Office)Cody Gustin is wanted after leading officers on a chase on I-55. (Source: Perry County Sheriff's Office)

    A Cape Girardeau man is wanted and possibly armed after leading officers on a chase on Interstate 55 on Monday morning, July 16.

    A Cape Girardeau man is wanted and possibly armed after leading officers on a chase on Interstate 55 on Monday morning, July 16.

  • Cape Girardeau man sentenced to 77 months on fraud charges

    Cape Girardeau man sentenced to 77 months on fraud charges

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:59:20 GMT
    Moon was sentenced for tax and wire fraud (Source: Pixabay)Moon was sentenced for tax and wire fraud (Source: Pixabay)
    Moon was sentenced for tax and wire fraud (Source: Pixabay)Moon was sentenced for tax and wire fraud (Source: Pixabay)

    According to the office of the United States Attorney, Darnell Moon, 30 of Cape Girardeau, Missouri was sentenced to 77 months, more than six years, on six felony counts. 

    According to the office of the United States Attorney, Darnell Moon, 30 of Cape Girardeau, Missouri was sentenced to 77 months, more than six years, on six felony counts. 

  • Express yourself on World Emoji Day

    Express yourself on World Emoji Day

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:26:20 GMT
    World Emoji DayWorld Emoji Day
    World Emoji DayWorld Emoji Day

    July 17 is World Emoji Day so when you're typing out your messages add something extra to celebrate. 

    July 17 is World Emoji Day so when you're typing out your messages add something extra to celebrate. 

  • Traffic stop led to drug arrest of 2 Paducah, KY women

    Traffic stop led to drug arrest of 2 Paducah, KY women

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:22:04 GMT
    The women were arrested on drug charges (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)The women were arrested on drug charges (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)
    The women were arrested on drug charges (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)The women were arrested on drug charges (Source: McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)

    Two women were arrested following a traffic stop conducted by McCracken County, Kentucky officials on Tuesday, July 17.

    Two women were arrested following a traffic stop conducted by McCracken County, Kentucky officials on Tuesday, July 17.

  • First Alert: A little heat relief for parts of the Heartland

    First Alert: A little heat relief for parts of the Heartland

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:45:19 GMT
    Things are staying pretty hot for your work week (Source: KFVS)Things are staying pretty hot for your work week (Source: KFVS)
    Things are staying pretty hot for your work week (Source: KFVS)Things are staying pretty hot for your work week (Source: KFVS)

    A little heat relief will push into our northern counties today, but much of the southern half of the Heartland will still have feels like numbers in the triple digits. 

    A little heat relief will push into our northern counties today, but much of the southern half of the Heartland will still have feels like numbers in the triple digits. 

  • 3 charged with officer assault, 16-year-old found with cocaine in Sikeston

    3 charged with officer assault, 16-year-old found with cocaine in Sikeston

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:32:11 GMT
    4 adults were arrested on officer assault charges (Source: Sikeston Department of Public Safety)4 adults were arrested on officer assault charges (Source: Sikeston Department of Public Safety)

    3 Sikeston adults charged with officer assault, 16-year-old found with cocaine

    3 Sikeston adults charged with officer assault, 16-year-old found with cocaine

  • Police: Suspect caught after vehicle stolen in Vienna, IL

    Police: Suspect caught after vehicle stolen in Vienna, IL

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:20:18 GMT
    Vehicle theft in Vienna Ill. (Source: KFVS)Vehicle theft in Vienna Ill. (Source: KFVS)

    A vehicle reported stolen in Vienna, Ill. on Wednesday, July 11 has been found along with the reported thief as of Monday, July 16.

    A vehicle reported stolen in Vienna, Ill. on Wednesday, July 11 has been found along with the reported thief as of Monday, July 16.

  • 2 injured following motorcycle vs. SUV crash in Paducah, KY

    2 injured following motorcycle vs. SUV crash in Paducah, KY

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:13:16 GMT
    According to police, two people were injured after a motorcycle crash and an SUV on Monday evening, July 16 (Source: KFVS)According to police, two people were injured after a motorcycle crash and an SUV on Monday evening, July 16 (Source: KFVS)

    According to police, two people were injured after a motorcycle crash and an SUV on Monday evening, July 16,

    According to police, two people were injured after a motorcycle crash and an SUV on Monday evening, July 16,

  • What you need to know July 17

    What you need to know July 17

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:22:28 GMT
    Don't forget the sunscreen! (Source: pixabay.com)Don't forget the sunscreen! (Source: pixabay.com)
    Don't forget the sunscreen! (Source: pixabay.com)Don't forget the sunscreen! (Source: pixabay.com)

    Good morning, it is Tuesday, July 17. First Alert Forecast Not everyone will feel the heat relief today. 

    Good morning, it is Tuesday, July 17. First Alert Forecast Not everyone will feel the heat relief today. 

  • What you need to know July 16

    What you need to know July 16

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:19:54 GMT
    It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)

    Good morning, it is Monday, July 16. First Alert Forecast High temperatures will be in the lower-to-mid 90s today with feels-like temperatures again topping out in triple-digits.

    Good morning, it is Monday, July 16. First Alert Forecast High temperatures will be in the lower-to-mid 90s today with feels-like temperatures again topping out in triple-digits.

  • Wait times for dicamba complaints frustrating Bootheel farmers

    Wait times for dicamba complaints frustrating Bootheel farmers

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:46:15 GMT
    While the damage to his fields last year was limited, Mainord said other farmers say they have lost of a lot of yield on their crops (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)While the damage to his fields last year was limited, Mainord said other farmers say they have lost of a lot of yield on their crops (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)

    While the damage to his fields last year was limited, Mainord said other farmers say they have lost of a lot of yield on their crops.                                     

    While the damage to his fields last year was limited, Mainord said other farmers say they have lost of a lot of yield on their crops.                                     

  • First Alert: Slightly humid weather expected

    First Alert: Slightly humid weather expected

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:58:08 GMT
    Hot and muggy Monday with a chance of thunderstorms today. (Source: William Foeste/cNews)Hot and muggy Monday with a chance of thunderstorms today. (Source: William Foeste/cNews)

    Temperatures this evening will slowly begin to fall through the 80s. by morning lows will be in the lower 70s.

    Temperatures this evening will slowly begin to fall through the 80s. by morning lows will be in the lower 70s.

  • Dorsey in as interim SIU president after Dunn steps down

    Dorsey in as interim SIU president after Dunn steps down

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:53:45 GMT
    Dr. Kevin Dorsey was apppointed interim president for the next year in the meeting today. (Source: Taylor Clark, KFVS)Dr. Kevin Dorsey was apppointed interim president for the next year in the meeting today. (Source: Taylor Clark, KFVS)

    The Southern Illinois Board of Trustees named J. Kevin Dorsey as the interim president of the university.

    The Southern Illinois Board of Trustees named J. Kevin Dorsey as the interim president of the university.

  • Man injured after shot with flare gun in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Man injured after shot with flare gun in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:03:52 GMT
    According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun. (Source: KFVS)According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun. (Source: KFVS)
    According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun. (Source: KFVS)According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun. (Source: KFVS)

    According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun.

    According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun.

  • Rep. Rehder sponsoring education courses on sexual violence

    Rep. Rehder sponsoring education courses on sexual violence

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:44:44 GMT
    Rehder’s language, which was originally written by students, would require schools that offer sex education courses to include instruction on sexual violence, sexual harassment and consent. (Source: Pixabay)Rehder’s language, which was originally written by students, would require schools that offer sex education courses to include instruction on sexual violence, sexual harassment and consent. (Source: Pixabay)

    Legislation that is now set to become law will ensure young people have more instruction on sexual violence and consent.

    Legislation that is now set to become law will ensure young people have more instruction on sexual violence and consent.

  • Police: Power out in sections of Caruthersville, MO

    Police: Power out in sections of Caruthersville, MO

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:11:49 GMT
    Power is out in portions of town (Source: KFVS)Power is out in portions of town (Source: KFVS)
    Power is out in portions of town (Source: KFVS)Power is out in portions of town (Source: KFVS)

    Police in Caruthersville, Missouri said electric will be out for a few hours in parts of the southern portion of town.

    Police in Caruthersville, Missouri said electric will be out for a few hours in parts of the southern portion of town.

  • NJ police department posts viral 'pugmug'

    NJ police department posts viral 'pugmug'

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:10:43 GMT
    This "pugmug" went viral for a New Jersey police department. (Source: Cape May Police Department/Facebook)This "pugmug" went viral for a New Jersey police department. (Source: Cape May Police Department/Facebook)

    A mugshot post made by a police department in New Jersey has gone viral.

    A mugshot post made by a police department in New Jersey has gone viral.

  • Preliminary autopsy shows no trauma on 8-month-old who died in Mayfield, KY

    Preliminary autopsy shows no trauma on 8-month-old who died in Mayfield, KY

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:04:13 GMT
    According to Mayfield Police Chief Nathan Kent, the child was found dead at its home in the Garden Apartments at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 15. (Source: Raycom Media)According to Mayfield Police Chief Nathan Kent, the child was found dead at its home in the Garden Apartments at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 15. (Source: Raycom Media)

    An autopsy on a Kentucky 8-month old shows no evidence of trauma as a preliminary diagnosis, according to Mayfield, Ky. police.

    An autopsy on a Kentucky 8-month old shows no evidence of trauma as a preliminary diagnosis, according to Mayfield, Ky. police.

  • Shawneetown, IL man sentenced to 66 years on child abuse charges

    Shawneetown, IL man sentenced to 66 years on child abuse charges

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:49:39 GMT
    George A. Vivens was found guilty of sexually assaulting a minor (Source: White County Jail)George A. Vivens was found guilty of sexually assaulting a minor (Source: White County Jail)

    A southern Illinois man was sentenced on July 16, 2018 to 66 years behind bars on child abuse charges.

    A southern Illinois man was sentenced on July 16, 2018 to 66 years behind bars on child abuse charges.

  • Walker’s Bluff General Store closing

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:15:50 GMT
    Walker’s Bluff has announced it will close the Walker’s Bluff General Store and reorganize its operations.(Source: Pixabay.com)Walker’s Bluff has announced it will close the Walker’s Bluff General Store and reorganize its operations.(Source: Pixabay.com)
    Walker’s Bluff has announced it will close the Walker’s Bluff General Store and reorganize its operations.(Source: Pixabay.com)Walker’s Bluff has announced it will close the Walker’s Bluff General Store and reorganize its operations.(Source: Pixabay.com)

    Walker’s Bluff has announced it will close the Walker’s Bluff General Store and reorganize its operations.

    Walker’s Bluff has announced it will close the Walker’s Bluff General Store and reorganize its operations.

  • Tractor trailer crashes into sheriff's office car on I-57 in Union Co., IL

    Tractor trailer crashes into sheriff's office car on I-57 in Union Co., IL

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:49:39 GMT
    A tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a Union County, Illinois Sheriff's Department squad car in Union County, Illinois. (Source: KFVS)A tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a Union County, Illinois Sheriff's Department squad car in Union County, Illinois. (Source: KFVS)
    A tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a Union County, Illinois Sheriff's Department squad car in Union County, Illinois. (Source: KFVS)A tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a Union County, Illinois Sheriff's Department squad car in Union County, Illinois. (Source: KFVS)

    A tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a Union County, Illinois Sheriff's Department squad car in Union County, Illinois. 

    A tractor-trailer crashed into the back of a Union County, Illinois Sheriff's Department squad car in Union County, Illinois. 

  • Semi travels down embankment after crash on I-57 in Union Co., IL

    Semi travels down embankment after crash on I-57 in Union Co., IL

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:38:06 GMT
    According to Illinois State Police, a semi driver was taken to an area hospital after a crash on Interstate 57 in Union County, Illinois. (Source: Raycom Media)According to Illinois State Police, a semi driver was taken to an area hospital after a crash on Interstate 57 in Union County, Illinois. (Source: Raycom Media)
    According to Illinois State Police, a semi driver was taken to an area hospital after a crash on Interstate 57 in Union County, Illinois. (Source: Raycom Media)According to Illinois State Police, a semi driver was taken to an area hospital after a crash on Interstate 57 in Union County, Illinois. (Source: Raycom Media)

    According to Illinois State Police, a semi driver was taken to an area hospital after a crash on Interstate 57 in Union County, Illinois.

    According to Illinois State Police, a semi driver was taken to an area hospital after a crash on Interstate 57 in Union County, Illinois.

  • Forgery, identity theft suspect wanted by Carbondale, IL police

    Forgery, identity theft suspect wanted by Carbondale, IL police

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:21:01 GMT
    Carbondale Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a theft and identity theft investigation. (Source: Carbondale Police Department)Carbondale Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a theft and identity theft investigation. (Source: Carbondale Police Department)

    According to Carbondale police, a man wearing a light colored polo shirt and blue jeans used the personal information of an out-of-state victim to make purchases at Best Buy.

    According to Carbondale police, a man wearing a light colored polo shirt and blue jeans used the personal information of an out-of-state victim to make purchases at Best Buy.

  • Suspects wanted in Carbondale, IL liquor store theft

    Suspects wanted in Carbondale, IL liquor store theft

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:57:05 GMT
    Carbondale Police are trying to identify a man and woman wanted in connection with a theft investigation. (Source: Carbondale Police Dept.)Carbondale Police are trying to identify a man and woman wanted in connection with a theft investigation. (Source: Carbondale Police Dept.)
    Carbondale Police are trying to identify a man and woman wanted in connection with a theft investigation. (Source: Carbondale Police Dept.)Carbondale Police are trying to identify a man and woman wanted in connection with a theft investigation. (Source: Carbondale Police Dept.)

    Carbondale, Illinois police are asking for help in identifying a man and woman wanted in connection with a theft at a liquor store. 

    Carbondale, Illinois police are asking for help in identifying a man and woman wanted in connection with a theft at a liquor store. 

  • Marion, IL PD investigating after man shot in chest

    Marion, IL PD investigating after man shot in chest

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:53:28 GMT
    Marion police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest. (Source: KFVS)Marion police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest. (Source: KFVS)
    Marion police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest. (Source: KFVS)Marion police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest. (Source: KFVS)

    Police in Marion, Illinois are investigating after a man was shot in the chest.

    Police in Marion, Illinois are investigating after a man was shot in the chest.

  • Cairo gets $2M more for critical access hospital initiative

    Cairo gets $2M more for critical access hospital initiative

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:50:46 GMT
    The $2M will go to a new emergency medical center (Source: Pixabay)The $2M will go to a new emergency medical center (Source: Pixabay)
    The $2M will go to a new emergency medical center (Source: Pixabay)The $2M will go to a new emergency medical center (Source: Pixabay)

    The funds were allocated through state funds and grants that go towards the development of the proposed hospital in Cairo.

    The funds were allocated through state funds and grants that go towards the development of the proposed hospital in Cairo.

  • Benton police: Woman arrested for domestic battery

    Benton police: Woman arrested for domestic battery

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:36:17 GMT
    Woman arrested for battery in Benton, IL (Source: Raycom Media)Woman arrested for battery in Benton, IL (Source: Raycom Media)
    CVS apologized to Hudson and says it doesn't tolerate discrimination against customers. (Source: Raycom Media)CVS apologized to Hudson and says it doesn't tolerate discrimination against customers. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Benton, Illinois police were called out on Sunday, July 15, in reference to a domestic disturbance. 

    Benton, Illinois police were called out on Sunday, July 15, in reference to a domestic disturbance. 

  • Mt. Vernon police warn of fake officer on social media

    Mt. Vernon police warn of fake officer on social media

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:45:52 GMT
    Police said there is no Jeremy Brock working for the department (Source: KFVS)Police said there is no Jeremy Brock working for the department (Source: KFVS)
    Police said there is no Jeremy Brock working for the department (Source: KFVS)Police said there is no Jeremy Brock working for the department (Source: KFVS)

    One man is in trouble with law enforcement after he was caught impersonating an official on social media. 

    One man is in trouble with law enforcement after he was caught impersonating an official on social media. 

  • Awareness walk planned for chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder

    Awareness walk planned for chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:40:59 GMT
    Myasthenia Gravis walk planned to raise awareness about the disease and to raise funds for a cure. (Source: Myathenia Gravis Foundation of America)Myasthenia Gravis walk planned to raise awareness about the disease and to raise funds for a cure. (Source: Myathenia Gravis Foundation of America)
    Myasthenia Gravis walk planned to raise awareness about the disease and to raise funds for a cure. (Source: Myathenia Gravis Foundation of America)Myasthenia Gravis walk planned to raise awareness about the disease and to raise funds for a cure. (Source: Myathenia Gravis Foundation of America)

    A walk to raise awareness about Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is set for Saturday, October 13 in Metropolis, Illinois at Washington Park. 

    A walk to raise awareness about Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is set for Saturday, October 13 in Metropolis, Illinois at Washington Park. 

  • Teachers get discount at Target as school year rolls around

    Teachers get discount at Target as school year rolls around

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:16:39 GMT
    The store is offering teachers a discount as school rolls around (Source: Nichole Cartmell/KFVS)The store is offering teachers a discount as school rolls around (Source: Nichole Cartmell/KFVS)
    The store is offering teachers a discount as school rolls around (Source: Nichole Cartmell/KFVS)The store is offering teachers a discount as school rolls around (Source: Nichole Cartmell/KFVS)

    Teachers will receive a 15 percent discount on supplies!

    Teachers will receive a 15 percent discount on supplies!

  • Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests in Portageville, MO

    Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests in Portageville, MO

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:47:27 GMT
    Two men arrested after Portageville, MO police say they found drugs during a traffic stop. (Source: Raycom Media)Two men arrested after Portageville, MO police say they found drugs during a traffic stop. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Two men arrested after Portageville, MO police say they found drugs during a traffic stop. (Source: Raycom Media)Two men arrested after Portageville, MO police say they found drugs during a traffic stop. (Source: Raycom Media)

     According to Portageville Police Chief Ronnie Adams, officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana after stopping a car for no headlights. 

     According to Portageville Police Chief Ronnie Adams, officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana after stopping a car for no headlights. 

  • 2 NC men charged after stolen items found in Graves Co., KY

    2 NC men charged after stolen items found in Graves Co., KY

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:44:16 GMT
    2 men were arrested after stolen items were found in their stolen vehicle (Source: Graves County Sheriffs Office)2 men were arrested after stolen items were found in their stolen vehicle (Source: Graves County Sheriffs Office)
    2 men were arrested after stolen items were found in their stolen vehicle (Source: Graves County Sheriffs Office)2 men were arrested after stolen items were found in their stolen vehicle (Source: Graves County Sheriffs Office)

    Two North Carolina men were arrested early Sunday morning on July 15 after a report of suspicious activity at Tindal Truck Sales, north of Mayfield, Kentucky on US 45

    Two North Carolina men were arrested early Sunday morning on July 15 after a report of suspicious activity at Tindal Truck Sales, north of Mayfield, Kentucky on US 45

  • 4 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Interstate 24 in Massac Co., IL

    4 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Interstate 24 in Massac Co., IL

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:47 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:47:55 GMT

    Illinois State Police are investigating a three vehicle crash that injured four adults Sunday afternoon.

    Illinois State Police are investigating a three vehicle crash that injured four adults Sunday afternoon.

  • This week in music: 1967 Windy

    This week in music: 1967 Windy

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:06:44 GMT

    Let's drop a couple of quarters into The Breakfast Show's juke box of memories. This morning's selections come from this week in 1967.  

    Let's drop a couple of quarters into The Breakfast Show's juke box of memories. This morning's selections come from this week in 1967.  

  • Crews clean site of semi vs. vehicle crash on I-57

    Crews clean site of semi vs. vehicle crash on I-57

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-07-16 10:04:55 GMT
    There were no reported injuries with this crash (Source: KFVS)There were no reported injuries with this crash (Source: KFVS)
    There were no reported injuries with this crash (Source: KFVS)There were no reported injuries with this crash (Source: KFVS)

    A crash on Interstate-57 involved a semi-truck and another vehicle according to Trooper Greg Miller with Illinois State Police. 

    A crash on Interstate-57 involved a semi-truck and another vehicle according to Trooper Greg Miller with Illinois State Police. 

  • What you need to know July 13

    What you need to know July 13

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:25:31 GMT
    It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)

    Good Friday morning, it is July 13. First Alert Forecast It will be a little hotter today than it was yesterday. 

    Good Friday morning, it is July 13. First Alert Forecast It will be a little hotter today than it was yesterday. 

  • Deputies: Missing 12-year-old Graves Co. girl found safe

    Deputies: Missing 12-year-old Graves Co. girl found safe

    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-07-16 01:12:04 GMT
    Willis was last seen at  a gas station in Mayfield, KY with an unknown female (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)Willis was last seen at a gas station in Mayfield, KY with an unknown female (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)

    Sheriff's deputies said a 12-year-old girl from Graves County, Kentucky has been found safe.

    Sheriff's deputies said a 12-year-old girl from Graves County, Kentucky has been found safe.

  • Church in Union City, TN holds service for new building

    Church in Union City, TN holds service for new building

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:40:37 GMT
    Members say today was all about moving forward. (Source: KFVS)Members say today was all about moving forward. (Source: KFVS)
    Members say today was all about moving forward. (Source: KFVS)Members say today was all about moving forward. (Source: KFVS)

    Dozens of people gathered at the Union City, Tennessee Baptist Temple Church for a reopening service after a fire destroyed it back in 2016.

    Dozens of people gathered at the Union City, Tennessee Baptist Temple Church for a reopening service after a fire destroyed it back in 2016.

  • Bear struck and killed by vehicle in Madison Co., MO

    Bear struck and killed by vehicle in Madison Co., MO

    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:50:12 GMT
    Luckily, no one in the vehicle was injured. (Source: Marc Thomas/KFVS)Luckily, no one in the vehicle was injured. (Source: Marc Thomas/KFVS)

    A bear was killed by a vehicle in Madison County on Sunday, July 15. This happened on Highway 67 North, near the Cherokee Pass area.

    A bear was killed by a vehicle in Madison County on Sunday, July 15. This happened on Highway 67 North, near the Cherokee Pass area.

  • First Alert: Scattered thunderstorms possible this afternoon through evening

    First Alert: Scattered thunderstorms possible this afternoon through evening

    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:17:20 GMT
    Another wave of scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to move through the Heartland through the mid-evening. (Source: KFVS)Another wave of scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to move through the Heartland through the mid-evening. (Source: KFVS)

    Another wave of scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to move through the Heartland through the mid-evening.

    Another wave of scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to move through the Heartland through the mid-evening.

  • Evansville, IN man hospitalized after hydroplaning on I-24

    Evansville, IN man hospitalized after hydroplaning on I-24

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:31:17 GMT
    52-year-old Christopher Manger was traveling on I-24 at the mile marker 12 in his 2003 Porche and his vehicle hydroplaned. (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)52-year-old Christopher Manger was traveling on I-24 at the mile marker 12 in his 2003 Porche and his vehicle hydroplaned. (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
    52-year-old Christopher Manger was traveling on I-24 at the mile marker 12 in his 2003 Porche and his vehicle hydroplaned. (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)52-year-old Christopher Manger was traveling on I-24 at the mile marker 12 in his 2003 Porche and his vehicle hydroplaned. (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)

    An Evansville, Indiana man was sent to the hospital after a single-vehicle crash on I-24 on Sunday, July 15.

    An Evansville, Indiana man was sent to the hospital after a single-vehicle crash on I-24 on Sunday, July 15.

  • Carbondale nursing home evacuated due to power outage

    Carbondale nursing home evacuated due to power outage

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:09:34 GMT
    A wing of the building is closed down in the meantime to make sure everything is okay. Some residents have been relocated to another facility in Marion. (Source: Donald Settles)A wing of the building is closed down in the meantime to make sure everything is okay. Some residents have been relocated to another facility in Marion. (Source: Donald Settles)
    A wing of the building is closed down in the meantime to make sure everything is okay. Some residents have been relocated to another facility in Marion. (Source: Donald Settles)A wing of the building is closed down in the meantime to make sure everything is okay. Some residents have been relocated to another facility in Marion. (Source: Donald Settles)

    A Carbondale nursing home was evacuated on Saturday, July 14 due to severe weather.

    A Carbondale nursing home was evacuated on Saturday, July 14 due to severe weather.

  • Deputies: Child found near road as parents slept in Graves Co.

    Deputies: Child found near road as parents slept in Graves Co.

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:21:06 GMT
    Diane People was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment. (Source: Graves Co. Jail)Diane People was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment. (Source: Graves Co. Jail)

    Deputies arrested a 3-year-old's parents after the toddler was found playing the road unsupervised on Saturday, July 14.

    Deputies arrested a 3-year-old's parents after the toddler was found playing the road unsupervised on Saturday, July 14.

  • Two men arrested for dumping dogs outside in Kennett

    Two men arrested for dumping dogs outside in Kennett

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:34:24 GMT
    The two suspects (pictured) are wanted for questioning after leaving two dogs outside at the Kennett Humane Department. (Source: Kennett Humane Dept.)The two suspects (pictured) are wanted for questioning after leaving two dogs outside at the Kennett Humane Department. (Source: Kennett Humane Dept.)

    Two suspects are wanted for questioning after leaving two dogs outside at the Kennett Humane Department.

    Two suspects are wanted for questioning after leaving two dogs outside at the Kennett Humane Department.

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