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  • Heartland road projects for 5/20

    Heartland road projects for 5/20

    Sunday, May 11 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-05-11 20:08:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-05-20 19:27:43 GMT

    Here is a list of some road projects from around the Heartland.

    Here is a list of some road projects from around the Heartland.

  • Warrant issued for Sikeston man in liquor store shooting

    Warrant issued for Sikeston man in liquor store shooting

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:54:24 GMT
    Sikeston DPS is looking for Lonnie Bell for information in a shooting at a liquor store. (Source: Sikeston DPS)Sikeston DPS is looking for Lonnie Bell for information in a shooting at a liquor store. (Source: Sikeston DPS)

    Sikeston DPS officers are investigating a shooting that happened on Saturday, May 12.

    Sikeston DPS officers are investigating a shooting that happened on Saturday, May 12.

  • Ste. Genevieve woman wins $50K from scratch-off

    Ste. Genevieve woman wins $50K from scratch-off

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:51:50 GMT
    A Ste. Genevieve woman won $50K in a Scratchers game. (Source: Missouri Lottery)A Ste. Genevieve woman won $50K in a Scratchers game. (Source: Missouri Lottery)
    A Ste. Genevieve woman won $50K in a Scratchers game. (Source: Missouri Lottery)A Ste. Genevieve woman won $50K in a Scratchers game. (Source: Missouri Lottery)

    A Ste. Genevieve woman won the top prize of $50,000 in a Scratchers game.

    A Ste. Genevieve woman won the top prize of $50,000 in a Scratchers game.

  • Oak Ridge, MO man sentenced in IL to 15 years for meth-related charge

    Oak Ridge, MO man sentenced in IL to 15 years for meth-related charge

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:42:26 GMT
    Derek L. Sumpter “Doucher” 31, of Oak Ridge, Missouri, was sentenced to federal prison (Source: Vinelink)Derek L. Sumpter “Doucher” 31, of Oak Ridge, Missouri, was sentenced to federal prison (Source: Vinelink)
    Derek L. Sumpter “Doucher” 31, of Oak Ridge, Missouri, was sentenced to federal prison (Source: Vinelink)Derek L. Sumpter “Doucher” 31, of Oak Ridge, Missouri, was sentenced to federal prison (Source: Vinelink)

    A Missouri man has been sentenced to prison in Illinois for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. 

    A Missouri man has been sentenced to prison in Illinois for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. 

  • Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

    Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:00:52 GMT
    Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat (Source: Pixaby.com)Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat (Source: Pixaby.com)

    Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat.

    Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat.

  • The Latest: Greitens' camp claims ex-aide took donor list

    The Latest: Greitens' camp claims ex-aide took donor list

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:37:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:38:56 GMT
    MO Gov. Greitens' camp claims ex-aide took donor list. (Source: St. Louis Police Department)MO Gov. Greitens' camp claims ex-aide took donor list. (Source: St. Louis Police Department)

    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

  • Prosecutor: Greitens' lawyers threatened to 'ruin' her

    Prosecutor: Greitens' lawyers threatened to 'ruin' her

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:32:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:36:54 GMT
    St. Louis circuit attorney says lawyers for MO Gov. Greitens twice threatened to "ruin" her if she didn't back off investigations of the governor. (Source: KFVS)St. Louis circuit attorney says lawyers for MO Gov. Greitens twice threatened to "ruin" her if she didn't back off investigations of the governor. (Source: KFVS)

    St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner says lawyers for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens twice threatened to "ruin" her if she didn't back off investigations of the governor.

    St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner says lawyers for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens twice threatened to "ruin" her if she didn't back off investigations of the governor.

  • Malden, MO man arrested for burglary

    Malden, MO man arrested for burglary

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:23:14 GMT
    According to Malden police, a man has been arrested for burglary.  (Source: Raycom Media)According to Malden police, a man has been arrested for burglary.  (Source: Raycom Media)
    Authorities say a teenager accused of firing shots at a northern Illinois high school while his classmates rehearsed for graduation has been transferred from a hospital to jail. (Source: Raycom Media)Authorities say a teenager accused of firing shots at a northern Illinois high school while his classmates rehearsed for graduation has been transferred from a hospital to jail. (Source: Raycom Media)

    According to Malden police, a man has been arrested for burglary. 

    According to Malden police, a man has been arrested for burglary. 

  • Fire crews haul boat stuck in tree line on Mississippi River

    Fire crews haul boat stuck in tree line on Mississippi River

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:06:14 GMT
    A boat was stuck in the tree line of the Mississippi River near the Thebes, Illinois boat ramp after a boat motor quit. (Source: Raycom Media)A boat was stuck in the tree line of the Mississippi River near the Thebes, Illinois boat ramp after a boat motor quit. (Source: Raycom Media)
    At least one barge has sunk after a string of 30 barges hit a bridge over the Mississippi River at Vicksburg. (Source: Raycom Media)At least one barge has sunk after a string of 30 barges hit a bridge over the Mississippi River at Vicksburg. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A boat was stuck in the tree line of the Mississippi River near the Thebes, Illinois boat ramp after a boat motor quit. 

    A boat was stuck in the tree line of the Mississippi River near the Thebes, Illinois boat ramp after a boat motor quit. 

  • Tax credit bill could increase donations to MO nonprofits

    Tax credit bill could increase donations to MO nonprofits

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:48:28 GMT
    Linda Moton holds up her Mother's Day present. Moton is a resident at the Amen Center, a homeless shelter in Delta, MO. Donors to the shelter and other nonprofits could see tax benefits from a new bill. (Source: Nathan Ellgran)Linda Moton holds up her Mother's Day present. Moton is a resident at the Amen Center, a homeless shelter in Delta, MO. Donors to the shelter and other nonprofits could see tax benefits from a new bill. (Source: Nathan Ellgran)
    Linda Moton holds up her Mother's Day present. Moton is a resident at the Amen Center, a homeless shelter in Delta. Donors to the shelter and other nonprofits could see tax benefits from a new bill.Linda Moton holds up her Mother's Day present. Moton is a resident at the Amen Center, a homeless shelter in Delta. Donors to the shelter and other nonprofits could see tax benefits from a new bill.

    If you donate to nonprofits in Missouri, you could see a new benefit on your next tax return.

    If you donate to nonprofits in Missouri, you could see a new benefit on your next tax return.

  • Missouri Legislature approves changes to electric rates

    Missouri Legislature approves changes to electric rates

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:34:19 GMT
    Opponents say this could dramatically increase what customers are paying.(Source: Stock image/Pixabay)Opponents say this could dramatically increase what customers are paying.(Source: Stock image/Pixabay)

    The Missouri Legislature has passed a measure that could allow the biggest electric companies in the state to recover more of their costs for infrastructure improvements from customers.

    The Missouri Legislature has passed a measure that could allow the biggest electric companies in the state to recover more of their costs for infrastructure improvements from customers.

  • Missouri Legislature approves drug treatment pilot program

    Missouri Legislature approves drug treatment pilot program

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:34:57 GMT
    (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)(Source: Stock image/Pixabay)

    The Missouri Legislature has approved a bill aimed at directing more people away from prisons and toward treatment programs.

    The Missouri Legislature has approved a bill aimed at directing more people away from prisons and toward treatment programs.

  • Puxico man killed in semi, pick-up truck crash near Advance, MO

    Puxico man killed in semi, pick-up truck crash near Advance, MO

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:36:31 GMT
    One person has died in a crash in Bollinger Co., MO (Source: KFVS)One person has died in a crash in Bollinger Co., MO (Source: KFVS)

    According to the Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway C near Highway V.

    According to the Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway C near Highway V.

  • carGO coming soon to Farmington, MO

    carGO coming soon to Farmington, MO

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:30:39 GMT
    CarGO will soon be serving Farmington. (Source: carGO Technologies/Facebook)CarGO will soon be serving Farmington. (Source: carGO Technologies/Facebook)
    CarGO will soon be serving Farmington. (Source: carGO Technologies/Facebook)CarGO will soon be serving Farmington. (Source: carGO Technologies/Facebook)

    CarGO Technologies will soon be expanding to serve Farmington announced on Wednesday, May 16.

    CarGO Technologies will soon be expanding to serve Farmington announced on Wednesday, May 16.

  • Missouri House looking into unauthorized signature

    Missouri House looking into unauthorized signature

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:16:31 GMT
    A Missouri House panel has broadened its investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens to delve into questions about an unauthorized signature of another elected official.(Source: KFVS)A Missouri House panel has broadened its investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens to delve into questions about an unauthorized signature of another elected official.(Source: KFVS)

    A Missouri House panel has broadened its investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens to delve into questions about an unauthorized signature of another elected official.

    A Missouri House panel has broadened its investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens to delve into questions about an unauthorized signature of another elected official.

  • 12 Missouri graduate programs to close after academic review

    12 Missouri graduate programs to close after academic review

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:53:16 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:54:59 GMT
    The University of Missouri will eliminate 12 graduate programs amid continuing budget concerns. (Source: KFVS)The University of Missouri will eliminate 12 graduate programs amid continuing budget concerns. (Source: KFVS)

    The University of Missouri will eliminate 12 graduate programs amid continuing budget concerns.

    The University of Missouri will eliminate 12 graduate programs amid continuing budget concerns.

  • Missouri Senate votes to send Harry Truman back to DC

    Missouri Senate votes to send Harry Truman back to DC

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:48:17 GMT
    Harry S Truman (Source: Pixabay.com)Harry S Truman (Source: Pixabay.com)

    The Missouri Senate has voted to send Harry Truman back to Washington.

    The Missouri Senate has voted to send Harry Truman back to Washington.

  • Sikeston, MO officers take part in blood drive

    Sikeston, MO officers take part in blood drive

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:02:06 GMT
    Sikeston, MO officers participated in the blood drive (Source: Sikeston DPS)Sikeston, MO officers participated in the blood drive (Source: Sikeston DPS)

    A blood drive drew a crowd at the Sikeston Department of Public Safety on Tuesday.

    A blood drive drew a crowd at the Sikeston Department of Public Safety on Tuesday.

  • Missouri House calls for congressional term limits

    Missouri House calls for congressional term limits

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-05-16 10:19:56 GMT
    (Source: Wikimedia Commons)(Source: Wikimedia Commons)

    The Missouri House has approved a resolution calling for a national convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to create congressional term limits.

    The Missouri House has approved a resolution calling for a national convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to create congressional term limits.

  • Missouri Legislature votes to expand sex assault education

    Missouri Legislature votes to expand sex assault education

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-05-16 10:17:58 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill requiring school districts that teach sex education to include information about sexual violence, sexual harassment and consent.

    The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill requiring school districts that teach sex education to include information about sexual violence, sexual harassment and consent.

  • Missouri Senate passes pared-down tax plan

    Missouri Senate passes pared-down tax plan

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-05-16 10:16:48 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Missouri senators have passed a stripped-down tax bill that would cut the individual income tax rate from 5.9 percent to 5.5 percent starting next year.

    Missouri senators have passed a stripped-down tax bill that would cut the individual income tax rate from 5.9 percent to 5.5 percent starting next year.

  • Active shooter training can save lives

    Active shooter training can save lives

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:00:43 GMT
    ALICE instructors Ron Meek and Jeff Bullard taught the training at the Rend Lake College Marketplace in Mount Vernon, Illinois. (Source: Chris Drury/KFVS)ALICE instructors Ron Meek and Jeff Bullard taught the training at the Rend Lake College Marketplace in Mount Vernon, Illinois. (Source: Chris Drury/KFVS)

    We never truly know how we would act in an emergency like an active shooter situation, but training for those situations can help.

    We never truly know how we would act in an emergency like an active shooter situation, but training for those situations can help.

  • Missouri House votes to amend constitution for right to work

    Missouri House votes to amend constitution for right to work

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-05-15 11:11:28 GMT
    The amendment approved by the House bans mandatory union fees (Source: Wikimedia Commons)The amendment approved by the House bans mandatory union fees (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

    The Missouri House has approved a constitutional amendment to ban mandatory union fees. If both chambers sign off on the proposal, voters would decide the issue Nov. 6 or on another date set by the governor.

    The Missouri House has approved a constitutional amendment to ban mandatory union fees. If both chambers sign off on the proposal, voters would decide the issue Nov. 6 or on another date set by the governor.

  • Missouri House loosens regulation of security deposits

    Missouri House loosens regulation of security deposits

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-05-15 01:31:38 GMT
    The Missouri House has voted to allow landlords to keep security deposits in their business bank accounts instead of in separate trust accounts. (Source: KFVS)The Missouri House has voted to allow landlords to keep security deposits in their business bank accounts instead of in separate trust accounts. (Source: KFVS)

    The Missouri House has voted to allow landlords to keep security deposits in their business bank accounts instead of in separate trust accounts.

    The Missouri House has voted to allow landlords to keep security deposits in their business bank accounts instead of in separate trust accounts.

  • Why are MO registered sex offenders moving out of state?

    Why are MO registered sex offenders moving out of state?

    Monday, May 14 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-05-15 00:55:17 GMT
    According to a published report that uses Missouri Highway Patrol data, more than 2,500 sex offenders have moved to different states that have less strict laws. (Source: KFVS)According to a published report that uses Missouri Highway Patrol data, more than 2,500 sex offenders have moved to different states that have less strict laws. (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri is one of 17 states where known sex offenders have to be in the registry their entire life, and a report suggests hundreds are moving to escape the harsh law. 

    Missouri is one of 17 states where known sex offenders have to be in the registry their entire life, and a report suggests hundreds are moving to escape the harsh law. 

  • More than 1M chainsaws recalled due to injury hazard

    More than 1M chainsaws recalled due to injury hazard

    Monday, May 14 2018 8:29 PM EDT2018-05-15 00:29:56 GMT
    Harbor Freight Tools are recalling 1,020,000 chainsaws due to a possible power switch malfunction (Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)Harbor Freight Tools are recalling 1,020,000 chainsaws due to a possible power switch malfunction (Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)
    Harbor Freight Tools are recalling 1,020,000 chainsaws due to a possible power switch malfunction (Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)Harbor Freight Tools are recalling 1,020,000 chainsaws due to a possible power switch malfunction (Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

    Harbor Freight Tools are recalling 1,020,000 chainsaws due to a possible power switch malfunction, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.  

    Harbor Freight Tools are recalling 1,020,000 chainsaws due to a possible power switch malfunction, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.  

  • Missouri bill could end some political sign bans

    Missouri bill could end some political sign bans

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:22:31 GMT
    Missouri residents may see political signs in areas where they were previously restricted under new legislation. (Source: Raycom Media)Missouri residents may see political signs in areas where they were previously restricted under new legislation. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Missouri residents may see political signs in areas where they were previously restricted under new legislation.

    Missouri residents may see political signs in areas where they were previously restricted under new legislation.

  • Pearl Harbor sailor remains returned to Missouri, buried

    Pearl Harbor sailor remains returned to Missouri, buried

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:19:54 GMT
    The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii have been returned to Missouri to be buried with full military honors. (Source: KFVS)The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii have been returned to Missouri to be buried with full military honors. (Source: KFVS)

    The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii have been returned to Missouri to be buried with full military honors.

    The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii have been returned to Missouri to be buried with full military honors.

  • Advance, MO man facing sexual misconduct, harassment charges after 911 calls

    Advance, MO man facing sexual misconduct, harassment charges after 911 calls

    Monday, May 14 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-05-14 18:39:46 GMT
    A Stoddard County, Missouri man is facing a number of charges after police were called to a home after a 911 call on Saturday, May 12. (Source: Raycom Media)A Stoddard County, Missouri man is facing a number of charges after police were called to a home after a 911 call on Saturday, May 12. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Stoddard County, Missouri man is facing a number of charges after police were called to a home after a 911 call on Saturday, May 12. (Source: Raycom Media)A Stoddard County, Missouri man is facing a number of charges after police were called to a home after a 911 call on Saturday, May 12. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Stoddard County, Missouri man is facing a number of charges after police were called to a home after a 911 call on Saturday, May 12. 

    A Stoddard County, Missouri man is facing a number of charges after police were called to a home after a 911 call on Saturday, May 12. 

  • Section of Bessie Street in Cape Girardeau closed for street repairs

    Section of Bessie Street in Cape Girardeau closed for street repairs

    Monday, May 14 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-05-14 16:30:48 GMT
    Crews work on repairs on Bessie Street in Cape GirardeauCrews work on repairs on Bessie Street in Cape Girardeau
    Crews work on repairs on Bessie Street in Cape GirardeauCrews work on repairs on Bessie Street in Cape Girardeau

    Crews are working on a section of Bessie Street in Cape Girardeau on Monday repairing the street as part of the 2018 Asphalt Overlay Program.

    Crews are working on a section of Bessie Street in Cape Girardeau on Monday repairing the street as part of the 2018 Asphalt Overlay Program.

  • Quake shakes part of New Madrid Co., MO

    Quake shakes part of New Madrid Co., MO

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-14 13:52:51 GMT
    The quake hit parts of New Madrid Co., MO (Source: USGS)The quake hit parts of New Madrid Co., MO (Source: USGS)
    The quake hit parts of New Madrid Co., MO (Source: USGS)The quake hit parts of New Madrid Co., MO (Source: USGS)

    An earthquake shook Southeast Missouri Sunday, May 13. 

    An earthquake shook Southeast Missouri Sunday, May 13. 

  • Officers honored during National Police Week

    Officers honored during National Police Week

    Monday, May 14 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-05-14 12:39:40 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    During this week, police officers who are currently serving and those who have lost their lives in the line of duty are recognized. 

    During this week, police officers who are currently serving and those who have lost their lives in the line of duty are recognized. 

  • Jury selection in Missouri governor's trial to enter 3rd day

    Jury selection in Missouri governor's trial to enter 3rd day

    Monday, May 14 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-05-14 10:48:19 GMT
    Jury selection is lasting longer than expected for MO Gov. trial (Source: Raycom Media)Jury selection is lasting longer than expected for MO Gov. trial (Source: Raycom Media)

    Jury selection is taking longer than expected in the criminal trial of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

    Jury selection is taking longer than expected in the criminal trial of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

  • Crash leads to power outage in Jackson, MO and road closure

    Crash leads to power outage in Jackson, MO and road closure

    Sunday, May 13 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-14 02:42:37 GMT
    Car crash leads to power outage in Jackson. (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)Car crash leads to power outage in Jackson. (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)

    Jackson Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Main St. in Jackson, MO on May 13. 

    Jackson Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Main St. in Jackson, MO on May 13. 

  • 3 injured in two-vehicle crash in Stoddard County, MO

    3 injured in two-vehicle crash in Stoddard County, MO

    Sunday, May 13 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-05-14 00:38:59 GMT
    Three injured in crash on Route H. (Source: Raycom Media)Three injured in crash on Route H. (Source: Raycom Media)
    ISP is responding to a crash on I-57 in Johnson County. (Source: Raycom Media)ISP is responding to a crash on I-57 in Johnson County. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route H in Stoddard County, MO on May 12 at 8:55 p.m.

    Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route H in Stoddard County, MO on May 12 at 8:55 p.m.

  • Hwy 51 southbound lane in Perryville cleared after crash

    Hwy 51 southbound lane in Perryville cleared after crash

    Sunday, May 13 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-05-13 20:16:47 GMT
    SB lane of Hwy 5 S is closed due to a crash. (Source: Raycom Media)SB lane of Hwy 5 S is closed due to a crash. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The southbound lane of Hwy 51 South is now cleared after a vehicle crash on Sunday, May 13.

    The southbound lane of Hwy 51 South is now cleared after a vehicle crash on Sunday, May 13.

  • Greitens trial delayed as juror selection slowly moves forward

    Greitens trial delayed as juror selection slowly moves forward

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-05-12 03:29:23 GMT

    The pool of potential jurors in Governor Greitens' criminal trial has begun to narrow.

    The pool of potential jurors in Governor Greitens' criminal trial has begun to narrow.

  • Southeast Regents approve M.S. in Cybersecurity, B.A. in Writing, academic program deletions

    Southeast Regents approve M.S. in Cybersecurity, B.A. in Writing, academic program deletions

    Friday, May 11 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-05-11 19:46:21 GMT
    (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)(Source: Southeast Missouri State University)

    The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents approved a new Master of Science in cybersecurity with a focus on security of critical societal and business infrastructure on Friday, May 11.

    The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents approved a new Master of Science in cybersecurity with a focus on security of critical societal and business infrastructure on Friday, May 11.

  • Watch out for MoDOT roadside crews

    Watch out for MoDOT roadside crews

    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-05-10 21:47:51 GMT
    (Source: Missouri Department of Transportation)(Source: Missouri Department of Transportation)
    (Source: Missouri Department of Transportation)(Source: Missouri Department of Transportation)

    MoDOT crews will soon begin mowing roadsides across the state.

    MoDOT crews will soon begin mowing roadsides across the state.

  • Missouri Legislature raises age for adult prosecution

    Missouri Legislature raises age for adult prosecution

    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-10 21:33:07 GMT
    The Missouri Legislature has voted to raise the age at which suspects are automatically prosecuted as adults from 17 to 18. (Source: Missouri.gov)The Missouri Legislature has voted to raise the age at which suspects are automatically prosecuted as adults from 17 to 18. (Source: Missouri.gov)

    The Missouri Legislature has voted to raise the age at which suspects are automatically prosecuted as adults from 17 to 18.

    The Missouri Legislature has voted to raise the age at which suspects are automatically prosecuted as adults from 17 to 18.

  • Missouri Legislature approves bill on parental rights, rape

    Missouri Legislature approves bill on parental rights, rape

    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-05-10 21:31:07 GMT
    The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill making it easier to terminate a father's parental rights if the child was the result of rape.(Source: Raycom Media)The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill making it easier to terminate a father's parental rights if the child was the result of rape.(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill making it easier to terminate a father's parental rights if the child was the result of rape.

    The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill making it easier to terminate a father's parental rights if the child was the result of rape.

  • Early college program for Cape Girardeau class of 2020

    Early college program for Cape Girardeau class of 2020

    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-05-10 21:11:06 GMT
    Starting in 2020, students in Cape Girardeau will have a new opportunity to pursue a degree while still going to high school (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)Starting in 2020, students in Cape Girardeau will have a new opportunity to pursue a degree while still going to high school (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)

    Starting in 2020, students in Cape Girardeau will have a new opportunity to pursue a degree while still going to high school. 

    Starting in 2020, students in Cape Girardeau will have a new opportunity to pursue a degree while still going to high school. 

  • Saving for your child's education with MOST 529

    Saving for your child's education with MOST 529

    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:01 AM EDT2018-05-10 09:01:42 GMT
    (Source: www.missourimost.org)(Source: www.missourimost.org)
    (Source: www.missourimost.org)(Source: www.missourimost.org)
    We all know a little too well how much higher education can cost, and sometimes even education before high school graduation if you decide to take that route. There is something called The Missouri MOST 529 savings plan. You can sign up for it, put in some money, and watch it grow until your child is ready to use it... There are of course ups and downs, and different investments, but there was a big change with the new tax law in the U-S which allows you to take that mone...
    We all know a little too well how much higher education can cost, and sometimes even education before high school graduation if you decide to take that route. There is something called The Missouri MOST 529 savings plan. You can sign up for it, put in some money, and watch it grow until your child is ready to use it... There are of course ups and downs, and different investments, but there was a big change with the new tax law in the U-S which allows you to take that mone...
  • Student dedication at Kelly High School concert

    Student dedication at Kelly High School concert

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-05-10 02:23:14 GMT
    Keith Kyle, Rhonda Pender, Jim Pender with the new set of toms.Keith Kyle, Rhonda Pender, Jim Pender with the new set of toms.
    Keith Kyle, Rhonda Pender, Jim Pender with the new set of toms.Keith Kyle, Rhonda Pender, Jim Pender with the new set of toms.

    A former student was honored during the Kelly High School Pops Concert on May 8. 

    A former student was honored during the Kelly High School Pops Concert on May 8. 

  • The Latest: Judge OKs use of woman's name in Greitens trial

    The Latest: Judge OKs use of woman's name in Greitens trial

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-05-10 02:11:14 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)

    The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. (all times local):

    The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

  • The Latest: Missouri Legislature passes budget plan

    The Latest: Missouri Legislature passes budget plan

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-05-10 02:08:34 GMT
    The Latest on Missouri lawmakers' work on the state budget (Source: Raycom Media)The Latest on Missouri lawmakers' work on the state budget (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Latest on Missouri lawmakers' work on the state budget (all times local):

    The Latest on Missouri lawmakers' work on the state budget (all times local):

  • Lexington Ave. in Cape Girardeau, MO to open after paving is finished

    Lexington Ave. in Cape Girardeau, MO to open after paving is finished

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-05-09 15:06:21 GMT
    Starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 7, Nip Kelley Equipment Company will close Lexington Avenue between Sherwood Drive and Cape Rock Drive to all traffic for asphalt paving operations. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)Starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 7, Nip Kelley Equipment Company will close Lexington Avenue between Sherwood Drive and Cape Rock Drive to all traffic for asphalt paving operations. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    She said although the road is open, something at the asphalt plant broke around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Because of the delay, there is about a 300 ft stretch near Cape Rock Drive that still is not paved

    She said although the road is open, something at the asphalt plant broke around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Because of the delay, there is about a 300 ft stretch near Cape Rock Drive that still is not paved

  • Missouri House votes to expand sex assault education

    Missouri House votes to expand sex assault education

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-05-09 10:20:11 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    The Missouri House has passed a bill requiring high school sex education to include information about sexual harassment and assault.

    The Missouri House has passed a bill requiring high school sex education to include information about sexual harassment and assault.

  • Police concerned as people don't stop correctly at cross walks

    Police concerned as people don't stop correctly at cross walks

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-05-09 03:50:27 GMT
    (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)(Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)

    School Resource Officer Brent Mullin has seen this problem for awhile and is trying to fix it. 

    School Resource Officer Brent Mullin has seen this problem for awhile and is trying to fix it. 

  • Consumers, businesses react to FDA's calorie info requirement

    Consumers, businesses react to FDA's calorie info requirement

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-05-09 01:04:24 GMT
    The FDA is requiring thousands of restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses to display calories counts for prepared food and beverages. (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)The FDA is requiring thousands of restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses to display calories counts for prepared food and beverages. (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)
    The FDA is requiring thousands of restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses to display calories counts for prepared food and beverages.The FDA is requiring thousands of restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses to display calories counts for prepared food and beverages.

    After years of delays the Food and Drug Administration is implementing it’s smart menu labeling rule this week requiring menus and signs to have calorie counts for prepared food and beverages. 

    After years of delays the Food and Drug Administration is implementing it’s smart menu labeling rule this week requiring menus and signs to have calorie counts for prepared food and beverages. 

  • One seriously injured in crash with Lowe's delivery truck in Sikeston, MO

    One seriously injured in crash with Lowe's delivery truck in Sikeston, MO

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-05-09 00:45:31 GMT
    One person, an infant and a Lowe's delivery driver were involved in a crash in Sikeston, MO (Source: Brent Barber)One person, an infant and a Lowe's delivery driver were involved in a crash in Sikeston, MO (Source: Brent Barber)

    A crash behind a Lowe's Home Improvement store in Sikeston, Missouri left one driver with serious injuries. 

    A crash behind a Lowe's Home Improvement store in Sikeston, Missouri left one driver with serious injuries. 

  • Missourians could vote to legalize marijuana in November 2018

    Missourians could vote to legalize marijuana in November 2018

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-05-09 00:19:11 GMT
    Missouri could see medical marijuana on the ballot this November. (Source: Raycom Media)Missouri could see medical marijuana on the ballot this November. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Missourians could have a big decision to make in November involving the legalization of medical marijuana.

    Missourians could have a big decision to make in November involving the legalization of medical marijuana.

  • 40 percent of southern IL Medicaid recipients could be without coverage in many area hospitals

    40 percent of southern IL Medicaid recipients could be without coverage in many area hospitals

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-05-09 00:10:09 GMT
    Many medicaid recipients may have to look for new coverage. (Source: Taylor Clark, KFVS)Many medicaid recipients may have to look for new coverage. (Source: Taylor Clark, KFVS)

    After some recent changes to Illinois Medicaid coverage plans, a lot of people in southern Illinois could be without coverage at many area hospitals

    After some recent changes to Illinois Medicaid coverage plans, a lot of people in southern Illinois could be without coverage at many area hospitals

  • 2 arrests made in bomb threat at Cape Girardeau, MO Walmart

    2 arrests made in bomb threat at Cape Girardeau, MO Walmart

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-05-08 22:36:32 GMT
    Cape PD made two arrests in connection to bomb threats. (Source: Cape PD)Cape PD made two arrests in connection to bomb threats. (Source: Cape PD)

    Cape Girardeau Police have made two arrests in connection with bomb threats made against the Walmart Supercenter on Williams St. and the Cape West Laundry on N. Silver Spring Rd.

    Cape Girardeau Police have made two arrests in connection with bomb threats made against the Walmart Supercenter on Williams St. and the Cape West Laundry on N. Silver Spring Rd.

  • Cape Catfish merchandise to be available soon

    Cape Catfish merchandise to be available soon

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-05-08 22:04:22 GMT

    If you want some Cape Catfish swag, you might not have to wait too much longer.

    If you want some Cape Catfish swag, you might not have to wait too much longer.

  • 102-bed psychiatric hospital approved by committee for Cape Girardeau, MO

    102-bed psychiatric hospital approved by committee for Cape Girardeau, MO

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-05-08 22:02:12 GMT
    A  committee has unanimously approved a 102 bed psychiatric hsopital in Cape Girardeau.(Source: SoutheastHealth)A  committee has unanimously approved a 102 bed psychiatric hsopital in Cape Girardeau.(Source: SoutheastHealth)

    The $30 million project was approved by the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee. 

    The $30 million project was approved by the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee. 

  • Test reveals what's lurking on shopping cart handles

    Test reveals what's lurking on shopping cart handles

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-08 21:00:30 GMT
    Without a doubt, the shopping carts at your favorite store have been touched by countless hands throughout the day. (Source: KFVS)Without a doubt, the shopping carts at your favorite store have been touched by countless hands throughout the day. (Source: KFVS)
    Source: KFVSSource: KFVS

    Without a doubt, the shopping carts at your favorite store have been touched by countless hands throughout the day. With the help of SIU's Department of Microbiology, Heartland News tested shopping carts at five popular stores.

    Without a doubt, the shopping carts at your favorite store have been touched by countless hands throughout the day. With the help of SIU's Department of Microbiology, Heartland News tested shopping carts at five popular stores.

  • Robber gets 12 years for homeless man's killing near stadium

    Robber gets 12 years for homeless man's killing near stadium

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-05-08 20:59:17 GMT
    A robber has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the stray-bullet killing of a homeless bystander on a mass-transit platform near the stadium where the St. Louis Cardinals play. (Source: Raycom Media)A robber has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the stray-bullet killing of a homeless bystander on a mass-transit platform near the stadium where the St. Louis Cardinals play. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A robber has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the stray-bullet killing of a homeless bystander on a mass-transit platform near the stadium where the St. Louis Cardinals play.

    A robber has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the stray-bullet killing of a homeless bystander on a mass-transit platform near the stadium where the St. Louis Cardinals play.

  • Subpoena issued for Hawley's records in Confide case

    Subpoena issued for Hawley's records in Confide case

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-08 20:42:31 GMT
    Hawley announced in March he found no evidence of wrongdoing in Greitens' and his top staff's use of the Confide app (Source: Missouri Attorney General's Office)Hawley announced in March he found no evidence of wrongdoing in Greitens' and his top staff's use of the Confide app (Source: Missouri Attorney General's Office)

    An attorney suing Gov. Eric Greitens over his use of a message-deleting app is seeking Attorney General Josh Hawley's records from his investigation into the controversy.

    An attorney suing Gov. Eric Greitens over his use of a message-deleting app is seeking Attorney General Josh Hawley's records from his investigation into the controversy.

  • Drew Church named Cape Central H.S. assistant principal

    Drew Church named Cape Central H.S. assistant principal

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-05-08 19:47:28 GMT
    Drew Church has been named Cape Central High School Assistant Principal. He will officially take over duties on July 1. (Source: KFVS)Drew Church has been named Cape Central High School Assistant Principal. He will officially take over duties on July 1. (Source: KFVS)

    Drew Church has been named Cape Central High School Assistant Principal. He will officially take over duties on July 1.

    Drew Church has been named Cape Central High School Assistant Principal. He will officially take over duties on July 1.

  • Illinois bill looks to expand enrollment at high school

    Illinois bill looks to expand enrollment at high school

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-05-08 17:58:54 GMT
    Illinois lawmakers are considering a proposal that would allow out-of-state students to enroll in a Chicago-area school. (Source: Pixabay)Illinois lawmakers are considering a proposal that would allow out-of-state students to enroll in a Chicago-area school. (Source: Pixabay)

    Illinois lawmakers are considering a proposal that would allow out-of-state students to enroll in a Chicago-area school.

    Illinois lawmakers are considering a proposal that would allow out-of-state students to enroll in a Chicago-area school.

  • Families of missing persons asked for DNA for data base

    Families of missing persons asked for DNA for data base

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-05-08 17:55:14 GMT
    The Illinois State Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are teaming up with police departments in the St. Louis area to help authorities identify the unidentified remains stored in morgues across the country.(Source: Pixabay)The Illinois State Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are teaming up with police departments in the St. Louis area to help authorities identify the unidentified remains stored in morgues across the country.(Source: Pixabay)

    The Illinois State Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are teaming up with police departments in the St. Louis area to help authorities identify the unidentified remains stored in morgues across the country.

    The Illinois State Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are teaming up with police departments in the St. Louis area to help authorities identify the unidentified remains stored in morgues across the country.

  • Minimum wage, medical pot among Missouri ballot proposals

    Minimum wage, medical pot among Missouri ballot proposals

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-08 16:42:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 8 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-05-08 16:44:51 GMT
    Several Missouri groups have submitted signatures to put a minimum wage hike, medical marijuana and limits on lobbyist gifts to lawmakers to a public vote. (Source: KFVS)Several Missouri groups have submitted signatures to put a minimum wage hike, medical marijuana and limits on lobbyist gifts to lawmakers to a public vote. (Source: KFVS)

    Several Missouri groups have submitted signatures to put a minimum wage hike, medical marijuana and limits on lobbyist gifts to lawmakers to a public vote.

    Several Missouri groups have submitted signatures to put a minimum wage hike, medical marijuana and limits on lobbyist gifts to lawmakers to a public vote.

  • Mahoney to leave SEMO basketball after 2 seasons

    Mahoney to leave SEMO basketball after 2 seasons

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-08 16:31:08 GMT
    Denzel Mahoney to leave SEMO basketball program after two seasons. (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)Denzel Mahoney to leave SEMO basketball program after two seasons. (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)
    Denzel Mahoney to leave SEMO basketball program after two seasons. (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)Denzel Mahoney to leave SEMO basketball program after two seasons. (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)

    Guard/forward Denzel Mahoney will leave the Southeast Missouri State University basketball program after two seasons.

    Guard/forward Denzel Mahoney will leave the Southeast Missouri State University basketball program after two seasons.

  • Sikeston, MO officials remind pedestrians, drivers of crosswalk ordinances

    Sikeston, MO officials remind pedestrians, drivers of crosswalk ordinances

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-05-08 15:41:09 GMT
    Pedestrians and drivers are urged to use caution at crosswalks (Source: KFVS)Pedestrians and drivers are urged to use caution at crosswalks (Source: KFVS)
    SIkeston DPS is investigating a shooting that happened at a liquor store. (Source: KFVS)SIkeston DPS is investigating a shooting that happened at a liquor store. (Source: KFVS)

    Sikeston Department of Public Safety officials sent out a reminder to drivers and pedestrians to use caution when they are near a crosswalk.

    Sikeston Department of Public Safety officials sent out a reminder to drivers and pedestrians to use caution when they are near a crosswalk.

  • Girl hailed a hero after saving brother's life

    Girl hailed a hero after saving brother's life

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-08 14:24:54 GMT
    Lexi Windes receives life-saving award. (Source: MIke Mohundro KFVS)Lexi Windes receives life-saving award. (Source: MIke Mohundro KFVS)

    Jackson Firefighters surprised a girl with a special award for saving her brother's life on Sunday.

    Jackson Firefighters surprised a girl with a special award for saving her brother's life on Sunday.

  • Missouri budget leaders agree on higher K-12 school funding

    Missouri budget leaders agree on higher K-12 school funding

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-05-08 10:04:04 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    Missouri House and Senate budget leaders are recommending giving public K-12 schools a close to $99 million funding increase next fiscal year.

    Missouri House and Senate budget leaders on Monday said they've reached an agreement that would mean K-12 public schools receive a close to $99 million funding increase next fiscal year.

  • Feeding your student this summer

    Feeding your student this summer

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-05-08 09:12:07 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)
    School is almost out for the summer which means for some families, feeding students during that time can be difficult. While in school, some students are on free or reduced lunches, depending on their family situation. During the summer, that may not be an option. "In southeast Missouri, 1-in-4 kids don't know where their next meal is coming from," Keys said. "That number is actually almost 20,000 children in our area, which is a devastating number. There ar...
    School is almost out for the summer which means for some families, feeding students during that time can be difficult. While in school, some students are on free or reduced lunches, depending on their family situation. During the summer, that may not be an option. "In southeast Missouri, 1-in-4 kids don't know where their next meal is coming from," Keys said. "That number is actually almost 20,000 children in our area, which is a devastating number. There ar...
  • Stoddard Co., MO sheriff's office has located missing man

    Stoddard Co., MO sheriff's office has located missing man

    Monday, May 7 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-05-08 03:40:20 GMT
    The missing man is Michael Burns, 58-years-old. He is 6'2" and 220-225 pounds with salt and pepper hair. (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff)The missing man is Michael Burns, 58-years-old. He is 6'2" and 220-225 pounds with salt and pepper hair. (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff)

    Stoddard County Sheriff's Office located a missing man.

    Stoddard County Sheriff's Office located a missing man.

  • High School Softball state scores May 7

    High School Softball state scores May 7

    Monday, May 7 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-05-08 03:10:08 GMT
    Softball state scores for May 7. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)Softball state scores for May 7. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)
    Softball state scores for May 7. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)Softball state scores for May 7. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)

    The final scores of the Missouri State Championship Softball Tournament: 

    The final scores of the Missouri State Championship Softball Tournament: 

  • Kennett, MO first responders to deal with extra minutes on jobs

    Kennett, MO first responders to deal with extra minutes on jobs

    Monday, May 7 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-05-08 02:47:51 GMT
    Kennett first responders to deal with extra minutes that count (Source: Hank Cavagnaro, KFVS)Kennett first responders to deal with extra minutes that count (Source: Hank Cavagnaro, KFVS)

    When need medical assistance in an emergency, seconds truly matter and can be the difference between life and death. 

    When need medical assistance in an emergency, seconds truly matter and can be the difference between life and death. 

  • New Area Coordinator of the Missouri Bootheel named for Operation Christmas Child

    New Area Coordinator of the Missouri Bootheel named for Operation Christmas Child

    Monday, May 7 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-05-08 02:11:11 GMT
    Tim Aden has been named the new Area Coordinator for Operation Christmas Child. (Source: Operation Christmas Child)Tim Aden has been named the new Area Coordinator for Operation Christmas Child. (Source: Operation Christmas Child)
    Tim Aden has been named the new Area Coordinator for Operation Christmas Child. (Source: Operation Christmas Child)Tim Aden has been named the new Area Coordinator for Operation Christmas Child. (Source: Operation Christmas Child)

    Operation Christmas Child is welcoming a new Area Coordinator for the Missouri Bootheel region.

    Operation Christmas Child is welcoming a new Area Coordinator for the Missouri Bootheel region.

  • Donation made to John J. Pershing Homeless Veterans Program

    Donation made to John J. Pershing Homeless Veterans Program

    Monday, May 7 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-05-07 15:56:39 GMT
    Voluntary Services Assistant, Dale Day (center) is shown accepting the check and certificate from VFW Auxiliary Department of Missouri President, Nelda Clifton (left) and State Hospital Chairman, Judith Hutchinson(Source: John J. Pershing Medical Center)Voluntary Services Assistant, Dale Day (center) is shown accepting the check and certificate from VFW Auxiliary Department of Missouri President, Nelda Clifton (left) and State Hospital Chairman, Judith Hutchinson(Source: John J. Pershing Medical Center)
    Voluntary Services Assistant, Dale Day (center) is shown accepting the check and certificate from VFW Auxiliary Department of Missouri President, Nelda Clifton (left) and State Hospital Chairman, Judith Hutchinson(Source: John J. Pershing Medical Center)Voluntary Services Assistant, Dale Day (center) is shown accepting the check and certificate from VFW Auxiliary Department of Missouri President, Nelda Clifton (left) and State Hospital Chairman, Judith Hutchinson(Source: John J. Pershing Medical Center)

    A significant donation was made to the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center’s Homeless Veterans Program by the VFW Auxiliary Department of Missouri. 

    A significant donation was made to the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center’s Homeless Veterans Program by the VFW Auxiliary Department of Missouri. 

  • Minimum wage, medical pot among Missouri ballot proposals

    Minimum wage, medical pot among Missouri ballot proposals

    Monday, May 7 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-05-07 15:14:01 GMT

    Several Missouri groups have submitted signatures to put a minimum wage hike, medical marijuana and limits on lobbyist gifts to lawmakers to a public vote.

    Several Missouri groups have submitted signatures to put a minimum wage hike, medical marijuana and limits on lobbyist gifts to lawmakers to a public vote.

  • AP: 6 kid-on-kid sex assault cases at Army base in Missouri

    AP: 6 kid-on-kid sex assault cases at Army base in Missouri

    Monday, May 7 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-07 14:04:35 GMT
    Military officials want to limit congressional efforts in certain sexual assaults on bases (Source: Raycom Media)Military officials want to limit congressional efforts in certain sexual assaults on bases (Source: Raycom Media)

    Army officials are now acknowledging they've investigated reports of child-on-child sexual assaults at Fort Leonard Wood.

    Army officials are now acknowledging they've investigated reports of child-on-child sexual assaults at Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Kennett police search for suspect involved in bar burglary

    Kennett police search for suspect involved in bar burglary

    Monday, May 7 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-05-07 12:17:13 GMT
    A suspect is wanted in a burglary case in Kennett, MO (Source: Kennett Police Department)A suspect is wanted in a burglary case in Kennett, MO (Source: Kennett Police Department)
    A suspect is wanted in a burglary case in Kennett, MO (Source: Kennett Police Department)A suspect is wanted in a burglary case in Kennett, MO (Source: Kennett Police Department)

    Police in Kennett, Missouri are on the lookout for a suspect involved in a burglary.

    Police in Kennett, Missouri are on the lookout for a suspect involved in a burglary.

  • 2 injured in single-vehicle crash in Stoddard County, MO

    2 injured in single-vehicle crash in Stoddard County, MO

    Monday, May 7 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-05-07 12:06:52 GMT
    Two were injured in single-vehicle crash in Stoddard County, Mo. (Source: Raycom Media)Two were injured in single-vehicle crash in Stoddard County, Mo. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A single-vehicle crash injured two in Stoddard County, Mo. on Sunday, May 7 at 2:35 p.m.

    A single-vehicle crash injured two in Stoddard County, Mo. on Sunday, May 7 at 2:35 p.m.

  • Monday hearing could have big implications in Greitens' case

    Monday hearing could have big implications in Greitens' case

    Monday, May 7 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-05-07 11:08:33 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)

    A judge on Monday will consider whether the pivotal witness in Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' criminal trial - a woman involved in an affair with him - should be prohibited from testifying.

    A judge on Monday will consider whether the pivotal witness in Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' criminal trial - a woman involved in an affair with him - should be prohibited from testifying.

  • NEW DETAILS

    Murder parolee missing from Missouri veterans home found at Hazelwood hotel

    Murder parolee missing from Missouri veterans home found at Hazelwood hotel

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-05-07 10:20:18 GMT
    Jon Stacey was reported missing from the Missouri Veterans Home just after midnight Saturday. Credit: Bellefontaine Neighbors PDJon Stacey was reported missing from the Missouri Veterans Home just after midnight Saturday. Credit: Bellefontaine Neighbors PD

    A parolee missing from a veterans home in Missouri was found at a hotel in Hazelwood overnight.

    A parolee missing from a veterans home in Missouri was found at a hotel in Hazelwood overnight.

  • How to avoid "summer brain"

    How to avoid "summer brain"

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:35 AM EDT2018-05-07 09:35:03 GMT
    (Source: Rob Foote/KFVS)(Source: Rob Foote/KFVS)

    Students are getting ready to get back to their summer lives, sometimes engrossed in their phone or video game console, not focused at all on retaining the information they just learned during school. 

    Students are getting ready to get back to their summer lives, sometimes engrossed in their phone or video game console, not focused at all on retaining the information they just learned during school. 

  • Tailgate Flea Market takes over Downtown Cape Girardeau

    Tailgate Flea Market takes over Downtown Cape Girardeau

    Sunday, May 6 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-07 02:51:41 GMT
    It was wall-to-wall people in certain parts of downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)It was wall-to-wall people in certain parts of downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    It was wall-to-wall people in certain parts of downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday, May 6 with the Tailgate Flea Market being the highlight attraction.

    It was wall-to-wall people in certain parts of downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday, May 6 with the Tailgate Flea Market being the highlight attraction.

  • Show-Me State Games Torch Run coming to Cape Girardeau, MO

    Show-Me State Games Torch Run coming to Cape Girardeau, MO

    Sunday, May 6 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-06 20:24:40 GMT
    A torch lighting ceremony and run will be held in Cape Girardeau on Monday May 7, in preparation for the 2018 Show-Me State Games.  (Source: Pixabay.com)A torch lighting ceremony and run will be held in Cape Girardeau on Monday May 7, in preparation for the 2018 Show-Me State Games.  (Source: Pixabay.com)

    A torch lighting ceremony and run will be held in Cape Girardeau on Monday, May 7, in preparation for the 2018 Show-Me State Games. 

    A torch lighting ceremony and run will be held in Cape Girardeau on Monday, May 7, in preparation for the 2018 Show-Me State Games. 

  • Scott City community honors Veterans 50 years later

    Scott City community honors Veterans 50 years later

    Sunday, May 6 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-06 13:32:57 GMT
    Veterans honored in Scott City, MO 50 years later. (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS12)Veterans honored in Scott City, MO 50 years later. (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS12)

    Over a hundred people came out to honor Veterans in Scott City on Saturday.

    Over a hundred people came out to honor Veterans in Scott City on Saturday.

  • Many crowned at special pageant in Scott City

    Many crowned at special pageant in Scott City

    Sunday, May 6 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-06 13:32:08 GMT
    The 6th Annual SE Missouri Angels Pageant took place in Scott City with dozens of participants in a Frozen themed setting. (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)The 6th Annual SE Missouri Angels Pageant took place in Scott City with dozens of participants in a Frozen themed setting. (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)

    The 6th Annual SE Missouri Angels Pageant took place in Scott City with dozens of participants in a Frozen themed setting.

    The 6th Annual SE Missouri Angels Pageant took place in Scott City with dozens of participants in a Frozen themed setting.

  • Dozens of kids compete in the Soap Box Derby Race

    Dozens of kids compete in the Soap Box Derby Race

    Sunday, May 6 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-05-06 13:31:27 GMT
    The competition featured over 30 boys and girls in the stock and super stock divisions. (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)The competition featured over 30 boys and girls in the stock and super stock divisions. (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)

    The annual Soap Box Derby in Cape Girardeau took place on Saturday.

    The annual Soap Box Derby in Cape Girardeau took place on Saturday.

  • Missouri prison officials cracking down to stop overdoses

    Missouri prison officials cracking down to stop overdoses

    Sunday, May 6 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-05-06 13:22:23 GMT
    Missouri prison officials are working to stem the flow of contraband after multiple overdoses, including a few that were deadly. (Source: Raycom Media)Missouri prison officials are working to stem the flow of contraband after multiple overdoses, including a few that were deadly. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Missouri prison officials are working to stem the flow of contraband after multiple overdoses, including a few that were deadly.

    Missouri prison officials are working to stem the flow of contraband after multiple overdoses, including a few that were deadly.

  • St. Louis area sees opioid overprescribing during monitoring

    St. Louis area sees opioid overprescribing during monitoring

    Sunday, May 6 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-05-06 13:18:41 GMT
    A drug-monitoring program that began a year ago has since found overprescribing of opioid painkillers in the St. Louis area. (Source: Pixabay)A drug-monitoring program that began a year ago has since found overprescribing of opioid painkillers in the St. Louis area. (Source: Pixabay)

    A drug-monitoring program that began a year ago has since found overprescribing of opioid painkillers in the St. Louis area.

    A drug-monitoring program that began a year ago has since found overprescribing of opioid painkillers in the St. Louis area.

  • Farmers market has record breaking turnout

    Farmers market has record breaking turnout

    Saturday, May 5 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-05-05 21:50:00 GMT
    A record-breaking number of people attended the opening of the Cape Riverfront Market. (source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)A record-breaking number of people attended the opening of the Cape Riverfront Market. (source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)

    May 5 kicks off the Cape Riverfront Market in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

    May 5 kicks off the Cape Riverfront Market in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

  • Advance, MO family living in Hawaii evacuated

    Advance, MO family living in Hawaii evacuated

    Saturday, May 5 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-05-05 20:08:54 GMT
    Governor David Ige meeting with evacuees. (Source: Terri & Ryan Holder)Governor David Ige meeting with evacuees. (Source: Terri & Ryan Holder)

    Terri and Ryan Holder now live in Hawaii and had to evacuate their new home in Hawaii due to a volcano eruption.

    Terri and Ryan Holder now live in Hawaii and had to evacuate their new home in Hawaii due to a volcano eruption.

  • Home Brew Block Party taking over Perryville

    Home Brew Block Party taking over Perryville

    Friday, May 4 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-05-05 02:59:23 GMT
    (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)(Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)

    A local restaurant is hosting a Home Brew Block party on Saturday, May 5, it's a way to celebrate local home brewers and also a way to raise money for downtown revitalization. 

    A local restaurant is hosting a Home Brew Block party on Saturday, May 5, it's a way to celebrate local home brewers and also a way to raise money for downtown revitalization. 

  • A “secret garden” in southeast Missouri blooms for all to see

    A “secret garden” in southeast Missouri blooms for all to see

    Friday, May 4 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-04 15:13:40 GMT

    Spring is in the air, especially around what you might call a secret garden blooming in rural Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. It’s called the Pinecrest Azalea Gardens. 

    Spring is in the air, especially around what you might call a secret garden blooming in rural Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. It’s called the Pinecrest Azalea Gardens. 

  • Hiking when there are snakes on the trail

    Hiking when there are snakes on the trail

    Friday, May 4 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-04 14:14:35 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    The weather is finally nicer here in the Heartland and many of us will get out there at some point to try and enjoy it.  

    The weather is finally nicer here in the Heartland and many of us will get out there at some point to try and enjoy it.  

  • Home a total loss in early morning Campbell, MO fire

    Home a total loss in early morning Campbell, MO fire

    Friday, May 4 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-05-04 13:04:41 GMT
    The home was a total loss (Source: Campbell Vol. Fire Dept.)The home was a total loss (Source: Campbell Vol. Fire Dept.)

    Crews with the Campbell Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire early Friday morning. 

    Crews with the Campbell Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire early Friday morning. 

  • Man shot in shopping center parking lot in St. Charles, police say

    Man shot in shopping center parking lot in St. Charles, police say

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:54:03 GMT
    Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of a shopping center in St. Charles Thursday evening. Credit: KMOVPolice are investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of a shopping center in St. Charles Thursday evening. Credit: KMOV

    Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of a shopping center in St. Charles Thursday evening. 

    Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of a shopping center in St. Charles Thursday evening. 

  • Perry Co. Dist. 32 to serve free meals to children over summer

    Perry Co. Dist. 32 to serve free meals to children over summer

    Thursday, May 3 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-03 20:38:57 GMT
    The Perry County, Missouri School District 32 is partnering with the No Kid Hungry Summer Grant program (Source: KFVS)The Perry County, Missouri School District 32 is partnering with the No Kid Hungry Summer Grant program (Source: KFVS)

    The Perry County, Missouri School District 32 is partnering with the No Kid Hungry Summer Grant program to provide children with meals during the summer school session. 

    The Perry County, Missouri School District 32 is partnering with the No Kid Hungry Summer Grant program to provide children with meals during the summer school session. 

  • City of Carbondale releases new bike maps

    City of Carbondale releases new bike maps

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-05-02 20:36:55 GMT
    Maps are available at City Hall (Source: Pixabay)Maps are available at City Hall (Source: Pixabay)
    Maps are available at City Hall (Source: Pixabay)Maps are available at City Hall (Source: Pixabay)

    The City of Carbondale has released its new Bikeway Network Map. 

    The City of Carbondale has released its new Bikeway Network Map. 

  • Two families had memorable pitches at SEMO Redhawks game

    Two families had memorable pitches at SEMO Redhawks game

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-05-02 19:46:40 GMT
    Liam Gregory, a heart recipient, hands the ball to the catcher in his ceremonial first pitch.Liam Gregory, a heart recipient, hands the ball to the catcher in his ceremonial first pitch.

    Two memorable first pitches happened at the SEMO Redhawks baseball game on Saturday, April 21.

    Two memorable first pitches happened at the SEMO Redhawks baseball game on Saturday, April 21.

  • Drowning reported at state park in Iron County, MO

    Drowning reported at state park in Iron County, MO

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-05-02 19:07:46 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop E Marine Officers responded to help Missouri State Park Rangers with a drowning at Elephant Rocks State Park.

    Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop E Marine Officers responded to help Missouri State Park Rangers with a drowning at Elephant Rocks State Park.

  • Poplar Bluff police looking for man accused of stealing knife

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-05-02 18:38:44 GMT
    Poplar Bluff police are looking for a suspect who they say is accused of stealing a knife at Academy Sports. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police, Facebook)Poplar Bluff police are looking for a suspect who they say is accused of stealing a knife at Academy Sports. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police, Facebook)
    Poplar Bluff police are looking for a suspect who they say is accused of stealing a knife at Academy Sports. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police, Facebook)Poplar Bluff police are looking for a suspect who they say is accused of stealing a knife at Academy Sports. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police, Facebook)

    Poplar Bluff police are looking for a suspect who they say is accused of stealing a knife at Academy Sports. 

    Poplar Bluff police are looking for a suspect who they say is accused of stealing a knife at Academy Sports. 

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