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  • I-Team Special Report Update: Who owns Baker Lane?

    I-Team Special Report Update: Who owns Baker Lane?

    Jun 19, 2014 07:28 PM2014-07-17 23:54:26 GMT
    Is it really a road in Mississippi County and, if so, who owns it?
    Is it really a road in Mississippi County and, if so, who owns it?
  • Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Molly Young case

    Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Molly Young case

    Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Molly Young case

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-07-01 22:34:27 GMT
    As the family of Molly Young awaits word from the special prosecutor assigned to the Southern Illinois woman's death investigation, they are now taking legal matters into their own hands.
    As the family of Molly Young awaits word from the special prosecutor assigned to the Southern Illinois woman's death investigation, they are now taking legal matters into their own hands.
  • I-Team Update: What's in the water?

    I-Team Update: What's in the water?

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:18:09 GMT
    Clean water is something most of us take for granted. However, in one Cape Girardeau County neighborhood it was a constant concern.
    Clean water is something most of us take for granted. However, in one Cape Girardeau County neighborhood it was a constant concern.
  • Street Crimes Task Force making an impact

    Street Crimes Task Force making an impact

    Thursday, June 5 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-06-05 21:35:40 GMT
    It's clear the Street Crimes Task Force made an impact in Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Charleston, and Poplar Bluff over the past several weeks. This week, I sat back down with some of the leaders behind the effort to find out what worked, what didn't, and what’s next.
    It's clear the Street Crimes Task Force made an impact in Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Charleston, and Poplar Bluff over the past several weeks. This week, I sat back down with some of the leaders behind the effort to find out what worked, what didn't, and what’s next.
  • I-Team Update: Rush brothers plead not guilty to weapons charges

    I-Team Update: Rush brothers plead not guilty to weapons charges

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-05-21 01:07:19 GMT
    The Butler County brothers indicted by a federal grand jury on weapons charges last week appeared in U.S. District court in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday afternoon.
    The Butler County brothers indicted by a federal grand jury on weapons charges last week appeared in U.S. District court in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday afternoon.
  • I-Team: Homeowners feel their neighborhood is washing away

    I-Team: Homeowners feel their neighborhood is washing away

    Thursday, May 15 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-05-15 23:25:29 GMT
    It's been a problem for decades, and neighbors say it's only getting worse. Homeowners in one Cape Girardeau neighborhood worry more than some every time it rains. The city, at this point, is not willing to get involved due to potential liability issues downstream.
    It's been a problem for decades, and neighbors say it's only getting worse. Homeowners in one Cape Girardeau neighborhood worry more than some every time it rains. The city, at this point, is not willing to get involved due to potential liability issues downstream.
  • I-Team: Gun deal indictments

    I-Team: Gun deal indictments

    Thursday, May 15 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-05-15 21:55:06 GMT
    One week after the I-Team showed you what appeared to be an illegal deal at a popular southeast Missouri gun show, the Butler County man at one of the tables faces federal charges.
    One week after the I-Team showed you what appeared to be an illegal deal at a popular southeast Missouri gun show, the Butler County man at one of the tables faces federal charges.
  • I-Team report sparks federal investigation into gun show deal

    I-Team report sparks federal investigation into gun show deal

    Thursday, May 8 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-05-08 23:28:02 GMT
    A Butler County man has been in the ATF's cross hairs for years, suspected of selling guns illegally. Now, authorities believe he broke federal law at our region's biggest gun show and we've got the exclusive details.
    A Butler County man has been in the ATF's cross hairs for years, suspected of selling guns illegally. Now, authorities believe he broke federal law at our region's biggest gun show and we've got the exclusive details.
  • I-team: Street Crimes Task Force

    I-team: Street Crimes Task Force

    Saturday, May 3 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-05-03 17:15:28 GMT
    It looks like it could be another long weekend for lawbreakers in southeast Missouri.
    It looks like it could be another long weekend for lawbreakers in southeast Missouri.
  • I-Team: Would expanding Medicaid help the thousands in MO living without insurance

    I-Team: Would expanding Medicaid help the thousands in Mo. living without insurance?

    I-Team: Would expanding Medicaid help the thousands in Mo. living without insurance?

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:36:12 GMT
    About half of the states have made the decision to expand Medicaid. Missouri lawmakers are currently debating the matter in Jefferson City. How will what legislators decide impact the state, and those currently living without health insurance?
    About half of the states have made the decision to expand Medicaid. Missouri lawmakers are currently debating the matter in Jefferson City. How will what legislators decide impact the state, and those currently living without health insurance?
  • UPDATE: I-Team Investigation: 2 families, 1 question

    UPDATE: I-Team Investigation: 2 families, 1 question

    Friday, March 14 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-03-14 16:45:15 GMT
    We have an update now to the I-team report Kathy Sweeney and Crystal Britt brought you last month on the 2013 deaths two Billy Joe Edwards, and Joe Gillam.
    We have an update now to the I-team report Kathy Sweeney and Crystal Britt brought you last month on the 2013 deaths two Billy Joe Edwards, and Joe Gillam.
  • I-Team Extra: Inside the Cape Girardeau City Jail

    I-Team Extra: Inside the Cape Girardeau City Jail

    Thursday, March 6 2014 8:24 PM EST2014-03-07 01:24:05 GMT
    A Chicago-based architect's study recently outlined Cape Girardeau's need for a bigger, much more secure police station, but at a hefty price tag. One of the biggest reasons why the police chief's pushing
    A Chicago-based architect's study recently outlined Cape Girardeau's need for a bigger, much more secure police station, but at a hefty price tag. One of the biggest reasons why the police chief's pushing for a new building is the security issues with and condition of the upstairs city jail.
  • I-Team: Balancing the right to educate with the right to protect

    I-Team: Balancing the right to educate with the right to protect

    Thursday, February 27 2014 7:21 PM EST2014-02-28 00:21:36 GMT
    It's a hot topic...school violence, especially with so many recent shootings. In tonight's i-team report, gives us an up close look at how one child's education is complicated by his school's decision
    A Sikeston student who was once charged with two serious charges, has now been cleared. He was expelled from school, and now his mother wants him to return. Is it a risk administrators are willing to take, or should this child be given a chance?
  • I-Team Investigation: 2 Families, 1 Question

    I-Team Investigation: 2 Families, 1 Question

    Monday, February 24 2014 9:37 PM EST2014-02-25 02:37:35 GMT
    A year after two young men died just feet apart from each other, their families came together in a surprising show of unity and determination.
    A year after two young men died just feet apart from each other, their families came together in a surprising show of unity and determination.
  • I-Team Investigation: 20 years later

    I-Team Investigation: 20 years later

    Thursday, February 13 2014 7:32 PM EST2014-02-14 00:32:36 GMT
    A 27 year old West Frankfort man is found shot to death in the hotel room he lived in. Was it suicide, or something else? 
    A 27-year-old West Frankfort man is found shot to death more than 20 years ago. Was it suicide, or something else?
  • I-Team: I-55 drug busts

    I-Team: I-55 drug busts

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 11:19 PM EST2014-02-12 04:19:02 GMT
    Before marijuana, cocaine or heroin makes it to the streets of any Heartland city, drug couriers or mules drive those deliveries, often cross country.
    Before marijuana, cocaine or heroin makes it to the streets of any Heartland city, drug couriers or mules drive those deliveries, often cross country.
  • I-Team Extra: Losing City Limits

    I-Team Extra: Losing City Limits

    Thursday, January 30 2014 11:20 PM EST2014-01-31 04:20:35 GMT
    Cape Girardeau's new Police Chief, Wes Blair, told us back in December about the rash of violent crimes he'd seen involving people without a Cape address. Veterans Drew Juden of Sikeston and Danny Whiteley
    The police chiefs of Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, and Poplar Bluff sit down in a first-ever meeting to  map out what they call a new approach to crime, that doesn't have a city limit.
  • I-Team Investigation: Connect the Dots

    I-Team Investigation: Connect the Dots

    Thursday, January 30 2014 7:35 PM EST2014-01-31 00:35:37 GMT
    Just a month into the new year, Sikeston's police chief calls his street crimes problem "non-existent" But just a year ago, he says a group of young men with guns had the crime market cornered. 
    Just a month into the new year, Sikeston's police chief calls his street crimes problem "non-existent." But just a year ago, he says a group of young men with guns had the crime market cornered. They were connected to drug sales, assaults, and robberies.
  • I-Team Investigation: New chief, new challenges

    I-Team Investigation: New chief, new challenges

    Thursday, December 19 2013 7:11 PM EST2013-12-20 00:11:07 GMT
    How do you solve a crime when the victims themselves won't work with police?
    How do you solve a crime when the victims themselves won't work with police?
  • I-Team: Mangum speaks

    I-Team: Mangum speaks

    Thursday, December 12 2013 8:50 PM EST2013-12-13 01:50:15 GMT
    Charged with recklessly exposing others to the virus that causes AIDS, a Dexter man worries his illness is getting worse behind bars. "Well, if they keep me incarcerated, then they should take care of
    Charged with recklessly exposing others to the virus that causes AIDS, a Dexter man worries his illness is getting worse behind bars.
  • I-Team Special Report: High and Dry

    I-Team Special Report: High and Dry

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 7:20 PM EST2013-11-28 00:20:49 GMT
    The challenges, and concerns, that come with living in a flood plain are nothing new here in the Heartland. But, after dealing with disaster last month, the McClure fire chief says new federal rules
    The challenges and concerns that come with living in a flood plain are nothing new in the Heartland. But, after dealing with disaster last month, the McClure fire chief says new federal rules coming to his small town are leaving him high and dry.

     
  • I-Team: Izabella's Story

    I-Team: Izabella's Story

    Thursday, November 21 2013 6:30 PM EST2013-11-21 23:30:36 GMT
    Cape Girardeau County parents are fighting for answers after their baby girl died at the babysitter's house.
    Cape Girardeau County parents are fighting for answers after their baby girl died at the babysitter's house.
  • I-Team Investigation: Repeat Offenders

    I-Team Investigation: Repeat Offenders

    Thursday, November 14 2013 7:43 PM EST2013-11-15 00:43:12 GMT
    It takes hundreds of thousands of dollars in food and medical bills to care for the hundreds of inmates moving in and out of our county jails.
    It takes hundreds of thousands of dollars in food and medical bills to care for the hundreds of inmates moving in and out of our county jails.
  • I-Team: Tough Justice and crowded prisons

    I-Team: Tough Justice and crowded prisons

    Thursday, November 7 2013 7:31 PM EST2013-11-08 00:31:43 GMT
    It's a problem nationwide, and here at home.     There is a massive amount of inmates crowding our prisons.     Our country's Attorney General wants to do something about it, considering 1 in 107 adults
    It's a problem nationwide, and here at home: crowded prisons. Our country's attorney general wants to do something about it, considering 1 in 107 adults is behind bars.
  • I-Team Investigation: Stuck in the System?

    I-Team Investigation: Stuck in the System?

    Thursday, October 31 2013 8:10 PM EDT2013-11-01 00:10:37 GMT
    In most counties, a Public Administrator steps in to act as a guardian for someone who can't care for themselves and doesn't have family or friends willing to take that responsibility. And trusted legal
    Back in June, an illness led to a St. Francois County man becoming a ward of the state.  Now, his daughter is fighting to get him out of the system and says he simply wants to go home.
  • Missouri Highway Patrol confirms no active investigation of Poplar Bluff city manager

    Missouri Highway Patrol confirms no active investigation of Poplar Bluff city manager

    Thursday, September 5 2013 4:28 PM EDT2013-09-05 20:28:52 GMT

    The Missouri Highway Patrol confirms there is no active investigation involving Poplar Bluff City Manager Doug Bagby.

    The Missouri Highway Patrol confirms there is no active investigation involving Poplar Bluff City Manager Doug Bagby.

  • I-Team reports on the Molly Young Death investigation

    I-Team reports on the Molly Young Death investigation

    Thursday, August 22 2013 7:18 PM EDT2013-08-22 23:18:52 GMT
    It is a case that continues to make headlines not only here at home, but across the nation. What exactly happened to Molly Young?  Did she take her own life, or was she murdered?          
    It is a case that continues to make headlines not only here in the Heartland, but across the nation.  What exactly happened to Molly Young? Did she take her own life, or was she murdered? The I-team digs deeper, and gets reaction from all sides.      
  • I-Team Special Report: Councilwoman makes corruption claims against city manager

    I-Team Special Report: Councilwoman makes corruption claims against city manager

    Monday, August 19 2013 8:53 PM EDT2013-08-20 00:53:18 GMT
    She's Poplar Bluff's newest council member. He is a 40 year city employee. Tonight, Angela Pearson's accusations against City Manager Doug Bagby prompt a Missouri Highway Patrol investigation and a closer look.
    She's Poplar Bluff's newest council member. He is a 40 year city employee. Tonight, Angela Pearson's accusations against City Manager Doug Bagby prompt a Missouri Highway Patrol investigation and a closer look by our I-Team.
  • Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Rental Rights

    Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Rental Rights

    Thursday, August 15 2013 7:12 PM EDT2013-08-15 23:12:15 GMT
    One federal watch dog group calls it a disturbing trend--landlords in Cape Girardeau discriminating against families. Do they not know the law, or are they setting their own standards at the expense of
    One federal watch dog group calls it a disturbing trend--landlords in Cape Girardeau discriminating against families. Do they not know the law, or are they setting their own standards at the expense of young children?
  • Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Jim's Story

    Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Jim's Story

    Thursday, July 18 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-07-18 23:16:28 GMT
    A Perry County, Illinois man who spent a career on his feet wanted to get his mobility back. So, 63-year-old Jim Slapak opted to have hip replacement surgery earlier this year.
    A Perry County, Illinois man who spent a career on his feet wanted to get his mobility back. So, 63-year-old Jim Slapak opted to have hip replacement surgery earlier this year.
  • ITeam: Concerns over a popular form of permanent birth control

    ITeam: Concerns over a popular form of permanent birth control

    Thursday, July 11 2013 7:29 PM EDT2013-07-11 23:29:02 GMT
    It is a form of permanent birth control. Some women love it, while some say it's ruining their lives.It's called Essure.Some aren't so sure they made the right choice, even Erin Brockovich is looking into
    Essure is a form of permanent birth control. Some women love it, while some say it's ruining their lives.

     
  • 30-year-old Cape Girardeau County homicide mystery

    30-year-old Cape Girardeau County homicide mystery

    Thursday, July 4 2013 2:10 PM EDT2013-07-04 18:10:26 GMT
    It is a mystery that continues to hover over Cape Girardeau County.
    It is a mystery that continues to hover over Cape Girardeau County.
  • I-Team Special Report: Inmate taken to ATM

    I-Team Special Report: Inmate taken to ATM

    Thursday, June 27 2013 7:50 PM EDT2013-06-27 23:50:13 GMT

    It's not uncommon for inmates to be taken out of jail, typically for a court appearance and sometimes for a doctor visit. But should a murder suspect who can't even bond out of jail be taken out for a trip to the bank?

    It's not uncommon for inmates to be taken out of jail, typically for a court appearance and sometimes for a doctor visit. But should a murder suspect who can't even bond out of jail be taken out for a trip to the bank?

  • Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Back up Plan

    Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Back up Plan

    Friday, May 31 2013 7:26 PM EDT2013-05-31 23:26:35 GMT
    Could train collisions like the one between a Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe train in Scott County May 25 be prevented in the future?
    Could train collisions like the one between a Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe train in Scott County May 25 be prevented in the future?
  • Heartland News I-Team: Updates

    Heartland News I-Team: Updates

    Thursday, May 23 2013 9:14 PM EDT2013-05-24 01:14:40 GMT
    After a story airs, the Heartland News I-Team is not done working for you. In fact, several of our recent reports mark just the beginning of our efforts.
    After a story airs, the Heartland News I-Team is not done working for you.
  • Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Answers for Ashli

    Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Answers for Ashli

    Thursday, May 16 2013 7:30 PM EDT2013-05-16 23:30:05 GMT
    Robin Drum admits she's had a hard time dealing with her oldest daughter's death. Just a few short weeks ago a chance search on the Internet revealed a surprising path to justice.
    Robin Drum admits she's had a hard time dealing with her oldest daughter's death. Just a few short weeks ago a chance search on the Internet revealed a surprising path to justice.
  • Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Eagle Sky, Empty Nest?

    Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Eagle Sky, Empty Nest?

    Thursday, May 2 2013 7:28 PM EDT2013-05-02 23:28:38 GMT
    Years of work, and millions of dollars have been spent on a beautiful piece of property near Patterson in Wayne County, Missouri. So, why are some residents excited, while others question what's really
    Ten years and millions of dollars have been spent on a beautiful piece of property near Patterson in Wayne County, MO.  The Eagle Sky Foundation plans to open a massive Christian youth camp.  But, when will that happen?
  • I-Team Investigates: Grave Disappointment in Butler County

    I-Team Investigates: Grave Disappointment in Butler County

    Friday, April 26 2013 6:34 PM EDT2013-04-26 22:34:35 GMT
    Closure, is it too much to ask? Two Butler County families came to us demanding answers, as they felt robbed in their darkest hours. On September 7th, 2010 16-year-old Bradley Hodge was on his way to
    Update: a total of nine families have now come forward claiming they were ripped off by Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Some paid for headstones nearly three years ago.
  • Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Windy City Citation

    Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Windy City Citation

    Thursday, April 11 2013 8:22 PM EDT2013-04-12 00:22:25 GMT
    Roberta miller says she's never been farther north in Illinois than Springfield, yet here's a copy of the Chicago parking ticket she allegedly got back in 2009. She made a few calls, sent a letter, and
    Roberta Miller says she's never been farther north in Illinois than Springfield, yet she got a Chicago parking ticket back in the summer of 2009. She made a few calls, sent a letter, and thought it was gone, until earlier this year when the Windy City came to collect.
  • I-Team Investigates, Flooding concerns mount in Ste. Genevieve

    I-Team Investigates, Flooding concerns mount in Ste. Genevieve

    Thursday, March 21 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-03-22 02:00:13 GMT
    This time of year flash flooding is always a concern.      In Ste. Genevieve, a proposal to protect historic homes from flooding has been stuck in the mud for more than a decade.      Some property owners
    In Ste. Genevieve, a proposal to protect historic homes from flooding has been stuck in the mud for more than a decade.  
  • Affording Medicaid: Many low income families pay for coverage

    Affording Medicaid: Many low income families pay for coverage

    Thursday, March 14 2013 7:39 PM EDT2013-03-14 23:39:22 GMT
    Individuals and families across Missouri are living below the poverty level just to qualify for Medicaid. "How do they expect people to live on $762 and function?"
    Individuals and families across Missouri are living below the poverty level just to qualify for Medicaid.
    "How do they expect people to live on $762 and function?"
  • I-Team investigates, stuck in the middle of Affordable Health Care

    I-Team investigates, stuck in the middle of Affordable Health Care

    Thursday, March 7 2013 7:29 PM EST2013-03-08 00:29:03 GMT
    Like it or hate it, there is still a lot to learn about the Affordable care Act or Obamacare. It will affect you in some way or another.
    Like it or hate it, there is still a lot to learn about the Affordable care Act or Obamacare. It will affect you in some way or another.
  • Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Still Legal

    Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Still Legal

    Thursday, February 21 2013 8:00 PM EST2013-02-22 01:00:01 GMT
    Stores in the Heartland continue selling products labeled aromatherapy, incense, spice, and potpourri for $30.00 a package. It's a booming business that has neighbors and authorities concerned. The items
    Stores in the Heartland continue selling products labeled aromatherapy, incense, spice, and potpourri for $30 a package. It's a booming business that has neighbors and authorities concerned.
  • Career criminal charged with murder for the second time

    Career criminal charged with murder for the second time

    Thursday, February 14 2013 7:55 PM EST2013-02-15 00:55:40 GMT
    A man who spent most of his life behind bars, may never walk free again. He did time for killing his fiancee back in the 1980s, and now he's charged with killing again.
    A man who spent most of his life behind bars, may never walk free again. He did time for killing his fiancee back in the 1980s, and now he's charged with killing again.
  • Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Storm Ready

    Heartland News I-Team Special Report: Storm Ready

    Thursday, February 7 2013 7:36 PM EST2013-02-08 00:36:14 GMT
    Dealing with storm damage? We know many of you are after our latest round of severe weather on January 29. And if you haven't dealt with it before, you can run into problems long after the skies
    Dealing with storm damage? We know many of you are after our latest round of severe weather January 29. And if you haven't dealt with it before, you can run into problems long after the skies clear
  • Heartland News ITeam Special Report: Sewage Wars

    Heartland News ITeam Special Report: Sewage Wars

    Jan 31, 2013 07:19 PM 2013-02-01 20:51:40 GMT
    My first ITeam special report follows a paper trail dating back to May 2011.
    My first ITeam special report follows a paper trail dating back to May 2011. The Butler County Health Department received its first complaint that month about a faulty septic system leaking raw sewage from one family's yard, and across the main road of a small subdivision about 10 miles south of Poplar Bluff.
  • Old staircase to get $250,000 makeover

    Old staircase to get $250,000 makeover

    Thursday, January 24 2013 7:32 PM EST2013-01-25 00:32:09 GMT
    In Poplar Bluff, the city's historic depot steps are making headlines.
    In Poplar Bluff, the city's historic depot steps are making headlines.
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  • 2 men wanted after high-speed chase, crash

    2 men wanted after high-speed chase, crash

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:36:12 GMT
    The area where the car crashed in Union County. (Source: Carly O'Keefe, KFVS)The area where the car crashed in Union County. (Source: Carly O'Keefe, KFVS)
    Police are currently searching for two men involved in a high-speed chase that ended in a crash overnight in Union County.
    Police are currently searching for two men involved in a high-speed chase that ended in a crash overnight in Union County.
  • Police investigate Missouri mayor in cycling crash

    Police investigate Missouri mayor in cycling crash

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:51 AM EDT2014-07-31 08:51:47 GMT
    Police in a St. Louis-area city are investigating contradictory reports from their mayor and a bicyclist who says the elected official caused him to crash.
    Police in a St. Louis-area city are investigating contradictory reports from their mayor and a bicyclist who says the elected official caused him to crash.
  • Firm says Missouri school soil isn't hazardous

    Firm says Missouri school soil isn't hazardous

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:50 AM EDT2014-07-31 08:50:47 GMT
    An engineering firm hired by a Bridgeton-area school district has concluded that soil from schools 2 miles from a radioactive landfill didn't show high levels of radiation.
    An engineering firm hired by a Bridgeton-area school district has concluded that soil from schools 2 miles from a radioactive landfill didn't show high levels of radiation.
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