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  • All lane back open after crash on Highway B in Perry County, MO

    All lane back open after crash on Highway B in Perry County, MO

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:22:58 GMT
    A crash has blocked both lanes of Highway B in Perry County, Mo. (Source: Raycom Media)A crash has blocked both lanes of Highway B in Perry County, Mo. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Traffic has been blocked after a crash in Perry County, Mo. on Aug. 18. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to Perry County, MO Sheriff's Department, a crash has blocked both lanes of Highway B in Perry County, Mo. We will continue to update this story. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved

    Traffic has been blocked after a crash in Perry County, Mo. on Aug. 18. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to Perry County, MO Sheriff's Department, a crash has blocked both lanes of Highway B in Perry County, Mo. We will continue to update this story. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved

  • 1 dead in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

    1 dead in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-08-19 01:45:20 GMT
    1 man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: KFVS)1 man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: KFVS)
    1 man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: KFVS)1 man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: KFVS)
    A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO on Aug. 18. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to MSHP, Charles Plemmons, 67, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., was traveling on Route O when he vehicle left the roadway and hit a ditch. Plemmons was pronounced dead at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved
    A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO on Aug. 18. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to MSHP, Charles Plemmons, 67, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., was traveling on Route O when he vehicle left the roadway and hit a ditch. Plemmons was pronounced dead at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved
  • Cape Girardeau County, MO man missing

    Cape Girardeau County, MO man missing

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:37:52 GMT
    Kyle Mason, 61, was reported missing from Fruitland, MO. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)Kyle Mason, 61, was reported missing from Fruitland, MO. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)

    A man from Cape Girardeau County, Mo. has gone missing on Aug. 18. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Ellis Mason, 61 of Fruitland, Mo., left his home on foot. Mason has no vehicle and has a breathing condition. Mason was last seen wearing baggy blue jeans and a teal and white button-down shirt (front of the shirt is teal and the back is white.) Anyone with information about Mason's location is asked to contact the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office ...

    A man from Cape Girardeau County, Mo. has gone missing on Aug. 18. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Ellis Mason, 61 of Fruitland, Mo., left his home on foot. Mason has no vehicle and has a breathing condition. Mason was last seen wearing baggy blue jeans and a teal and white button-down shirt (front of the shirt is teal and the back is white.) Anyone with information about Mason's location is asked to contact the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office ...

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  • 2 injured in two-vehicle crash on I-24 in Massac County, IL

    2 injured in two-vehicle crash on I-24 in Massac County, IL

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:54:05 GMT
    Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A two-vehicle crash sent two to the hospital on Aug. 18. According to ISP, Paul Price, 46, was driving on I-24 when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the median eventually hitting a semi truck driven by Courtney Baxter, 43. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Price and his passenger Thomas Griffey, 38, were taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. Baxter refuse treatment at the scene. Price was charged with Too Fast For Condi...
    A two-vehicle crash sent two to the hospital on Aug. 18. According to ISP, Paul Price, 46, was driving on I-24 when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the median eventually hitting a semi truck driven by Courtney Baxter, 43. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Price and his passenger Thomas Griffey, 38, were taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. Baxter refuse treatment at the scene. Price was charged with Too Fast For Condi...
  • Union County Fair celebrates 138 years

    Union County Fair celebrates 138 years

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:11:17 GMT
    Union County Fair celebrates 138 years. (Source: KFVS)Union County Fair celebrates 138 years. (Source: KFVS)
    Union County Fair celebrates 138 years. (Source: KFVS)Union County Fair celebrates 138 years. (Source: KFVS)
    This year marks the 138th anniversary of the Union County Fair. The fair is host to many events for the week. The Queen Pageant is Aug. 19, with the concerts, a rodeo and even the demolition derby.  Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Some of the attendees share their experiences.  "It's just tradition. I grew up as a kid in this town and I've never missed the county fair. I've never missed one ever I don't guess," said Mike Meisenh...
    This year marks the 138th anniversary of the Union County Fair. The fair is host to many events for the week. The Queen Pageant is Aug. 19, with the concerts, a rodeo and even the demolition derby.  Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Some of the attendees share their experiences.  "It's just tradition. I grew up as a kid in this town and I've never missed the county fair. I've never missed one ever I don't guess," said Mike Meisenh...
  • No threat to public safety after train derailment in Franklin County, IL

    No threat to public safety after train derailment in Franklin County, IL

    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-08-19 00:38:40 GMT
    No threat to public safety after train derailment in Benton, IL. (Source: Pixabay)No threat to public safety after train derailment in Benton, IL. (Source: Pixabay)
    No threat to public safety after train derailment in Benton, IL. (Source: Pixabay)No threat to public safety after train derailment in Benton, IL. (Source: Pixabay)
    A train derailment in Franklin County, Ill. caused a bit of a stir on Aug. 18. According to Franklin County Emergency Management, a Union Pacific train hauling flatbed cars derailed south of Webster Street. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android The EMA said there is no threat to public safety, but the public is asked to avoid the area until clean up is complete. The cause of the derailment is not known at this time and is under investigation.  Bent...
    A train derailment in Franklin County, Ill. caused a bit of a stir on Aug. 18. According to Franklin County Emergency Management, a Union Pacific train hauling flatbed cars derailed south of Webster Street. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android The EMA said there is no threat to public safety, but the public is asked to avoid the area until clean up is complete. The cause of the derailment is not known at this time and is under investigation.  Bent...
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  • Mayfield, KY man leads troopers on high-speed 3 county chase

    Mayfield, KY man leads troopers on high-speed 3 county chase

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:23:51 GMT
    A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18. (Source: Graves County Jail)A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18. (Source: Graves County Jail)
    A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18. (Source: Graves County Jail)A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18. (Source: Graves County Jail)

    A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18.

    A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18.

  • Fulton Co. KY deputy jailer indicted for inmate assault

    Fulton Co. KY deputy jailer indicted for inmate assault

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:54:01 GMT
    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)
    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)

    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate.

    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate.

  • TN woman accused of using extension office credit card

    TN woman accused of using extension office credit card

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

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

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

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  • Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

    Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:15:39 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-08-19 07:17:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...
    A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.
    A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.
  • Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

    Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:46:43 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:48:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, after a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Dave Dodson, a political newcomer an...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, after a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dave Dodson, a political newcomer an...
    Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary.
    Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary.
  • Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governor

    Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governor

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:21:56 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/James Nord). In this Aug. 10, 2018, photo, Democratic governor candidate Billie Sutton campaigns at a fair in Sioux Falls, S.D. Sutton is seeking to become the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in over four decades.(AP Photo/James Nord). In this Aug. 10, 2018, photo, Democratic governor candidate Billie Sutton campaigns at a fair in Sioux Falls, S.D. Sutton is seeking to become the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in over four decades.
    Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor...
    Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor for the first time in over four decades.
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  • 2 injured in two-vehicle crash on I-24 in Massac County, IL

    2 injured in two-vehicle crash on I-24 in Massac County, IL

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:54:05 GMT
    Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A two-vehicle crash sent two to the hospital on Aug. 18. According to ISP, Paul Price, 46, was driving on I-24 when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the median eventually hitting a semi truck driven by Courtney Baxter, 43. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Price and his passenger Thomas Griffey, 38, were taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. Baxter refuse treatment at the scene. Price was charged with Too Fast For Condi...
    A two-vehicle crash sent two to the hospital on Aug. 18. According to ISP, Paul Price, 46, was driving on I-24 when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the median eventually hitting a semi truck driven by Courtney Baxter, 43. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Price and his passenger Thomas Griffey, 38, were taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. Baxter refuse treatment at the scene. Price was charged with Too Fast For Condi...
  • All lane back open after crash on Highway B in Perry County, MO

    All lane back open after crash on Highway B in Perry County, MO

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:22:58 GMT
    A crash has blocked both lanes of Highway B in Perry County, Mo. (Source: Raycom Media)A crash has blocked both lanes of Highway B in Perry County, Mo. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Traffic has been blocked after a crash in Perry County, Mo. on Aug. 18. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to Perry County, MO Sheriff's Department, a crash has blocked both lanes of Highway B in Perry County, Mo. We will continue to update this story. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved

    Traffic has been blocked after a crash in Perry County, Mo. on Aug. 18. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to Perry County, MO Sheriff's Department, a crash has blocked both lanes of Highway B in Perry County, Mo. We will continue to update this story. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved

  • Union County Fair celebrates 138 years

    Union County Fair celebrates 138 years

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:11:17 GMT
    Union County Fair celebrates 138 years. (Source: KFVS)Union County Fair celebrates 138 years. (Source: KFVS)
    Union County Fair celebrates 138 years. (Source: KFVS)Union County Fair celebrates 138 years. (Source: KFVS)
    This year marks the 138th anniversary of the Union County Fair. The fair is host to many events for the week. The Queen Pageant is Aug. 19, with the concerts, a rodeo and even the demolition derby.  Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Some of the attendees share their experiences.  "It's just tradition. I grew up as a kid in this town and I've never missed the county fair. I've never missed one ever I don't guess," said Mike Meisenh...
    This year marks the 138th anniversary of the Union County Fair. The fair is host to many events for the week. The Queen Pageant is Aug. 19, with the concerts, a rodeo and even the demolition derby.  Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Some of the attendees share their experiences.  "It's just tradition. I grew up as a kid in this town and I've never missed the county fair. I've never missed one ever I don't guess," said Mike Meisenh...
  • 1 dead in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

    1 dead in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-08-19 01:45:20 GMT
    1 man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: KFVS)1 man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: KFVS)
    1 man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: KFVS)1 man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: KFVS)
    A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO on Aug. 18. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to MSHP, Charles Plemmons, 67, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., was traveling on Route O when he vehicle left the roadway and hit a ditch. Plemmons was pronounced dead at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved
    A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO on Aug. 18. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to MSHP, Charles Plemmons, 67, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., was traveling on Route O when he vehicle left the roadway and hit a ditch. Plemmons was pronounced dead at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved
  • No threat to public safety after train derailment in Franklin County, IL

    No threat to public safety after train derailment in Franklin County, IL

    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-08-19 00:38:40 GMT
    No threat to public safety after train derailment in Benton, IL. (Source: Pixabay)No threat to public safety after train derailment in Benton, IL. (Source: Pixabay)
    No threat to public safety after train derailment in Benton, IL. (Source: Pixabay)No threat to public safety after train derailment in Benton, IL. (Source: Pixabay)
    A train derailment in Franklin County, Ill. caused a bit of a stir on Aug. 18. According to Franklin County Emergency Management, a Union Pacific train hauling flatbed cars derailed south of Webster Street. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android The EMA said there is no threat to public safety, but the public is asked to avoid the area until clean up is complete. The cause of the derailment is not known at this time and is under investigation.  Bent...
    A train derailment in Franklin County, Ill. caused a bit of a stir on Aug. 18. According to Franklin County Emergency Management, a Union Pacific train hauling flatbed cars derailed south of Webster Street. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android The EMA said there is no threat to public safety, but the public is asked to avoid the area until clean up is complete. The cause of the derailment is not known at this time and is under investigation.  Bent...
  • Man rescued from culvert drain in Saline County, IL

    Man rescued from culvert drain in Saline County, IL

    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-08-18 23:45:58 GMT
    A Harrisburg, Ill. man was resuce from a culvert drain. (Source: Raycom Media)A Harrisburg, Ill. man was resuce from a culvert drain. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Harrisburg, Ill. man was resuce from a culvert drain. (Source: Raycom Media)A Harrisburg, Ill. man was resuce from a culvert drain. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A Harrisburg, Ill. man was rescued from a culvert drain in Muddy, Ill. on Aug. 18. According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, they received a call around 10:30 p.m. of a man being trapped in a drain. EMS crew and Harrisburg Fire Department arrive at Public Street in Muddy, Ill. A deputy arrived on the scene and saw a man trapped in a 14-inch culvert drain pipe. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Crews rescued David Duffy, 41, of Harrisburg, Ill.,...
    A Harrisburg, Ill. man was rescued from a culvert drain in Muddy, Ill. on Aug. 18. According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, they received a call around 10:30 p.m. of a man being trapped in a drain. EMS crew and Harrisburg Fire Department arrive at Public Street in Muddy, Ill. A deputy arrived on the scene and saw a man trapped in a 14-inch culvert drain pipe. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Crews rescued David Duffy, 41, of Harrisburg, Ill.,...
  • First Alert: Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible Saturday

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:47:45 GMT
    With higher dew points still across the Heartland, it will not only feel muggy this morning but through the entire day. (Source: Charlotte Johnson - Portagevlle, MO, cNews)With higher dew points still across the Heartland, it will not only feel muggy this morning but through the entire day. (Source: Charlotte Johnson - Portagevlle, MO, cNews)

    Partly cloudy skies today with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible this afternoon especially in western Kentucky and Tennessee. These will clear out shortly after sunset.

    Partly cloudy skies today with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible this afternoon especially in western Kentucky and Tennessee. These will clear out shortly after sunset.

  • Cape Girardeau County, MO man missing

    Cape Girardeau County, MO man missing

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:37:52 GMT
    Kyle Mason, 61, was reported missing from Fruitland, MO. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)Kyle Mason, 61, was reported missing from Fruitland, MO. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)

    A man from Cape Girardeau County, Mo. has gone missing on Aug. 18. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Ellis Mason, 61 of Fruitland, Mo., left his home on foot. Mason has no vehicle and has a breathing condition. Mason was last seen wearing baggy blue jeans and a teal and white button-down shirt (front of the shirt is teal and the back is white.) Anyone with information about Mason's location is asked to contact the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office ...

    A man from Cape Girardeau County, Mo. has gone missing on Aug. 18. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Ellis Mason, 61 of Fruitland, Mo., left his home on foot. Mason has no vehicle and has a breathing condition. Mason was last seen wearing baggy blue jeans and a teal and white button-down shirt (front of the shirt is teal and the back is white.) Anyone with information about Mason's location is asked to contact the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office ...

  • Inmate death investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Inmate death investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:32:05 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff. (Source: KFVS)The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff. (Source: KFVS)

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff.

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff.

  • 4 injured in off-road crash in Reynolds County, MO

    4 injured in off-road crash in Reynolds County, MO

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:26:45 GMT
    Two were flown to St. Louis-area hospitals. (Source: Raycom Media)Two were flown to St. Louis-area hospitals. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)Two injured in a crash on I-24. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Four people are injured following a crash in Reynolds County, Mo. on Aug. 18. According to MSHP, around 11:10 a.m., Brian Maize was driving off road with three passengers, two adults and one juvenile.  Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Maize hit a tree and was forced into another tree before coming to a rest. Cecil Rawlings, 45, of Centerville, Mo. and the juvenile, were flown to St. Louis-area hospitals with serious injuries. Maize and Tor...
    Four people are injured following a crash in Reynolds County, Mo. on Aug. 18. According to MSHP, around 11:10 a.m., Brian Maize was driving off road with three passengers, two adults and one juvenile.  Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Maize hit a tree and was forced into another tree before coming to a rest. Cecil Rawlings, 45, of Centerville, Mo. and the juvenile, were flown to St. Louis-area hospitals with serious injuries. Maize and Tor...
  • MO sheriff's office warns of scam targeting AT&T customers

    MO sheriff's office warns of scam targeting AT&T customers

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:32:20 GMT
    The Madison County, Missouri Sheriff's Office is warning AT&T customers of a phone scam making rounds around the county. (Source: Raycom Media)The Madison County, Missouri Sheriff's Office is warning AT&T customers of a phone scam making rounds around the county. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Madison County, Missouri Sheriff's Office is warning AT&T customers of a phone scam making rounds around the county.

    The Madison County, Missouri Sheriff's Office is warning AT&T customers of a phone scam making rounds around the county.

  • IL Gov. signs bill allowing hunters to wear blaze pink, increase poaching penalty

    IL Gov. signs bill allowing hunters to wear blaze pink, increase poaching penalty

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:40:30 GMT
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation legalizing blaze pink hunting gear in addition to orange and increasing penalties for wildlife poaching. (Source: KFVS)Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation legalizing blaze pink hunting gear in addition to orange and increasing penalties for wildlife poaching. (Source: KFVS)
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation legalizing blaze pink hunting gear in addition to orange and increasing penalties for wildlife poaching. (Source: KFVS)Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation legalizing blaze pink hunting gear in addition to orange and increasing penalties for wildlife poaching. (Source: KFVS)

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation legalizing blaze pink hunting gear in addition to orange and increasing penalties for wildlife poaching.

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation legalizing blaze pink hunting gear in addition to orange and increasing penalties for wildlife poaching.

  • Mayfield, KY man leads troopers on high-speed 3 county chase

    Mayfield, KY man leads troopers on high-speed 3 county chase

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:23:51 GMT
    A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18. (Source: Graves County Jail)A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18. (Source: Graves County Jail)
    A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18. (Source: Graves County Jail)A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18. (Source: Graves County Jail)

    A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18.

    A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars after leading law enforcement on a three-county chase early Saturday, August 18.

  • Charleston, MO woman killed in car crash

    Charleston, MO woman killed in car crash

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:12:48 GMT
    A 21-year-old Charleston, Missouri woman was killed in a crash in Mississippi County early Saturday morning, August 18. (Source: Raycom Media)A 21-year-old Charleston, Missouri woman was killed in a crash in Mississippi County early Saturday morning, August 18. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A 21-year-old Charleston, Missouri woman was killed in a crash in Mississippi County early Saturday morning, August 18.

    A 21-year-old Charleston, Missouri woman was killed in a crash in Mississippi County early Saturday morning, August 18.

  • Fulton Co. KY deputy jailer indicted for inmate assault

    Fulton Co. KY deputy jailer indicted for inmate assault

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:54:01 GMT
    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)
    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)

    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate.

    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate.

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

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

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

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

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

  • TN woman accused of using extension office credit card

    TN woman accused of using extension office credit card

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Williamson Co. IL passes gun control resolution

    Williamson Co. IL passes gun control resolution

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

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

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

  • Opening of NPHC Plaza at Southeast Missouri State University

    Opening of NPHC Plaza at Southeast Missouri State University

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

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

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

  • Carbondale, IL man facing meth charges

    Carbondale, IL man facing meth charges

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:45:35 GMT
    A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)A Carbondale, Illinois man was in court on meth-related charges. (Source: Raycom Media)
    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a deputy jailer in Fulton County, Kentucky has been indicted for assaulting an inmate. (Source: Raycom Media)

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

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

  • Escaped Paducah, KY inmate caught

    Escaped Paducah, KY inmate caught

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • West Frankfort, IL man accused of threatening a judge

    West Frankfort, IL man accused of threatening a judge

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

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

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

  • Three arrested in Franklin Co., IL burglary investigations

    Three arrested in Franklin Co., IL burglary investigations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Former Sikeston Chief stepping down as head of Missouri DPS

    Former Sikeston Chief stepping down as head of Missouri DPS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • KY man, woman arrested on various drug charges

    KY man, woman arrested on various drug charges

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

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

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

  • 6 arrested for drugs in western KY after investigations

    6 arrested for drugs in western KY after investigations

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

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

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

  • UPDATE: Shooting investigation underway in Caruthersville, MO

    UPDATE: Shooting investigation underway in Caruthersville, MO

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

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

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

  • breaking

    Graves Co., KY Sheriff indicted on drug charge

    Graves Co., KY Sheriff indicted on drug charge

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

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

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

  • National Guard schools Clippard Elementary at 'boot camp'

    National Guard schools Clippard Elementary at 'boot camp'

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

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

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

  • Marion, IL man convicted of criminal sexual assault

    Marion, IL man convicted of criminal sexual assault

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

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

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

  • What you need to know Aug. 17

    What you need to know Aug. 17

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

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

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

  • Kentucky's jobless rate rises slightly in July

    Kentucky's jobless rate rises slightly in July

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

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

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

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

    Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

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

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

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

  • Law requires gas-leak notification for water protection

    Law requires gas-leak notification for water protection

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

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

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

  • Police investigate resold southern Illinois cemetery plots

    Police investigate resold southern Illinois cemetery plots

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

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

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

  • What you need to know Aug. 16

    What you need to know Aug. 16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Multiple women wanted in theft investigations in MO, IL

    Multiple women wanted in theft investigations in MO, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • SIUC welcoming back students on move in day 2018

    SIUC welcoming back students on move in day 2018

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

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

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

  • Be SMART for Kids campaign in southern IL

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

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

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

  • Planned power outage planned at Murray State University

    Planned power outage planned at Murray State University

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

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

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

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

    Phone issues cause problem with 911 services around Corning, AR

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

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

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

  • Heartland school district has new therapy dog for students

    Heartland school district has new therapy dog for students

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

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

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

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

    Wickliffe, KY paper mill reopening will bring 500 new jobs

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

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

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

  • Teen hospitalized after crash in Williamson Co., IL

    Teen hospitalized after crash in Williamson Co., IL

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

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

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

  • Deputies respond to tractor incident in Cape Girardeau County

    Deputies respond to tractor incident in Cape Girardeau County

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:59:32 GMT
    Deputies responded to an incident involving a man and a tractor. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1800 block of County Road 264. (Source: Raycom Media)Deputies responded to an incident involving a man and a tractor. According to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 1800 block of County Road 264. (Source: Raycom Media)
    St. Louis police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the middle of the day in the middle of downtown. (Source: Raycom Media)St. Louis police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the middle of the day in the middle of downtown. (Source: Raycom Media)

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

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

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

    Burglary suspect taken into custody after chase in Anna, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Benton, IL man arrested for drugs after traffic stop

    Benton, IL man arrested for drugs after traffic stop

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

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

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

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