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  • Next court date set for suspect accused of shooting 2 officers in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Next court date set for suspect accused of shooting 2 officers in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Monday, August 20 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-08-20 20:07:17 GMT
    James Odell Johnson Jr. was arrested after police say he shot 2 officers (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)James Odell Johnson Jr. was arrested after police say he shot 2 officers (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)

    A motion of continuance was filed by the state. The next court date is October 22.

    A motion of continuance was filed by the state. The next court date is October 22.

  • Inmate death under investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Inmate death under investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Monday, August 20 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-08-20 20:07:08 GMT
    The mugshot of a Pemiscot Co. inmate raised questions on social media. The inmate later died in the jail. (Source: Vinelink)The mugshot of a Pemiscot Co. inmate raised questions on social media. The inmate later died in the jail. (Source: Vinelink)

    The death of an inmate is being investigated in Pemiscot County, Missouri and his mugshot is raising questions.

    The death of an inmate is being investigated in Pemiscot County, Missouri and his mugshot is raising questions.

  • Ashcroft investigating why polling place opened late

    Ashcroft investigating why polling place opened late

    Monday, August 20 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:37:50 GMT
    Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is investigating why a suburban St. Louis polling place opened 90 minutes late for this month's primary election. (Source: KFVS)Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is investigating why a suburban St. Louis polling place opened 90 minutes late for this month's primary election. (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is investigating why a suburban St. Louis polling place opened 90 minutes late for this month's primary election.

    Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is investigating why a suburban St. Louis polling place opened 90 minutes late for this month's primary election.

  • Missouri opens hay, water programs for farmers amid drought

    Missouri opens hay, water programs for farmers amid drought

    Monday, August 20 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:29:57 GMT
    Missouri has had below-average rainfall since winter. (Source: Pixabay.com)Missouri has had below-average rainfall since winter. (Source: Pixabay.com)

    New state programs will allow Missouri farmers suffering from drought to hay and pump water from some state land.

    New state programs will allow Missouri farmers suffering from drought to hay and pump water from some state land.

  • Couple sues Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese

    Couple sues Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese

    Monday, August 20 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:28:13 GMT
    A spokeswoman said on Monday the diocese couldn't comment because it hasn't been served with the lawsuit. (Source: Raycom Media)A spokeswoman said on Monday the diocese couldn't comment because it hasn't been served with the lawsuit. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A couple claims in a lawsuit that a former top lay official in the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese emotionally and sexually abused the woman, and the diocese did not intervene.

    A couple claims in a lawsuit that a former top lay official in the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese emotionally and sexually abused the woman, and the diocese did not intervene.

  • Missing Cape Girardeau County, MO man found safe

    Missing Cape Girardeau County, MO man found safe

    Monday, August 20 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:57:09 GMT
    Mason has no vehicle and has a breathing condition. (Source: Family submitted)Mason has no vehicle and has a breathing condition. (Source: Family submitted)

    A man from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri went missing on Saturday, August 18.

    A man from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri went missing on Saturday, August 18.

  • AT&T to hold job fair to hire 100 people for Cape Girardeau, MO call center

    AT&T to hold job fair to hire 100 people for Cape Girardeau, MO call center

    Monday, August 20 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:51:24 GMT
    AT&T is holding a job fair in Cape Girardeau (Source: Pixabay.com)AT&T is holding a job fair in Cape Girardeau (Source: Pixabay.com)
    AT&T is holding a job fair in Cape Girardeau (Source: Pixabay.com)AT&T is holding a job fair in Cape Girardeau (Source: Pixabay.com)

    One-hundred new jobs are coming to a Cape Girardeau, Missouri call center. 

    One-hundred new jobs are coming to a Cape Girardeau, Missouri call center. 

  • Heartland road projects for 8/20

    Heartland road projects for 8/20

    Sunday, May 11 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-05-11 20:08:01 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:30:42 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.

  • Salmonella cases diagnosed in southeast MO outbreak rises to 52

    Salmonella cases diagnosed in southeast MO outbreak rises to 52

    Monday, August 20 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:59:22 GMT
    According to the Perry County Memorial Hospital, there have been at least 37 cases of Salmonella detected since Monday, August 6. (Source: KFVS)According to the Perry County Memorial Hospital, there have been at least 37 cases of Salmonella detected since Monday, August 6. (Source: KFVS)

    The number of cases of Salmonella has increased after it was first detected in Perry County, Missouri on Monday, August 6.

    The number of cases of Salmonella has increased after it was first detected in Perry County, Missouri on Monday, August 6.

  • Air Conditioning units blamed for smoke in the Southeast Missourian

    Air Conditioning units blamed for smoke in the Southeast Missourian

    Monday, August 20 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:52:40 GMT
    Firefighters work on the roof of the Southeast Missourian to check on the A/C unit. (Source: Mike Mohundro/KFVS)Firefighters work on the roof of the Southeast Missourian to check on the A/C unit. (Source: Mike Mohundro/KFVS)
    Firefighters work on the roof to check on the A/C unit. Source: Mike Mohundro KFVSFirefighters work on the roof to check on the A/C unit. Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS

    Cape Girardeau firefighters were called to the 300 block of Broadway St., at the Southeast Missourian, for a report of smoke in the building.

    Cape Girardeau firefighters were called to the 300 block of Broadway St., at the Southeast Missourian, for a report of smoke in the building.

  • Cape Girardeau woman appears in court; accused of embezzling from non-profit animal rescue

    Cape Girardeau woman appears in court; accused of embezzling from non-profit animal rescue

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-08-20 16:25:32 GMT

    A woman who was wanted by the Cape Girardeau Police Department appeared in court on Monday, August 20.

    A woman who was wanted by the Cape Girardeau Police Department appeared in court on Monday, August 20.

  • Man dies in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

    Man dies in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-20 16:01:11 GMT
    A man died following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: Raycom Media)A man died following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, Missouri on Aug. 18.

    A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, Missouri on Aug. 18.

  • 1 dead after 3-vehicle crash on Highway 25 in Cape Girardeau Co. MO

    1 dead after 3-vehicle crash on Highway 25 in Cape Girardeau Co. MO

    Monday, August 20 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:57:31 GMT
    1 person died in the crash (Source: Raycom Media)1 person died in the crash (Source: Raycom Media)

    Officers were on the scene of a three-vehicle, deadly crash in southern Cape Girardeau County, Missouri on Sunday, August 19.

    Officers were on the scene of a three-vehicle, deadly crash in southern Cape Girardeau County, Missouri on Sunday, August 19.

  • Burglary suspect arrested in Caruthersville, MO

    Burglary suspect arrested in Caruthersville, MO

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-08-20 11:06:14 GMT
    A suspect has been arrested after a burglary (Source: Raycom Media)A suspect has been arrested after a burglary (Source: Raycom Media)
    A suspect has been arrested after a burglary (Source: Raycom Media)A suspect has been arrested after a burglary (Source: Raycom Media)

    A short time later, officers located and arrested the suspect, a 32-year-old male from Caruthersville.

    A short time later, officers located and arrested the suspect, a 32-year-old male from Caruthersville.

  • Man dies after Ste. Genevieve Co., MO crash

    Man dies after Ste. Genevieve Co., MO crash

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-08-20 02:07:31 GMT
    A Bonne Terre, Missouri man died after a crash in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri on Sunday, August 19. (Source: Raycom Media)A Bonne Terre, Missouri man died after a crash in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri on Sunday, August 19. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Bonne Terre, Missouri man died after a crash in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri on Sunday, August 19.

    A Bonne Terre, Missouri man died after a crash in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri on Sunday, August 19.

  • Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms

    Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:47:26 GMT
    Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer. (Source: Pixabay.com)Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer. (Source: Pixabay.com)

    Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer.

    Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer.

  • 1 hospitalized after crash on Highway B in Perry County, MO

    1 hospitalized after crash on Highway B in Perry County, MO

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-08-19 13:56:11 GMT
    A vehicle left the road and overturned and hit a utility pole. (Source: Raycom Media)A vehicle left the road and overturned and hit a utility pole. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A vehicle left the road and overturned and hit a utility pole.

    A vehicle left the road and overturned and hit a utility pole.

  • 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)
    A two-vehicle crash caused several injuries in Jackson County, Illinois on Monday, August 20. (Source: Raycom Media)A two-vehicle crash caused several injuries in Jackson County, Illinois on Monday, August 20. (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...
  • Rescued bobcat on road to recovery at St. Louis-are facility

    Rescued bobcat on road to recovery at St. Louis-are facility

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:26:01 GMT
    The animal was found in July outside the YMCA in Potosi (Source: Pixabay.com)The animal was found in July outside the YMCA in Potosi (Source: Pixabay.com)

    A baby bobcat found in eastern Missouri and being nursed back to health might be mistaken for an ornery feral cat - until you hear her roar.

    A baby bobcat found in eastern Missouri and being nursed back to health might be mistaken for an ornery feral cat - until you hear her roar.

  • Missouri deputies seize nearly $1M worth of marijuana

    Missouri deputies seize nearly $1M worth of marijuana

    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:48:58 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)Authorities say when the van finally pulled over, deputies searched it and found the marijuana, valued at $922,000.(Source: Pixabay)Authorities say when the van finally pulled over, deputies searched it and found the marijuana, valued at $922,000.

    Sheriff's deputies in northwestern Missouri's Platte County say they've seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana from a van that led them on a chase.

    Sheriff's deputies in northwestern Missouri's Platte County say they've seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana from a van that led them on a chase.

  • 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.

  • St. Charles wrestles with closing time for bars

    St. Charles wrestles with closing time for bars

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:32:16 GMT
    A battle continues over how to handle the last call for alcohol in the St. Louis-area town of St. Charles. (Source: Pixabay)A battle continues over how to handle the last call for alcohol in the St. Louis-area town of St. Charles. (Source: Pixabay)

    A battle continues over how to handle the last call for alcohol in the St. Louis-area town of St. Charles.

    A battle continues over how to handle the last call for alcohol in the St. Louis-area town of St. Charles.

  • Missouri residents fear effect of funding cuts for disabled

    Missouri residents fear effect of funding cuts for disabled

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:22:41 GMT
    Advocates for the disabled say funding cuts to in-home care could force some Missouri residents into nursing homes. (Source: Raycom Media)Advocates for the disabled say funding cuts to in-home care could force some Missouri residents into nursing homes. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Advocates for the disabled say funding cuts to in-home care could force some Missouri residents into nursing homes.

    Advocates for the disabled say funding cuts to in-home care could force some Missouri residents into nursing homes.

  • 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.

  • Argument leads to fatal shooting in downtown St. Louis

    Argument leads to fatal shooting in downtown St. Louis

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:36:51 GMT
    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)

    St. Louis police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the middle of the day in the middle of downtown.

    St. Louis police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the middle of the day in the middle of downtown.

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

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

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

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

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

  • 3-year-old loses both parents in accident

    3-year-old loses both parents in accident

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

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

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

  • Man who tried to save boat victims alleges emotional stress

    Man who tried to save boat victims alleges emotional stress

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

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

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

  • Prosecutor won't charge Greitens despite ethics panel review

    Prosecutor won't charge Greitens despite ethics panel review

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:33:52 GMT
    An ethics panel says there's reason to believe that former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens broke the law.(Source: KFVS)An ethics panel says there's reason to believe that former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens broke the law.(Source: KFVS)

    An ethics panel says there's reason to believe that former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens broke the law over how his campaign reported a donor list it obtained from a charity he founded.

    An ethics panel says there's reason to believe that former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens broke the law over how his campaign reported a donor list it obtained from a charity he founded.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Caruthersville man arrested on child abuse, neglect charges

    Caruthersville man arrested on child abuse, neglect charges

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:52:47 GMT
    Caruthersville officers said they arrested 46-year-old Kenneth Flanagan of Caruthersville on two active warrants through Pemiscot County for abuse or neglect of a child. (Source: Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office)Caruthersville officers said they arrested 46-year-old Kenneth Flanagan of Caruthersville on two active warrants through Pemiscot County for abuse or neglect of a child. (Source: Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office)

    Caruthersville officers said they arrested 46-year-old Kenneth Flanagan of Caruthersville on two active warrants through Pemiscot County for abuse or neglect of a child.

    Caruthersville officers said they arrested 46-year-old Kenneth Flanagan of Caruthersville on two active warrants through Pemiscot County for abuse or neglect of a child.

  • New law addresses cybersecurity threats to small businesses in MO

    New law addresses cybersecurity threats to small businesses in MO

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:23:30 GMT
    A new bill signed into law is expected to help businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)A new bill signed into law is expected to help businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)
    A new bill signed into law is expected to help businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)A new bill signed into law is expected to help businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A new bill signed into law is expected to help businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks by expanding resources to help them protect their data.

    A new bill signed into law is expected to help businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks by expanding resources to help them protect their data.

  • Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff resigns ahead of U.S. Marshal confirmation

    Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff resigns ahead of U.S. Marshal confirmation

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:24:41 GMT
    Sheriff Jordan resigned on August 13. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office website)Sheriff Jordan resigned on August 13. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office website)

    Monday was the the Cape Girardeau County sheriff's last day in office as he officially resigned.

    Monday was the the Cape Girardeau County sheriff's last day in office as he officially resigned.

  • Dexter, MO man accused in deadly Black River boating incident appears in court

    Dexter, MO man accused in deadly Black River boating incident appears in court

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:17:02 GMT
    Braden Bollinger is charged in the deadly collision (Source: Butler Co. Sheriff's Office)Braden Bollinger is charged in the deadly collision (Source: Butler Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Dexter man was charged for the deadly boat collision that happened on Sunday, June 3.

    A Dexter man was charged for the deadly boat collision that happened on Sunday, June 3.

  • Missouri Farm Bureau endorses Josh Hawley for U.S. Senate

    Missouri Farm Bureau endorses Josh Hawley for U.S. Senate

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:58:18 GMT
    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley won the Republican nomination in the Senate race. (Source: Missouri Attorney General's Office)Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley won the Republican nomination in the Senate race. (Source: Missouri Attorney General's Office)
    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley won the Republican nomination in the Senate race. (Source: Missouri Attorney General's Office)Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley won the Republican nomination in the Senate race. (Source: Missouri Attorney General's Office)

    The Missouri Farm Bureau has endorsed Josh Hawley for U.S. Senate.

    The Missouri Farm Bureau has endorsed Josh Hawley for U.S. Senate.

  • City of Cape Girardeau to hold public auction on Aug. 11

    City of Cape Girardeau to hold public auction on Aug. 11

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:47:04 GMT
    The City of Cape Girardeau will hold a public auction on August 11. (Source: KFVS)The City of Cape Girardeau will hold a public auction on August 11. (Source: KFVS)

    The City of Cape Girardeau will hold a public auction on August 11.

    The City of Cape Girardeau will hold a public auction on August 11.

  • Cape Girardeau, MO man found guilty of Charleston robbery

    Cape Girardeau, MO man found guilty of Charleston robbery

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:22:00 GMT
    Charleston DPS arrested Bland on robbery and armed criminal action charges (Source: KFVS)Charleston DPS arrested Bland on robbery and armed criminal action charges (Source: KFVS)
    Charleston DPS arrested Bland on robbery and armed criminal action charges (Source: KFVS)Charleston DPS arrested Bland on robbery and armed criminal action charges (Source: KFVS)

    A Cape Girardeau, Missouri man was arrested after an armed robbery took place in Charleston on September 11, 2017.

    A Cape Girardeau, Missouri man was arrested after an armed robbery took place in Charleston on September 11, 2017.

  • The Latest: Thomas off to hot start in PGA title defense

    The Latest: Thomas off to hot start in PGA title defense

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:22:54 GMT
    The latest on the PGA Championship (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)The latest on the PGA Championship (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)

    The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local):

    The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local):

  • Exxon asked to pay $1.8M for Arkansas oil spill damage

    Exxon asked to pay $1.8M for Arkansas oil spill damage

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:19:59 GMT
    Officials are asking for more than $1M after the 2013 oil spill (Source: Pixabay)Officials are asking for more than $1M after the 2013 oil spill (Source: Pixabay)

    State and federal officials are asking Exxon Mobil to pay more than $1.8 million in compensation for a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas.

    State and federal officials are asking Exxon Mobil to pay more than $1.8 million in compensation for a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas.

  • Food pantries in SEMO get free walk-in freezers

    Food pantries in SEMO get free walk-in freezers

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-08-09 02:29:32 GMT
    Parts for a walk-in cooler are ready to be assembled at 'Flame of Hope' food pantry in East Prairie, MO. The pantry is one of the three in the area that got coolers from a $10,000 SEMO Food Bank grant. (Source: Nathan Ellgren)Parts for a walk-in cooler are ready to be assembled at 'Flame of Hope' food pantry in East Prairie, MO. The pantry is one of the three in the area that got coolers from a $10,000 SEMO Food Bank grant. (Source: Nathan Ellgren)

    Keeping perishable food fresh during the summer heat can be difficult, but several food pantries in Southeast Missouri just got a tool that will help solve the problem.

    Keeping perishable food fresh during the summer heat can be difficult, but several food pantries in Southeast Missouri just got a tool that will help solve the problem.

  • Marble Hill, MO police chief requests speed limit changes

    Marble Hill, MO police chief requests speed limit changes

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-08-09 00:16:55 GMT
    According to Marble Hill, Missouri Police Department Chief Marc Tragesser, after a review of speed limits around Marble Hill there could be some changes. (Source: Raycom Media)According to Marble Hill, Missouri Police Department Chief Marc Tragesser, after a review of speed limits around Marble Hill there could be some changes. (Source: Raycom Media)

    According to Marble Hill, Missouri Police Department Chief Marc Tragesser, after a review of speed limits around Marble Hill there could be some changes.

    According to Marble Hill, Missouri Police Department Chief Marc Tragesser, after a review of speed limits around Marble Hill there could be some changes.

  • Heartland man selected to speak on TEDx in Quincy, IL

    Heartland man selected to speak on TEDx in Quincy, IL

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-08-08 23:35:14 GMT
    Watkins plans on giving a presentation titled, "Change the World From Your Couch: The Power of Crowdsourcing." This will be at an event in Quincy where locals there will be organizing the TEDx event. (Source: KFVS)Watkins plans on giving a presentation titled, "Change the World From Your Couch: The Power of Crowdsourcing." This will be at an event in Quincy where locals there will be organizing the TEDx event. (Source: KFVS)
    Watkins plans on giving a presentation titled, "Change the World From Your Couch: The Power of Crowdsourcing." This will be at an event in Quincy where locals there will be organizing the TEDx event. (Source: KFVS)Watkins plans on giving a presentation titled, "Change the World From Your Couch: The Power of Crowdsourcing." This will be at an event in Quincy where locals there will be organizing the TEDx event. (Source: KFVS)

    Julian Watkins, best known as the Executive Director for American Red Cross in the Southeast Missouri area, has been selected to give a presentation at a TEDx event in October.

    Julian Watkins, best known as the Executive Director for American Red Cross in the Southeast Missouri area, has been selected to give a presentation at a TEDx event in October.

  • Perryville woman arrested for stealing woman's car and credit cards

    Perryville woman arrested for stealing woman's car and credit cards

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-08-08 20:47:11 GMT
    25-year-old Mary Lynn Medvik is facing multiple charges after stealing a vehicle from the Perry Park Center. (Source: Perry County MO Sheriff Jail Division)25-year-old Mary Lynn Medvik is facing multiple charges after stealing a vehicle from the Perry Park Center. (Source: Perry County MO Sheriff Jail Division)
    25-year-old Mary Lynn Medvik is facing multiple charges after stealing a vehicle from the Perry Park Center. (Source: Perry County MO Sheriff Jail Division)25-year-old Mary Lynn Medvik is facing multiple charges after stealing a vehicle from the Perry Park Center. (Source: Perry County MO Sheriff Jail Division)

    A Perryville woman was arrested for stealing a vehicle on Monday, Aug. 6.

    A Perryville woman was arrested for stealing a vehicle on Monday, Aug. 6.

  • Mt. Vernon, IL man facing sexual assault charge

    Mt. Vernon, IL man facing sexual assault charge

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-08-08 19:59:12 GMT
    Charles Broadway, 32, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., was taken into custody then to the Jefferson Co. Justice Center. (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Facebook)Charles Broadway, 32, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., was taken into custody then to the Jefferson Co. Justice Center. (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Facebook)
    Charles Broadway, 32, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., was taken into custody then to the Jefferson Co. Justice Center. (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Facebook)Charles Broadway, 32, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., was taken into custody then to the Jefferson Co. Justice Center. (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Facebook)

    Charles Broadway, 32, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., was taken into custody then to the Jefferson Co. Justice Center.

    Charles Broadway, 32, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., was taken into custody then to the Jefferson Co. Justice Center.

  • Voters said "No" to 'Right to Work' in Missouri

    Voters said "No" to 'Right to Work' in Missouri

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-08-08 03:38:43 GMT
    Missouri could be the 28th state to pass a 'right to work' law. Here are arguments for and against the statewide ballot issue, or Proposition A, that will be put to a vote August 7th in Missouri's primary election.Missouri could be the 28th state to pass a 'right to work' law. Here are arguments for and against the statewide ballot issue, or Proposition A, that will be put to a vote August 7th in Missouri's primary election.

    A state lawmaker argues it will be better for new businesses. A longtime union member from southeast Missouri says it's harmful to the working class.

    A state lawmaker argues it will be better for new businesses. A longtime union member from southeast Missouri says it's harmful to the working class.

  • VOTING GUIDE: 2018 Missouri primary election

    VOTING GUIDE: 2018 Missouri primary election

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-08-08 02:52:43 GMT
    Missouri voters take to the polls on Tuesday, August 7 for the Missouri Primary Election. (Source: KFVS)Missouri voters take to the polls on Tuesday, August 7 for the Missouri Primary Election. (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri voters take to the polls on Tuesday, August 7 for the Missouri Primary Election.

    Missouri voters take to the polls on Tuesday, August 7 for the Missouri Primary Election.

  • I-55 SB lanes open at 97-98mm after crash in Cape Girardeau, MO

    I-55 SB lanes open at 97-98mm after crash in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-08-07 21:09:50 GMT
    The southbound lane was cleared just after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7. (Source: Raycom Media)The southbound lane was cleared just after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The southbound lane was cleared just after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7.

    The southbound lane was cleared just after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7.

  • Electronic devices examined as duck boat inquiry continues

    Electronic devices examined as duck boat inquiry continues

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-08-07 20:06:04 GMT
    Federal officials are reviewing cellphones, a camera and a recording device found with a duck boat that sank (Source: NTSB)Federal officials are reviewing cellphones, a camera and a recording device found with a duck boat that sank (Source: NTSB)

    Federal officials are reviewing cellphones, a camera and a recording device found with a duck boat that sank in a storm last month in southern Missouri, as part of investigations into the disaster that killed 17...

    Federal officials are reviewing cellphones, a camera and a recording device found with a duck boat that sank in a storm last month in southern Missouri, as part of investigations into the disaster that killed 17 people .

  • See Travis Tritt, Justin Moore live at 2018 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo

    See Travis Tritt, Justin Moore live at 2018 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-08-07 18:18:13 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Get your cowboy boots ready! The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo is set to return for the 66th year! Here's a closer look at who will take the stage. 

    Get your cowboy boots ready! The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo is set to return for the 66th year! Here's a closer look at who will take the stage. 

  • NTSB releases preliminary report on deadly duck boat sinking

    NTSB releases preliminary report on deadly duck boat sinking

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-07 15:18:13 GMT
    This is a photo of Stretch Duck 7 after it sank in Table Rock Lake near Branson, MO.  Seventeen people were killed when the duck boat sank. (Source: NTSB)This is a photo of Stretch Duck 7 after it sank in Table Rock Lake near Branson, MO. Seventeen people were killed when the duck boat sank. (Source: NTSB)

    According to the NTSB, the amphibious passenger vessel Stretch Duck 7, owned and operated by Ride the Ducks Branson, sank in Table Rock Lake when thunderstorm warnings were issued and when winds of more than 70 miles-per-hour were registered by a nearby vessel. 

    According to the NTSB, the amphibious passenger vessel Stretch Duck 7, owned and operated by Ride the Ducks Branson, sank in Table Rock Lake when thunderstorm warnings were issued and when winds of more than 70 miles-per-hour were registered by a nearby vessel. 

  • Camper fire damages 2 homes in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Camper fire damages 2 homes in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-07 14:18:19 GMT
    A fire damaged two homes in Cape Girardeau (Source:Brian Heisserer, KFVS)A fire damaged two homes in Cape Girardeau (Source:Brian Heisserer, KFVS)

    A call came in just before 5 a.m. from a bicyclist riding by in the are who noticed the flames.

    A call came in just before 5 a.m. from a bicyclist riding by in the are who noticed the flames.

  • Eastbound lanes of PSB to be closed this weekend

    Eastbound lanes of PSB to be closed this weekend

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-08-07 13:54:54 GMT
    Credit: KMOVCredit: KMOV

    All eastbound lanes of the Poplar Street Bridge will be closed this weekend.

    All eastbound lanes of the Poplar Street Bridge will be closed this weekend.

  • Studio brings urban hip hop dancing to children to Cape Girardeau

    Studio brings urban hip hop dancing to children to Cape Girardeau

    Monday, August 6 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-08-07 00:02:33 GMT
    A child dances at Fingerprint studios. (Source - Mike Mohundro, KFVS)A child dances at Fingerprint studios. (Source - Mike Mohundro, KFVS)
    A child dances at Fingerprint studios. Courtesy: Mike Mohundro KFVSA child dances at Fingerprint studios. Courtesy: Mike Mohundro KFVS

    Fingerprint Urban Dance Studio has spread out to bring the art of dance to younger kids.

    Fingerprint Urban Dance Studio has spread out to bring the art of dance to younger kids.

  • Free breakfast, lunch for students in Cape Girardeau school district

    Free breakfast, lunch for students in Cape Girardeau school district

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:42:47 GMT
    There is good news for parents in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri school district. No more lunch money. (Source: Pixabay.com)There is good news for parents in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri school district. No more lunch money. (Source: Pixabay.com)
    There is good news for parents in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri school district. No more lunch money. (Source: Pixabay.com)There is good news for parents in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri school district. No more lunch money. (Source: Pixabay.com)

    There is good news for parents in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri school district. No more lunch money.

    There is good news for parents in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri school district. No more lunch money.

  • Body found in Kennett, MO motel, police investigating

    Body found in Kennett, MO motel, police investigating

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:22:30 GMT
    Police were called to a motel in Kennett after a deceased individual was found Sunday morning. (Source: KFVS)Police were called to a motel in Kennett after a deceased individual was found Sunday morning. (Source: KFVS)

    Kennett Police officers were called to the 84 West Motel around 9:02 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5 in reference to a deceased person.

    Kennett Police officers were called to the 84 West Motel around 9:02 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5 in reference to a deceased person.

  • MO Hwy. Patrol reminds to watch for school buses, students

    MO Hwy. Patrol reminds to watch for school buses, students

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:15:42 GMT
    The Missouri Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be on the lookout for school buses as schools become back in session. (Source: MO State Hwy. Patrol, Facebook)The Missouri Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be on the lookout for school buses as schools become back in session. (Source: MO State Hwy. Patrol, Facebook)

    The Missouri Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be on the lookout for school buses as schools become back in session.

    The Missouri Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be on the lookout for school buses as schools become back in session.

  • Lake at Cape Girardeau County Park drying, remodel to begin

    Lake at Cape Girardeau County Park drying, remodel to begin

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-08-06 21:21:08 GMT
    The lake at Cape County Park South was drained as part of a project to reshape and remodel it. (Source: KFVS)The lake at Cape County Park South was drained as part of a project to reshape and remodel it. (Source: KFVS)

    Heavy-duty equipment can be seen carving new drainage areas around the now empty lake at the Cape Girardeau County Park South off N. Kingshighway.

    Heavy-duty equipment can be seen carving new drainage areas around the now empty lake at the Cape Girardeau County Park South off N. Kingshighway.

  • Man missing out of Stoddard Co., MO may be on motorcycle

    Man missing out of Stoddard Co., MO may be on motorcycle

    Monday, August 6 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-08-06 16:50:33 GMT
    Officials are looking for a missing man last seen near Advance (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)Officials are looking for a missing man last seen near Advance (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)

    Hubert Scott Burton Jr., 44, was last seen on Friday, Aug. 3 around 11 a.m. near Advance, Mo.

    Hubert Scott Burton Jr., 44, was last seen on Friday, Aug. 3 around 11 a.m. near Advance, Mo.

  • Rolling gun battle forces St. Louis firefighters to scramble

    Rolling gun battle forces St. Louis firefighters to scramble

    Monday, August 6 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-08-06 16:14:55 GMT
    One man is critically injured after a rolling gun battle erupted outside a St. Louis firehouse, forcing firefighters to scramble for cover. (Source: Raycom Media)One man is critically injured after a rolling gun battle erupted outside a St. Louis firehouse, forcing firefighters to scramble for cover. (Source: Raycom Media)

    One man is critically injured after a rolling gun battle erupted outside a St. Louis firehouse, forcing firefighters to scramble for cover.

    One man is critically injured after a rolling gun battle erupted outside a St. Louis firehouse, forcing firefighters to scramble for cover.

  • Arkansas boating accident kills 71-year-old Missouri woman

    Arkansas boating accident kills 71-year-old Missouri woman

    Monday, August 6 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-08-06 16:09:24 GMT
    Authorities say a Missouri woman was killed when the boat she was on capsized on a northern Arkansas lake, injuring three others. (Source: Stock photo/Pixabay)Authorities say a Missouri woman was killed when the boat she was on capsized on a northern Arkansas lake, injuring three others. (Source: Stock photo/Pixabay)

    Authorities say a Missouri woman was killed when the boat she was on capsized on a northern Arkansas lake, injuring three others.

    Authorities say a Missouri woman was killed when the boat she was on capsized on a northern Arkansas lake, injuring three others.

  • Locally made product helps keep kids safe at school

    Locally made product helps keep kids safe at school

    Monday, August 6 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:50:55 GMT
    A local business is teaming up with some schools in the Heartland (Source: KFVS)A local business is teaming up with some schools in the Heartland (Source: KFVS)

    It's almost time for another school year, and without a doubt safety will once again be top of mind. 

    It's almost time for another school year, and without a doubt safety will once again be top of mind. 

  • Blood found on vehicle under investigation in Kennett, MO

    Blood found on vehicle under investigation in Kennett, MO

    Monday, August 6 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:38:24 GMT
    Blood found on a vehicle is under investigation (Source: KFVS)Blood found on a vehicle is under investigation (Source: KFVS)
    Police were called to a residence about an assault (Source: KFVS)Police were called to a residence about an assault (Source: KFVS)

    On August 5 Kennett Police Department officers responded to a call about blood on a vehicle.

    On August 5 Kennett Police Department officers responded to a call about blood on a vehicle.

  • 'SEMO Blazers' take 3rd national championship in MAYB Tournament

    'SEMO Blazers' take 3rd national championship in MAYB Tournament

    Monday, August 6 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:14:36 GMT
    For the third time in a row the boys took home the National Championship to Charleston, MO (Source: Desi Raii)For the third time in a row the boys took home the National Championship to Charleston, MO (Source: Desi Raii)
    For the third time in a row the boys took home the National Championship to Charleston, MO (Source: Desi Raii)For the third time in a row the boys took home the National Championship to Charleston, MO (Source: Desi Raii)

    The youth boy's basketball team out of Charleston, Missouri won its third consecutive national championship in Wichita, Kansas at the Mid-America Youth Basketball Tournament over the weekend. 

    The youth boy's basketball team out of Charleston, Missouri won its third consecutive national championship in Wichita, Kansas at the Mid-America Youth Basketball Tournament over the weekend. 

  • Gun owners urged to secure firearms after 2 boys die

    Gun owners urged to secure firearms after 2 boys die

    Monday, August 6 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-06 13:03:19 GMT
    Authorities are urging gun owners to secure their firearms after two southern Missouri boys died in accidental shootings this summer. (Source: Raycom Media)Authorities are urging gun owners to secure their firearms after two southern Missouri boys died in accidental shootings this summer. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Authorities are urging gun owners to secure their firearms after two southern Missouri boys died in accidental shootings this summer.

    Authorities are urging gun owners to secure their firearms after two southern Missouri boys died in accidental shootings this summer.

  • Local artist's work on exhibition, "Memorycycler" hosted by Catapult in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Local artist's work on exhibition, "Memorycycler" hosted by Catapult in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-08-05 23:01:59 GMT
    Each of the 4,000 plastic water bottles contains a hand-written good or bad memory. (Source - Kevin Hand, cNews)Each of the 4,000 plastic water bottles contains a hand-written good or bad memory. (Source - Kevin Hand, cNews)

    A local artist is taking an interesting approach to recycling both materials and memories.

    A local artist is taking an interesting approach to recycling both materials and memories.

  • Heartland man remembered 4 years later after deadly shooting

    Heartland man remembered 4 years later after deadly shooting

    Sunday, August 5 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-08-05 22:59:05 GMT
    Community gathers to remember Heartland man kill in 2014. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)Community gathers to remember Heartland man kill in 2014. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    Dozens came out to the Martin Luther King Park in Malden to remember Detavion Richardson.

    Dozens came out to the Martin Luther King Park in Malden to remember Detavion Richardson.

  • Two teenagers injured in ATV crash in Bollinger Co.

    Two teenagers injured in ATV crash in Bollinger Co.

    Sunday, August 5 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-08-05 18:15:03 GMT
    Two teenagers were injured in an ATV crash in Bollinger County on Saturday, August 4. (Source: KFVS)Two teenagers were injured in an ATV crash in Bollinger County on Saturday, August 4. (Source: KFVS)
    Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol (Source: KFVS)Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol (Source: KFVS)

    Two teenagers were injured in an ATV crash in Bollinger County on Saturday, August 4.

    Two teenagers were injured in an ATV crash in Bollinger County on Saturday, August 4.

  • Hawley to visit Cape Girardeau on Aug. 2

    Hawley to visit Cape Girardeau on Aug. 2

    Thursday, August 2 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-08-02 18:49:43 GMT
    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will visit Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 2. (Source: KFVS)Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will visit Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 2. (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will visit Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 2.

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will visit Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 2.

  • Coast Guard document: Tourist boat violated inspection terms

    Coast Guard document: Tourist boat violated inspection terms

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-08-01 19:16:03 GMT
    A certificate of inspection for the Missouri tourist boat that sank last month, killing 17 people, shows that it was on the lake at a time when the wind speed far exceeded allowable limits.A certificate of inspection for the Missouri tourist boat that sank last month, killing 17 people, shows that it was on the lake at a time when the wind speed far exceeded allowable limits.

    A certificate of inspection for the Missouri tourist boat that sank last month, killing 17 people, shows that it was on the lake at a time when the wind speed far exceeded allowable limits.

    A certificate of inspection for the Missouri tourist boat that sank last month, killing 17 people, shows that it was on the lake at a time when the wind speed far exceeded allowable limits.

  • Three Rivers College registration deadline for Fall classes approaches

    Three Rivers College registration deadline for Fall classes approaches

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-07-24 15:14:37 GMT
    Fall registration deadline at Three Rivers College is quickly approaching. (Source: KFVS)Fall registration deadline at Three Rivers College is quickly approaching. (Source: KFVS)

    The deadline to enroll for Fall classes at Three Rivers College is quickly approaching. Online and on-site registration ends at the end of the day on August 10 at the Poplar Bluff campus at TRC, locations in Sikeston, Dexter, Kennett, and at the Cape College Center.  

    The deadline to enroll for Fall classes at Three Rivers College is quickly approaching. Online and on-site registration ends at the end of the day on August 10 at the Poplar Bluff campus at TRC, locations in Sikeston, Dexter, Kennett, and at the Cape College Center.  

  • Putting bulletproof backpacks to the test

    Putting bulletproof backpacks to the test

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:48:10 GMT
    Backpacks are usually on the school supply list, but these days parents have more options, including ones that claim to be bulletproof. (Source: KFVS)Backpacks are usually on the school supply list, but these days parents have more options, including ones that claim to be bulletproof. (Source: KFVS)

    Before long, it'll be time to shop for those back to school supplies. Backpacks are usually on the list, but these days parents have more options.

    Before long, it'll be time to shop for those back to school supplies. Backpacks are usually on the list, but these days parents have more options.

  • Cape Girardeau school relaxes dress code for 2019 school year

    Cape Girardeau school relaxes dress code for 2019 school year

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:15:15 GMT
    (Source: Stock image/KFVSIn 2011, the school decided the students could only wear polos and khaki, navy and black pants. (Source: KFVS)(Source: Stock image/KFVSIn 2011, the school decided the students could only wear polos and khaki, navy and black pants. (Source: KFVS)

    Cape Girardeau Public Schools are changing its dress code once again this time, however, to make it more relaxed. 

    Cape Girardeau Public Schools are changing its dress code once again this time, however, to make it more relaxed. 

  • Viewing Guide: Mars is closer to Earth than it’s been in 15 years

    Viewing Guide: Mars is closer to Earth than it’s been in 15 years

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-07-31 19:31:47 GMT
    Mars (Source: NASA)Mars (Source: NASA)

    Look up to the sky! A heavenly event has moved in on us! You can see Mars pretty clearly right now as the Red Planet and Earth will come nearest to each other in their orbits around the sun, an event called a “Close Approach."

    Look up to the sky! A heavenly event has moved in on us! You can see Mars pretty clearly right now as the Red Planet and Earth will come nearest to each other in their orbits around the sun, an event called a “Close Approach."

  • Ameren customers to see rate decrease starting Wednesday

    Ameren customers to see rate decrease starting Wednesday

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-07-31 19:12:54 GMT
    A typical residential customer is expected to pay about $6.21 less per month. (Source: Ameren Missouri)A typical residential customer is expected to pay about $6.21 less per month. (Source: Ameren Missouri)

    Electric rates for customers of Ameren Missouri will decrease 6 percent starting Wednesday, with the St. Louis-based utility crediting legislation passed by state lawmakers and action by the Missouri Public Service...

    Electric rates for customers of Ameren Missouri will decrease 6 percent starting Wednesday, with the St. Louis-based utility crediting legislation passed by state lawmakers and action by the Missouri Public Service...

  • Southeast MO boy receives 'Make-A-Wish' horse

    Southeast MO boy receives 'Make-A-Wish' horse

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-07-31 16:19:47 GMT
    The Make-A-Wish foundation granted another wish on Monday, July 30, giving a 5-year-old boy from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri his own horse. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)The Make-A-Wish foundation granted another wish on Monday, July 30, giving a 5-year-old boy from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri his own horse. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    The Make-A-Wish foundation granted another wish on Monday, July 30, giving a five-year-old boy from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri his own horse. 

    The Make-A-Wish foundation granted another wish on Monday, July 30, giving a five-year-old boy from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri his own horse. 

  • The Latest: Indiana family files 2nd lawsuit in boat sinking

    The Latest: Indiana family files 2nd lawsuit in boat sinking

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-31 15:58:26 GMT
    Members of an Indiana family who lost nine loved when a tourist boat sank in Missouri are speaking out about the tragedy.  (Source: KFVS)Members of an Indiana family who lost nine loved when a tourist boat sank in Missouri are speaking out about the tragedy. (Source: KFVS)

    The Latest on the sinking of tourist boat in Branson(all times local):

    The Latest on the sinking of tourist boat in Branson(all times local):

  • Indiana family to discuss boat sinking that killed relatives

    Indiana family to discuss boat sinking that killed relatives

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-07-31 15:36:53 GMT
    Members of an Indiana family who lost nine loved when a tourist boat sank in Missouri are speaking out about the tragedy.  (Source: KFVS)Members of an Indiana family who lost nine loved when a tourist boat sank in Missouri are speaking out about the tragedy. (Source: KFVS)

    Members of an Indiana family who lost nine loved ones when a tourist boat sank in Missouri plan to speak at a news conference about their lives after "our family tree has been broken."

    Members of an Indiana family who lost nine loved ones when a tourist boat sank in Missouri plan to speak at a news conference about their lives after "our family tree has been broken."

  • Heartland public housing residents have mixed reaction on smoking ban

    Heartland public housing residents have mixed reaction on smoking ban

    Monday, July 30 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-07-31 00:41:13 GMT
    Public housing residents in Morehouse, Missouri have mixed feelings about a new smoke free policy that HUD implemented in July 2018.Public housing residents in Morehouse, Missouri have mixed feelings about a new smoke free policy that HUD implemented in July 2018.
    Public housing residents in Morehouse, Missouri have mixed feelings about a new smoke free policy that HUD implemented in July 2018.Public housing residents in Morehouse, Missouri have mixed feelings about a new smoke free policy that HUD implemented in July 2018.

    Public housing residents in Morehouse, Missouri have mixed feelings about a new smoke-free policy that HUD implemented in July 2018. 

    Public housing residents in Morehouse, Missouri have mixed feelings about a new smoke-free policy that HUD implemented in July 2018. 

  • The Latest: Missouri opens criminal probe into boat incident

    The Latest: Missouri opens criminal probe into boat incident

    Monday, July 30 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-07-31 00:13:55 GMT
    The Missouri attorney general's office says it has opened a criminal investigation (Source: KFVS)The Missouri attorney general's office says it has opened a criminal investigation (Source: KFVS)

    The Latest on a $100 million lawsuit filed over sinking of tourist boat in Branson (all times local):

    The Latest on lawsuits filed over the sinking of tourist boat in Branson (all times local):

  • Area businesses team up with the SEMO Food Bank for hunger relief in southeast MO

    Area businesses team up with the SEMO Food Bank for hunger relief in southeast MO

    Monday, July 30 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-30 21:16:04 GMT
    Several area businesses recently made generous donations to the SEMO Food Bank in an effort to fight against hunger in southeast Missouri.Several area businesses recently made generous donations to the SEMO Food Bank in an effort to fight against hunger in southeast Missouri.
    source:  SEMO Food Banksource: SEMO Food Bank

    Several area businesses recently made generous donations to the SEMO Food Bank in an effort to fight against hunger in Southeast Missouri. 

    Several area businesses recently made generous donations to the SEMO Food Bank in an effort to fight against hunger in Southeast Missouri. 

  • MO Lt. Gov. visits Cape Girardeau

    MO Lt. Gov. visits Cape Girardeau

    Monday, July 30 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-07-30 20:44:10 GMT
    Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe came to Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Monday, July 30. The Rotary Club invited Kehoe to speak at its luncheon. (Source: Senate.mo.gov)Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe came to Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Monday, July 30. The Rotary Club invited Kehoe to speak at its luncheon. (Source: Senate.mo.gov)
    Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe came to Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Monday, July 30. The Rotary Club invited Kehoe to speak at its luncheon. (Source: Senate.mo.gov)Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe came to Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Monday, July 30. The Rotary Club invited Kehoe to speak at its luncheon. (Source: Senate.mo.gov)

    Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe came to Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Monday, July 30. 

    Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe came to Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Monday, July 30. 

  • Lawsuit filed addressing "deadly conditions at The Offsets" in Madison Co. MO

    Lawsuit filed addressing "deadly conditions at The Offsets" in Madison Co. MO

    Monday, July 30 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-07-30 20:37:27 GMT
    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley thas announced that his office has filed a lawsuit seeking to  “The Offsets” in Madison County to remedy deadly conditions at the former quarry. (Source: KFVS)Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley thas announced that his office has filed a lawsuit seeking to  “The Offsets” in Madison County to remedy deadly conditions at the former quarry. (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced that his office has filed a lawsuit seeking to  “The Offsets” in Madison County to remedy deadly conditions at the former quarry. 

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced that his office has filed a lawsuit seeking to  “The Offsets” in Madison County to remedy deadly conditions at the former quarry. 

  • Cape Girardeau man sentenced for possessing gun following standoff

    Cape Girardeau man sentenced for possessing gun following standoff

    Monday, July 30 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-07-30 19:45:38 GMT
    According to the US Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of Missouri, a Cape Girardeau man has been sentenced to 210 months behind bars following a 2017 standoff with police. (Source: KFVS)According to the US Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of Missouri, a Cape Girardeau man has been sentenced to 210 months behind bars following a 2017 standoff with police. (Source: KFVS)

    According to the US Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of Missouri, a Cape Girardeau man has been sentenced to 210 months behind bars following a 2017 standoff with police. 

    According to the US Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of Missouri, a Cape Girardeau man has been sentenced to 210 months behind bars following a 2017 standoff with police. 

  • The Latest: Children sue over parents' death in boat sinking

    The Latest: Children sue over parents' death in boat sinking

    Monday, July 30 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-07-30 18:47:28 GMT
    Three daughters of a couple who died when a tourist boat sank on a Missouri lake have filed a lawsuit against the companies involved in its operation and two crew members.(Source: KFVS)Three daughters of a couple who died when a tourist boat sank on a Missouri lake have filed a lawsuit against the companies involved in its operation and two crew members.(Source: KFVS)

    The Latest on a $100 million lawsuit filed over sinking of tourist boat in Branson (all times local):

    The Latest on lawsuits filed over the sinking of tourist boat in Branson (all times local):

  • Candidate with anti-gay views running for Missouri House

    Candidate with anti-gay views running for Missouri House

    Monday, July 30 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-07-30 18:29:40 GMT
    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 65-year-old Hardy Billington is the only Republican candidate campaigning to represent Poplar Bluff. (Source: KFVS)The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 65-year-old Hardy Billington is the only Republican candidate campaigning to represent Poplar Bluff. (Source: KFVS)

    A candidate with openly anti-gay views is running for the Missouri House of Representatives.

    A candidate with openly anti-gay views is running for the Missouri House of Representatives.

  • Road work scheduled for Bill Emerson Bridge

    Road work scheduled for Bill Emerson Bridge

    Monday, July 30 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-07-30 14:47:25 GMT
    The bridge has been reduced to one lane (Source: Justin Fischer, KFVS)The bridge has been reduced to one lane (Source: Justin Fischer, KFVS)
    The bridge has been reduced to one lane (Source: Justin Fischer, KFVS)The bridge has been reduced to one lane (Source: Justin Fischer, KFVS)

    The Bill Emerson Mework is scheduled for construction Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31.

    The Bill Emerson Mework is scheduled for construction Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31.

  • Two men accused of shooting another man arrested in Charleston, MO

    Two men accused of shooting another man arrested in Charleston, MO

    Monday, July 30 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-07-30 14:39:29 GMT
    Darrion Carter, 23 of East Prairie, Mo. and Robert Bogan Jr., 23 of Charleston, Mo. were both arrested on gun charges. (Source: Charleston Dept. of Public Safety)Darrion Carter, 23 of East Prairie, Mo. and Robert Bogan Jr., 23 of Charleston, Mo. were both arrested on gun charges. (Source: Charleston Dept. of Public Safety)

    A Charleston Police Officer out on patrol Saturday, July 28 stops a shooting near the intersection of Main and Tom Brown streets. According to the Charleston Department of Public Safety, the officer spotted Robert Bogan Jr., 23 of Charleston, and Darrion Carter, 23 of East Prairie, shooting at another man. The suspects reportedly took off running when the officer arrived, but were later taken into custody a few blocks away. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone |&n...

    A Charleston Police Officer out on patrol Saturday, July 28 stops a shooting near the intersection of Main and Tom Brown streets. According to the Charleston Department of Public Safety, the officer spotted Robert Bogan Jr., 23 of Charleston, and Darrion Carter, 23 of East Prairie, shooting at another man. The suspects reportedly took off running when the officer arrived, but were later taken into custody a few blocks away. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone |&n...

  • Police investigating attempted arson

    Police investigating attempted arson

    Monday, July 30 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-07-30 14:12:56 GMT
    Monday, July 30 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-30 14:18:01 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Kennett police want to find the person who tried to set fire to a house.

    Kennett police want to find the person who tried to set fire to a house.

  • Jefferson City cemeteries become national historic site

    Jefferson City cemeteries become national historic site

    Monday, July 30 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-07-30 11:20:42 GMT
    Two cemeteries will be recognized as historic places (Source: Pixabay)Two cemeteries will be recognized as historic places (Source: Pixabay)

    Federal officials have added two cemeteries in Jefferson City to the National Register of Historic Places.

    Federal officials have added two cemeteries in Jefferson City to the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Heartland organization cleaning up Malden, MO brings positive change to many

    Heartland organization cleaning up Malden, MO brings positive change to many

    Sunday, July 29 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-07-30 01:09:33 GMT
    A Positive Brotherhood sign sits at the entrance of Malden. Courtesy: Mike Mohundro KFVSA Positive Brotherhood sign sits at the entrance of Malden. Courtesy: Mike Mohundro KFVS
    A Positive Brotherhood sign sits at the entrance of Malden. Courtesy: Mike Mohundro KFVSA Positive Brotherhood sign sits at the entrance of Malden. Courtesy: Mike Mohundro KFVS

    Positive Brotherhood is an organization based out of Malden that has seven members.

    Positive Brotherhood is an organization based out of Malden that has seven members.

  • Pitbull died "horrible death," another found alive in Caruthersville

    Pitbull died "horrible death," another found alive in Caruthersville

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-07-25 20:24:52 GMT
    The Caruthersville Humane Society in Hayti, Missouri is asking for information concerning the dumping and death of a brindle pit bull southeast of the area over the levee. (Source: Caruthersville Humane Society)The Caruthersville Humane Society in Hayti, Missouri is asking for information concerning the dumping and death of a brindle pit bull southeast of the area over the levee. (Source: Caruthersville Humane Society)

    The Caruthersville Humane Society in Hayti, Missouri is asking for information concerning the dumping and death of a brindle pit bull southeast of the area over the levee.

    The Caruthersville Humane Society in Hayti, Missouri is asking for information concerning the dumping and death of a brindle pit bull southeast of the area over the levee.

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    Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-08-20 21:53:32 GMT
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    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Chri...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Chri...
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    Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters.
  • Woman killed by alligator on Hilton Head Island

    Woman killed by alligator on Hilton Head Island

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-08-20 22:11:31 GMT

    A woman was attacked and killed by an alligator Monday morning in the Sea Pines area on Hilton Head Island.

    A woman was attacked and killed by an alligator Monday morning in the Sea Pines area on Hilton Head Island.

  • Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married couple die

    Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married couple die

    Monday, August 20 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:59:50 GMT
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    Four swimmers and a good Samaritan who also got caught in the current were pulled to safety, but a married couple died. (Source: Pixabay)Four swimmers and a good Samaritan who also got caught in the current were pulled to safety, but a married couple died. (Source: Pixabay)

    They came on a boat, Jet Skis and a paddleboard, but couldn't help 2 swimmers who died.

    They came on a boat, Jet Skis and a paddleboard, but couldn't help 2 swimmers who died.

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