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  • Shots fired on I-55 hit multiple cars, police say

    Shots fired on I-55 hit multiple cars, police say

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:41:02 GMT
    (Credit: KMOV)(Credit: KMOV)

    Police say someone fired shots at multiple cars on I-55 near the St. Louis County-Jefferson County line. 

    Police say someone fired shots at multiple cars on I-55 near the St. Louis County-Jefferson County line. 

  • CarGO Carryout liquor delivery service questions law enforcement

    CarGO Carryout liquor delivery service questions law enforcement

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-04-27 03:40:57 GMT
    CarGO owner Dr. Jame Stapleton said a liquor license wasn't necessary since they were selling the alcohol. (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)CarGO owner Dr. Jame Stapleton said a liquor license wasn't necessary since they were selling the alcohol. (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)

    A ride-sharing service, carGO has started delivering food under the new app CarGO Carryout. A new service has been added, delivering alcohol. The addition has law enforcement questioning the legality.

    A ride-sharing service, carGO has started delivering food under the new app CarGO Carryout. A new service has been added, delivering alcohol. The addition has law enforcement questioning the legality.

  • Family remembers man shot, killed in Reynolds County

    Family remembers man shot, killed in Reynolds County

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:43:44 GMT
    One person is facing a murder charge after a death investigation by the sheriff's office and Missouri Highway Patrol is underway in Reynolds County, Mo. (Source: Raycom Media)One person is facing a murder charge after a death investigation by the sheriff's office and Missouri Highway Patrol is underway in Reynolds County, Mo. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Family members are remembering a man who was shot and killed on Monday night in Bunker, Missouri

    Family members are remembering a man who was shot and killed on Monday night in Bunker, Missouri

  • Someone draws swastika on dog's head in Missouri

    Someone draws swastika on dog's head in Missouri

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:27:43 GMT
    Someone draws swastika on dog's head in Missouri (Source: Wikimedia Commons)Someone draws swastika on dog's head in Missouri (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

    The owners of a playful pup in southwest Missouri are wondering why someone drew a swastika on the dog's forehead.

    The owners of a playful pup in southwest Missouri are wondering why someone drew a swastika on the dog's forehead.

  • Southeast announces winners of entrepreneurship training course

    Southeast announces winners of entrepreneurship training course

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:17:14 GMT
    LaunchU is an 18-hour hands-on course (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)LaunchU is an 18-hour hands-on course (Source: Southeast Missouri State University)
    source:  Southeast Missouri State Universitysource: Southeast Missouri State University

    The Economic and Business Engagement Center at Southeast Missouri State University recently presented two $500 cash prizes to the winners of the LaunchU entrepreneurship training course.

    The Economic and Business Engagement Center at Southeast Missouri State University recently presented two $500 cash prizes to the winners of the LaunchU entrepreneurship training course.

  • Greitens announces MO rural resource guide

    Greitens announces MO rural resource guide

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:39:48 GMT
    The guide has six categories:  Infrastructure, Community Development, Community Services, Business Development, Workforce/Education, and Governance. (Source:  Raycom Media)The guide has six categories:  Infrastructure, Community Development, Community Services, Business Development, Workforce/Education, and Governance. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The guide has six categories:  Infrastructure, Community Development, Community Services, Business Development, Workforce/Education, and Governance. (Source:  Raycom Media)The guide has six categories:  Infrastructure, Community Development, Community Services, Business Development, Workforce/Education, and Governance. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The guide has six categories:  Infrastructure, Community Development, Community Services, Business Development, Workforce/Education, and Governance.

    The guide has six categories:  Infrastructure, Community Development, Community Services, Business Development, Workforce/Education, and Governance.

  • Jackson, MO roadside mowing policy

    Jackson, MO roadside mowing policy

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:33:22 GMT
    Jackson, Missouri city officials are reminding residents and businesses of the roadside mowing policy. (Source: KFVS)Jackson, Missouri city officials are reminding residents and businesses of the roadside mowing policy. (Source: KFVS)
    Jackson, Missouri city officials are reminding residents and businesses of the roadside mowing policy. (Source: KFVS)Jackson, Missouri city officials are reminding residents and businesses of the roadside mowing policy. (Source: KFVS)

    Jackson, Missouri city officials are reminding residents and businesses of the roadside mowing policy.

    Jackson, Missouri city officials are reminding residents and businesses of the roadside mowing policy.

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  • Victim identified in Hwy. 51 in Perry Co., MO deadly crash

    Victim identified in Hwy. 51 in Perry Co., MO deadly crash

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:31:15 GMT
    A crash happened on Hwy. 51 (Source: Raycom Media)A crash happened on Hwy. 51 (Source: Raycom Media)

    The victim of a deadly crash in Perry County has been identified. 

    The victim of a deadly crash in Perry County has been identified. 

  • Driver injured, cat missing after semi truck overturns on side road near I-55

    Driver injured, cat missing after semi truck overturns on side road near I-55

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:29:24 GMT

    A tractor-trailer has overturned on a side road off I-55 southbound at the 109-mile marker in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri on Thursday, April 26.

    A tractor-trailer has overturned on a side road off I-55 southbound at the 109-mile marker in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri on Thursday, April 26.

  • Heartland road projects for 4/26

    Heartland road projects for 4/26

    Sunday, May 11 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-05-11 20:08:01 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-04-26 20:12:12 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.

  • Humane Society of Southeast MO to hold 'Spay Day' 4/26

    Humane Society of Southeast MO to hold 'Spay Day' 4/26

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-26 18:26:35 GMT
    The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri is holding a "Spay Day" on Thursday, April 26. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri is holding a "Spay Day" on Thursday, April 26. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)

    The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri will hold a "Spay Day" on Thursday, April 26.

    The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri will hold a "Spay Day" on Thursday, April 26.

  • Korean War POW shares stories of service

    Korean War POW shares stories of service

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:02:02 GMT
    James "Jay" Barber was on the front lines in the Korean War on November 30, 1950, when the U.S. Army suffered more battle deaths than in any one day in the nation’s history. (Source: Nathan Ellgren/KFVS)James "Jay" Barber was on the front lines in the Korean War on November 30, 1950, when the U.S. Army suffered more battle deaths than in any one day in the nation’s history. (Source: Nathan Ellgren/KFVS)

    James C. Barber fought in one bloodiest battles during the Korean War, and said he is the only former Prisoner of War still alive in the area that the Poplar Bluff VA hospital serves.

    James C. Barber fought in one bloodiest battles during the Korean War, and said he is the only former Prisoner of War still alive in the area that the Poplar Bluff VA hospital serves.

  • Three Rivers and carGO team up to provide transportation and food

    Three Rivers and carGO team up to provide transportation and food

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:43:52 GMT
    (Source: Three Rivers College)(Source: Three Rivers College)

    Getting around and staying full is about to get a lot easier at Three Rivers College.

    Getting around and staying full is about to get a lot easier at Three Rivers College.

  • House has heavy damage after fire in Poplar Bluff, MO

    House has heavy damage after fire in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:45:58 GMT
    The home was engulfed by the time crews arrived (Source: Rob Foote, KFVS)The home was engulfed by the time crews arrived (Source: Rob Foote, KFVS)

    A house fire broke out early Wednesday morning on April 25 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

    A house fire broke out early Wednesday morning on April 25 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

  • Shooting investigation underway in Sikeston, MO

    Shooting investigation underway in Sikeston, MO

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:06:02 GMT
    1 person was shot in Sikeston, MO (Source: Nicole Cartmell, KFVS)1 person was shot in Sikeston, MO (Source: Nicole Cartmell, KFVS)

    According to Sikeston DPS Assistant Chief Jim McMillen, one person was shot and taken to an area hospital on Tuesday evening, April 24 with serious injuries.

    According to Sikeston DPS Assistant Chief Jim McMillen, one person was shot and taken to an area hospital on Tuesday evening, April 24 with serious injuries.

  • What will Cape Girardeau's new baseball team be called? You decide

    What will Cape Girardeau's new baseball team be called? You decide

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:51:19 GMT
    Three Names and Logos have been revealed for Cape Girardeau Prospect League team. (Source: Hank Cavagnaro KFVS)Three Names and Logos have been revealed for Cape Girardeau Prospect League team. (Source: Hank Cavagnaro KFVS)

    The owners of the Prospect League team unveiled three name and logo options for Cape Girardeau's new collegiate wooden bat team on Tuesday, April 24.

    The owners of the Prospect League team unveiled three name and logo options for Cape Girardeau's new collegiate wooden bat team on Tuesday, April 24.

  • MDC: More than 100 dead turtles found in dump site

    MDC: More than 100 dead turtles found in dump site

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:48:24 GMT
    A Missouri Conservation agent determined the large pile of turtles included 161 red-eared sliders and two snapping turtles. (Source: MDC Staff/Missouri Department of Conservation)A Missouri Conservation agent determined the large pile of turtles included 161 red-eared sliders and two snapping turtles. (Source: MDC Staff/Missouri Department of Conservation)

    The Missouri Department of Conservation says more than 100 dead turtles were found recently in a dump site.

    The Missouri Department of Conservation says more than 100 dead turtles were found recently in a dump site.

  • Former Cape Girardeau councilman Melvin Gateley remembered

    Former Cape Girardeau councilman Melvin Gateley remembered

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:39:22 GMT
    A former visionary is being remembered (Source: City Cape Girardeau)A former visionary is being remembered (Source: City Cape Girardeau)
    A former visionary is being remembered (Source: City Cape Girardeau)A former visionary is being remembered (Source: City Cape Girardeau)

    A Cape Girardeau former city councilman and visionary, Melvin Gateley, is being remembered for his contributions to the city. 

    A Cape Girardeau former city councilman and visionary, Melvin Gateley, is being remembered for his contributions to the city. 

  • Heartland hospital's future looking brighter after crucial tax approval

    Heartland hospital's future looking brighter after crucial tax approval

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:14:40 GMT
    The Iron County Medical Center's future is looking brighter after a much-needed tax approval from the voters in March. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)The Iron County Medical Center's future is looking brighter after a much-needed tax approval from the voters in March. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)
    The Iron County Medical Center's future is looking brighter after a much-needed tax approval from the voters in March. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)The Iron County Medical Center's future is looking brighter after a much-needed tax approval from the voters in March. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    The Iron County Medical Center's future is looking brighter after a much needed tax approval from the voters last March. 

    The Iron County Medical Center's future is looking brighter after a much needed tax approval from the voters last March. 

  • Jackson, MO man facing sodomy, child porn charges

    Jackson, MO man facing sodomy, child porn charges

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:02:14 GMT
    John Miller was taken into custody and charged through the Cape Girardeau County Prosecutor’s Office (Source: Jackson Police Department, Facebook)John Miller was taken into custody and charged through the Cape Girardeau County Prosecutor’s Office (Source: Jackson Police Department, Facebook)
    John Miller was taken into custody and charged through the Cape Girardeau County Prosecutor’s Office (Source: Jackson Police Department, Facebook)John Miller was taken into custody and charged through the Cape Girardeau County Prosecutor’s Office (Source: Jackson Police Department, Facebook)

    A Jackson, Missouri man is facing child porn and sodomy charges, according to the Jackson Police Department.

    A Jackson, Missouri man is facing child porn and sodomy charges, according to the Jackson Police Department.

  • Former Mississippi Co. sheriff's civil case delayed

    Former Mississippi Co. sheriff's civil case delayed

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:22:37 GMT
    Cory Hutcheson has two cases in court (Source: Cape Girardeau County Jail)Cory Hutcheson has two cases in court (Source: Cape Girardeau County Jail)

    A notice of continuance was filed in court on April 24 concerning a civil case against Hutcheson. That case is being delayed.

    A notice of continuance was filed in court on April 24 concerning a civil case against Hutcheson. That case is being delayed.

  • Road closures, water over the road 4/24

    Road closures, water over the road 4/24

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:56:25 GMT
    A report of water over the road according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. (Source: KYTC)A report of water over the road according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. (Source: KYTC)

    A report of water over the road according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as of April 23:

    A report of water over the road according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as of April 23:

  • Cape Girardeau gets new K-9 officer, Debo

    Cape Girardeau gets new K-9 officer, Debo

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:48:32 GMT
    Officer Debo will be out on the streets soon (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)Officer Debo will be out on the streets soon (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)

    His name is Debo and he's the final K9 purchased as a result of the "Pay for the Pups Campaign" according to officers.

    His name is Debo and he's the final K9 purchased as a result of the "Pay for the Pups Campaign" according to officers.

  • Silver Alert canceled for missing MO woman, found safe

    Silver Alert canceled for missing MO woman, found safe

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:18:11 GMT
    (Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol)(Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol)

    Ripley County authorities say a missing Naylor woman was found safe.

    Ripley County authorities say a missing Naylor woman was found safe.

  • Teeth dehydration is a real thing and it could lead to tooth decay

    Teeth dehydration is a real thing and it could lead to tooth decay

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:10:48 GMT
    "Teeth can get dehydrated," Ruopp said.  (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)"Teeth can get dehydrated," Ruopp said. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    Teeth dehydration. Ever heard of it? It's a real thing and it's something you might have had and never knew it. 

    Teeth dehydration. Ever heard of it? It's a real thing and it's something you might have had and never knew it. 

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    Silver Advisory canceled for missing woman in Ripley Co.

    Silver Advisory canceled for missing woman in Ripley Co.

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:06:49 GMT
    Bonnie Kay White has been found (Source: MSHP)Bonnie Kay White has been found (Source: MSHP)
    Bonnie Kay White has been found (Source: MSHP)Bonnie Kay White has been found (Source: MSHP)

    The Ripley County Sheriff's Department has canceled an Endangered Silver Advisory for a woman who was reported missing on April 11. 

    The Ripley County Sheriff's Department has canceled an Endangered Silver Advisory for a woman who was reported missing on April 11. 

  • Missouri House moves to legalize medical marijuana

    Missouri House moves to legalize medical marijuana

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:41:10 GMT
    The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill that would legalize medical marijuana for many patients. (Source: Pixabay)The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill that would legalize medical marijuana for many patients. (Source: Pixabay)

    The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill that would legalize medical marijuana for many patients.

    The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill that would legalize medical marijuana for many patients.

  • Heartland Family campaigns for live kidney donor

    Heartland Family campaigns for live kidney donor

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:13:49 GMT
    A Jackson, Missouri woman is battling kidney failure while she waits for a perfect donor match (Source: Kelsey Anderson, KFVS)A Jackson, Missouri woman is battling kidney failure while she waits for a perfect donor match (Source: Kelsey Anderson, KFVS)

    A Jackson woman is battling kidney failure while she waits for a perfect donor match. Now her friends and family are doing what they can to get the word out about kidney donation.

    A Jackson woman is battling kidney failure while she waits for a perfect donor match. Now her friends and family are doing what they can to get the word out about kidney donation.

  • Fire marshal investigating after deadly fire in Puxico, MO

    Fire marshal investigating after deadly fire in Puxico, MO

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:33:14 GMT
    A Puxico, Missouri man has died after a fire at a home on Sunday, April 23, according to the county coroner. (Source: Pixabay.com) (Source: PixabayA Puxico, Missouri man has died after a fire at a home on Sunday, April 23, according to the county coroner. (Source: Pixabay.com) (Source: Pixabay

    A Puxico, Missouri man has died after a fire at a home on Sunday, April 23, according to the county coroner.

    A Puxico, Missouri man has died after a fire at a home on Sunday, April 23, according to the county coroner.

  • Greitens' attorneys want to disqualify St. Louis prosecutors

    Greitens' attorneys want to disqualify St. Louis prosecutors

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:03:19 GMT
    Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens say they will seek to disqualify prosecutors (Source: KFVS)Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens say they will seek to disqualify prosecutors (Source: KFVS)

    Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens say they will seek to disqualify prosecutors in the St. Louis circuit attorney's office from a felony case involving the governor's use of a charity donor list for...

    Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens say they will seek to disqualify prosecutors in the St. Louis circuit attorney's office from a felony case involving the governor's use of a charity donor list for his 2016...

  • Donation to Bloomfield organization helps loved ones bury veterans

    Donation to Bloomfield organization helps loved ones bury veterans

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:32:17 GMT

    A generous donation to the Bloomfield Assistance League is making it easier for veterans families while they bury their loved ones.

    A generous donation to the Bloomfield Assistance League is making it easier for veterans families while they bury their loved ones.

  • Jackson, MO police remind drivers to lock their vehicles

    Jackson, MO police remind drivers to lock their vehicles

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:32:54 GMT
    The Jackson Police Department says to lock your vehicle (Source: KFVS)The Jackson Police Department says to lock your vehicle (Source: KFVS)
    The Jackson Police Department says to lock your vehicle (Source: KFVS)The Jackson Police Department says to lock your vehicle (Source: KFVS)

    Officers said over the weekend they received several reports of criminals getting into unlocked vehicles and taking money and other items.

    Officers said over the weekend they received several reports of criminals getting into unlocked vehicles and taking money and other items.

  • Scores of people walk for MS in Cape Girardeau despite rainy conditions

    Scores of people walk for MS in Cape Girardeau despite rainy conditions

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:39 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:39:06 GMT
    A steady rain didn't stop people from raising awareness for multiple sclerosis on Sunday in Cape Girardeau (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)A steady rain didn't stop people from raising awareness for multiple sclerosis on Sunday in Cape Girardeau (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    A steady rain didn't stop people from raising awareness for multiple sclerosis on Sunday in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

    A steady rain didn't stop people from raising awareness for multiple sclerosis on Sunday in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

  • Missouri House votes to regulate powdered alcohol

    Missouri House votes to regulate powdered alcohol

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:37:25 GMT
    Powdered alcohol would be regulated in MO (Source: Pixabay.com)Powdered alcohol would be regulated in MO (Source: Pixabay.com)

    Powdered alcohol would be regulated like other alcoholic beverages in Missouri under legislation passed by the state House.

    Powdered alcohol would be regulated like other alcoholic beverages in Missouri under legislation passed by the state House.

  • 3 vehicle crash on Sprigg St. in Cape Girardeau, MO

    3 vehicle crash on Sprigg St. in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:31:37 GMT
    Police said there were no major injuries after a three-vehicle crash in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday, April 22. (Source: Jessica Eftink, KFVS)Police said there were no major injuries after a three-vehicle crash in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday, April 22. (Source: Jessica Eftink, KFVS)
    Police said there were no major injuries after a three-vehicle crash in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday, April 22. (Source: Jessica Eftink, KFVS)Police said there were no major injuries after a three-vehicle crash in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday, April 22. (Source: Jessica Eftink, KFVS)

    Police said there were no major injuries after a three-vehicle crash in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday, April 22.  

    Police said there were no major injuries after a three-vehicle crash in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday, April 22.  

  • Michael Brown's mother, attorneys to speak at Harvard panel

    Michael Brown's mother, attorneys to speak at Harvard panel

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:45:35 GMT
    The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University.(Source: Stock image/Pixabay)The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University.(Source: Stock image/Pixabay)

    The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University.

    The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University.

  • Missouri has highest black homicide rate, Kansas in top 10

    Missouri has highest black homicide rate, Kansas in top 10

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:23:19 GMT
    Missouri has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the country, with neighboring Kansas coming in the top 10. (Source:  Raycom Media)Missouri has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the country, with neighboring Kansas coming in the top 10. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Missouri has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the country, with neighboring Kansas coming in the top 10.

    Missouri has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the country, with neighboring Kansas coming in the top 10.

  • Missouri lawmaker accused of calling into racist radio show

    Missouri lawmaker accused of calling into racist radio show

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-22 14:17:01 GMT
    (Source: Missouri House of Representatives)(Source: Missouri House of Representatives)

    Fellow Democrats are calling for a Missouri lawmaker to resign after they say he repeatedly called into a St. Louis-area radio program in which the host is known for making racist and other offensive remarks.

    Fellow Democrats are calling for a Missouri lawmaker to resign after they say he repeatedly called into a St. Louis-area radio program in which the host is known for making racist and other offensive remarks.

  • Two families had memorable pitches at SEMO Redhawks game

    Two families had memorable pitches at SEMO Redhawks game

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:42:34 GMT
    Liam Gregory, a heart recipient, hands the ball to the catcher in his ceremonial first pitch.Liam Gregory, a heart recipient, hands the ball to the catcher in his ceremonial first pitch.

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

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

  • 2.3 earthquake centered near Caruthersville, MO

    2.3 earthquake centered near Caruthersville, MO

    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:54:38 GMT
    A 2.3 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Saturday, April 21 (Source: USGS)A 2.3 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Saturday, April 21 (Source: USGS)

    A 2.3 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Saturday, April 21.

    A 2.3 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Saturday, April 21.

  • Poll: Greitens’ approval rating currently at 37 percent

    Poll: Greitens’ approval rating currently at 37 percent

    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:14:12 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:14:12 GMT
    File photo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)File photo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
    File photo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)File photo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    A new survey shows that 37 percent of Missourians approve of Missouri Governor Greitens’ performance, while 51 percent disapprove.

    A new survey shows that 37 percent of Missourians approve of Missouri Governor Greitens’ performance, while 51 percent disapprove.

  • Hundreds of volunteers clean up Cape Girardeau

    Hundreds of volunteers clean up Cape Girardeau

    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:00:59 GMT
    Ally Ortega and Emma Rivers cut weeds in a garden (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS).Ally Ortega and Emma Rivers cut weeds in a garden (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS).

    Hundreds of volunteers came out to Cape Girardeau to help beautify different parts of the city.

    Hundreds of volunteers came out to Cape Girardeau to help beautify different parts of the city.

  • I-57 cleared after two tractor trailers crash

    I-57 cleared after two tractor trailers crash

    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:47:45 GMT
    (Source: Kerry Gilmer)(Source: Kerry Gilmer)

    The scene where two tractor-trailers crashed has been cleared on I-57 at mile marker 4 outside of Sikeston on Saturday, April 21.

    The scene where two tractor-trailers crashed has been cleared on I-57 at mile marker 4 outside of Sikeston on Saturday, April 21.

  • Hometown teams exhibit in Perryville

    Hometown teams exhibit in Perryville, MO

    Hometown teams exhibit in Perryville, MO

    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:15:06 GMT
    Students viewing Hometown Teams (Source: Perry County Historical Society)Students viewing Hometown Teams (Source: Perry County Historical Society)
    Students viewing Hometown TeamsStudents viewing Hometown Teams

    The Perry County Historical Society, Missouri Humanities Council and Smithsonian Museum on Main Street Program have teamed up together to bring a new sports exhibit to Perryville. 

    The Perry County Historical Society, Missouri Humanities Council and Smithsonian Museum on Main Street Program have teamed up together to bring a new sports exhibit to Perryville. 

  • Truck stop chapels provide places of worship for truckers

    Truck stop chapels provide places of worship for truckers

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:32:20 GMT
    The place of worship is one of nearly 80 chapels nationwide created by Truckstop Ministries Inc. (Source: Pixabay)The place of worship is one of nearly 80 chapels nationwide created by Truckstop Ministries Inc. (Source: Pixabay)

    A small town outside Columbia is home to a tiny chapel that serves truckers making a pit stop.

    A small town outside Columbia is home to a tiny chapel that serves truckers making a pit stop.

  • Greitens' charity: we did not authorize the use of donor info to anyone for campaign purposes

    Greitens' charity: we did not authorize the use of donor info to anyone for campaign purposes

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:54:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with felony computer tampering.

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with felony computer tampering.

  • Missouri House Democratic leadership asks representative to resign

    Missouri House Democratic leadership asks representative to resign

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:24:05 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:24:05 GMT
    Representative Bob Burns. (Via Missouri House of Representatives)Representative Bob Burns. (Via Missouri House of Representatives)
    Representative Bob Burns. (Via Missouri House of Representatives)Representative Bob Burns. (Via Missouri House of Representatives)

    A release from Missouri's House Democratic leadership said they are asking for Representative Bob Burns to resign in light of "disturbing recordings of calls" made to a radio show with a host who makes "racist on-air statements."

    A release from Missouri's House Democratic leadership said they are asking for Representative Bob Burns to resign in light of "disturbing recordings of calls" made to a radio show with a host who makes "racist on-air statements."

  • Glen Allen man confessed to burglary in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Glen Allen man confessed to burglary in Poplar Bluff, MO

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:12:14 GMT
    Harris admitted to being on meth during the burglary. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)Harris admitted to being on meth during the burglary. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)

    Poplar Bluff Police arrested a man following a burglary on Friday, April 20.

    Poplar Bluff Police arrested a man following a burglary on Friday, April 20.

  • Guests evacuated after fire at Cape Girardeau hotel

    Guests evacuated after fire at Cape Girardeau hotel

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:20:58 GMT

    Hotel guests were evacuated from their rooms after one of the units caught fire on Saturday, April 21 in Cape Girardeau.

    Hotel guests were evacuated from their rooms after one of the units caught fire on Saturday, April 21 in Cape Girardeau.

  • Cardinals beat Reds 4-2, spoil Riggleman's debut as manager

    Cardinals beat Reds 4-2, spoil Riggleman's debut as manager

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:48:58 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Michael Wacha kept up his strong pitching against Cincinnati, Yadier Molina hit two-run double in the first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals won 4-2 Friday night to spoil Jim Riggleman's debut as Reds...

    Michael Wacha kept up his strong pitching against Cincinnati, Yadier Molina hit two-run double in the first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals won 4-2 Friday night to spoil Jim Riggleman's debut as Reds interim manager.

  • SEMO baseball defeats Murray State

    SEMO baseball defeats Murray State

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-04-21 02:00:30 GMT

    The Southeast Missouri State baseball team defeated Murray State Friday night at Capaha Park 7-4.

    The Southeast Missouri State baseball team defeated Murray State Friday night at Capaha Park 7-4.

  • $10M grant helping centers in Southeast MO to fight opioid crisis

    $10M grant helping centers in Southeast MO to fight opioid crisis

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:15:22 GMT
    Missouri received a $10 million grant to combat the opioid epidemic. (Source: Pixabay)Missouri received a $10 million grant to combat the opioid epidemic. (Source: Pixabay)

    For the second year in a row the state of Missouri will get a $10 million dollar grant to help fight the opioid epidemic. Local recovery centers in the Southeast region are using that money hire more employees and make more opiate treatment programs available to those needing help the most.

    For the second year in a row the state of Missouri will get a $10 million dollar grant to help fight the opioid epidemic. Local recovery centers in the Southeast region are using that money hire more employees and make more opiate treatment programs available to those needing help the most.

  • Immaculate Conception in St. Mary, MO closes its doors after 144 years

    Immaculate Conception in St. Mary, MO closes its doors after 144 years

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:15:35 GMT
    The Immaculate Conception Church in St. Mary, Missouri that was founded in 1874 has officially closed their doors.  (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)The Immaculate Conception Church in St. Mary, Missouri that was founded in 1874 has officially closed their doors.  (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    The Immaculate Conception Church in St. Mary, founded in 1874, has officially closed their doors. 

    The Immaculate Conception Church in St. Mary, Missouri that was founded in 1874 has officially closed their doors. 

  • Parents get free help securing car seats in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Parents get free help securing car seats in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:26:43 GMT
    Parents were learning how to install car seats for their young children Wednesday afternoon during a 'Walk in Wednesday' event.  (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)Parents were learning how to install car seats for their young children Wednesday afternoon during a 'Walk in Wednesday' event.  (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)
    (Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)(Source: Nathan Ellgren, KFVS)

    Parents were learning how to install car seats for their young children Wednesday afternoon during a 'Walk in Wednesday' event. 

    Parents were learning how to install car seats for their young children Wednesday afternoon during a 'Walk in Wednesday' event. 

  • $10M grant to fight opioid use in MO announced by lawmakers

    $10M grant to fight opioid use in MO announced by lawmakers

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:20:24 GMT
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Missouri another $10 million opioid crisis grant. (Source: Pixabay)The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Missouri another $10 million opioid crisis grant. (Source: Pixabay)
    Dr. Jeff Ripperda of Murphysboro, Ill. said he's treated over 300-patients since receiving his license 7-years ago to prescribe addiction helping drugs. (Source: Pixabay)Dr. Jeff Ripperda of Murphysboro, Ill. said he's treated over 300-patients since receiving his license 7-years ago to prescribe addiction helping drugs. (Source: Pixabay)

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Missouri another $10 million opioid crisis grant.

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Missouri another $10 million opioid crisis grant.

  • Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

    Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:01:15 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers and instead banking on the support of regular Republican voters (Source: St. Louis Police Department)Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers and instead banking on the support of regular Republican voters (Source: St. Louis Police Department)

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers and instead banking on the support of regular Republican voters as he fights allegations of sexual and political misconduct.

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers and instead banking on the support of regular Republican voters as he fights allegations of sexual and political misconduct.

  • Perryville police asking for help identifying two people

    Perryville police asking for help identifying two people

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:00:33 GMT
    Perryville Police are searching for two people. (Source: Perryville Police Department)Perryville Police are searching for two people. (Source: Perryville Police Department)
    Perryville Police are searching for two people. (Source: Perryville Police Department)Perryville Police are searching for two people. (Source: Perryville Police Department)

    The Perryville Police Department is needing the public's help in identifying two individuals in regards to an ongoing investigation.

    The Perryville Police Department is needing the public's help in identifying two individuals in regards to an ongoing investigation.

  • New Madrid Co. Sheriff's Office takes over police duties in Lilbourn, MO

    New Madrid Co. Sheriff's Office takes over police duties in Lilbourn, MO

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:21:44 GMT
    The town is under the protection of the county (Source: KFVS)The town is under the protection of the county (Source: KFVS)

    The sheriff's office is providing law enforcement assistance for the city of Lilbourn after a ballot measure passed.

    The sheriff's office is providing law enforcement assistance for the city of Lilbourn after a ballot measure passed.

  • Missouri House passes tax overhaul

    Missouri House passes tax overhaul

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:51:15 GMT
    Missouri House members have passed legislation to cut the current income tax rates of 6.25 percent for businesses and 5.9 percent for most M issourians down to 5 percent.(Source: Pixabay)Missouri House members have passed legislation to cut the current income tax rates of 6.25 percent for businesses and 5.9 percent for most M issourians down to 5 percent.(Source: Pixabay)

    Missouri House members have passed legislation to cut the current income tax rates of 6.25 percent for businesses and 5.9 percent for most Missourians down to 5 percent.

    Missouri House members have passed legislation to cut the current income tax rates of 6.25 percent for businesses and 5.9 percent for most Missourians down to 5 percent.

  • Cards-Cubs called off, MLB's 25th postponement in 3 weeks

    Cards-Cubs called off, MLB's 25th postponement in 3 weeks

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:15:39 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs has been called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season.

    The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs has been called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season.

  • Cape Girardeau clothing store helps empower women

    Cape Girardeau clothing store helps empower women

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:46:50 GMT
    Clothing store helps empower women (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)Clothing store helps empower women (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)

    A boutique store is helping women out in more ways than just selling them clothes.

    A boutique store is helping women out in more ways than just selling them clothes.

  • Cape Shrine Club Golf Tournament

    Cape Shrine Club Golf Tournament

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:28:10 GMT
    Cape Shrine Golf Club Tournament. (Source: Pixabay)Cape Shrine Golf Club Tournament. (Source: Pixabay)
    Cape Shrine Golf Club Tournament. (Source: Pixabay)Cape Shrine Golf Club Tournament. (Source: Pixabay)

    Tee it up!  It's time for the 23rd annual Cape Shrine Club Golf Tournament.

    Tee it up!  It's time for the 23rd annual Cape Shrine Club Golf Tournament.

  • New guidelines to prevent elderly falls

    New guidelines to prevent elderly falls

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:26:00 GMT
    (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)(Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)
    (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)(Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)
    As your age increases, your likelihood of injuring yourself from falling also increases.  The U.S. preventative services task force issued new recommendations to help prevent injuries due to falls. One of the biggest is staying active as you age. According to the CDC, falling is the leading cause of death due to injury for older Americans.  Aging Matters in Cape Girardeau deals a lot with people who do fall. Tracy Tripp, a dietician there says that as more and more Americ...
    As your age increases, your likelihood of injuring yourself from falling also increases.  The U.S. preventative services task force issued new recommendations to help prevent injuries due to falls. One of the biggest is staying active as you age. According to the CDC, falling is the leading cause of death due to injury for older Americans.  Aging Matters in Cape Girardeau deals a lot with people who do fall. Tracy Tripp, a dietician there says that as more and more Americ...
  • Missouri sued for alleged voter registration law violation

    Missouri sued for alleged voter registration law violation

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:00:23 GMT
    Missouri is being sued for allegedly not following federal voter registration laws.(Source: Stock image/KFVS)Missouri is being sued for allegedly not following federal voter registration laws.(Source: Stock image/KFVS)

    Missouri is being sued for allegedly not following federal voter registration laws.

    Missouri is being sued for allegedly not following federal voter registration laws.

  • Missouri House passes tax overhaul

    Missouri House passes tax overhaul

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:24:46 GMT
    Missouri House members have passed legislation to cut the current income tax rates of 6.25 percent for businesses and 5.9 percent for most Missourians down to 5 percent. (Source:  Raycom Media)Missouri House members have passed legislation to cut the current income tax rates of 6.25 percent for businesses and 5.9 percent for most Missourians down to 5 percent. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Missouri House members have passed legislation to cut the current income tax rates of 6.25 percent for businesses and 5.9 percent for most Missourians down to 5 percent.

    Missouri House members have passed legislation to cut the current income tax rates of 6.25 percent for businesses and 5.9 percent for most Missourians down to 5 percent.

  • Mississippi Co. Water Dist. supervisor accused of tampering with meter

    Mississippi Co. Water Dist. supervisor accused of tampering with meter

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:50:43 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating after a water district supervisor allegedly tampered with a meter. (Source: KFVS)The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating after a water district supervisor allegedly tampered with a meter. (Source: KFVS)

    The Mississippi County Public Water District supervisor is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly tampering with the main meter.

    The Mississippi County Public Water District supervisor is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly tampering with the main meter.

  • Missouri university to financially help boy hit by baseball

    Missouri university to financially help boy hit by baseball

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:15:25 GMT
    Dawson Hirshey of Diamond was struck in the head by a line-drive foul ball Friday (Source: Raycom Media)Dawson Hirshey of Diamond was struck in the head by a line-drive foul ball Friday (Source: Raycom Media)

    Missouri Southern State University officials are working to help cover medical expenses for the family of a 7-year-old who was severely injured watching a baseball game.

    Missouri Southern State University officials are working to help cover medical expenses for the family of a 7-year-old who was severely injured watching a baseball game.

  • Broadway in Cape Girardeau, MO to be reduced to one lane on April 23 for construction work

    Broadway in Cape Girardeau, MO to be reduced to one lane on April 23 for construction work

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:08:18 GMT
    Construction will close the westbound land of Broadway for one week. (Source: Raycom Media)Construction will close the westbound land of Broadway for one week. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Construction work on the H&H building in Cape Girardeau, Mo. will lead to a lane closure on Broadway.

    Construction work on the H&H building in Cape Girardeau, Mo. will lead to a lane closure on Broadway.

  • Left turn lanes added to Deerwood Dr. at N. High St. in Jackson, MO

    Left turn lanes added to Deerwood Dr. at N. High St. in Jackson, MO

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:01:06 GMT
    Drivers can use the new lanes to make left turns. This is a busy intersection. (Source: Raycom Media)Drivers can use the new lanes to make left turns. This is a busy intersection. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Drivers can use the new lanes to make left turns. This is a busy intersection.

    Drivers can use the new lanes to make left turns. This is a busy intersection.

  • Caruthersville School Dist. revises graduation guidelines; allows children under 5

    Caruthersville School Dist. revises graduation guidelines; allows children under 5

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:12:01 GMT
    The Caruthersville School District revised its graduation guidelines to allow children under five years old at the ceremony. (Source: KFVS)The Caruthersville School District revised its graduation guidelines to allow children under five years old at the ceremony. (Source: KFVS)
    The Caruthersville School District revised its graduation guidelines to allow children under five years old at the ceremony. (Source: KFVS)The Caruthersville School District revised its graduation guidelines to allow children under five years old at the ceremony. (Source: KFVS)

    The Caruthersville School District in southeast Missouri has revised its graduation guidelines to allow children under five years old at the ceremony.

    The Caruthersville School District in southeast Missouri has revised its graduation guidelines to allow children under five years old at the ceremony.

  • Gov. Greitens responds to AG's accusations of wrongdoing

    Gov. Greitens responds to AG's accusations of wrongdoing

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:37:24 GMT
    Gov. Greitens responded to accusations of wrongdoing. (Source: KFVS)Gov. Greitens responded to accusations of wrongdoing. (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens responded to the accusations of wrongdoing from Attorney General Josh Hawley.

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens responded to the accusations of wrongdoing from Attorney General Josh Hawley.

  • Former Missouri youth pastor charged with child sex crimes

    Former Missouri youth pastor charged with child sex crimes

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:31:17 GMT
    A former suburban St. Louis youth pastor has been charged with child sex crimes.  (Source: Raycom Media)A former suburban St. Louis youth pastor has been charged with child sex crimes. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A former suburban St. Louis youth pastor has been charged with child sex crimes.

    A former suburban St. Louis youth pastor has been charged with child sex crimes.

  • The Latest: Attorney general dismisses call for recusal

    The Latest: Attorney general dismisses call for recusal

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:40:21 GMT
    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley (Source: KFVS)Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley (Source: KFVS)

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

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

  • Potential Greitens impeachment would face legal ambiguities

    Potential Greitens impeachment would face legal ambiguities

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 10:20:19 GMT
    (Source: St. Louis Police Department)(Source: St. Louis Police Department)

    Missouri lawmakers may face an unprecedented question as they decide whether to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens: Does it matter that the alleged actions occurred before he was in office?

    Missouri lawmakers may face an unprecedented question as they decide whether to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens: Does it matter that the alleged actions occurred before he was in office?

  • City Council votes for TIF funding for Esquire Theater

    City Council votes for TIF funding for Esquire Theater

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:41:46 GMT
    (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)(Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)
    (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)(Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)
    Cape Girardeau passed a resolution Monday night supporting Tax Incremental Financing for the redevelopment of Esquire Theater. This will allow the someone to redevelop using the TIF. If you've spent any time in downtown Cape Girardeau, you'd probably recognize the old Esquire Theater. But since the lights on the outside have been out for more than 30 years, it's in need of some work.  The president of the Cape Chamber, John Mehner, understands that. "It nee...
    Cape Girardeau passed a resolution Monday night supporting Tax Incremental Financing for the redevelopment of Esquire Theater. This will allow the someone to redevelop using the TIF. If you've spent any time in downtown Cape Girardeau, you'd probably recognize the old Esquire Theater. But since the lights on the outside have been out for more than 30 years, it's in need of some work.  The president of the Cape Chamber, John Mehner, understands that. "It nee...
  • Perry County, MO Sheriff's Office locates vehicle sought

    Perry County, MO Sheriff's Office locates vehicle sought

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:25:06 GMT
    The sheriff's office found the vehicle (Source: KFVS)The sheriff's office found the vehicle (Source: KFVS)

    The Perry County, Missouri Sheriff's Office sent out a Nixle alert about a 2016 Dodge Dually with IL license plates, and if anyone saw it to contact them.

    The Perry County, Missouri Sheriff's Office sent out a Nixle alert about a 2016 Dodge Dually with IL license plates, and if anyone saw it to contact them.

  • Man dies after brick smashes through his car's windshield

    Man dies after brick smashes through his car's windshield

    Sunday, April 8 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-08 23:13:10 GMT
    A Missouri man died after a brick fell off an oncoming vehicle and smashed through his windshield. (Source: Raycom Media)A Missouri man died after a brick fell off an oncoming vehicle and smashed through his windshield. (Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Missouri man died after a brick fell off an oncoming vehicle and smashed through his windshield.

    A Missouri man died after a brick fell off an oncoming vehicle and smashed through his windshield.

  • 1 taken to hospital after icy crash on I-57 in Scott County, MO

    1 taken to hospital after icy crash on I-57 in Scott County, MO

    Saturday, April 7 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-04-08 00:57:25 GMT
    An Illinois man was injured after a crash in Scott County, Missouri on April 7 around 9:50 a.m. (Source: Raycom Media)An Illinois man was injured after a crash in Scott County, Missouri on April 7 around 9:50 a.m. (Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    An Illinois man was injured after a crash in Scott County, Missouri on April 7 around 9:50 a.m.

    An Illinois man was injured after a crash in Scott County, Missouri on April 7 around 9:50 a.m.

  • 2 women die, children injured in south Missouri crash

    2 women die, children injured in south Missouri crash

    Thursday, March 22 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-03-23 01:38:21 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two women were killed and three children were injured(Source: Raycom Media)The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two women were killed and three children were injured(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two women were killed and three children were injured in a two-vehicle collision in southwest Missouri.

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two women were killed and three children were injured in a two-vehicle collision in southwest Missouri.

  • Heartland representatives meet with MRC about river and levee concerns

    Heartland representatives meet with MRC about river and levee concerns

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:21:29 GMT
    A variety of representatives from the Heartland were among 14 people that spoke in front of the commissioners. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)A variety of representatives from the Heartland were among 14 people that spoke in front of the commissioners. (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    The Mississippi River Commission met with representatives from several states along the Mississippi River on a high-water inspection trip aboard an Army Corps of Engineer's Motor Vessel.  

    The Mississippi River Commission met with representatives from several states along the Mississippi River on a high-water inspection trip aboard an Army Corps of Engineer's Motor Vessel.

  • The Latest: Greitens campaign pays $25,000 to law firm

    The Latest: Greitens campaign pays $25,000 to law firm

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:14:48 GMT
    The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: St. Louis Police Department)The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: St. Louis Police Department)

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

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

  • Walker: Greitens should go if reports are accurate

    Walker: Greitens should go if reports are accurate

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:45:15 GMT
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should step down if allegations he blackmailed a woman are accurate. (Source: St. Louis Police Department)Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should step down if allegations he blackmailed a woman are accurate. (Source: St. Louis Police Department)
    (Source: St. Louis Police Department)(Source: St. Louis Police Department)

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should step down if allegations he blackmailed a woman are accurate.

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should step down if allegations he blackmailed a woman are accurate.

  • The Latest: Prosecutors: Greitens' 'victim' under siege

    The Latest: Prosecutors: Greitens' 'victim' under siege

    Monday, April 9 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-04-09 15:54:40 GMT
    (Source: St. Louis Police Department)(Source: St. Louis Police Department)
    (Source: St. Louis Police Department)(Source: St. Louis Police Department)

    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens related to a 2015 extramarital affair (all times local):

    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens related to a 2015 extramarital affair (all times local):

  • Greitens' attorney asks House to delay release of report

    Greitens' attorney asks House to delay release of report

    Saturday, April 7 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-04-07 18:55:09 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' personal attorney is asking state lawmakers to delay the release of its findings in an investigation  (Source: St. Louis Police Department)Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' personal attorney is asking state lawmakers to delay the release of its findings in an investigation (Source: St. Louis Police Department)
    (Source: St. Louis Police Department)(Source: St. Louis Police Department)

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' personal attorney is asking state lawmakers to delay the release of its findings in an investigation of Greitens' actions during an extramarital affair.

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' personal attorney is asking state lawmakers to delay the release of its findings in an investigation of Greitens' actions during an extramarital affair.

  • Missouri Gov. Greitens' lawyers want House report delayed

    Missouri Gov. Greitens' lawyers want House report delayed

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-04-04 18:24:16 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens  (Source: St. Louis Police Department)Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: St. Louis Police Department)
    (Source: St. Louis Police Department)(Source: St. Louis Police Department)

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys want state lawmakers to delay releasing the results of an investigation of the Republican governor.

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys want state lawmakers to delay releasing the results of an investigation of the Republican governor.

  • Warning issued for synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison

    Warning issued for synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison

    Monday, April 9 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-04-09 22:07:45 GMT
    Life-threatening bleeding have been reported in five states: Illinois, Maryland, Wisconsin, Indiana and Missouri. (Source: Raycom Media)Life-threatening bleeding have been reported in five states: Illinois, Maryland, Wisconsin, Indiana and Missouri. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday said it will receive nearly 800,000 vitamin K tablets (Source: Raycom Media)The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday said it will receive nearly 800,000 vitamin K tablets (Source: Raycom Media)

    Officials in New York are warning hospital emergency rooms about a new form of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison that is linked to cases of uncontrolled bleeding.

    Officials in New York are warning hospital emergency rooms about a new form of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison that is linked to cases of uncontrolled bleeding.

  • Health and Safety Fair Coming to Pemiscot Co., MO

    Health and Safety Fair Coming to Pemiscot Co., MO

    Monday, April 9 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-04-09 19:27:34 GMT
    The Pemiscot County Health Center 2018 Health and Safety Fair will be April 20. (Source: Raycom Media)The Pemiscot County Health Center 2018 Health and Safety Fair will be April 20. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday said it will receive nearly 800,000 vitamin K tablets (Source: Raycom Media)The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday said it will receive nearly 800,000 vitamin K tablets (Source: Raycom Media)

    Make plans to attend the Pemiscot County Health Center 2018 Health and Safety Fair.

    Make plans to attend the Pemiscot County Health Center 2018 Health and Safety Fair.

  • MO attorney general issues statement on Backpage.com shutdown

    MO attorney general issues statement on Backpage.com shutdown

    Saturday, April 7 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-04-07 21:05:21 GMT
    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley issued a statement regarding Backpage.com being shut down by federal authorities. (Source: KFVS)Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley issued a statement regarding Backpage.com being shut down by federal authorities. (Source: KFVS)
    The Latest on allegations involving Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens  (Source: KFVS)The Latest on allegations involving Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley issued a statement regarding Backpage.com being shut down by federal authorities. 

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley issued a statement regarding Backpage.com being shut down by federal authorities. 

  • Southeast, MAC to enter transfer mentor program

    Southeast, MAC to enter transfer mentor program

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:29:24 GMT
    Southeast and MAC entering an agreement on Monday (Source: Southeast)Southeast and MAC entering an agreement on Monday (Source: Southeast)

    Southeast Missouri State University and Mineral Area College (MAC) officials signed a memorandum of understanding for the Transfer Mentor Program on April 16, according to Southeast. 

    Southeast Missouri State University and Mineral Area College (MAC) officials signed a memorandum of understanding for the Transfer Mentor Program on April 16, according to Southeast. 

  • Cape Girardeau teacher finishes Boston Marathon

    Cape Girardeau teacher finishes Boston Marathon

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:04:41 GMT
    A Nell Holcomb Elementary School finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16. His net time on Monday, April 16 was 3:54:55 with a placement of 14428.  (Source: KFVS)A Nell Holcomb Elementary School finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16. His net time on Monday, April 16 was 3:54:55 with a placement of 14428.  (Source: KFVS)

    A Nell Holcomb Elementary School finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16. His net time on Monday, April 16 was 3:54:55 with a placement of 14428. 

    A Nell Holcomb Elementary School finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16. His net time on Monday, April 16 was 3:54:55 with a placement of 14428. 

  • Missouri neon sign near Route 66 restored

    Missouri neon sign near Route 66 restored

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:15:44 GMT
    One of the largest neon signs in Missouri has been restored after more than two decades. (Source: Pixabay)One of the largest neon signs in Missouri has been restored after more than two decades. (Source: Pixabay)

    One of the largest neon signs in Missouri has been restored after more than two decades.

    One of the largest neon signs in Missouri has been restored after more than two decades.

  • Greitens' prosecution calls its investigator "flawed"

    Greitens' prosecution calls its investigator "flawed"

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:14:26 GMT
    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)

    A top official with the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office says the "egregious mistakes" of the man hired to investigate Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should not prompt dismissal of the indictment against the...

    A top official with the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office says the "egregious mistake" of hiring a man who bungled the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should not prompt dismissal of the indictment...

  • The Latest: Top donor calls on Greitens to resign

    The Latest: Top donor calls on Greitens to resign

    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:50:08 GMT
    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)
    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)

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

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

  • New leader chosen for St. Louis Veterans Home

    New leader chosen for St. Louis Veterans Home

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:10:42 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:12:33 GMT
    A Missouri panel chose a new leader for the St. Louis Veterans Home following complaints about care and staff morale at the facility. (Source: KFVS)A Missouri panel chose a new leader for the St. Louis Veterans Home following complaints about care and staff morale at the facility. (Source: KFVS)

    A Missouri panel has chosen a new leader for the St. Louis Veterans Home following complaints about care and staff morale at the facility.

    A Missouri panel has chosen a new leader for the St. Louis Veterans Home following complaints about care and staff morale at the facility.

  • Cardinals sweep 4-game series from Reds with 3-2 victory

    Cardinals sweep 4-game series from Reds with 3-2 victory

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-04-16 00:43:40 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-04-16 00:46:02 GMT
    Cardinals complete the sweep in Cincinnati. (Source: KFVS)Cardinals complete the sweep in Cincinnati. (Source: KFVS)

    Carlos Martinez struck out a season-high 11 batters in seven shutout innings and Harrison Bader's two-run home run helped the St. Louis Cardinals complete their first four-game sweep in Cincinnati since 1949...

    Carlos Martinez struck out a season-high 11 batters in seven shutout innings and Harrison Bader's two-run home run helped the St. Louis Cardinals complete their first four-game sweep in Cincinnati since 1949 with a 3-2...

  • Mets beat Cardinals 9-4 in Callaway's debut as manager

    Mets beat Cardinals 9-4 in Callaway's debut as manager

    Thursday, March 29 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-03-29 21:00:58 GMT
    Cards lose the opener (Source: KFVS)Cards lose the opener (Source: KFVS)
    The Cardinals face the Mets in St. Louis. (Source: KFVS)The Cardinals face the Mets in St. Louis. (Source: KFVS)

    Yoenis Cespedes drove in three runs and newcomer Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead double to lead Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets past the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4 in their opener Thursday.

    Yoenis Cespedes drove in three runs and newcomer Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead double to lead Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets past the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4 in their opener Thursday.

  • Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff's Department phone lines back in service

    Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff's Department phone lines back in service

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-04-16 00:41:19 GMT
    Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office phone line is back in service. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office phone line is back in service. (Source: Stock image/Pixabay)

    Phone lines are back in service at the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office.

    Phone lines are back in service at the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office.

  • Mobile Home damaged in fire near Campbell, MO

    Mobile Home damaged in fire near Campbell, MO

    Sunday, April 15 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-04-15 23:05:36 GMT
    Heavy smoke from a mobile home fire near Campbell, Mo. (Source: Campbell Vol. Fire Department.)Heavy smoke from a mobile home fire near Campbell, Mo. (Source: Campbell Vol. Fire Department.)

    Campbell Volunteer Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire on Highway 53.

    Campbell Volunteer Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire on Highway 53.

  • Tax experts urge to get taxes by deadline to avoid penalties

    Tax experts urge to get taxes by deadline to avoid penalties

    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-15 21:57:22 GMT
    You have until April 17 to get your taxes filed. (Source: KFVS)You have until April 17 to get your taxes filed. (Source: KFVS)
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Tax experts are busy as the deadline approaches on Tuesday, April 17.

    Tax experts are busy as the deadline approaches on Tuesday, April 17.

  • Tax tips to keep in mind

    Tax tips to keep in mind

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:03:13 GMT
    You have about a week to get your taxes filed but if you haven't gotten around to it yet, here are some tips to keep in mind to keep yourself from becoming the victim of a tax scam.  (Source: KFVS)You have about a week to get your taxes filed but if you haven't gotten around to it yet, here are some tips to keep in mind to keep yourself from becoming the victim of a tax scam.  (Source: KFVS)
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    You have about a week to get your taxes filed but if you haven't gotten around to it yet, here are some tips to keep in mind to keep yourself from becoming the victim of a tax scam.

    You have about a week to get your taxes filed but if you haven't gotten around to it yet, here are some tips to keep in mind to keep yourself from becoming the victim of a tax scam.

  • First Alert: Cloudy and cold with a freeze warning tonight

    First Alert: Cloudy and cold with a freeze warning tonight

    Sunday, April 15 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-04-15 20:08:53 GMT
    It's going to be a chilly Sunday in the Heartland. (Source: William Foeste/cNews)It's going to be a chilly Sunday in the Heartland. (Source: William Foeste/cNews)

    Lingering showers associated with a cold front will continue in our eastern counties on Sunday morning with a gradual clearing in western portions of the Heartland.

    Lingering showers associated with a cold front will continue in our eastern counties on Sunday morning with a gradual clearing in western portions of the Heartland.

  • One in custody following pursuit ending in Butler Co., MO

    One in custody following pursuit ending in Butler Co., MO

    Thursday, April 12 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-04-13 02:52:02 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    One person is in custody following a pursuit on Thursday, April 12.

    One person is in custody following a pursuit on Thursday, April 12.

  • Brief lockdown at Lilbourn school after shooting in area

    Brief lockdown at Lilbourn school after shooting in area

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-03-14 17:35:43 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A shooting near a New Madrid County school leads to a brief lockdown on Wednesday, March 14. 

    A shooting near a New Madrid County school leads to a brief lockdown on Wednesday, March 14. 

  • Chaffee, MO man killed in excavating accident in Bollinger Co.

    Chaffee, MO man killed in excavating accident in Bollinger Co.

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-04-10 21:15:37 GMT
    A worker was killed in an accident on Monday in Bollinger County (Source: Raycom Media)A worker was killed in an accident on Monday in Bollinger County (Source: Raycom Media)
    A man who is part of a holographic image exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum has died. (Source: Raycom Media)A man who is part of a holographic image exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum has died. (Source: Raycom Media)

    According to Bollinger County, Missouri Coroner's Office, a Chaffee, Mo. man was killed in a work-related accident on Monday, April 9.

    According to Bollinger County, Missouri Coroner's Office, a Chaffee, Mo. man was killed in a work-related accident on Monday, April 9.

  • Messy morning brings thousands to Arena Park in Cape Girardeau

    Messy morning brings thousands to Arena Park in Cape Girardeau

    Saturday, April 14 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-04-14 22:04:18 GMT
    Messy morning brings thousands to Arena Park in Cape Girardeau (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)Messy morning brings thousands to Arena Park in Cape Girardeau (Source: Mike Mohundro KFVS)
    Mike Mohundro KFVSMike Mohundro KFVS

    Messy Morning brought in roughly 3,000 people to the A.C. Brase Arena building in Cape Girardeau on Saturday.

    Messy Morning brought in roughly 3,000 people to the A.C. Brase Arena building in Cape Girardeau on Saturday.

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