TN feels small M2.1 earthquake

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake rattles in TN

What you need to know Oct. 22

Homicide investigation underway in Obion Co., TN

Mayfield, KY man arrested on kidnapping and attempted sexual assault charges

WANTED: Man breaks into home, accidentally takes selfie on security camera

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  President Trump, Rep. Bost to hold rally in Murphysboro, IL

Cape Girardeau FD responds to early morning structure fire

2 injured after shooting at Hayti Heights club

Girl, 9, whose family fought to keep her on life support dies at Texas hospital

Teacher on leave after allegedly duct taping CO student to chair

Teens injured in Perry Co., IL crash; driver facing DUI charges

Cape Girardeau man reported missing reunited with family

A Cape Girardeau man reported missing has been reunited with his family.

Police: Man fires gun during argument with wife in Chester, IL

Chester Police arrested a man for firing a gun during an argument with his wife on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Teacher who protected students in school shooting to be SIU Homecoming grand marshal

Jason Seaman, the teacher who protected students during a school shooting in May, is coming back to Carbondale as Grand Homecoming Marshal.

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6 billion after nobody won Friday’s drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has now swelled to $1.6 billion after nobody bought a winning ticket for the Friday night drawing.

One person injured in Poplar Bluff shooting

Southeastern Illinois College hosts zombie shoot

Mega Millions jackpot craze hits the Heartland

MoDOT plans to make repairs on Bill Emerson Bridge in 2019

Cape Girardeau PD Asst. Chief retires

Boarding ramp for wheelchair-bound passengers donated to Honor Flight

Southeast River Campus honored with Cape Girardeau’s city beautification award

The River Campus at Southeast Missouri State University has been honored with the City of Cape Girardeau’s “Keep Cape Beautiful, Property of the Month” award for October.

Man arrested for breaking into Paducah hotel room

A man was arrested and charged with breaking into a hotel occupied by a woman.

Paducah woman arrested on drug charges

A woman in Paducah was arrested on drug charges on Friday, Oct. 19.

Poplar Bluff PD looking for sex offender

Authorities in Poplar Bluff are looking for a sex offender who has not reported his new address.

5 arrested in ongoing drug investigation in Perry Co., IL

5 people have been arrested in an ongoing drug investigation in Perry County.

Man arrested in connection to Graves Co. burglary investigation

A Wingo, Kentucky man was arrested in connection to a Graves County burglary investigation.

Current boil water orders in the Heartland

Boil orders for the Heartland

Graves Co., KY man arrested after excavator vandalized

Officials arrested a man after a report of a vandalized excavator in Graves County, Kentucky.

Road closure in Jackson, MO expected to last 3 weeks

Jokerst Inc. of Ste. Genevieve, Mo will be starting a water distribution line replacement project on East Madison and East Monroe St. This will result in a temporary road closure during construction.

Suspect in KY school threat investigation arrested

A man has been arrested in a school threat investigation according to officials with the Kentucky State Police.

Medication disposal and document shredding event in Jackson Co., IL

t the Jackson County Health Department an event is taking place on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Jackson County, IL updates record keeping system

Jackson County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has updated to a web and digital based land records system after 12 years according to city officials.

Police asking for nationwide assistance in locating missing endangered WI girl

Police are asking that everyone nationwide be on the lookout for the missing 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were found shot to death in their home.

What you need to know Oct. 19

Your forecast, headlines and trending stories

Student’s school essay leads to rape sentence for Fremont, OH man

“The class was asked, I believe, to write an essay pertaining to obstacles that they had overcome in their life and she had disclosed that she had been sexually abused as a child,” said Detective Sergeant Kenneth Arp with the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office.

Man killed in tractor accident in Ripley Co.

A man was killed after a tractor fell on him just 4 miles west of Doniphan on Thursday, Oct. 18.

2.1 earthquake in southeast MO

The quake was at 9:08 p.m. according to USGS.

Community reacts to Downtown Cape Girardeau businesses closing

Several downtown businesses owned by a Cape Girardeau neurosurgeon are no longer open during regular hours.

2 injured in Carbondale, IL crash

Two people were injured in a crash in Carbondale, Illinois on Thursday, October 18.

Get scared in Advance, MO; raise money for families affected by cancer

The haunting starts at Umfleet park in Advance, Missouri with chili, marshmallows fires and just visiting with community members and then you can take a hay ride over to the haunted woods. But, this isn’t just any haunting, all of the proceeds go to three people in the community who are battling ca

2 Florida men accused of stealing from Herrin, IL church

Two Florida men are accused of stealing from a southern Illinois church and a third suspect has charges pending.

Road blocks continue for multi-casino to open in Williamson Co., IL

It's going to be a long time before a casino resort can be built at Walker's Bluff, according to Rep. Dave Severin

Traffic on I-24 TN bridge backed up

Interstate 24 eastbound lanes are backed up to the 20 mile marker.

McCaskill, Hawley debate in St. Louis

Claire McCaskill and Josh Hawley squared off in an hour-long debate on Thursday night, October 18.

Murray State offers discount for students in military

The new initiative is available to service members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Man calling, posing as Scott City officer

A man posing as a Scott City officer is calling residents as part of a scam.

Man dies after calling 911 to report a car on top of him in Jefferson Co., MO

A House Springs, Mo man was found dead after he called 911 and said he had a car on top of him on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Clarksville, KY man has 14 charges after vehicle pursuit with KSP

A pursuit led to the arrest of a Clarksville, Kentucky man.

Benton, Ky pharmacist charged by grand jury indictment for stealing medications

A federal grand jury indicted a Benton, Kentucky pharmacist according to the United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

Authorities say they foiled escape attempt at Kentucky jail

Authorities say they stopped a planned jail escape in eastern Kentucky

Jackson,MO Police Department takes part in DEA drug take back event

Jackson, Missouri police are giving residents the chance to prevent pill abuse and theft.

Health Department in Jackson Co., IL ask for well lead testing participants

Participants are wanted for a research project by the Jackson County, Illinois Health Department.

Kentucky has more than 3.4 million registered voters

Kentucky has more than 3.4 million people registered to vote on the Nov. 6 elections

Ameren, MO offers safety tips to gas customers on staying warm in winter

Safety tips for using gas heating and appliances from Ameren, MO

Small 2.1M quake hits southeast, MO near Caruthersville

A small magnitude 2.1 earthquake caused a bit of shaking in Southeast, Missouri early Thursday morning.

State trooper killed in Columbus Co.; Chadbourn man charged in shooting

A state trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday morning near Whiteville

What you need to know Oct. 18

Your forecast and headlines for October 18

GRAPHIC: Mother charged after video shows her holding baby underwater

The 27-year-old reportedly told police she recorded and sent the video to the baby’s father to get his attention, so he could help more.

  Voters confused after inaccurate information sent out

Some inaccurate information left voters confused.

City of Carbondale hopeful for the opening of downtown hotel

Carbondale takes another step towards becoming a tourist destination with the opening of the new downtown hotel.

Emergency responder crisis training in Cape Girardeau

The Region E Homeland Security Response Team performed a drill at Buzzi Unicem in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

Multi-state Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting five cases of multi-drug resistant Salmonella infantis illness.

Ameren IL warns businesses of new scams

Ameren IL is hosting 'Utility Scams Awareness Week'

2 homeless men arrested after attempted vehicle theft in Paducah, KY

Two homeless men were arrested after police got a call about an attempted vehicle theft in Paducah, Kentucky.

Poplar Bluff high school student diagnosed with Hepatitis A

A Poplar Bluff high school student has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A.

Bonne Terre, MO police officer charged, accused of hitting suspect in face with brass knuckles

Attorney General Josh Hawley said felony criminal charges have been filed against a suspended Bonne Terre police officer.

McCaskill stops in Cape Girardeau on tour

Senator Claire McCaskill stopped in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Wednesday, October 17 as part of her “Your Health Care, Your Vote” tour.

Police search for individuals near Poplar Bluff school

Police are searching for a couple of individuals who were seen walking near Eugene Field Elementary School.

200 new jobs to Martin, TN due to Delta Regional Authority funding

The funding will result in 200 new jobs according to the DRA.

’Buckle Up Phone Down’ safety promoted at Mizzou

Safety advocates are bringing the the “Buckle Up Phone Down” message to the University of Missouri campus on Friday, October 19.

Murray, KY man dies in crash on State Rte. 94 East

A Murray, Kentucky man died in a crash on State Route 94 East on Tuesday, October 16.

Dawson Springs man “tickled to death” over winning $1-million Mega Millions prize

While no one hit the Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night, someone who bought a ticket in the Tri-State is a million dollars richer.

VIDEO: Paducah police search Kickin Ash Vapors burglar

Officer Codey Strong reported the man broke in through a window and took several vaping devices.

Free rides for veterans to see Vietnam Memorial moving wall

A transit service will be offering free rides to veterans to go see the moving Vietnam Memorial wall in Paducah.

Possible body of missing Chester, IL man found

Police in Chester, Illinois believe they may have found the body of a missing Chester man.

Sikeston man pleads guilty to robbery of Sikeston Dollar General

A Sikeston man has pled guilty to multiple charges for a July 2018 robbery at the Sikeston Dollar General. (Source: WALB)

$2,000 reward for information on suspected vehicle thief in Marshall Co., KY

Sheriff’s Office officials in Marshall County are spreading the word about a reward offered for information that helps with an investigation.

Care To Learn asks for public’s help raising $10K

W.E. Walker-Lakenan and Care to Learn are hoping to raise thousands of dollars through a contest on social media.