Teen with replica gun shot, killed by police

Authorities say officers in the city of Tempe reported a suspect burglarizing a car Tuesday and that he ran away holding what appeared to be a handgun.

Man OPD wanted to talk about triple homicide booked into jail

What you need to know Jan. 18

Recall: Chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces

17 people arrested in online prostitution operation

No charges expected in Cape Girardeau Co. hit-and-run

Sheriff candidates forum held in Mississippi Co., MO

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  Changes to Clean Missouri Initiative

Ellie McCadams: The 13th Redhawk

Shawnee Community College holds grand opening for Vienna extension center

1 person killed following crash in Carlisle Co., KY

Human remains found in Dunklin County, MO

Community steps in to give unclaimed veterans a proper burial

  FWS opens 38 national refuges, Crab Orchard not one of them

As the government remains shut down, so does Crab Orchard. And it's starting to hurt the people who work there

Cubs pitcher to speak at ‘First Pitch Dinner’ at UT Martin

Mills, a Clarksville native, began his UT Martin career as a walk-on.

Juvenile shows knife at market, takes off on bicycle in Carbondale, IL

According to police, the suspect showed a knife at Han’s Market in the 800 block of East Grand, and demanded money.

Gov. Pritzker signs bill requiring licenses for gun dealers

Gov. Pritzker singed a new law requiring gun dealers to be certified in Illinois.

Paducah PD needing help to solve truck break-in

Calling public works for the right things

Affidavit: Pregnant woman hits her head on concrete after pastor strangles her at church

PTO committee president admits taking money after $38K goes missing from school account

Federal workers in the Heartland affected by government shutdown

MoDOT advises drivers to stay off the roads due to bitter cold temps, snow forecasted

Echols to be honored at Dr. MLK, Jr. holiday breakfast at SIUC

Echols worked for more than a decade to clear the name of a man who died in prison

GM employees allege nooses, threats, and racist remarks in Ohio plant

One supervisor said ‘there was never a black person lynched who didn’t deserve it’ at a staff meeting, and was never reprimanded.

Crittenden Co. substitute teacher fired for making threats to students

A substitute teacher at Crittenden County Elementary School was fired on Monday, Jan. 14 for making threats in his 4th grade class.

Drug suspect charged after homeowner shot by MSHP in St. Francois Co, MO drug raid

One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting in St. Francois County, Mo.

18-year-old facing charges after 9mm gun, 43 rounds of ammo stolen in Martin, TN

The resident on Meadowbrook Drive told police someone got into her home and took a 9mm handgun and 43 rounds.

Man arrested in connection with De Soto, MO homicide

A man was arrested in connection with a homicide investigation in De Soto, Missouri.

Teen flies to Australia to track down grandpa’s Vietnam War helmet missing for 50 years

Brayden Mott made it his missing to get his grandfather's helmet back, which had been missing for 50 years. He mowed lawns to earn airfare.

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families

"The total number and current status of all children separated from their parents or guardians ... is unknown," according to the report. It could be thousands more because family separations were taking place much earlier, during an influx that began in 2017, investigators found.

Missouri Dept. of Conservation test results show more deer with deadly CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation reported 28 more deer from 11 Missouri counties were found to have chronic wasting disease.

Cohen paid to rig online polls in Trump’s favor, report says

Cohen paid the head of a small technology company between $12,000 to $13,000 for activities related to Trump’s campaign, things like trying unsuccessfully to manipulate two online polls in Trump’s favor

Amid shutdown, Secret Service agents absorb travel expenses while working without pay

With no paychecks in sight, many in the agency see bank accounts dwindling and short-term debt mounting, which itself creates a potential security threat and puts their jobs at risk.

IL Senators support raising federal minimum wage to $15

A bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024 has been introduced to the U.S. Senate.

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip after her request to postpone State of the Union address

The nation's two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of constitutional one-upmanship as negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown failed to produce results.

MO Attorney General praises protections for domestic violence survivors

The ruling protects the confidentiality of survivors of domestic violence

Watchdog: Government may have separated many more children from migrant families

A report from the Health and Human Services inspector general's office finds that family separations were taking place before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border.

Deputies called to home, arrest IL woman for trespassing and battery

She was arrested for criminal trespass to a residence and two charges of battery.

Man arrested on domestic battery charge in Franklin Co., IL

Grissom was arrested for domestic battery and an outstanding warrant out of Missouri.

Services in Paducah, KY affected by Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

City Hall and the parks and Recreation Department will be closed.

Home a total loss after early morning fire in Portageville, MO

The fire fully engulfed the home according to officials.

Autopsy: St. Louis ballet dancer found in lake drowned

An autopsy has found that a St. Louis ballet dancer whose body was found in a rural northeast Missouri lake drowned

St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station set to open in late 2019

The St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station is set to open late this year.

Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

  A bystander rendered aid at the scene of a fiery crash. Then someone took his truck.

That good Samaritan was on the scene to help the victims of a fiery crash, including the suspect.

Missouri sued over rules about foster parents having guns

A Kansas City couple is suing the state of Missouri over restrictions on their ownership of loaded firearms

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

Possible Democratic candidates haven't hesitated to tangle with Trump. Sen. Sherrod Brown recalled that when Trump slammed him over the closure of a General Motors plant in his home state, he poked the president for seeking "an Ohio Democrat to blame" while the GOP held power in the state.

What you need to know Jan.17

Your news and weather for 1/17

Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

State regulators issued a letter ordering the facility to hire a third-party manager following visits that they say raised “several significant concerns.”

Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

Group has questions after Cape Police solve homicide case

Howard H. Smith, Jr., 42, was killed on October 6, 2015 in an evening shooting on S. Ranney in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Three Rivers College raises funds for famous bull rider’s wife

A top-ranked professional bull rider died after suffering serious injuries during a competition at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested after brief pursuit in Carlisle Co.

A Kentucky man is facing charges after a pursuit by law enforcement in Carlisle County where afterwards deputies said they found spice drugs.

Sikeston Junior High students raise money for Kenny Roger Children’s Center

Sikeston R-6 schools expressed how proud they were by their students actions.

Woman arrested after meth, marijuana “fell out of her body” in jail

A Tennessee woman is facing charges after drugs were found in jail.

Man wanted for Paducah convenience store robbery

Paducah police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a convenience store on Saturday, Jan. 12.

MO Gov. Parson to issue executive orders, restructure four state agencies

The press conference will be held at the Missouri State Capitol at the Governor’s Office at 11 a.m.

Paducah police looking for man in connection to foot chase

Police in Paducah are looking for a man to interview in connection with a foot chase that happened on Tuesday afternoon.

Better Business Bureau warns of scam impacting Heartland businesses

The Better Business Bureau is warning small businesses of a scam happening in the Heartland.

IL residents hope for property tax reform under the new Democratic administration

Experts say Illinois’ property taxes are one of the highest in the nation. Newly-elected Governor JB Pritzker pledges to reform Illinois’ current tax system in his first speech as governor on Monday, Jan. 14.

  Do you know what this light in your car means?

With another year of winter weather already started, it’s a good idea to keep up on your vehicle’s maintenance.

One City community service day in Cape Girardeau

One City and SEMO Office of Equity and Diversity are hosting a service day on Saturday, Jan. 26.

Crews responded to truck fire in Cape Giradeau, MO

Crews said the truck's engine or transmission caught fire on a Chevrolet pickup truck.

Louisville International Airport gets new name

Louisville Regional Airport Authority officials on Wednesday approved the name change to honor the boxing icon, humanitarian and Louisville native.

Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

Armored truck strikes semi in Wayne Co., IL

A driver was injured following a crash with an armored truck on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

DOE transfers generator to Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization

It will save Graves County thousands of dollars and fixed a problem that would have been costly to resolve, according to officials.

Heartland Church in Paducah, KY to host ‘Night to Shine’ on Feb. 8

Heartland Church to host Night to Shine.

Uber-like ride hailing service for kids started by Akron woman

An Akron woman has founded the first ride share service for children in Northeast Ohio. It's called Kids Chauffeur Express.

MO Gov. Parson delivers 2019 State of the State Address

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is delivering the State of the State Address on Wednesday, January 16.

Driver charged after leading police on chase from Cape Girardeau to Oak Ridge

A Jackson, Mo. man faces felony resisting a lawful stop charge.

Tax preparers expect delays for refunds, suggest filing early

With more than 46,000 IRS employees being called back to work, tax season is set to start on January 28.

Steve Carell, ‘Office’ creator to reunite for Netflix series ‘Space Force’

Netflix announced Wednesday that Steve Carell joins Greg Daniels, who created the U.S. version of “Office,” for a new show, “Space Force.”

Sears staves off liquidation; stores to stay open, reports say

Multiple media outlets reported early Wednesday that billionaire Eddie Lampert has won a bankruptcy auction after strengthening his bid in several days of negotiations with creditors.

Man dies after crash involving ambulance in Paducah, KY

A man has died from injuries sustained in a crash involving an ambulance in Paducah, Kentucky on Saturday, January 12.

Man charged with murder after shooting woman in Sikeston, MO

Jefferey L. Anderson, 36, of Sikeston, Mo. was charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

Rep. Bost offering job for wounded warrior

Through the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program, Rep. Bost is wanting to hire a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran to work out of his O’Fallon or Carbondale, Illinois offices.

Police respond to incident near Dudley, MO

Police responded to a situation in Stoddard County, Missouri on Wednesday, January 16.

Traffic cleared after semi jackknifes in Lyon Co., KY

A crash involving a semi tractor-trailer is now cleared in Lyon County, Kentucky.

'Instant karma’: Front yard Frosty with tree trunk base teaches KY driver a valuable lesson

A 9 foot tall snowman in Petersburg, Ky. dealt vandals a dose of karma on Monday.