Soldier returns from Florence relief, finds house ransacked

National Guardsman Luis Ocampo was working in New Bern for 10 days, assisting with Hurricane Florence relief, where he only got a few hours of sleep per night.

Board decides future of Girl Scout camps in Wayne County

The Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland board of directors discussed the future of two camps Friday located in Wayne County Missouri.

Water issues in Delta, MO

There is no water in Delta, Missouri on Friday due to an issue that will be checked on Saturday.

Widow with few months to live now facing flooding from Florence

Widow Debra Wright's doctors diagnosed her with cancer and gave her a year to live earlier this year, and now Hurricane Florence is devastating her home.

New Southeast campus prescription drug drop off box

A new prescription drug drop off box has added to Southeast Missouri State’s campus. It’s the first drop off box on campus and can be found inside the Department of Public Safety building.

President Trump in Springfield, MO for rally

President Donald Trump traveled to Springfield for a rally on Friday, September 21.

NICB: 10 most stolen vehicles in 2017 in U.S.

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual Hot Wheels report on the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States.

Man gets 20 years for leading police on I-24 chase

Lampley pleaded guilty in McCracken County Circuit Court and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. The judge accepted a negotiated plea deal.

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Sikeston, MO

The pedestrian was taken to an area hospital with injuries.

2 arrested for burglary after vehicles broken into in Pinckneyville, IL

Pinckneyville Police Department began receiving reports of vehicles broken into and items taken.

Carbondale, IL man sentenced for arson

A Carbondale, Illinois man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for aggravated arson, according to the Jackson County State’s Attorney.

Piedmont man charged in overnight shooting in Wayne Co.

A Piedmont man has been charged with an overnight shooting on Friday, Sept. 21.

Current boil water orders in the Heartland

Boil orders for the Heartland

Poplar Bluff, MO man still in sanctuary after a year

Alex Garcia lived in Poplar Bluff for more than 12 years before being told he had to leave. One year later Garcia remains in sanctuary but his family said they are fighting harder than ever to get back together.

KY students taking dual credit coarses on the rise

Students in Kentucky who are taking dual credit courses and the number credits earned are on the rise.

Nearly $4M in grant money to build 2 new airport hangars in Carbondale

Nearly $4 million in grant money was awarded to the Southern Illinois Airport Authority to build two new hangars in Carbondale, Illinois.

FDA: Some flea, tick medications can cause negative neurological effects in pets

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is telling pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of possible negative neurological effects in dogs and cats who are treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class.

School threat under investigation in Carter Co., MO

Authorities are investigating an alleged threat made by a student against a school in Carter County, Missouri.

Former employee faces charges after armed robbery at O’Reilly Auto Parts in Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau police are investigating after an armed robbery at O’Reilly Auto Parts on N. Kingshighway.

2 killed in plane crash near Festus, MO

Pilot and one other killed in plane crash in Festus

Voter interest surges in Jackson Co., IL

Voter interest is experiencing a surge according to Jackson County, Illinois officials.

Kennett police remind citizens to be safe during parade

Kennett police encourage safety during parade

Crews battle house fire near 2 schools in West Frankfort

Crews battled a fire at a West Frankfort home divided up into apartments Friday morning.

Police searching for persons of interest in Jefferson Co., IL theft case

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, investigators are trying to identify two people seen riding on an ATV.

Catnapping volunteer is the hero we need right now

A Wisconsin man’s cat-naps have made him an internet star. Terry is a volunteer at the Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Green Bay.

Pedestrian hit-and-run under investigation in Kennett, MO

Kennett Police are investigating a pedestrian hit-and-run that happened on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

Man arrested on several charges including assault, kidnapping in Caruthersville, MO

Police in Caruthersville, Missouri arrested one man on several charges Thursday.

Motorcyclist falls off vehicle in crash, second driver leaves scene in Cape Girardeau Co., MO

A motorcyclist is in some trouble after he left a fallen passenger in the road according to state police.

Fort Campbell to host annual Retiree Appreciation Day

Retiree Appreciation Day is back at the Soldier Support Center in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

More than $100,000 worth of fentanyl seized, 2 St. Charles, MO residents in custody

Federal authorities say they arrested two men who had enough fentanyl to make 1.5 million doses.

What you need to know Sept. 21

Your weather, headlines and trending web stories

Truck hauling Christmas wrapping paper crashes in Lyon County, KY

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, The I-69 Southbound Ramp to I-24 Westbound in Lyon County is blocked after a crash.

Herrin Doughboy Committee to restore copper statue

The Herrin Doughboy Committee finalized its plan to restore the copper statue known as the "Spirit of the American Doughboy"

Pickup truck located, KSP still searching for man

Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen pickup truck and the man suspected of stealing it.

10-year-old raising money to build all-inclusive park in Perryville

For a 10-year-old in Perryville the idea of an all-inclusive playground started as something he wanted to see at his school, but once people heard about what he was doing they wanted the entire community to benefit.

Multiple crews called to Delta RV school for fire alarm

Fire crews responded to a call about a fire alarm going off at Delta High School on Thursday, September 20.

Illinois receives federal grant to fight opioid epidemic

A $43.5 million federal grant is on the way to Illinois to fight the opioid crisis.

New Cape Girardeau Co. Courthouse to be built

The new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse is expected to be finished in March 2020.

104 cases of Hepatitis A reported in Butler County

104 cases of Hepatitis A has been reported in Butler County since Sept. 2017.

Perryville H.S. band takes first at Farmington Invitational

The Perryville High School Marching Buccaneers took first place in Class 3A at the 21st Annual Farmington Marching Invitational band competition on September 15.

Chester, IL man wanted for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia

A Chester, Illinois man is wanted by the Perry County Missouri Sheriff's Department.