4 incidents involving students, school employees under investigation at McCracken County High School

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's office four incidents involving students and faculty at the McCracken County High School are under investigation and two high school officials are accused of failing to report at least two of the incidents.

2 dead, 2 wounded in Elizabethtown shootings

Sikeston, MO law enforcement says false police reports are pretty common

Man found guilty of threatening to harm officers, himself, others in Herrin, IL

Herrin, IL man found guilty of unlawful use of weapon by felon

1 of 2 men sought in Poplar Bluff shooting arrested

Reward offered for information on murder in Mt. Vernon, IL

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School bus driver crashed into tree while under influence of drugs, NJ police say

Convicted arsonist attacks his own attorney in Cleveland courtroom

Experiment shows your home is probably not as hack proof as you thought

Police identify suspect in Cape Girardeau officer-involved shooting

$10k reward offered for information leading to arrest of suspect in Virginia murder

Police identify victim in deadly Sikeston shooting

MO Attorney General investigating “Daycare Fight Club”

According to Mo. Attorney General Eric Schmitt, on Dec. 7, 2016, children as young as three-years-old could reportedly be seen on video punching each other at a daycare in St. Louis.

Police Chief: 1 dead, 1 in custody in Blytheville homicide

Blytheville police are investigating a shooting Tuesday night where one person was killed.

Bank robber tells teller $893 wasn’t enough

The arrest report for Jason Marshall Beasley, 39, indicated the robbery took place at the Stock Yards Bank in the 4000 block of Poplar Level Road on Jan. 22.

$12 million worth of meth seized in a shipment of frozen strawberries in TX

When Customs and Border Protection further inspected the strawberry shipment, officers discovered 350 packages of alleged methamphetamine concealed within the trailer. In total, 906 pounds of methamphetamine was seized from the shipment.

Customs intercepts over $12M in meth at border crossing

Iowa mom gets life for death of baby son found in maggot-infested diaper

Missouri bill looks to ban drone flying over state prisons

Documents: Man thought dog was spying on him for police

Sikeston man sentenced 87 months on marijuana, gun charges

Chief: Violent crime down in 2018 in Cape Girardeau

  Cunningham, KY woman wanted for kidnapping and vehicle theft

Woman wanted out of Carlisle County, Ky.

Former Cape Girardeau doctor gets probation after guilty plea

A former Cape Girardeau doctor appeared in federal court on Tuesday, February 19.

Southern IL man accused of killing his wife has trial delayed

According to court documents, Brian Burns shot Carla Burns in 2016 and then knowingly concealed her death by burning her body and spreading the ashes.

Marble Hill man sentenced 75 months for marijuana, gun charges

Rackers admitted that he was in possession of the marijuana for selling to others and the gun was to protect himself.

False prescriptions called in to pharmacies according to police

A man, in the accompanying picture, did attempt to pick up a prescription at one location unsucessfully.

Sex offender out of compliance in KY and IL arrested

He indicated that he was going to move to Kentucky.

Police: 2 guitars taken during burglary at church in Dexter, MO

Mills also said possible physical evidence was left at the scene

NJ woman sentenced in NC for using children to traffic heroin

A multi-agency, long term investigation revealed Cherelle Hills was part of a network that was trafficking heroin from Camden, NJ to Brunswick County and other areas in between.

Search warrant leads to drug, weapons arrest

According to the SEMO Drug Task Force, drugs and guns were found at a home on the 1900 block of Brink Ave. after officers conducted a search warrant.

Missouri prisons, jails closer to becoming no-drone zones

Drones would be grounded near state correctional facilities under legislation that has received initial approval in the House

Sikeston man charged with child molestation, jury trial set in Jackson, MO

He pleaded not guilty to the charges in 2018.

Person of interest in deadly Butler Co. hit-and-run arrested in AR on probation warrant

Missouri State Highway Patrol is looking for Zack L. Davis, who is considered a person of interest in a deadly Butler Co. hit-and-run.

Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say

Police said the suspect shouted at and slapped his stepdaughter’s 12-year-old classmate for allegedly calling her names and throwing rocks at her.

Former Sesser mayor facing drug charges

Officers executed a search warrant at a home in Sesser, Illinois and found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Child’s birthday turns to violent brawl at Parma’s Make Believe arcade; 6 arrested (video, 911 call)

At one point, a small child looked on as the group of adults pummeled one another.

2 armed, dangerous sought after shooting in Poplar Bluff

Police are trying to find Michael Fry and Michael Melvin for questioning regarding a shooting investigation. The subjects should be considered armed and dangerous.

Carbondale, IL man arrested for aggravated battery of a police officer

Brown was arrested in the 1300 block of North Carbon Street on Friday, Feb. 15.

Juvenile arrested after 2 dogs allegedly attack puppy

Additional charges may be filed against the adults for harboring of vicious dogs.

4 in custody after Hopkinsville police officer shot following pursuit

The officer is in stable condition.

Authorities: Death of 2 brothers a murder-suicide

The Dent County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder-suicide involving two brothers

TN man accused of pulling gun on KY couple wearing MAGA hats

Everyone involved was shopping at the Bowling Green Sam's Club at the time.

Burglary in progress reported, 2 IL men arrested

Draper and Roderick were both arrested as a result on the charges of attempted burglary.

3 face drug charges after 2 traffic stops

Murray Police say the suspected drug dealers connected to their first traffic stop allegedly drove by their location.

Man arrested on rape charge for incidents in 2016

A 15-year-old female had been sexually assaulted between March and May of 2016.

Caruthersville, MO officers find firearm during vehicle search, arrest man

A 34-year-old man was arrested for unlawful possession of a weapon.

Formal charges pending for 2 women found with narcotics in Caruthersville, MO

Women ages 55 and 31 were arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Suspect leads police on chase following robbery with realistic pellet handgun

Police said he was found in possession of cash and a realistic pellet handgun.

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Right after learning that he was being fired from his job of 15 years, police say the suspect pulled out a gun and began shooting, killing five coworkers.

Teenager who fired shot in NM school planned to kill ex-girlfriend, others, police say

The 16-year-old was arrested and faces multiple charges. He allegedly told police he had been hearing voices that told him to kill his ex-girlfriend.

Parents arrested after 3-year-old’s body found in container of acid, police say

The girl's parents are accused of attempting to dispose of their daughter's remains using acid after she allegedly drowned while unsupervised.

POLICE: 5 arrested in connection to trafficking 500 lbs. of weed in the mail from California to SC

During the investigation by the Sumter Police Department’s Organized Crime and Vice Control Unit with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service officers were able to identify four people, including a husband and wife, who were involved in the purchase and shipment of marijuana through the mail to Sumter.

Williamson Co. authorities find “inert training device” outside business

According to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, they are investigating a suspicious object at the Grassy General Store.

Drug arrest in Hickman, KY

Illegal narcotics were found and the tenant was arrested.

Gov. Pritzker, Durbin release statements following shooting in Aurora, IL

The governor made remarks after a deadly shooting in a Chicago suburb.

Grand Jury indicts Murray, KY man on 2 counts of murder

51-year-old Shannon Scott, of Murray, was charged by a Grand Jury on Feb. 15

Multiple agencies find meth, marijuana after home search in Steele, MO

Police arrested at 55-year-old man on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. He was taken to the Pemiscot Co. Jail.

Marion police looking for man wanted on armed robbery charge

Quovadis C. Myers, 21, of Carbondale, Ill. is believed to be in or around the Williamson or Jackson County areas.

Abandoned dog found in Jefferson Co., MO ditch, bound with tape reunited with owner

An abandoned dog was found on Saturday, Feb. 9 by a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy with its legs and mouth bound with duct tape.

Community outreach part of “Safer Streets” initiative

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt kicked off the community outreach portion of his “Safer Streets” initiative on Wednesday, January 23.

Heartland high school coach charged with sexual abuse

John M. Parks, 56, was arrested and charged with sexual abuse.

Jury finds suspect in gouging case guilty

A Perry County, Illinois jury found Allen J. Fisher guilty of gouging another man’s eyes in April 2018.

Man found asleep in vehicle blocking gas pumps, arrested on drug charges

Officers said they believed the driver was under the influence and he was taken into custody on traffic violations.

KSP: Inmate walks away from work crew in Union County

They said he was with a work crew in the Whispering Meadows area.

Lyon Co. sheriff investigating after road signs thrown into ditches

It happened once on Hopewell Rd. and twice on Joe Peek Rd.

77-year-old Paducah man facing sexual assault charges

Donald Wyatt, 77, was charged with sexual abuse first degree, victim under the age of 12, sodomy first degree and rape first degree on February 8.

‘Stop Human Trafficking in Missouri’ posters hung in hospitals, rest stops

Missouri House bill 1246 was approved in 2018 and requires an informational poster to be hung at certain businesses.

Selfies lead to arrest of wanted felon after 3-state search

A wanted man was caught in western Kentucky after a three-state search.

Kendrick Paper fire in Mt. Vernon considered suspicious

According to the Mount Vernon Fire Chief Kevin Sargent, the state fire marshal and Mt. Vernon police are investigating the fire.

U.S. Marshals, Wayne Co., IL authorities looking for escaped inmate

32-year-old Eric B. Willett is wanted by the Illinois Department of Corrections for escape from work release.

2 adult elk poached; Information on case wanted

MDC agents are asking for help from the public after two elk were found shot and killed in Shannon County.

Missouri woman accused of taking more than $240K from employer

A woman is facing charges of fraud for allegedly taking more than $240,000 from her employer.

Skeletal remains found by hunters identified

Skeletal remains found by hunters in a woods North of Carbondale on October 28, 2018 have been identified.

Police: Green laser light being directed at homes, businesses, aircraft

Pilots have reported seeing the laser light

Sheriff apologizes for deputy putting mud on homeowner’s surveillance camera

The Jefferson County Missouri Sheriff's Office says it has apologized to a homeowner after a deputy reportedly put mud on surveillance camera.

Graves Co., KY authorities arrest man banned from state

Meth and drug paraphernalia was found in the residence.

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

The woman allegedly poisoned her husband with antifreeze then set their home on fire to try and cover up the crime.

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

The suspect’s brother and 61-year-old mother were able to escape the house via the second floor, and no one was injured.