Meeting at Osage Centre Aug. 21 to discuss diverging diamond interchange

Construction is expected to begin in summer 2019, with the completion anticipated in spring 2021.

  Study: How many teens text and drive in the Heartland?

According to a new Center For Disease Control and Prevention study Missouri is one of the most dangerous states for teen texting and driving.

Patrol urges MO travelers to drive and boat responsibly Labor Day weekend

The Missouri Highway Patrol is asking Missourians to drive and boat responsibly on Labor Day weekend.

Ashcroft investigating why polling place opened late

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is investigating why a suburban St. Louis polling place opened 90 minutes late for this month's primary election.

Missouri opens hay, water programs for farmers amid drought

New state programs will allow Missouri farmers suffering from drought to hay and pump water from some state land.

Couple sues Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese

A couple claims in a lawsuit that a former top lay official in the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese emotionally and sexually abused the woman, and the diocese did not intervene.

AT&T to hold job fair to hire 100 people for Cape Girardeau, MO call center

One-hundred new jobs are coming to a Cape Girardeau, Missouri call center.

Air Conditioning units blamed for smoke in the Southeast Missourian

Cape Girardeau firefighters were called to the 300 block of Broadway St., at the Southeast Missourian, for a report of smoke in the building.

1 dead after 3-vehicle crash on Highway 25 in Cape Girardeau Co. MO

Officers were on the scene of a three-vehicle, deadly crash in southern Cape Girardeau County, Missouri on Sunday, August 19.

FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY today due to severe storms

We are issuing a First Alert Action Day for Monday afternoon and evening, August 20.

Burglary suspect arrested in Caruthersville, MO

A short time later, officers located and arrested the suspect, a 32-year-old male from Caruthersville.

  Army Corps River Commission stops in Cape Girardeau for inspection

The Army Corps of Engineers River Commission made a stop by Cape Girardeau on Sunday as part of their low water inspection trip. They will be traveling to Caruthersville for Monday, Aug. 20 where they will start one of four meetings with the public to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents to hear about their concerns, ideas and issues. They will have a meeting held

Man dies after Ste. Genevieve Co., MO crash

A Bonne Terre, Missouri man died after a crash in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri on Sunday, August 19.

Kansas and Missouri hope to attract nearly 700 USDA jobs

Kansas and Missouri officials hope to attract the nearly 700 well-paying USDA jobs that are being moved out of Washington D.C.

Wife of missing Cape Girardeau County, MO man speaks out

A man from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri went missing on Saturday, August 18.

Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms

Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer.

Man killed in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, Missouri on Aug. 18.

1 hospitalized after crash on Highway B in Perry County, MO

A vehicle left the road and overturned and hit a utility pole.

Inmate death investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control is investigating at the request of the sheriff.

4 injured in off-road crash in Reynolds County, MO

Four people are injured following a crash in Reynolds County, Mo. on Aug. 18. According to MSHP, around 11:10 a.m., Brian Maize was driving off road with three passengers, two adults and one juvenile.  Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android Maize hit a tree and was forced into another tree before coming to a rest. Cecil Rawlings, 45, of Centerville, Mo. and the juvenile, were flown to St. Louis-area hospitals with serious injuries. Maize and Tor...

Rescued bobcat on road to recovery at St. Louis-are facility

A baby bobcat found in eastern Missouri and being nursed back to health might be mistaken for an ornery feral cat - until you hear her roar.

Missouri deputies seize nearly $1M worth of marijuana

Sheriff's deputies in northwestern Missouri's Platte County say they've seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana from a van that led them on a chase.

MO sheriff's office warns of scam targeting AT&T customers

The Madison County, Missouri Sheriff's Office is warning AT&T customers of a phone scam making rounds around the county.

St. Charles wrestles with closing time for bars

A battle continues over how to handle the last call for alcohol in the St. Louis-area town of St. Charles.

Missouri residents fear effect of funding cuts for disabled

Advocates for the disabled say funding cuts to in-home care could force some Missouri residents into nursing homes.

Charleston, MO woman killed in car crash

A 21-year-old Charleston, Missouri woman was killed in a crash in Mississippi County early Saturday morning, August 18.

Argument leads to fatal shooting in downtown St. Louis

St. Louis police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the middle of the day in the middle of downtown.

Corvette Club fulfills Sikeston, MO hospice patient’s last wish

A Sikeston, Missouri man facing a terminal illness fulfilled one of his life long-dreams on August 17, riding in a Chevrolet Corvette.

3-year-old loses both parents in accident

A 3-year-old Missouri boy has been left without parents after both his mother and father died in a vehicle accident.

Man who tried to save boat victims alleges emotional stress

A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress after trying to save victims of a fatal duck boat accident.

Prosecutor won't charge Greitens despite ethics panel review

An ethics panel says there's reason to believe that former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens broke the law over how his campaign reported a donor list it obtained from a charity he founded.

More than 2 dozen cannabis plants seized in Carter Co., MO

Multiple agencies have recovered more than two dozen cannabis plants, according to the Carter County, Missouri Sheriffs Office.

Missouri's top public safety official stepping down

Missouri's Department of Public Safety Director, Charles A. (Drew) Juden will be leaving the position effective August 31.

National Guard schools Clippard Elementary at 'boot camp'

Guard members took the students through "boot camp" to help teach the school's expectations of respect and proper conduct while in class

Shooting investigation underway in Caruthersville, MO

The Caruthersville Police Department and the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office are currently conducting a shooting investigation.

New tool for tackling domestic violence coming to Cape Girardeau, MO

Police say domestic violence is a continuing problem for many parts of the Heartland, but a new class has a unique way to address the root cause of the issue.

New law addresses cybersecurity threats to small businesses in MO

A new bill signed into law is expected to help businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks by expanding resources to help them protect their data.

Caruthersville man arrested on child abuse, neglect charges

Caruthersville officers said they arrested 46-year-old Kenneth Flanagan of Caruthersville on two active warrants through Pemiscot County for abuse or neglect of a child.

Hospital: Now 37 cases of Salmonella diagnosed in Perry County, MO

The number of cases of Salmonella in Perry County, Missouri increased after it was first detected on Monday, August 6.

Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff resigns ahead of U.S. Marshal confirmation

Monday was the the Cape Girardeau County sheriff's last day in office as he officially resigned.

Suspect in custody after manhunt in Perry County, MO

Perry County, Missouri Sheriff's deputies are actively searching for a man who took off running from a traffic stop.