KKK to distribute fliers, Cape-Bluff Apartment fires, 7 busted - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

KKK to distribute fliers, Cape-Bluff Apartment fires, 7 charged with soliciting prostitution

The KKK plans to distribute fliers Friday in Cape after a judge's ruling on Thursday. The KKK plans to distribute fliers Friday in Cape after a judge's ruling on Thursday.
This apartment fire in Poplar Bluff left several homeless (Source: Shane Eaton) This apartment fire in Poplar Bluff left several homeless (Source: Shane Eaton)
7 men  from 3 states were arrested for soliciting prostitution in McCracken County. 7 men from 3 states were arrested for soliciting prostitution in McCracken County.

A judge ruled in favor of the Ku Klux Klan yesterday after a lawsuit challenging the city of Cape Girardeau's litter ordinance. Now, the Klan is planning to distribute fliers today. Crystal Britt talked with their ACLU lawyer, and those for and against the ruling.

McCracken County detectives say they have arrested seven different men from three different states for soliciting prostitution.

An apartment fire that damaged 13 units have left several people homeless in Poplar Bluff. Christy Millweard was in Poplar Bluff today and will have the latest tonight 5 and 6.

Meanwhile, fire crews were on the scene of a small apartment fire Friday morning in Cape Girardeau.

Health officials are concerned that a third horse in Jackson County has tested positive for West Nile virus. There have only been six total horse related cases in Illinois, with 3 coming from Jackson County.

Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond is now supporting Todd Akin's Senate campaign after previously calling on him to quit.

And Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill is defending herself as "polite and calm" in response to accusations from Republican challenger Todd Akin that she wasn't very "ladylike" in a debate.

Authorities drilled through concrete and removed two samples of wet soil and clay in a modest Detroit-area neighborhood Friday in the latest effort to find the remains of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared in 1975.

Both local and state law enforcement agencies across the Heartland are working together to remove potentially dangerous medications from homes during "Drug Take Back" day.

Under a new law designed to curb prescription pill abuse, patients with long-term conditions requiring controlled substances have to submit to urine drug tests that aren't always covered by insurance companies.

Carly O'Keefe talked to several veterans about their job prospects today at a job fair in Sesser, Illinois.

Bob Reeves says you will have decent weather if you are planning on heading out for football tonight or the Cotton Carnival in Sikeston tomorrow.

We are Webcasting the Jackson vs. Sikeston football game tonight & the Cotton Carnival tomorrow on kfvs12.com!

Holly Brantley shares the story of a brave young man battling cancer who got to visit Busch Stadium and the Cardinals in style!

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