Nasty stomach bug - Ticks in Illinois - Inmate DNA samples - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Nasty stomach bug - Ticks in Illinois - Inmate DNA samples

A nasty stomach bug is making its way across 9 states. A nasty stomach bug is making its way across 9 states.
Kentucky corrections officials say they failed to take DNA samples over a 4 year period. Kentucky corrections officials say they failed to take DNA samples over a 4 year period.
The tick population is growing in Illinois. The tick population is growing in Illinois.

A dispatcher for a SE Mo. sheriff's office is accused of selling K-2. Tyler Profilet talked to the sheriff and has the story tonight at 5:00.

State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says she has no choice but to withhold paychecks from Illinois lawmakers. Hear what Gov. Pat Quinn had to say about that tonight at 5:02.

The CDC reports a nasty stomach bug has affected almost 300 people in nine states with scattered reports of outbreaks in two others.

Yesterday we told you about a new tick virus in Mo., now bug experts say they're seeing an increase in the number of ticks crawling around Illinois.

Authorities say about 70 people were accidentally sprayed with fungicide from a crop-dusting plane as they worked in an Illinois corn field.

Kentucky corrections officials say they failed to take DNA samples from between 6,300 and 7,000 felons as required by law over a four-year period.

Bob Reeves says tonight will be mostly clear and rather cool again!

In an attempt to balance the village's budget-an Elkville board member has suggested closing the city's police department. Allison Twaits will be at the board meeting tonight with the details.

The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents will consider approval of the awarding of the contract for construction of the River Campus expansion project.

Here is your week in pop culture: America's mysterious infatuation with royal baby.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
Facebook l Twitter l Google+ l Pinterest
Have a news tip? Give our newsroom a call at (800) 455-KFVS

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Single winning ticket claims 2nd largest Powerball jackpot

    Single winning ticket claims 2nd largest Powerball jackpot

    Thursday, August 24 2017 4:11 AM EDT2017-08-24 08:11:32 GMT
    Thursday, August 24 2017 6:07 AM EDT2017-08-24 10:07:32 GMT

    The winning numbers were 06-07-16-23-26, with a Powerball number of 04.

    The winning numbers were 06-07-16-23-26, with a Powerball number of 04.

  • Solicitor: Suspect in deadly Conway bank robbery to face two counts of murder, other charges

    Solicitor: Suspect in deadly Conway bank robbery to face two counts of murder, other charges

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:36:44 GMT
    Front: Brandon Council (Source: Conway Police), Background: The scene in Greenville, NC where Council was apprehended. (Source: WITN reporter Lynnette Taylor's Facebook Live)Front: Brandon Council (Source: Conway Police), Background: The scene in Greenville, NC where Council was apprehended. (Source: WITN reporter Lynnette Taylor's Facebook Live)

    The person of interest in the double-murder and bank robbery in Conway on Monday is in custody. Brandon MIchael Council was arrested in Greenville, North Carolina Wednesday, along with two other people, authorities there confirmed.  Brandon Michael Council was wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of two CresCom bank employees during a bank robbery at the CresCom Bank in Conway on Monday afternoon.

    The person of interest in the double-murder and bank robbery in Conway on Monday is in custody. Brandon MIchael Council was arrested in Greenville, North Carolina Wednesday, along with two other people, authorities there confirmed.  Brandon Michael Council was wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of two CresCom bank employees during a bank robbery at the CresCom Bank in Conway on Monday afternoon.

  • Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

    Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-08-22 18:52:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 24 2017 6:27 AM EDT2017-08-24 10:27:53 GMT
    Verizon is raising the price on its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version of it as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.
    Verizon is raising the price on its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version of it as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.
Powered by Frankly