FEMA starts home damage assessment in Alexander County, Ill.

They will be assessing more than 200 homes reported to have water damage in Alexander County.

  8 dogs die in early morning house fire in Cape Girardeau

3-year-old girl found alone on boat in Texas; father’s body recovered nearby

A young girl was found alone on a boat the day after she and her father took it out on Lake Granbury. Hours later, her father's body was recovered, not far from where the boat was found.
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  Owner of ‘Heist Jewelry’ hit with sledgehammer, still fights off robbers

Security camera footage shows the owner of ironically named Heist Jewelry tending to his inventory at 2:40 p.m. A masked suspect runs into the store and smashes a display case with a sledgehammer.


  Change in Missouri vehicle safety inspection law, processing fees starting Aug. 28

Cape Girardeau Notre Dame Regional High School principal leaving, accepts position in New York

Police: 2 bodies found in truck in Old North St. Louis

  Suspect accused of shooting deputy, trooper in Carter Co., Mo. facing charges

  McCracken County Sheriff’s Office receives 10 AEDs through grant money

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office now has another life-saving tool.
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  At least 13 people arrested at Portland, Oregon, protest

Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon.

Back-to-school illnesses parents need to watch for

  New acting director named for Sikeston Dept. of Public Safety

Man facing charges after deputy spots large bag of meth

  Woman arrested after being combative at elementary school

Bost announces USDA to defer crop insurance premium payments

  Illinois Governor signs Executive Orders

Paducah Neighborhood Walk with the mayor

  New Esports Arena launched at SIU

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  Family finds live frog in carton of organic salad greens

One Wisconsin family found a living frog in the packaged organic salad greens they bought from a grocery store.


Steelers keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory

  New Esports Arena launched at SIU

An Esports Arena was unveiled at Southern Illinois University on Friday, August 16.


  Jackson water main break causes emergency closure of NB lane of Hwy. 61

  Southeast Missouri State University ‘among the best’ according to Princeton Review

Missouri public defenders: Women to face abortion felonies

Ferrell appointed to Public Defender Commission

Mother of 4 kids rescued in St. Louis fire faces charges

The mother of four young children rescued from an apartment fire in St. Louis is facing felony charges for allegedly leaving them home alone
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  Doctors warn of fallout from new immigration rule

Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.

Man arrested for failing to comply with sex offender registry

Detectives trying to track down stolen tractor

Official: Spill may have caused fish kill in Kentucky creek

  Jackson students go to International Science Fair, eager to learn more