Murphysboro Apple Festival to be held, some events postponed

The 69th Annual Murphysboro Apple Festival will be held in September 2020, but on a smaller scale.

  FDA adds to list warning of potentially toxic hand sanitizers

The FDA updated an earlier advisory, adding more hand sanitizer products that may contain methanol it recommended people not use.
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Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

A shooting at a nightclub early Sunday left two people dead and eight wounded in South Carolina, a sheriff’s official said.


  First Alert: Hot summer trend continues

What you need to know July 6

  Cape Splash to reopen July 8

Cape Girardeau Public Health Center reports 6 new COVID-19 cases over 7/4 weekend

  People adhering to safety, social distancing guidelines at Wappappello Lake

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger Brent Scroggins says safety is the upmost importance when you're out on the water and it's required to wear a life jacket.
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$10,000 reward offered in Atlanta killing of 8-year-old girl

Authorities say a group of armed individuals opened fire near the Wendy's restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was killed by a white police officer in June. The area has become a site for frequent demonstrations.

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Bi-County Health reports 5 new COVID-19 cases

23,436 COVID-19 cases in Mo.

Egyptian Health Department reports three new COVID-19 cases

72 year-old woman injured in Lyon Co. multi-vehicle crash

“Suspicious” 4th of July Cape Girardeau house fire under investigation

  First Alert: Hot and humid 4th of July

Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course changes hours due to potential COVID-19 exposure

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Broadway star Nick Cordero dies after monthslong battle against coronavirus

Cordero faced severe complications from the virus, despite having no pre-existing health conditions. He spent weeks on a ventilator, suffered septic shock, mini-strokes and had to have a leg amputated.


  Young Jackson golfer wins tournaments after undergoing heart transplant

PGA Tour adjusts protocols as result of positive coronavirus tests

PGA Tour commissioner gives update on schedule after positive coronavirus tests.


  Family in Miner feed first responders to show appreciation

  Illinois trooper arrested on drug charges

Mo. COVID-19 update July 4

KSP investigating fatal shooting in Caldwell Co.

Bi-County Health reports 4 new COVID-19 cases

The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department was notified of four new positive cases of COVID-19 in the Franklin-Williamson County region on July 4.

  First Alert: Hot and humid holiday weekend

Cape Girardeau Health Center confirms 22 more COVID-19 cases

4,165 total COVID-19 cases in the Heartland as of 7/03

299 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky

  American Legion honors veterans