Democrat Edwards wins reelection in conservative Louisiana

Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s popularity.
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Vatican youth seminary scandal grows with new abuse claims

A scandal over alleged sexual molestation and abuse at the Vatican’s youth seminary is growing, with more former papal altar boys alleging inappropriate behavior by priests inside the Vatican walls.


2.4 earthquake hits near Kentucky/Tennessee line

Air Force and Army veteran duo aim to restore WWII submarine

  Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge reopens after being hit by barge

West Kentucky Community & Technical College Held IT Conference

  Heartland Blue Bloods: Bud, Trey, Ethan and Natalie Cooper (McKnight)

A family commitment to public service and the greater good is at the heart of the show "Blue Bloods." It is also in the hearts of a local family lead by one of the most respected law enforcement officers in southeast Missouri.
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Leaked Russian interference report raises UK vote questions

A report from Parliament’s intelligence committee concludes that Russian interference may have affected Britain’s 2016 Brexit referendum.

  Armed car-jacking in West Frankfort leads to chase

  First Alert: Gradual warming trend continues

Motor vehicle and Amish buggy accident east of Wingo

1 person injured in crash involving buggy, vehicle near Wingo, Ky.

Shawnee National Forest Offers New Christmas Tree Permit

‘Miracle on ice’: Ill. State Police dashcam video shows truck nearly hitting troopers, woman on icy road

  Perryville named POW-MIA city

Heartland businesses to receive training assistance funds

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  Alleged gunman, victim among 6 charged after NJ football game shooting

The wounded man, Ibn Abdullah, 27, was the target of the shooting and was charged because a gun was found on him when emergency responders went to his aid, authorities said.


Heartland college football scores

SEMO Basketball adds two signees

Heartland Football Friday playoff games Nov. 15-16

Heartland Sports results from Wednesday 11/13

Here are Heartland Sports top results from Wednesday 11/13.


  Hearing held in Gabe Parker case

Fifiteen charged in Mt. Vernon drug ring

  Caruthersville, Mo. police investigating after several animals found dead, appeared to have been killed

Cape Girardeau man in custody on warrant for child molestation, resisting arrest

  Union Co., Ill. sheriff’s office investigating hemp theft with an estimated loss of $2M

Deputies say the hemp crop was in a remote area of Union County, east of Dongola.
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  Parents, 3 sons die in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

A husband and wife and three of their young children died Saturday morning at the family’s San Diego home in what police believe was a murder-suicide sparked by a bitter divorce.

  Extensive damage left behind after break in at Kingdom Kids in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Students can look forward to simpler financial aid process at SEMO

Sheriff: Student hospitalized after ‘vaping overdose’

Federal inmate found guilty for assaulting an inmate at Dunklin County Jail


  First responder organization helps feed those in need

  Boy Scouts collect food

  Stars and Stripes Museum preview

  Spirit of Democracy benefits National Stars and Stripes Museum

  Scouts collect roughly 40,000 food items for area food pantries


  Gov. Bevin concedes gubernatorial election

Anna, Ill. company approved to grow recreational marijuana

Dealing with GOP legislature next challenge for Beshear

Hemp Summit hosted by Ill. Department of Agriculture