Flooding impacts July river boats visits to Cape Girardeau, MO

Jefferson County Sheriff’s asking for help in identifying motorcycle thieves

  1 dead from Sunday night storms that hit Murray State University

Large amount of methamphetamine recovered and Calloway County, Ky.

Stoddard County Commission to hold emergency closed session meeting Wednesday

Flooding keeps East Cape Girardeau residents from getting mail

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Woman caught in last Friday’s storm is speaking out about her experience

  McClure residents feel the fatigue of flooding

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana; how it could affect you

Man arrested after toddler shot, killed by 3-year-old brother

  Heartland flooded roads, bridge information

Ill. Attorney General: John A. Logan College violated open meetings act when discussing layoffs

  Missouri medical marijuana applications for ID cards to start being accepted July 4

On Tuesday, June 4, medical marijuana forms and instructions were made available for patients and industry members in Missouri.

  Jackson, Mo. to discuss “buffer zones” for the medical marijuana industry

The city of Jackson, MO will hold a public hearing at city hall to discuss proposed “buffer zones” for the medical marijuana industry.

  NWS: EF1 tornado in Trigg County, Ky.

The tornado was to the east and southeast of Cadiz.

I-24 lanes are back open after multi-vehicle crash

The westbound lanes of I-24 are shutdown at exit 16 due to a crash involving three semi-tractor trailers.

Man arrested on Jefferson County, Ill. after stealing SUV and crashing it

Preston Cope Memorial Scholarship established at Murray State University

  WATCH: Boaters scramble as EF1 tornado hits Ky. Marina Boat Dock

Tip leads police to man wanted for bar burglary, escape

Current boil water orders in the Heartland

  Execution date set for Russell Bucklew in late 2019

  Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana

Pritzker signed a bill that will legalize adult-use cannabis.

Heartland road projects 6/25

Here are road projects going on in the Heartland. Drive safely!

  Police: Home firebombed in retaliation of deadly shooting

Dyersburg Police said a home was firebombed shortly after a man was shot and killed Monday, June 10.

Paducah, Ky. police seek help identifying subject involved in altercation

Police said the person was involved in an altercation at CashSaver on Jackson Street.

Man arrested on drug charges after a brief struggle with deputies

Deputies found Gardner to be in possession of methamphetamine.

Release of spillways at Table Rock Lake to begin

The combined release will be about 20,000 c.f.s.

Areas of Land Between the Lakes closed to remove debris

The U.S. Forest Service says areas of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will be closed for several days so crews can clear storm debris

Murray police remind citizens of fireworks ordinances ahead of the Fourth of July holiday

Murray Police department is reminding people ahead of the Fourth of July holiday about the City’s firework ordinances.

  U.S. House of Representatives passes Rep. Mike Bost HUD amendment

The House of Representative unanimously approved an amendment introduced but Rep. Mike Bost (Ill.-12) for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Monday, June 24.

  East Cape Girardeau bounces back after rainy weekend adds to flooding

Heavy downpours over the weekend means the Mississippi River is rising once again and the stormy weather also created more issues for a Heartland community already struggling with flooding.

Country Financial makes $1,500 donation to Murphysboro Police Department

Country Financial is helping Murphysboro police with a donation to purchase new equipment.

  NWS: Damage from 2 EF1 tornadoes and a microburst in western Ky.

Damage from two EF1 tornadoes was found in western Kentucky after weekend storms.

  Mayfield, Ky. man arrested on methamphetamine trafficking charges

A Mayfield, Kentucky man has been arrest on drug charges after meeting with undercover detectives on Monday, June 24.

Large yellow jacket nests spotted in Alabama

Scientists are warning Alabamians to be on the look out for yellow jacket “super nests."

New cell phone bill to take effect July 1 in Tennessee

When July 1st hits if you’re behind the wheel in Tennessee you cannot grab your phone with any part of your body.

Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much

Jacob Bryan, the 5-month-old baby of singer Carrie Underwood and former NHL player Mike Fisher, clearly prefers one parent to the other when it comes to singing.

2.3 earthquake hits Lake County, Tenn.

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Ridgely, Tenn. on June 24.

Kentucky State Police remember Trooper Eric Chrisman on 4th anniversary

Sunday marked the fourth anniversary of the deadly crash.

  Storm clean-up in Sikeston, Mo.

Sikeston's compost site's getting a steady flow of residents dropping of debris.

  Insurance agencies busy with claims after storms hit southeast Missouri

State Farm Account Representative Serena Schooley said they've been very busy with customers calling about their storm damage on Monday.

Mo. requests 2nd federal disaster declaration in 2019 due to flooding, tornadoes

This is in response to the flooding, tornadoes and severe storms starting on April 29 and continuing throughout the spring.

  Tree taken out by severe weather had sentimental meaning to Cape Girardeau resident

A series of violent storms over the past few days left a lot of damage in their wake.

  Volunteers help neighbors cleanup in Jackson, Mo.

On Monday, cleanup continued throughout the City of Jackson as residents continued cutting up trees and disposing the debris.

Safety-Kleen receives hazardous waste permit to continue operating in Cape Girardeau

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued a final hazardous waste permit to Safety-Kleen Systems Inc. in Cape Girardeau, allowing them to continue the storage and transfer of hazardous waste.

Judge approves $24 million settlement over Rams’ PSLs

A federal judge has approved a settlement calling for the NFL's Rams to pay up to $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis. U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh Jr. approved the settlement Monday

  2 arrested after burglary investigation in Jefferson County, Ill.

Two men were arrested on burglary charges after an investigation in Jefferson County, Ill. on June 24.

US 62/Blandville Rd. blocked due to semi-truck crash

Traffic on US 62/Blandville Road is being diverted at KY 786 and KY 305.

Family: Beth Chapman of bounty hunting fame in medically-induced coma

Chapman, wife of Hawaii-based bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman, has battled cancer for years.

  Storm clean-up information for Jackson, Mo. residents

Officials in Jackson, Missouri have been working to restore power and clean up debris after storms came through the city on Friday.

Ky. road reopens; fallen tree removed

KYTC said a break in the weather allowed crews to remove the tree from KY 1438/New Hope Church Road.

Missouri judge allows abortions to continue, for now

St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer extended a preliminary injunction he previously issued in order to give a Planned Parenthood affiliate in St. Louis time to take a licensing fight before an administrative panel.

‘Lactation pod’ to give privacy for mothers at FedExForum

Shelby County and the Memphis Grizzlies are working with Mamava to open "lactation pods" at FedExForum.

  Caldwell County High School student to compete for Best in the World at Microsoft Word

Olivia Martin, a native of Fredonia, Kentucky, was named the 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Champion in Microsoft Word 2016.

Cave-in-Rock Ferry reopens after mechanical issue

The ferry reopened after an oil line was repaired.

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in arm chair

A woman who spotted the truck dumping the furniture and pup on Gaston Trail called animal control to get the dog help.

McCracken County Schools names new Law Enforcement Supervisor

Bruce Watson will take over the position after the current supervisor, Larry Zacheretti retires in June.

Storms do estimated $50,000 in damage to school’s football field

Brookland school officials say Sunday’s severe storms caused upwards of $40,000 to $50,000 worth of damage to its high school football field.

Disaster relief service available through Cape Girardeau Baptist Association

Crews said they are currently helping with clean up across the state

‘CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell’ begins July 15

It will be anchored from New York starting on July 15 and move to Washington, D.C. later in the fall.

Portion of S. Sprigg in Cape Girardeau, Mo. closed following storm damage

Ameren Missouri is working to rebuild a line damaged by recent storms.

Tree, power line fall on home during weekend storms in Ky.

A tree blew onto the home taking a power line with it.

Ky. Woman arrested on shoplifting charges in 2 counties

Sherri Sparrow, 38 of Mayfield, was arrested Sunday, June 23, on a shoplifting warrants out of Graves and Marshall counties.

Mo. Department of Conservation reminds you to ‘KEEP WILDLIFE WILD’

Most of the time the animal is not in need of help and is better off on its own.

Crater appears in German field, apparently caused by WWII bomb

Residents heard a loud boom in the middle of the night. No one was injured.

  Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Marion, Ill.

According to police, Johnson was holding what appeared to be a shotgun.

  Mo. officer shot, killed by person attempting to cash bad check

Officers said that person has been taken into custody and a firearm was recovered.

What you need to know June 24

Your news and weather for 6/24

Carlisle County, Ky. road reopens after downed trees, power lines removed

It was blocked just off the KY 121 end of KY 1628.

  First Alert: Storms hit the Heartland on Sunday, multiple warnings issued

Several tornado warnings were issued on Sunday afternoon

  City of Cape Girardeau to provide curbside pickup for fallen limb and storm debris

You must call Public Works to be added to the list.

  Scott City church holds service despite devastating fire

On Sunday, the Cornerstone Wesleyan Church lies in ruins, however, that didn’t stop the church community from coming together to hold a service.

Alabama inmates accused of plotting to bomb jail; call themselves “Pinky & The Brain”

Two inmates plotted to bomb the Walker County Jail.

Former Missouri prison damaged by storm last month

Tours of the 168-year-old former Missouri State Penitentiary are on hold at least through August because of extensive storm damage the complex sustained last month

  City of Jackson, Mo. warns about hiring non-reputable contractors

Jackson officials warn about non-reputable contractors.

Baby formula sold at Walmart recalled nationwide for potentially containing metal

A baby formula sold exclusively at Walmart is being recalled nationwide “because of the potential presence of metal foreign matter.”

ACLU seeks to force Missouri to treat inmates’ hepatitis C

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking for an emergency court order to force Missouri prison officials to begin testing and treating inmates with Hepatitis C.

FBI locates fugitive, former U.S. soldier in Ohio

Bryan Conley allegedly removed his ankle monitoring device before missing a court appearance.

Deputies respond to woman with gunshot wound at Lakeland Resort

An investigation is underway after deputies responded to Lakeland Resort in Marshall County, Ky.