Gov. Beshear to hold COVID-19 briefing at 3 p.m.

Currently, 2,790,462 Kentuckians have been tested for the virus.

N. Sprigg St. blocked in Cape Girardeau after vehicle hit utility pole

What you need to know Dec. 1

Louisville restaurant, bar owners applying for $10,000 state relief money say it’s not enough

  Schools prepare for second round of remote learning

Heartland COVID-19 cases 11/30

Graves Co. Health Dept. reports 142 new cases since Nov. 25

Continued Coverage

Southern 7 Health Dept. reports 5 additional COVID-19-related deaths from Nov. 26-29

Jackson Co. Health Dept. reports 46 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday

38 residents in Egyptian Health Dept. region test positive for COVID-19

St. Francois Co. Health Dept. reports more than 600 new cases of COVID-19 since Nov. 20

  Adult, 2 children die in Zeigler, Ill. house fire

  Health departments prepare for COVID-19 surge after Thanksgiving

  Cyber Monday vs. local businesses

In the midst of a pandemic, local businesses are still hurting and need your support.

Marion, Ky. man accused of credit card fraud

According to McCracken County deputies, they were contacted by officers of the Marion, Ky. Police Department in reference to a fraudulent use of a stolen credit card.

  U.S. 60/62 bridge closed until Dec. 31 for repairs

The U.S. 60/62 bridge will be closed Monday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 31.

  Making sure your car is good-to-go for cold weather

Plaza Tire Service Manager John Sneed said the most important items are checking tire pressure and tread, fluid levels, battery and anything that could cause a problem in the coming months.

Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health Center reports 73 new cases of COVID-19, 1 additional death on Monday

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

Governor, First Lady invite families to candlelight tours, tree lighting ceremony at Mo. Governor’s Mansion

2 arrested in connection to attempted robbery in Carbondale, Ill.

Gov. Beshear: 1st vaccine shipments arriving soon; 2,124 new cases of COVID-19 in Ky. on Monday

Purchase Dist. Health Dept. holds drive-thru COVID-19 testing through Dec. 18

Non-compliant sex offender arrested in Paducah, Ky.

A Paducah man was arrested for failing to comply with sex offender registration.

Jury trials suspended in Mo. 32nd judicial circuit through Feb. 26

Jury trials in Missouri’s 32nd judicial circuit have been suspended through February 26.

  Gov. Pritzker says Tier 3 mitigations continue for now; 6,190 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill.

Currently,10,497,998 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the state.

  Active virus cases surpass 41,000 in Tennessee with more than 7,000 new cases reported

The Shelby County Health Department has identified 283 new coronavirus cases two more deaths.

  Mo. State Highway Patrol reports 10 deaths from crashes in state over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 10 people died in crashes in the state over the Thanksgiving holiday.

  18-year-old pedestrian dies after being hit by car on U.S. Hwy. 51 in rural De Soto, Ill.

An 18 year old was hit and killed trying to flag down a vehicle on U.S. Highway 51 on Sunday, November 29.

Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health Center COVID-19 update Nov. 27-29

As of Sunday, the total number of cases of COVID-19 in the county was 5,654 and the total number of deaths was 69.

Bi-County Health Dept. reports 75 new cases of COVID-19 in region

The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 75 new cases in the region on Monday, November 30.

Heartland road projects 11/30

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

Union Co. at COVID-19 Orange Warning Level

Union County joins the rest of the Southern Seven region at the orange warning level.

Franklin Co., Ill. man arrested on 2 sex abuse charges

Arnold R. Saltsman, 52, was arrested at his home on Thursday, November 26 on two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges.

Truck theft investigation leads to 3 arrests

Calloway County deputies located a truck reported stolen while out on patrol.

  2 Mississippi Co. Jail escapees caught

Both men were taken back into custody late Sunday night.

Federal court grants Gov. Beshear’s appeal to keep private, religious schools closed in Kentucky

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled in favor of Governor Andy Beshear’s appeal to keep private religious schools closed for in-person learning.

What you need to know Nov. 30

News headlines, First Alert Weather and trending web stories for Monday, Nov. 30.

  Teen dies in crash on I-55 in Scott Co.

A teen died in a crash on Interstate 55 near the 88 mile marker on Sunday, November 29.

115 new COVID-19 cases reported by Bi-County Health

The Bi-County Health Department reported 115 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

2,803 more COVID-19 cases in Ky.

Kentucky continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases.

Endangered Missing Person Advisory canceled for 91-year-old Vienna man

The Illinois State Police has canceled a Endangered Missing Person Advisory for a 91-year-old Vienna man.

  Decorating homes for the holidays

Sunday brought reasonable late November temperatures before a blast of cold air hits the area on Monday which made it a good day to get out and put up some decorations.

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 14 more COVID-19 cases

The Egyptian Health Department was notified on November 29, 2020, of fourteen Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Highway 94 collision in Calloway Co. sends 1 to hospital

On Sunday, November 29, 2020 at approximately 9:30 a.m., Calloway County Deputies responded to Highway 94 near Clayton Road for a report of a two vehicle injury collision.

Redford, Mo. man killed in Reynolds Co. crash

A Redford, Missouri man has died following a crash in Reynolds County on Saturday.

Woman, child die after crash in rural Murphysboro, Ill. on Thanksgiving

A Murphysboro woman and a child died following the two-vehicle crash; others were injured.

  Heartland shops small businesses on Saturday

City after city across the Heartland, people were out shopping for those unique holiday gifts.

  Shoppers swarm downtown Cape Girardeau on Small Business Saturday

Plenty of shoppers were on hand in Cape Girardeau purchasing those holiday items and gifts.

  Jackson business helps out car wreck victim with sales

Charmed Boutique helped out a young man who was in a very serious car accident.

  Ky. reports 2,437 new COVID-19 cases

On Saturday, Gov. Andy Beshear urged Kentuckians to strengthen their resolve in the fight against COVID-19, with the knowledge that help is on the way.

69 new COVID-19 cases reported by Bi-County Health

The Bi-County Health Department reported 69 more COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

1 person injured in Williamson Co. crash

One person was injured during a single vehicle crash in Williamson County Saturday morning.

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 35 more COVID-19 cases

The Egyptian Health Department reported 35 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

  Small business owners share importance of Small Business Saturday

Small business owners in the Heartland are feeling the effects of the pandemic, so they’re hopeful for a good turnout for Small Business Saturday.

Beshear files appeal to keep private, religious schools closed for in-person classes

U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove made the ruling on a lawsuit initially filed by Attorney General Daniel Cameron and Danville Christian Academy on Nov. 20.

  Old Town Cape to host 2nd annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

KFVS12 will live broadcast the lighting of the tree at 6:20 p.m. for anyone wishing to watch the event from home.

  Warming Shelters prepares to open their doors with changes

Director of Spread Hope Now, Mari Ann Moyers said their doors will open at the Sikeston Warming center on December first. She anticipates more people will need a place to stay.

  The Salvation army served those in need with COVID-19 changes

Lieutenant Matt DeGonia said the Salvation Army Thanksgiving meals were pick -up only due to Covid-19, but it didn’t stop people from coming out.

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 36 new cases of COVID-19

The Egyptian Health Department reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, November 27.

More than 705K total cases of COVID-19 in Ill.

A total of 10,289,223 tests for the virus have been conducted in the state.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 80 new cases of COVID-19

The Bi-County Health Department reported 80 new cases of COVID-19 in the region on Friday, November 27.

Bollinger Mill featured on new stamp celebrating Missouri’s statehood

The new stamp celebrates Missouri's bicentennial.

  Fenton, Mo. man missing, believed to be in danger

He may be driving a white 1995 GMC Jimmy with Missouri license plates.

CBS Christmas classics: Frosty, Rudolph return

Watch the holiday classics right here on KFVS12!

  99-year-old woman receives the gift of music on Thanksgiving

It’s more than Thanksgiving for one Sikeston nursing home resident, it’s also her 99th birthday celebration.

Bi-County Health Department reports 101 new COVID-19 cases

Franklin County has 43 new cases, and Williamson County has 71 new cases.

  Local church gives out Thanksgiving Day meals to those in need

Steve Reynolds has been organizing this meal for the Mount Vernon community and surrounding area for the last 24 years. It is served at Central Christian Church.

Judge strikes down Gov. Beshear’s order to halt in-person learning at private religious schools

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that religious schools in Kentucky can still hold in-person classes.

PHOTOS: Babies at Memphis hospital celebrate their 1st Thanksgiving

You don’t have to look hard to find something to be thankful for in the nursery at Saint Francis Hospital.

Train crashes into vehicle stuck on tracks in Carbondale

No one was hurt in the crash.

Heartland instructor talks turkey on Thanksgiving

If you are in need of some turkey facts this Thanksgiving, a Shawnee Community College instructor can bring you up to speed in a couple of minutes.

MDC releases deer harvest numbers for Missouri Firearms Deer Season

Preliminary numbers show that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 176,604 deer during the November portion of Firearms Deer Season.

IDNR releases deer harvest numbers for 1st weekend of firearm season

Deer harvest numbers for the first weekend of the Illinois Firearm Deer Season are down compared to 2019.

Possible mail tampering, package thefts reported in Jackson, Mo.

Shopping online for gifts this holiday season? If so, police recommend having a safe delivery plan because ‘porch pirates’ are on the prowl.

What you need to know Nov. 26

News headlines, First Alert Weather and trending web stories for Thanksgiving Day.

  Heartland church feeds local families

There’s an increase in the need for food during the pandemic, A heartland church is setting the table for many local families.

Amazon offering ways to keep gifts spoiler-free this holiday season

Amazon is offering a few options for customers to use to keep those gifts hidden.

  Missouri stores prepare for Black Friday

Before you go Black Friday shopping know the stores COVID-19 safety guidelines

3,408 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ky.

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 3,408 new COVID-19 cases and again asked all Kentuckians to follow safety precautions during Thanksgiving as cases surge in the commonwealth and across the country.

  Illinois malls plan for Black Friday amid pandemic

Despite COVID-19 restrictions in Illinois, malls and shopping centers still plan to open for Black Friday.