Crime

Paducah, Ky. man arrested for threatening officers

Cursey threatened the first officer and his family. He also said a police officer was going to die today.

  Arrest warrant issued for Carbondale shooting suspect

Trial date set for man charged last year in 1993 killing

2 arrested after leading officers on chase through Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Reward offered in Gideon, Mo. business arson

Sullivan Co. Sheriff’s Office warns against fake GoFundMe for missing toddler

Reward offered for information on bull elk poaching in Knott Co.

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  Authorities in Carbondale Ill. investigate the report of shots fired

  Police chase leads to crash and arrest in Cape Girardeau Mo.

Paducah Ky., man arrested for stealing metal from business

  Washington Co. Mo. officials investigating deputy involved shooting

Woman sentenced to 10 years in southeast Mo. meth trafficking investigation; will be deported after serving term

Paducah man wanted in connection to shooting

Mo. woman pleads guilty to assaulting infant, misleading law enforcement

Her sentencing will be set once a U.S. District Judge accepts the plea.

  Illinois man, 80, released in 1960 triple-killing

Chester Weger was granted parole in November.

  Retired Catholic priest in southeast Mo. pleaded not guilty on child sex abuse charges

A retired Catholic priest in the Heartland was charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse with children.

McCracken Co. deputies investigating arson

While fighting the fire, fire personnel reported the strong smell of gasoline coming from unburned portions of the home.

TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December

Paducah man accused of trying to use forged checks to buy house, car

  Heartland Unsolved: Live to Tell

Pevely, Mo. man arrested after shooting in Barnhart, Mo.

  New Madrid, Mo., man charged in deadly Marston shooting

  Police investigating after vehicle shot multiple times in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Carbondale man accused of threatening others with gun

A man is accused of threatening people in a home with a gun.

ISP unveils dashboard to track forensic lab rates, includes backlog cases

ISP said the creation of the dashboard is to provide accountability and transparency to victims, law enforcement, prosecutors and the general public.

Police: Teen jailed, another injured after shooting himself in leg with stolen handgun

One teenager was jailed and another injured after police say he shot himself in the leg with a stolen handgun.

“Do not trust it”: Police warn about new secret shopper scam

A resident of Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri received documents in the mail claiming they could be paid to be a secret shopper.

  Major case squad investigating 4 people shot at 2 different locations in Poplar Bluff

Sunday afternoon four people were shot at two different locations in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Missouri farm awarded $265M in suit against BASF and Bayer

A Missouri peach grower who sued Bayer and BASF over damage to his orchards that he said was caused by the weedkiller dicamba has been awarded $15 million in actual damages.

Death investigation underway in Carbondale, Ill.

A death investigation is underway in Carbondale on Friday, February 14.

  Reward offered for Carbondale homicide suspect

Olando Sheron, 24 of Sikeston, is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting on Nov. 3.

Former bar manager accused of stealing more than $100K from Sikeston American Legion

A former bar manager is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the Sikeston American Legion.

2 injured in shooting at apartment parking lot, police searching for information

The victims were identified as Keith Anderson and Donnie Douglas, both of Jackson, Tenn.

2 arrested for breaking into garage

Two Saline County, Ill. men were arrested for burglary in Harrisburg.

  2 in custody, 1 wanted in connection to shooting at Cape Girardeau banquet center that injured 5

Three people were charged in connection to a shooting investigation at The River Banquet Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

  Stolen Cape Girardeau Mo. vehicle found in Graves Co., Ky., three arrested

The victim of the stolen vehicle was notified that it was recovered.

K-9 officer sniffs out 45 pounds of marijuana, 1 arrested

Officials found 45 pounds of marijuana inside a suitcase and plastic totes.

  Paducah Ky., teacher cited for grabbing student by the neck

The girl said, that the teacher did not grab her tightly enough that it cut off her airway, but that it caused pain in her neck.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of Wickliffe, Ky., man

Deputies knew the driver Billy E. Crews, 50, had an arrest warrant.

A joint investigation in McCracken Co., Ky. leads to three arrested

A investigation in McCracken Co., Ky, leads to the arrest of three men.

  Sentencing rescheduled for doctor found guilty of estranged wife’s murder

A sentencing hearing for Brian Burns was rescheduled.

  Carbondale man considered 'armed and dangerous’ is wanted as part of shots fired investigation

Moultrie is considered armed and dangerous.

Romance scams: Are you a catch, or are you getting catfished?

Online romance scams, also called confidence fraud, spike around Valentine's Day. Scammers look for vulnerable individuals and end up getting financial or personal identifying information.

1 man, 2 women arrested on drug, firearm charges in Ky.

When they searched the home a large amount of methamphetamine and paraphernalia was located.

Man dies after falling from vehicle during argument in Tenn.

The victim was being airlifted to a trauma center and died during the flight.

Tenn Police: Suspect assaults 2 men, 1 with pistol, while attempting to buy vehicle

According to police, the victim was selling the vehicle but was unable to secure a title.

  Poplar Bluff police look for suspect vehicle involved in leaving scene of crash

The green F150 is believed to have left the scene of a crash at Northwest Medical Center.

Fugitive after crashing vehicle, running from deputies

Deputies said the driver left the vehicle and ran into a wooded area.

  Paducah teen in custody, accused of threatening to bring gun to school to shoot people

School officials told officers that several other students and a teacher heard the juvenile threaten to bring a gun to school and shoot people who were telling him to be quiet.

  Carbondale police investigating report of 5 people attacking 2 victims

Police responded to the 500 block of West Cherry Street around 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 8.

  Police looking for man in connection to vehicle break-ins near Marion Town Square

The man is wanted for questioning.

17 arrested during narcotics sweep in Dexter, Mo.

17 people were arrested during a narcotics sweep in Dexter, Mo.

Police: “Corporate office” asks for cash card from Sikeston convenience store, turns out to be scam

They found a note on the front doors stating the business was closed.

Man, woman arrested in shoplifting incident after ‘scuffle’ with officer

Police said they were called about a woman and two men who reportedly shoplifted from a store on Paris Road.

  2 wanted for questioning in Poplar Bluff counterfeiting investigation

Police said they are wanted in reference to several reports of counterfeiting.

Kennett police warn about counterfeit money in area

Kennett police are asking people to be on the lookout for possible fake money being circulated in the area.

Suspect in custody after chase in Scott County, Mo.

The suspect was taken into custody after a short foot chase.

  Missing Gideon man found dead in Stoddard Co., Mo.

The body of a missing Gideon man was found.

2 Paducah men arrested for trafficking in a controlled substance

Tre Jefferson, 28, of Park Avenue, and Trezon Diamonte Wilson, 26, of Bloomfield Avenue, were arrested on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance.

Paducah man arrested for trafficking a controlled substance

Damonterius Stigger, 22, of Walter Jetton Boulevard, was arrested on charges of driving with no operator’s license, second-degree fleeing or evading police trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and tampering with physical evidence.

Man arrested after chase in connection to shooting investigation in Jefferson County, Ill.

A man was arrested after a chase in connection to a shooting investigation on Friday morning, February 7.

Nashville man convicted of sex-trafficking 12-year-old girl

According to evidence and testimony at trial, in June and July 2016, Williams picked up a 12-year-old runaway girl in San Antonio, Texas and posted ads on a website advertising her for prostitution.

4 arrested on drug, firearm charges in Perry Co., Mo.

Deputies found assorted drugs and related paraphernalia including methamphetamine and heroin.

Narcotics investigation leads to arrest of Portageville man

A 44-year-old man was arrested and is being held in the Mississippi County Jail.

Suspect jumps from vehicle during pursuit, arrested in Miner, Mo.

Rubin Hampton has been charged with a felony and four misdemeanors.

  Union County Ill. Sheriff’s Office searching for armed and dangerous man

He may be in the Carbondale area.

Law enforcement searching for man wanted on several warrants

He is described as a 6-foot-4 male weighing 220 pounds.

Williamson Co. deputies investigating stolen enclosed trailer

According to Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick, it’s described as black in color, with business information for Hammonds Custom Lawn Care in green lettering on each side.

  6 arrested for using sling shot, gun to cause extensive damage in Stoddard Co., Mo.

Extensive damage to farm equipment, businesses, vehicles and homes were reported in rural Bloomfield, rural Dexter and in the city limits of Dexter.

Man accused of being under the influence found with truck in a ditch

A man is accused of being under influence was found with his truck in a ditch.

Fugitive, member of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas arrested in Bernie, Mo.

Christopher David Robinson was arrested on Thursday, February 6 at his home on Howell Street.

BBB warns of work-from-home positions after company’s name taken in scheme

Consumers should be cautious about work-from-home positions for Westerman’s Express.

Suspect in Jefferson Co., Mo. stabbing case arrested

The condition of the victim is unknown.

New bill looks to expand TBI’s Endangered Child Alert to 20 years old

A new bill looks to expand the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Endangered Child Alert to 20 years old -- and it comes with full support from the family of Holly Bobo.

  Woman taken into custody after barricading herself inside Sikeston, Mo. home

They do not believe anyone was inside with her.

Mayfield man accused of switching bar codes, shoplifting

Dortch, age 50 of Mayfield, was placed under arrest for the charge of burglary third degree

2 arrested after fight in street in Mayfield, Ky.

Callers have stated that a man and woman were yelling and screaming in the street.

Man arrested on 44 counts of child pornography

An investigation into the case is ongoing.

  3,000 grams of cannabis sent through mail leads to arrest of Metropolis, Ill. man

The warrant came from an investigation concerning large amounts of cannabis being sent through the U.S. Mail.

  222 pounds of marijuana, 3 guns found during traffic stops in Mo.

They said K-9 officer Rony sniffed out three stolen guns and 115 pounds of marijuana.

  Equipment stolen from Southeast Mo. Search and Rescue

A person or persons took equipment from the unit’s new mobile command center.