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School Closings - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Breastfeeding mom asked to cover up or leave Chick-fil-ABreastfeeding mom asked to cover up or leave Chick-fil-A Posted: Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:49 AM EST2018-01-16 06:49:15 GMT Updated: Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:49 AM EST2018-01-16 06:49:15 GMT Because their baby won't nurse with a cover, the f

KFVS12 - 2018-01-16 14:58:00

Preparing for snow - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

WILLIAMSON CO. -- While much of the snow and ice have melted off the roads, some spots still have that layer of ice on top of them making for slick travels. With more snow expected to fall across southern Illinois in the morning, people are already out getting those supplies. "Lot of ice melt, snow


Suspect nabbed in S. Illinois sex case

SHAWNTEETOWN, Ill. - A foster father from Shawneetown, Illinois, has surrendered to authorities on charges he sexually assaulted children in two Southern Illinois counties. Rickie R. Horton, 62 faces felony charges in Saline and Hamilton counties. In Hamilton County, Horton has been formally charged

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-01-16 20:58:57

Herrin firefighters battle cold in car fire

HERRIN -- Herrin firefighters battled single digit temperatures Wednesday morning to put out a car fire on Highway 148 in front of Speakeasy Liquors. "Someone was driving down the road and ended up with an engine compartment fire," said fire chief Shawn Priddy. "With the cold weather, we immediately

WSIL TV - 2018-01-18 02:04:00

Marion mall owners hope to dispel closing rumors

MARION -- Social media gets messages to many people as quick as anything, but they don't always turn out true. One rumor hit Facebook claiming the Illinois Centre Mall in Marion would shut its doors at the end of the month, but mall owners said you can't believe everything you read on social media.


Chester is owed $1.2 million in Menard utility bills; state also owes Pinckneyville, Du Quoin

CHESTER - On Jan. 4, the city of Chester sent its second hardship letter in four months to the Illinois Comptroller's Office requesting payment for utility bills for the Menard Correctional Facility. "This letter is to express the urgency to remedy the $1,231,818.48 owed to the City of Chester, Illi

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-01-17 23:00:00

Harrisburg man arrested for burning wood

SALINE COUNTY -- A Harrisburg man Mike Crank gets arrested twice in two weeks for burning tree limbs on his own property. It may have something to do with an ongoing war of words between the man, and county leaders. Correctional officer Mike Crank has been to jail twice in the last two weeks after w

WSIL TV - 2018-01-17 02:12:00

A 16-year-old Anna teen is being honored for saving a man's life

Buy Now Kyle McMahan, 16, of Anna, will be recognized by the Union County Sheriff with a Life Saver Award for his actions on Christmas Eve when he discovered an accident with the vehicle's driver partially out of the truck, but pinned by the door against against a tree.Byron Hetzler, The Southern AN

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-01-16 22:02:00

NSP arrests man near Kearney, found large quantity of 'rape-drug' in vehicle

Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has a man in custody for possession of multiple controlled substances, including a large quantity of the anesthetic Ketamine, commonly used for date-rape. State Troopers said they observed a westbound 2017 Nissan Altima speeding on I-80 near Kearney at mile marker 269 ju

NEBRASKATV - 2018-01-17 13:58:25

Kearney woman survives 4 days in vehicle in subzero temperatures while missing

ODESSA, Nebraska - A Kearney woman apparently spent nearly four days in her vehicle in subzero temperatures before being found Monday morning. Amanda Young, 40, was found around 10 a.m. in a remote area of Phelps County on a minimum maintenance road. A landowner reported seeing her missing vehicle i

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-16 20:15:00

Meet Cozad's new agriculture teacher

COZAD - Agriculture and FFA have been a part of Rebekah Kraeger's life since she was little. Her family has a row crop and swine operation. She showed pigs growing up. Her father and siblings were all involved in FFA. "I have been around FFA since I was in kindergarten. I became an FFA member in sev

LEXINGTON CLIPPER-HERALD - 2018-01-17 20:06:00

Skala: So far, 1,000 pages about Nebraska

Every week, I settle in at my computer and write a letter home. I write six pages, nine pages, sometimes 20. I keep writing until I am empty. Then I print the letters, stamp them and mail them to my two children, my sister, my brother, three nieces, my cousin and a friend. Letter-writers like me are

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-01-17 17:03:00

KPS 2018-2019 kindergarten class expected to be largest on record

KEARNEY, Neb. - Kearney Public Schools (KPS) is expecting the 2018-2019 kindergarten class to be the largest it has ever had. KPS staff is encouraging parents to register kids who turn five-years-old on or before July 31, 2018. Parent Ellie Schroeder did not waste any time getting her child signed

NEBRASKATV - 2018-01-16 16:05:04

Winter Gala planned at Children's Museum

KEARNEY - The Kearney Area Children's Museum will have its Kid's Winter Gala from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday. At the gala, children will get to explore winter craft stations, snack on hot chocolate and cookies, free play in the museum and take photos with their friends in a professional photo booth. Thro

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-17 17:24:00

Bakery at Plum Creek Market Place offers customized cakes, cupcakes

Cake decorator Laurie Zarate makes cakes for weddings, birthdays and other special occasions LEXINGTON - When special occasions come up, a celebratory cake is often needed. The bakery at Plum Creek Market Place, located at 1411 Plum Creek Parkway in Lexington, offers pre-made quarter sheet cakes tha

LEXINGTON CLIPPER-HERALD - 2018-01-17 13:00:00

Gov. Ricketts to Host Town Hall in Lexington

Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would hold a town hall in Lexington on Wednesday, January 17. The Governor invites the public to attend the town hall. Lunch will be available for purchase at the event. "Nebraskans are invited to join Governor Ricketts at his upcoming a town hall in Lexingto

LEXINGTON CLIPPER-HERALD - 2018-01-16 14:42:00

Paducah man helps deputies capture theft suspect

Christopher Fontana MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - A Paducah man help deputies capture a theft suspect on Tuesday. Around 1:40 p.m., McCracken County Sheriff's deputies were called to Pocket's Gas Station at 5104 Cairo Road on report of a suspected shoplifter. While deputies were on their way, the suspect,

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-01-17 12:44:32

Car pursuit ends in McCracken County neighborhood

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - A McCracken County Sheriff's deputy was possibly hurt during an overnight vehicle pursuit. Around midnight, deputies found a recently stolen car on Oaks Road. They tried to stop the car but were unsuccessful. A low speed pursuit lead deputies into Graves County and then back i

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-01-17 14:17:35

Homeless man arrested for pharmacy burglary

A homeless man was arrested Sunday after officers saw him fleeing a pharmacy where they had responded to a burglary alarm, Paducah police said. James G. Prentice, 57, is facing charges of third-degree burglary, second-degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, first-degree wanton endagerme

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-17 06:00:00

Thefts up in Paducah in 2017

PADUCAH, KY - Lock your car. That message comes Tuesday from Paducah Police Chief Brandon Barnhill. The police department released its 2017 Year in Review Tuesday. It says theft increased from 993 cases in 2016 to 1,080 in 2017. Of those, 126 of those were thefts from cars and the vast majority of t

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-01-17 04:34:46