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City of Cape Girardeau taking action after increased rat sightings in alley

Water, and a lack of it, may have brought some unwanted visitors to downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri. A few rat sightings have the city working to get rid of them as quickly as possible. Hank Cavagnaro KFVS The main problem alley that is being treated is the dead-end alley between Main and Spanish

KFVS12 - 2017-09-20 22:40:44

Cape Girardeau police remind residents to lock up their vehicles

"HIDE IT, LOCK IT, OR LOSE IT!" The Cape Girardeau Police Deparment is reminding the public to keep their items safe after a string of break-ins. Several vehicles were entered during the night in the area of the 1400-block and 1500-block of Luce, Themis, and Whitener Streets. Police said they believ

KFVS12 - 2017-09-20 21:40:17

Cape Girardeau police report 9/20/17

* Herman J. Gardner II, 38, of Sikeston, Missouri, was arrested at North Sprigg and Olive streets on three Cape Girardeau warrants for failure to appear for no insurance, failure to stop at a stop sign and failure to drive on the right side of the road and on a Union County, Illinois, warrant. * Jam

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Project Homeless Connect provides free vital resources in Cape Girardeau

Project Homeless Connect will be in Cape Girardeau on Friday, October 6. The annual event aims to connect those in need with vital resources. All services are free of charge. Attendees will have access to: "birth certificates, driver's licenses, social security cards, legal assistance, housing, educ

KFVS12 - 2017-09-19 15:19:24

FIRST ALERT: Tree branches down at Cape Girardeau house after overnight storms

(Source: Kristen Boren) (Source: Kristen Boren) (Source: Kristen Boren) (Source: Kristen Boren) (Source: Kristen Boren) CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Some tree branches were down on Tuesday morning, September 19 at a Cape Girardeau home after overnight storms. The tree limbs were down at a home on Ke

KFVS12 - 2017-09-19 15:03:43

Cape Girardeau Police Department reports 9/19/2017

CAPE GIRARDEAU The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests * A suspect was in custody pending formal charges of domestic assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon at 9 Village Drive. * A suspect was in custody pending forma

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Cape Girardeau city council to decide on shipping container homes

The City of Cape Girardeau is one step closer to putting a stop to people living inside shipping containers. Developers want to offer them as alternative housing, but on Monday night, September 18, council members approved the first reading of an ordinance that would ban shipping containers being u

KFVS12 - 2017-09-18 23:44:59

Flu season in the Heartland - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Doctors report that the flu virus has already made its way to the Heartland. At least two cases of the flu have been reported in the Heartland and some places are already giving vaccinations Cape Girardeau County Public Health Department will start vaccinations on September 25. They will not be g

KFVS12 - 2017-09-18 20:27:00

Cape Girardeau police report 9/18/17

CAPE GIRARDEAU The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWIs * Javon O. Rice, 25, of St. Louis was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated at North Sprigg and Olive streets. * Douglas W. Guyton, 37, 724 S. Pacific St., was arrested on

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-18 05:00:00

Cape Girardeau City Council agenda 9/18/17

City hall 401 Independence St. Study session, 5 p.m. today Items for discussion * Planning and Zoning Commission report * Appearances regarding items not on the agenda * Agenda review Regular session, 7 p.m. Presentations * Children's artwork presentation * Acknowledgment of rescue team deployed in

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-18 05:00:00

Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department report 9/18/2017

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI * Gregory R. Adams, 31, of Jackson was arrested on Godwin Drive on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (drug intoxication). Arrests * Timothy B. Fitzgerald, 24, of Ch

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-18 05:00:00

Old McKendree Chapel restoration in 1977

Order this photo Above: Reginald Gerhardt, left, of Old Appleton, nails metal lath between logs as Ed Hahn of Jackson removes old mortar on Old McKendree Chapel during restoration work. Below: Robert Kasten of Cape Girardeau sweeps up debris after the workers completed the north wall of the old shri

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Heartland fire crews train on Haz-Mat scenario

The Southeast Missouri Regional Response Team trained on Wednesday on a Haz-Mat scenario involving a car vs tractor trailer that is leaking diesel and chlorine. Fire fighters from Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Sikeston, Gordonville and Fruitland Fire Departments, along with South Scott County Ambulance

KFVS12 - 2017-09-20 20:51:28

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THE SOUTHERN - 2017-09-20 06:02:11

City officials, neighborhood leaders look to improve south Cape, but when and how?

Residents in Cape Girardeau's south-side neighborhood and city and school leaders have the same goal in mind: improving the struggling neighborhood. The debate is on how to do it and what should happen first. City officials suggest progress might take years; residents want more immediate results. C

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Residents look to transform Shawnee Park facility into community center

South Cape Girardeau residents want to bring new programs to the city's Shawnee Park Center to transform it into a community center for the neighborhood. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is leading the effort in partnership with the Authentic Voices neighborhood group a

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Cape School District will pay for ACT

Eleventh-grade students at Cape Girardeau's public schools each will receive a chance to take the ACT this academic year, according to school officials. Tony Robinson, deputy superintendent of secondary education, said the district feels the ACT is an important component of their overall plan to bri

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Memo: Consider civil rights home for national monument

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. FILE - This June 12, 1963 file photo shows, Medgar Evers, 37, Mississippi field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi civil rights sites, including

THE SOUTHERN - 2017-09-21 00:41:27

The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt.

* Shemia Price, 19, of Cape Girardeau was arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. * Everett Bourn, 23, of Jackson was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine. * Dustin Wonderick, 29, of Perryville, Missouri, was arrested on a Perry County, Missouri, warrant for fa

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

General interest: Grant Symposium draws standing-room-only crowd

Nearly 100 people crowded into Heritage Hall in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday to hear a succession of speakers talk about the life and times of U.S. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr., a federal judge and Civil War buff, said he was shocked to see the standing-room-only crowd. "This is an o

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-19 05:00:00