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Cape police quietly solve homicide, no murder charge

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Cape Girardeau anti-crime activist is outraged that the community wasn’t promptly notified that a 2015 shooting was solved without a murder charge.


Crews responded to truck fire in Cape Giradeau, MO

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Fire Station Number 1 responded to a truck fire on North Sprigg Street, just north of Independence Street on Wednesday, January 16. Crews said the truck's engine or transmission caught fire on a Chevrolet pickup truck.


Ice, Snow Expected Tonight, Tomorrow Morning for Northeast Missouri

HANNIBAL - Another round of winter weather has the possibility of affecting most of northeast Missouri again tonight, including a glazing of ice then up to an inch of snow. This can be especially treacherous for driving, because the snow will be on top of the ice, creating slick conditions. Please p


Editorial: The Missouri House just overturned an election. The courts should turn it back.

Barely two months after Missouri voters said, loudly and clearly, that state legislators’ official records must be open to the public, the Missouri House on Tuesday effectively overturned that vote and declared that members can keep their records closed. Lawmakers have done this before, on other iss


Interior designer Harry Rust dies at 84

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Interior designer Harry Rust, 84, died Nov. 14, 2018. Rust was born Dec. 27, 1933, in Cape Girardeau to Wayne and Eva Palmer Rust. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in business Aadministration and received a certificate from the New York School


Two Men From Cape Girardeau Injured In Accident On I-55 In County

Two Cape Girardeau men were injured in a single-vehicle accident at mile marker 164.8 on Interstate 55 on January 12, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


Texting and driving bill reaches Missouri Senate

COLUMBIA - A new bill before the Senate would ban texting and driving for drivers of all ages. It's sponsor, Sen. Wayne Wallingford, R-Cape Girardeau, said he knows someone who's son was killed by distracted driving.


Internet's Best Weatherman Returns With a Dire Weather Warning for Missouri

The internet's finest amateur weatherman, Nova Scotia's Frankie MacDonald, has once again turned his attention to the Show-Me-state, warning in his trademark bellow that we're in for a major winter storm this Saturday.


Man exonerated posthumously for 1981 stabbing in Mount Vernon

The Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois Springfield has announced that Grover Thompson, who was wrongfully convicted in 1981 and died in prison in 1996, has received executive clemency based on actual innocence by former Gov. Bruce Rauner. This is the first posthumous exoneratio


Man wanted in IL homicide investigation caught in Pemiscot Co., MO

PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A homicide investigation out of Decatur Illinois led officials to Caruthersville, Missouri to find the suspect. According to the U.S. Marshal’s Service in Cape Girardeau, Jaquarius West, 18, was arrested after a homicide occurred on Jan. 4 at Long John Silver’s restauran


Driver fails to yield, crashes into another vehicle in Cape Girardeau, MO

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A small crash on Jan. 14 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. According to a KFVS team at the scene, a vehicle failed to yield and hit another vehicle Tuesday morning.


MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Oran boys basketball reaches 15-win mark with victory over Chaffee

Chaffee7121810--47 ORAN (65) -- Jacob Shoemaker 22, Cooper Priggel 9, Langdon Scheeter 5, Tyson Goodale 4, Ty Johnson 15, Todd Priggel 10. FG 20, FT 10-17, F 14 (3-pointers: C. Priggel 2, Shoemaker 2, Scheeter. Fouled out: None.)


Missouri bull rider thrown from bull at Denver event dies from his injuries

Mason Lowe, a nationally ranked professional bull rider from the southwest Missouri town of Exeter, died Tuesday night from injuries sustained in a Denver Professional Bull Riders competition, the PBR announced.


Local basketball tournaments for the week of Jan. 21

Jan. 21-25 : 1. Hazelwood Central; 2. Freeburg; 3. Seckman; 4. Alton; 5. Cape Girardeau Central; 6. Hillsboro; 7. Ritenour. Jan. 21: (Pool play) Hazelwood Central vs. Cape Girardeau, 4:30 p.m.; Freeburg vs. Ritenour, 6 p.m.; Seckman vs. Hillsboro, 7:30 p.m.;


Hunter, conservation officer rescue man on Mississippi river

ALEXANDER CO., Ill. -- On January 5, David Bess was deer hunting at his cabin between Theebes and Olive Branch like he has many times over the past seven years. But that day, he heard a strange noise that caught his attention.


“Revenge porn” law cracks down on sending sensitive images

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A Missouri law is cracking down on those who use or threaten to use sensitive images without consent. House Bill 1558 or what some call the “revenge porn law” makes it a felony to spread these images without consent and could lead to up to seven years in prison. It became


Shooting death of Tamms woman investigated by Illinois State Police

The homicide of Stacy Carter-Gonzales, 48, of Tamms, Illinois, is under investigation, according to a news release issued by Illinois State Police. On Friday, the Alexander County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call of a subject with a gunshot wound at a residence in Tamms, the release stated.


Drug suspect charged after deadly Missouri police shooting

LEADWOOD, Mo. – Prosecutors have filed charges against a drug suspect after a SWAT team member fatally shot the owner of the home where the man had been staying while executing a search warrant.


One City community service day in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - One City and SEMO Office of Equity and Diversity are hosting a service day on Saturday, Jan. 26. The community service day begins at 9:15 a.m. at One City, located at 610 Independence St.


Out of the past: Jan. 15

On Thursday, Jacquelyn Close of Jackson went online via computer with Vice President Al Gore, suggesting a national network for environmental research and receiving "a great idea" in reply from Gore; in the first-ever online computer conference with the vice president, about 900 people around the wo