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Small 2.1M quake hits southeast, MO near Caruthersville

It was near areas of Missouri like Indian Mound, Kennett and Caruthersville, Mo.

KFVS12 - 2018-10-18 13:59:00

Over 17 pounds of methamphetamine seized in multi law enforcement agency drug bust

• Street value of over $700,000 seized; eight people arrested“Our community is facing challenges that I am unwilling to allow to take root,” said McCracken County Sheriff Matt Carter, during a multi-law enforcement press conference held Tuesday morning at McCracken County Courthouse.“This challenge

METROPOLISPLANET.COM - 2018-10-18 16:24:00

Still few details on decomposing body found in August outside of West Frankfort

BENTON — Authorities are still investigating a suspicious death after a body in an advanced state of decay was found in August at a West Frankfort mine.Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones said the body’s decay was so advanced they are having to rely on dental records and DNA analysis to get a positive

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-10-18 17:27:00

Benton, Ky pharmacist charged by grand jury indictment for stealing medications

BENTON, KY (KFVS) - A federal grand jury indictment charged a Benton, Kentucky pharmacist with several counts according to the United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.Kyle W. Humphrey, 34 was charged with stealing pre-retail prescription medications, mislabeling prescription medication in order to

KFVS12 - 2018-10-18 17:31:00

Police search for individuals near Poplar Bluff school

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Police are searching for a couple of individuals who were seen walking near Eugene Field Elementary School.According to Lt. Stewart with Poplar Bluff Police Department, they received a report that some individuals were walking near the back of school and some students said

KFVS12 - 2018-10-17 21:01:00

Man calling & posing as Scott City officer

SCOTT CITY, MO (KFVS) - A man posing as a Scott City officer is calling residents as part of a scam.According to the Scott City Police Department, a man has an accent and claims to be an officer with the police department. He calls using caller ID that says Scott City PD as 573-264-2121.Police ask i

KFVS12 - 2018-10-18 20:12:00

2.1 earthquake in southeast MO

A small 2.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded 1.9 NE of Risco, Missouri on Thursday, Oct. 18.

KFVS12 - 2018-10-19 03:23:00

Poplar Bluff high school student diagnosed with Hepatitis A

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - A Poplar Bluff high school student has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A.According to Butler County Health Department, the student is receiving treatment from a healthcare provider.Poplar Bluff R-1 School District’s Nursing Department has no reason to suspect that anyone else

KFVS12 - 2018-10-17 22:12:00

Mother 'walked in on naked pedophile raping her 12 year-old daughter'

A mother walked in to a room and discovered a naked pedophile raping her 12 year-old daughter, police say.The unnamed woman reportedly found Billy Moore Jr., 32, on top of the child after arriving home last Thursday.She is said to have pulled her child away from the predator and taken the youngster


Sikeston man pleads guilty to robbery of Sikeston Dollar General

At Kerr’s plea hearing on Oct. 16, he admitted that on July 16 at around 7:15 a.m., he rushed toward the door of the Dollar General store wearing a mask as a worker unlocked the front door. The employee tried to shut the door, but Kerr managed to open it and enter the store behind her. He was carryi


Heater catches house on fire

CAMPBELL, MO (KAIT) -A small heater Tuesday night caught a home on fire.Firefighters from the Campbell Volunteer Fire Department responded to the home just outside the city limits.Crews extinguished the flames without any major damage done to either the house or property.It’s believed a heater ignit


2 arrested in Sikeston, MO on kidnapping, burglary charges

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - Two men are facing kidnapping, burglary and weapons charges according to Sikeston DPS.Brandon Johnson, 31, of Sikeston and Thomas Evans, 29, of Bellwood, Illinois have been charged with kidnapping, armed criminal action, burglary, unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possessio


Woman killed in 2-car crash on Southwest Drive

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - An 80-year-old Lepanto woman died Monday in a two-car crash in Jonesboro.Arkansas State Police say Bettie Brashears was southbound on Southwest Drive just after 5 p.m. when she failed to yield to a northbound 2006 Toyota at the Christian Valley Drive intersection.Brashears’ 20


Police looking for man who robbed Sikeston, MO convenience store

The clerk says the robber was 5’5″ tall, with a scar under his eye. He was wearing a black cap, camouflage mask, denim jacket/vest (possibly motorcycle type) with patches on the upper front left and lower back left areas, black pants, black shoes, and blue gloves with some sort of logo on the top of


Sikeston, MO man sentenced to 94 months for robbery of Burger King

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - A Sikeston, Missouri man has been sentenced afterrobbing a Burger King restaurantin Sikeston in January 2018.Byron Jones, 20, was sentenced to 94 months in prison on October 15. He was charged with felony robbery and gun charges.He pleaded guilty to the charges in July 2018. Jo


Sikeston DPS investigating armed robbery, suspect wanted

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - Sikeston, Missouri Department of Public Safety officers are investigating an armed robbery at Gas and Goodies on West Malone Ave. It happened on Friday, October 12.Armed robbery suspect in Sikeston, MO (Source: Sikeston DPS) ((Source: Sikeston DPS))According to Sikeston DPS, th


Craighead Co. mug shots, Oct. 14-20

SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Oct. 7-13SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 30-Oct. 6SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 23-29SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 17-23SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 10-16


Tractor trailer strikes abandoned vehicle on shoulder of I-55 in Cape Girardeau Co.

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A tractor trailer struck an abandoned vehicle on the shoulder of the 122 mile marker of Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County around 6:45 pm. on October 15.The commercial vehicle then ran off into a field.According to Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Hig


Guilty before proven innocent?

The arrested anti-Kavanaugh protesters well deserve a large dose of their own antics. That is, as they rise to face a judge, they should be found guilty as charged, even before they offer an opening statement. The judge should inform them it is his biased opinion and no facts or witness will change


Missouri’s new license plate design to celebrate 200th birthday

ST. LOUIS, MO — The state of Missouri is issuing a new license plate design to celebrate its bicentennial in 2021. The new plates will be available starting on October 15, 2018. It will be issued to drivers beginning in 2019.