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Areas of IL feel 2.1M earthquake
ILLINOIS (KFVS) - An earthquake a little north of the Heartland hit on Oct. 15 at 2:31 p.m.The quake was about 6 km or 3.7 miles northwest of Sparta, Illinois.It was near Houston area of Illinois and several miles from Belleville and Waterloo.It was a magnitude 2.1 earthquake according to the USGS.C
UPDATED: Wreck affects overpass traffic
Buy NowNEW INFO: The overpass has been cleared and is open to normal traffic flow. Check back at for more details about the wreck as they are made available.ORIGINAL STORY: A serious wreck on the Leadington overpass has slowed traffic.Emergency crews are on hand dealing with the wreckage and any vi
Potosi, Mo., officer charged with molesting teenage girl was star of department's lip sync video
Quntazi Jones, a Potosi, Mo., police officer, was charged with seven felonies accusing him of sexual abuse of a teenage girl, who was 14 when it started.
Carbondale Police ask for help identifying woman in credit card investigation
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Police in Carbondale, Illinois took to the public asking for help finding the identity of a suspect in an unlawful use of credit card investigation.According to police, the investigation involves several businesses in the 1200 block of East Main St.On Oct. 4 the suspect used
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
Postal Service Responds: New Post Office Not Likely In Bloomsdale
With tax increment financing (TIF) not on the agenda for the first time in recent months, the Bloomsdale Board of Aldermen on October 9 tackled the post office issue and other issues.City clerk Lynnette Randoll read a letter from U.S. Representative Jason Smith and one written to Smith from Marvin J
Police chief warns of possible police impersonator in New Athens
NEW ATHENS, Ill. — Someone possibly impersonated a police officer in the St. Clair County community of New Athens.Police Chief Leo Simburger posted amessage on Facebookwarning residents to be vigilant and stay safe.“We take this very personal because people who do this betray and use the very trust
Man facing felonies in sodomy case
An area man is facing felony charges after he reportedly was involved in a statutory sodomy case involving a St. Francois County youth.John Seastrand, 65, of De Soto, is being charged with two felonies of statutory sodomy in the first degree.According to a probable, in late August an FBI agent conta
Perryville softball claims first district title since 2001
Days leading up to the game, Perryville softball coach Dustin Wengert kept talking about the 1980 USA men’s hockey team. Despite the dated reference to his players that weren’t born yet during the famous “Miracle on Ice”, the morale of the story was still the same: Finish the deal.The Lady Pirates d
Slow start dooms Perryville in loss
The Perryville football team has had a problem with slow starts during the last few games that has contributed to their mid-season swoon.The problem came up again on Saturday. Portageville jumped out to a 20-0 lead, a deficit that Perryville could not dig it’s way out of as they fell 28-14 at Portag
Three hurt in crash on Hwy. 67 south of Festus
Three people were hurt in a three-vehicle traffic accident Friday afternoon (Oct. 12) on Hwy. 67 at Montauk Drive south of Festus.The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Anne Redmond, 26, of De Soto, was driving a 2010 Dodge Caravan west on Montauk Drive at 3:46 p.m. when she stopped at Hwy.
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
Sullivan, MO Man Drowns in Pond After Surviving Car Crash
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. - A Sullivan, Missouri man drowned in a private pond after surviving a car crash over the weekend.
2 arrested on drug charges in Stoddard Co., MO
DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - Two people from Dexter, Missouri are facing drug charges according to the sheriff’s department.
Hunter rescued after getting lost in Shawnee National Forest
JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A hunter was found after getting lost in the Shawnee National Forest near Horseshoe Bluff according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.The call came in around 7:37 p.m. on Saturday, October 13.The 46-year-old man from Springfield was found after contacting his cell ph
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
Hit-and-run sends 1 to hospital
Brian Griffin, 41, of West Paducah was riding his 2007 Harley-Davidson eastbound when he was rear-ended by an unknown vehicle, deputies said.Griffin and a witness each described the vehicle as a black, four-door Chevrolet Impala. They said it did not stop, continuing eastbound on the road.
Man killed in early Sunday morning shooting
ST. LOUIS, MO – A man is dead after an early Sunday morning shooting. It happened around 12:35am in the 4900 block of Plover, in the Walnut Park East neighborhood in north St. Louis.
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.
Federal judge rules Missouri violated rights of juvenile offenders
The plaintiffs in this case are all people in Missouri prisons for homicide offenses committed when they were less than 18 years old. Originally, they all received sentences of life without the possibility of parole. “However, the United States Supreme Court recently held that a mandatory sentence o