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Boyfriend to be charged with murder of Sikeston girlfriend

SIKESTON, MO — Sikeston police say a woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend. 42-year-old Jennifer Midgett was found dead inside a home on Kendall Street Tuesday afternoon.


DPS investigating deadly shooting in Sikeston, MO

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - The Department of Public Safety is investigating a homicide after a shooting in Sikeston, Missouri. According to Asst. Chief Jim McMIllen, a 42-year-old woman was found dead in a home on Kendall Street from an apparent gunshot wound.


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



Multiple law enforcement agencies are at the scene of a Stoddard County home on County Road 488A, off Highway WW, about two miles north of Dudley. Staff from the Dexter Statesman are on location and will provide updates as the situation continues to unfold.


Sikeston Junior High students raise money for Kenny Roger Children’s Center

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - When asked “How can we as a community make Sikeston a better place?” by their teacher, three Junior High student answered the call. Andon Christian, Connor Wicker and Asa Douglas raise $192.50 for the Kenny Rogers Children’s Center.


Woman shot to death in southeast Missouri, police investigating

SIKESTON, MO — A woman was found shot to death in a home in southeast Missouri Tuesday afternoon. Local police say they believe she was shot just minutes before her body was found.


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.


Heartland reacts to the loss of top ranked professional bull rider

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - A top ranked professional bull rider died after suffering serious injuries during a competition at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. The Professional Bull Riders say a bull stomped on Mason Lowe’s chest. He later died at a hospital Tuesday night.


#1 Sikeston Races Away From #4 Farmington. Takes 89-62 Win.

(FARMINGTON) The #4 Farmington Knights fell to the #1 Sikeston Bulldogs 89-62 Tuesday night on AM 800 KREI. Farmington held the lead in a back and forth contest through a quarter and a half when Sikeston hit their sixth gear and began to pull away.


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.


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.


Woman struck, killed near Missouri Bottom Road

HAZELWOOD, Mo. - A woman died after being struck by a vehicle in Hazelwood Wednesday morning. Police responded to the intersection of Missouri Bottom Road and Phantom Drive just after 6:00 a.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.


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.


Questions remain unanswered after autopsy of St. Louis ballerina found dead in Missouri lake

ST. LOUIS • The autopsy of a St. Louis ballerina whose body was found in a rural Missouri lake in November rules her death as a drowning, but leaves other questions unanswered.


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.


Man, woman from Indianapolis at large, sought in Missouri killing

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man and woman from Indianapolis who are charged in the killing of a central Missouri man. The Fulton Sun reports that 33-year-old Ruben Corales Cabrera and 22-year-old Emily Ricketts are charged with first-degree murder in the death of 34-year-old L


Large police presence near Dudley, MO

DUDLEY, MO (KFVS) - Police responded to a situation in Stoddard County, Missouri on Wednesday, January 16. Multiple agencies responded to the intersection of WW and County Road 488-A.


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.


Video shows women twerking on roof of SUV on Missouri highway

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Video shared on Facebook shows a bizarre site along a St. Louis highway – two women twerking on top of a vehicle while a third woman records the risky spectacle, according to KTVI.