Broadway eastbound lanes temporarily closed in Cape Girardeau after two vehicle crash
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The eastbound lanes of Broadway St. near North Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau are temporarily closed following a two vehicle crash. According to Patrolman Bobby Newton with the Cape Girardeau Police Department, there was a two-vehicle crash on Friday afternoon, February 23. No one was injured in the crash but one vehicle struck a utility pole, knocking the lines down.
Rocks thrown at vehicle causes damage
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Officers were called to investigate a rock throwing incident in Cape Girardeau that caused damage Thursday evening, February 22. According to police, the victim said someone in a vehicle on the 1000 block of North Fountain Street threw rocks at their vehicle which caused a window to break.
Police: Woman assaulted after crash
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A crash in Cape Girardeau leads to an assault investigation. Officers responded to a crash on the 1000 block of North Sprigg Street on Thursday night, February 22. After they left the scene, officers were called back to the area for a report of an...
Ameren boasts benefits of recent electrical grid upgrades
Upgrades to the electrical grid prevented millions of minutes worth of outages for customers last year.
10-digit dialing begins tomorrow for 573 area code residents
Those living in the 573-area code will have to enter some extra digits to make a phone call starting tomorrow.
Heartland woman donates her 75th pint of blood
A Heartland woman celebrates a major milestone at Mercy Hospital Southeast. Ann Litwicki donated her 75th pint of blood today.
Missouri man pleads guilty to distributing fentanyl to drug overdose victim
A man from Jackson, Missouri on Wednesday admitted selling fentanyl to someone who later suffered a fatal overdose. Dylan C. McMikle, 22, of Jackson, Missouri, pleaded guilty to one felony count of distribution of fentanyl. He admitted selling fentanyl to a 25-year-old Sikeston man early on the morning of Dec. 16, 2022. The victim snorted several lines of powdered fentanyl that McMikle provided and McMikle sold the victim an additional capsule containing fentanyl as he was leaving at approximately 6 a.m., McMikle’s plea agreement says The victim, who had been struggling with a serious addiction, died of a drug overdose that evening.
MO Cape Girardeau's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near cape girardeau.
Crisp Museum host slavery and the underground railroad on the MO-IL border presentation
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Faculty and staff at Southeast Missouri State University held a presentation about slavery and the underground railroad on the Missouri and Illinois border. Held on February 23, the presentation is a part of a series of talks Crisp Museum has been doing to commemorate Black...
Say Hello To The Farmers From Season 2 Of Farmer Wants A Wife!
Farmer Wants A Wife is BACK! In a trend that continues to sweep America, there’s been a migration from city centers to suburban and rural locales, and with that, love follows. Hosted by superstar entertainer and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Nettles, the anticipated season follows four farmers in search of real, lasting love.
Emergency crews respond to crash on I-55 near Benton
SCOTT COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Emergency crews were on the scene of a crash near the Benton exit on Interstate 55 Tuesday afternoon. According to Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash involved two vehicles. He said no one was injured, but the driver was intoxicated.
Illinois 3 resurfacing, lane closures begin March 4
CARBONDALE — The Illinois Department of Transportation announced an upcoming lane closure on Illinois 3 from Howardton Road, near Grand Tower, to the Cape T intersection (Illinois 3/Illinois 146) in Jackson, Alexander and Union Counties starting Monday, March 4, weather permitting. A news release from IDOT said the 25-mile,...
Several hit by airsoft gun pellets in Cape Girardeau
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Police are working to find who fired an airsoft gun at several people Thursday night, February 22 in Cape Girardeau. Officers were called around 7 p.m. to the 200 block of Shirley Drive for a report of an assault. According to Cape Girardeau Police, several...
Sikeston drops first game of season to Father Tolton in double OT
COLUMBIA, Mo. – All season long the Sikeston basketball team has overwhelmed opponents with its athleticism, speed, and relentless nature, but the Bulldogs finally met their match on Thursday night in Columbia. Father Tolton Catholic, boasting two Division I guards, outlasted the Bulldogs in double overtime, winning 79-72. Sikeston,...
Pedestrian killed on Interstate 57
CAIRO, Ill. (WJPF) – Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian on Interstate 57. ISP says around 8:50 p.m. Monday a 25-year-old was struck by a tractor trailer near Cairo. The name of the victim has not been released. Police say their investigation is ongoing.
Tolton, Wilson outrun Sikeston in top-ranked showdown
Down 67-64 with time running out in overtime in Columbia, Sikeston junior guard PJ Farmer accepted a dribble handoff and rose up from the right elbow, swishing a game-tying 3-pointer with 11.7 seconds remaining. Tolton’s ensuing shot attempt was blocked, forcing a double overtime.
C3D1 BKB: Malden rallies for revenge over East Prairie
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Malden and East Prairie waged a thrilling battle in the MSHSAA Class 3, District 1 Semifinal matchup on Thursday, Feb. 22. But in the end, the second-seeded Green Wave (21-5) emerged victorious with a 60-49 win over the third-seeded Eagles (21-7), avenging a recent loss and settling this season's rivalry in the process.
Cape Girardeau man sentenced to 10 years for distributing fentanyl
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – A Cape Girardeau man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for distributing fentanyl. U.S. District Judge Matthew T. Schelp sentenced Bernardo D. Pulido, 33, of Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, February 21 to serve 120 months (10 years) in federal prison. Pulido admitted...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $2.99 in Charleston as of 2024-02-23. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Scott City hires new football head coach
Scott City High School announced the hiring of Donelson Christian Academy defensive coordinator Brian Beaubien as the new head coach for the football program on Thursday, Feb. 22. Before spending seven years in the DCA coaching staff in Nashville, Tenn., Beaubien was also the head coach at Kenwood High School...