1 person hospitalized following shooting on S. Benton St. in Cape Girardeau
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Police are investigating following a shooting this afternoon in Cape Girardeau. According to Chief Wes Blair with the Cape Girardeau Police Department, it happened in the 200-block of S. Benton Street. Chief Blair said the victim drove himself to a hospital. The bullet did not...
3 face drug charges in Scott City
SCOTT CITY, Mo. (KBSI) – Three people face drug charges after authorities served a search warrant in Scott City on February 29. Richard D. Ozment faces charges of trafficking drugs 1st, unlawful use of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child 1st. He is being held on a no bond warrant.
Community members gather for anti-gun violence rally in Cape Girardeau
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – It was showcase of unity on the steps of Academic Hall Friday afternoon, as community members gathered to rally against gun violence. Activist Leslie Anne Washington said communication is the first step in moving toward curbing gun violence. “We just have to do better...
Funeral arrangements made for 17-year-old killed in shooting at Cape Girardeau pharmacy
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Funeral arrangements have been made for a 17-year-old killed in a shooting at a Cape Girardeau pharmacy. According to the family, services for KeMari Childress will be Saturday, March 9. Visitation will be at 12 p.m. and the service will be at 1 p.m. at...
Be Chosen Fitness hosting an event for Cape Girardeau shooting victim
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A Heartland business is inviting the community to help the family of a Cape Girardeau teenager shot and killed earlier this week. “Be Chosen Fitness” in Cape Girardeau is holding a benefit for the family of KeMari Childress on March 2. “That’s family it...
46th annual Manifolds Car Show returns September 14-15
Main Street in downtown Cape Girardeau will be filled with classic and modern cars again this September.
Poplar Bluff man sentenced to serve 10 years in prison on drug and firearm charges
A Poplar Bluff, Missouri man on Wednesday was sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking and firearm-related charges. Samuel D. Moore, 27, appeared for his sentencing hearing before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. at the federal courthouse in Cape Girardeau. According...
Cape Girardeau's Seafood Trio: 3 Must-Try Dining Spots
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Cape Girardeau. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Memphis band to perform live at Cape Girardeau venue on March 1
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Live music is coming to a Cape Girardeau venue on March 1, all the way from Memphis, Tennessee. Southern Avenue is a self-described soul/blues/southern rock band. People can get tickets to see them perform at Scout Hall in downtown Cape at 7 p.m. Tickets are...
Murder suspect makes first court appearance
The 20-year-old Cape Girardeau man accused of murdering a 17-year-old girl on her way into work could spend the rest of his life behind bars if he's convicted.
Missouri mine cited for 13 significant and substantial violations during impact inspection
The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) conducted an impact inspection at a Missouri mine and found 24 violations, including 13 that were considered significant and substantial. Significant and substantial, or S&S, violations are considered “reasonably likely to cause a reasonably serious injury or illness,” according to MSHA....
Safe House introduces new therapy dog
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The Safe House of Southeast Missouri has a new team member bringing smiles and comfort to residents and staff. According to the Safe House’s newsletter, they have a new therapy dog named Tucker. Organizers say Tucker and his owner and handler, substance use recovery...
25-mile patching, resurfacing project on Rte. 3 to begin Monday
SOUTHERN Ill. (KFVS) - A 25-mile patching and resurfacing project on Route 3 will begin Monday, March 4. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, crews will be working from Howardton Road, near Grand Tower, to the Cape Girardeau “T” intersection (Illinois 3/Illinois 146). This is in Jackson, Alexander and Union Counties.
Mackey announces run for Cape Girardeau Co. coroner race as Republican candidate
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - John Mackie announced his run as a Republican candidate for the Cape Girardeau County coroner race on Saturday, March 2. Mackie is a former U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman and a Combat Medic with the Missouri Army National Guard 1140th Combat Engineers in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Cape Girardeau man turns 21 and 84
Turning 21 is a milestone many of us couldn't wait to celebrate. But for one Cape Girardeau man, turning 21 was eight decades in the making.
Local couple own and run treetop saloon in Cape Girardeau
It's not every day you can say you're spending time in the treetops but that's exactly what one couple is doing full-time.
Poplar Bluff man pleads guilty to setting fires on public land
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – A Poplar Bluff man on Tuesday admitted setting fires that burned 220 acres of U.S. Forest Service and private land in 2022. He also agreed to repay $66,000. Adam D. Gambling, 44, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Cape Girardeau to one felony...
Cape Girardeau Mayor Addresses Rising Crime, Proposes Public Safety Investments and Calls for Community Cooperation
In her latest article for the Southeast Missourian, Mayor Stacy Kinder discussed the recent surge in violent crimes in Cape Girardeau. She expressed concern for public safety and acknowledged the community's fear. She reassured residents that the local government and law enforcement are working hard to combat crime. She pointed out the city's investment in public safety, which includes better pay and pensions, equipment, training, technology, and new programs. She noted that nearly 60% of the city's General Fund is spent on public safety.
Roundabout construction on Rte. 25, Rte. K in Gordonville to begin Monday
GORDONVILLE, Mo. (KFVS) - Crews will begin building a roundabout at the intersection of Route 25 and Route K on Monday, March 4. Both roads will be down to one lane in the area. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, temporary traffic signals will be in place. The work...
First Friday Coffee held in Cape Girardeau
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – The Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce held First Friday Coffee on Friday, March 1. It was held at the Century Casino Event Center in Cape Girardeau. Attendees heard about upcoming issues on the April ballot. Video of the First Friday Coffee was sent through...