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Endangered Person Advisory issued for missing Missouri woman

DUNKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KAIT) – Deputies need your help finding a missing Missouri woman. The Dunklin County Sheriff’s Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for 50-year-old Mary Ruth Blevins. According to a news release, Blevins was last seen at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 30, in the 38,000-block of...
DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO
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Former corrections officers indicted for federal civil rights offenses following assault on inmate and false cover-up report

Two former correctional officers at Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville have been indicted by a Memphis federal grand jury following an assault on an inmate. Thirty-six-year-old Javian Griffin is charged with using unlawful force against an inmate and both he and 32-year-old Sebron Hollands are charged with obstruction of justice for writing false reports about the assault.
TIPTONVILLE, TN
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Two West Tennessee officers indicted after inmate was punched

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two former Tennessee prison officers have been charged with writing false reports after one of them hit an inmate, federal prosecutors said Friday. Former Tennessee Department of Correction tactical officers Javian Griffin, 36, and Sebron Hollands, 32, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Memphis, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
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Endangered Person Advisory issued for woman in Campbell

DUNKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – The Dunklin County Sheriff’s Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred in Campbell on June 30. It happened at 38702 Rt WW in Campbell at 11 a.m. Mary Ruth Blevins is described as a 50-year-old white, female....
DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO
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‘Will sing a song for a quarter’

My handcrafted cardboard sign read, “Will sing any song for a quarter,” in purple Crayola. Sweat rolled off my nose as I stood in the hot sun holding that sign. I was about 9 years old and I was determined to be heard. I grew up in the...
PUXICO, MO
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Saint Francis Foundation Power of One campaign raises over $200k

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) -The Saint Francis Foundation Power of One campaign raised a total of $208,000, exceeding its goal. Money raised through Power of One will help areas of need for patients of Saint Francis Healthcare System, their families, colleagues and the community. “We are so very proud of...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO
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Cities of Morley, Scott City under boil water orders

SCOTT COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – The cities of Morley and Scott City are under separate boil water orders. A new gas main is being installed in Scott City and impacted the water. If tests come back the order could be lifted as early as Saturday in Scott City. Residents...
SCOTT CITY, MO
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Area teams battle it out at Rib City Classic Volleyball Tournament

DEXTER, Mo. — A Rib City Classic Volleyball Tournament was held at the Bearcats Event Center at Dexter High School on Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28. Tournament games were the best of three sets. Games started with a 4-4 score and concluded when one of the teams reaches 25 and led by two points. There was no scoring cap on any of the games.
DEXTER, MO
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Cardinals Bullpen surprises Naile with signed champagne bottle

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KFVS) - Charleston native James Naile seems to be getting more comfortable with his role as a Cardinals reliever. His nerves have settled a bit, in part thanks to the St. Louis pitching staff. Naile said some of his fellow teammates recently surprised him with a special...
SAINT LOUIS, MO

2 Tennessee officers charged after inmate was punched

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two former Tennessee prison officers have been charged with writing false reports after one of them hit an inmate, federal prosecutors said Friday. Former Tennessee Department of Correction tactical officers Javian Griffin, 36, and Sebron Hollands, 32, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Memphis, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
MEMPHIS, TN
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Sikeston DPS trains for Active Bystander Law-Enforcement

SIKESTON, Mo. (KBSI) – In 2020, George Floyd was killed leaving many to consider whether the police tactics used were appropriate or not. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking to find a solution through a special police training course. The course is ABLE, an acronym for...
SIKESTON, MO
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Sikeston DPS train to reduce mistakes, build community relations

SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - A Heartland Police Department is looking to better their relationship with the community they serve. Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety were in class Wednesday training to be more accountable for their actions and build the trust of the community. It’s called Project A.B.L.E....
SIKESTON, MO
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Racing is back at Benton Speedway

BENTON, Mo. (KFVS) - When Benton Speedway closed in 2014, there was no plan for it to re-open. Even Rob Russell didn’t have that intention after buying the property. “We began to clean up (the property )and fix it up,” said Russell. “Everyone just assumed that we were going to fix (the track).”
BENTON, MO
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