Officials: 8 dogs die in Cape Girardeau house fire
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Firefighters say no people were injured, but eight dogs have died, in an early morning fire in southeastern Missouri.
Marriage records, some from early 1800s, to be preserved
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Thousands of marriage records in southeast Missouri's Cape Girardeau County will be digitized and stored electronically as part of an effort to preserve historic...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Missouri scientists are trying to save the state's dwindling population of alligator gar, one of the country's largest and most feared species of fish.
Mexico native sentenced for illegal re-entry to US
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A man living in the country illegally has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for unlawfully re-entering the U.S.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two Missouri casinos will be getting new owners.
VICI Properties Inc. and Century Casinos Inc. are acquiring the Isle Casino Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau and Lady Luck...
Closed hospital in Ripley County will not reopen
DONIPHAN, Mo. (AP) — A small hospital in southeast Missouri that has been closed since October will not reopen.
The board of Ripley County Memorial Hospital in Doniphan voted Friday to...
Bar featured in ‘Gone Girl’ to reopen this month
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri bar that served as a set location for the movie "Gone Girl" will reopen later this month.
The Southeast Missourian reports that The Bar in downtown Cape...
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued 17 people and three dogs from floodwaters in Alexander County in southern Illinois.
Metro Business College to close 3 Missouri campuses
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Barring an unexpected development, Metro Business College plans to close its campuses in Cape Girardeau, Jefferson City and Rolla by the end of the year.
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. (AP) — Residents of a mobile home park in southern Illinois have been evacuated due to the high level of the Mississippi River.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Water levels are falling along the Missouri River and upper sections of the Mississippi River as the latest surge moves downstream.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri says it will stop taking in feral adult cats trapped by animal control officers this summer in Cape Girardeau, Jackson and...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A new, 1,400 acre solar farm proposed for southern Cape Girardeau County would generate electricity while also serving as a $200 million investment into the county,...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Sand volleyball courts have been closed at a Missouri park after knives were found buried in the sand.
Police say a teenager suffered a small cut on her foot while...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Soybean farmers in southeast Missouri say they're worried about what one called a "train wreck" combination of tariffs and weather.
SEMO adds eSports venue for students starting next fall
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Southeast Missouri State University plans to develop an eSports venue starting in the fall, aimed at attracting both recreational and competitive players.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Southeast Missouri State University is considering a major upgrade to Houck Stadium on the Cape Girardeau campus.
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Firefighter recruitment ad touts ‘Low Pay, Cool Helmet’
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers "Hard Labor,...
Missouri sees some progress from trapping feral hogs
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Some landowners in southeast Missouri are seeing less damage from feral hogs as the state focuses on trapping rather than hunting the invasive animals, according to...
Kansas woman killed, suspect arrested in Missouri
NORTON, Kan. (AP) — State and county authorities say a man arrested in Missouri is suspected of killing his 38-year-old wife in northern Kansas.
Southeast Missouri man charged in death of his wife
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A 69-year-old southeast Missouri man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
The Southeast Missourian reports that Timothy Edward Corrigan...
Clarification: Catholic Sex Abuse story
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — In a story April 3, The Associated Press reported that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau spent more than $700,000 settling claims with clergy...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Roads are beginning to reopen around Missouri as floodwaters recede across much of the state.
The Missouri Department of Transportation says about 115 roads...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — At age 6, Caleb Craft, now 17 and a junior at Jackson High School, made his first donation to the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Southeast Missouri State University is offering employees a second voluntary buyout plan in three years.
The Southeast Missourian reports 54 applicants have been...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The surging Mississippi River is cresting in the Cape Girardeau area, flooding thousands of acres of farmland.
But the Cape Girardeau County emergency management...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Heavy rains have caused rivers and creeks to rise across much of Missouri, flooding thousands of acres of agricultural land and closing several roads.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man wrongly imprisoned for 17 years on murder charges alleges in a federal lawsuit that police knew he was innocent and helped prevent his conviction from...
Rains bring likelihood of flooding in Missouri, Kansas
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Recent rains have caused rivers to rise across Missouri and Kansas, and with more rain in the forecast, the National Weather Service is predicting minor flooding in several...
Arrest made in Saturday shooting death in Cape Girardeau
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A 24-year-old man is in custody after a Tennessee man was shot and killed in Cape Girardeau during the weekend.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — On November 5, 2007, Shannon Aldridge lost his daughter, Sahara Jayde "Hoops" Aldridge, to a brain tumor. She was 13. It was a Monday.
Belmont gets share of OVC title, beats SEMO 84-66
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Kevin McClain scored 27 points and Dylan Windler scored 22 with 11 rebounds and Belmont beat Southeast Missouri State 84-66 on Saturday to finish the Ohio Valley...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a truck driver at a Procter & Gamble paper products plant in Cape Girardeau County.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A new 102-bed behavioral health hospital is planned for Cape Girardeau.
Officials with SoutheastHEALTH and Universal Health Services announced Thursday they will...
Belmont looks to extend streak vs Southeast Mo.
Belmont (24-4, 15-2) vs. Southeast Missouri (10-20, 5-12)
Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Belmont looks for its 13th straight conference win...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Skyler Hogan had 15 points to lead five Southeast Missouri players in double figures as the Redhawks beat Tennessee State 89-74 on Thursday night. Isaiah Gable added 14...
Southeast Mo. seeks revenge on Tennessee St.
Tennessee State (9-19, 6-10) vs. Southeast Missouri (9-20, 4-12)
Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Thursday, 8:45 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tennessee State goes for the season...
Officer-involved shooting in SE Missouri under investigation
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the officer-involved shooting of a suspect in Cape Girardeau.
Police were called to a domestic incident Tuesday...
Missouri doctor sentenced for unlawfully prescribing pills
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri doctor has been sentenced to five years of probation for unlawfully prescribing pain pills.
25 years later, Missouri hazing death consequences remain
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Twenty-five years after Michael Davis died from injuries suffered in a brutal fraternity hazing ritual at Southeast Missouri State University, his death still has far-reaching consequences.
Davis was pledging the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity when he died from internal bleeding on Feb. 15, 1994, after collapsing a day earlier. The autopsy found fractured ribs, lung, liver and kidney damage, a bruised and bleeding heart, and spinal hemorrhaging.
Hunter lifts Jacksonville St past SE Missouri St 81-64
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Marlon Hunter had a career-high 27 points plus 12 rebounds as Jacksonville State defeated Southeast Missouri 81-64 on Saturday.
Hunter made 5 of 6 3-pointers.
Detrick Mostella had 15 points for Jacksonville State (17-8, 9-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Christian Cunningham added 14 rebounds.
McGlothan leads SEMO over Tennessee Tech, 71-66 in OT
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Gabe McGlothan scored five of his season-high 27 points in overtime and grabbed 16 rebounds to help Southeast Missouri State beat Tennessee Tech 71-66 on Thursday night.
Southeast Missouri man charged in fatal shooting of friend
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a friend.
The Southeast Missourian reports that 23-year-old Dominique Lashun Hill, of Cape Girardeau, is jailed on $1 million bond. He's charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 22-year-old Shonta Renard Green. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.
Man sentenced for fatal shooting of Missouri 1-year-old
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A 29-year-old Cape Girardeau man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the shooting death of a 1-year-old girl.
Isaac Egbuka was sentenced Monday for involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action. He pleaded guilty in December after originally being charged with second-degree murder and three other counts after Jamariel Lanique Tanksley was killed last March.
Missouri license offices risk closing without more funding
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Missouri license agents and several lawmakers want more funding to help rural license offices at risk of closing because of financial losses and limited state support.
Baby sitter sentenced to 4 years in toddler’s death
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A 33-year-old Cape Girardeau woman has been sentenced to four years in prison after a toddler she was baby-sitting was mauled to death by a dog.
Erica Jordan pleaded guilty in December to involuntary manslaughter in the March 2018 death of 13-month-old Loxli Chavez.
Sheriff: Man fatally shot woman before killing himself
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot a woman before killing himself in southeast Missouri.
Man, woman’s deaths in Missouri ruled homicide-suicide
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say the deaths of a man and woman in southeast Missouri have been ruled a homicide-suicide.
The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office says in a Facebook post that the determination was made after autopsies were conducted Saturday. The bodies of the man and woman were found at a residence near Notre Dame Regional High School.