UPDATE: Child was recovered safely. Original post: At the request of the Bond County Sheriff’s Department, the Illinois State Police is activating an Endangered Missing Person Advisory. The Bond County Sheriff’s Department is requesting your assistance in locating Andrea E. Foster, who is a 15-year-old bi-racial female. Andrea is 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs […]
A former Sikeston resident and U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant based in Florida has been charged in an apparently random shooting at an Illinois bowling alley that left three people dead and three wounded. 37-year-old Duke Webb faces three counts of murder and three counts of first-degree attempted murder for injuring three others in the shooting […]
Missouri lawmakers are trying to give prosecutors more options for charging people for carjackings. House lawmakers gave initial approval to the proposal yesterday. Prosecutors now charge people with robbery or other related crimes. The House bill would create a specific carjacking law. The bill would make carjacking a felony punishable by five to 15 years […]
Three relatives of an 11-year-old girl who gave birth in the bathtub of her St. Louis home are facing criminal charges. An adult female and adult male are charged with child endangerment. A 17-year-old male is charged with incest as well as statutory rape and statutory sodomy of a child younger than 12. All three […]
Missouri’s Republican-led state Senate is advancing a plan to revamp key parts of a ballot initiative on redistricting that was approved by voters just two years ago. Senators gave initial approval Tuesday to a plan to lower “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” to the least important factors among criteria used to draw state House and Senate […]
A cleanup effort is underway in Jefferson City after about 1,100 gallons of a mud that is used to lubricate and cool cutting tools spilled into a storm water culvert that feeds into the Moreau River. The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that the spill happened on Jan. 27 during the ongoing replacement of about 30 […]
Southeast Missouri native host Rush Limbaugh has announced that he is starting treatment for lung cancer. Brian Hauswirth has more.
Authorities are trying to identify human remains found in a rural area of Washington County. KTVI-TV reported yesterday that the skeletal remains appeared to have been the area for a long time, possibly years. The remains were found over the weekend in the Potosi area. Sheriff Zach Jacobsen said the remains were sent to a […]