One hospitalized after driver on I-57 falls asleep, crashes

February 19, 2019 | 1:27 pm

A man has been given citations in Illinois after he fell asleep and crashed into a guard rail. It happened on Interstate 57 with four passengers in the vehicle. 18-year-old Michael Brown drove the vehicle. 29-year-old passenger Balinda McCoy was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The vehicle had major damage, and Brown is said to […]

Man taken into custody in Caruthersville for illegally owning gun

February 19, 2019 | 12:38 pm

A man was taken into custody on Saturday in Caruthersville after the discovery of a gun in his vehicle. Officers pulled over a vehicle and gained permission to look through the car and uncovered the gun. The 34-year-old man was arrested for unlawfully owning the weapon. He’s being held in the Pemiscot County Jail as […]

One person killed in Bollinger County rollover

February 19, 2019 | 12:34 pm

One person was killed in Bollinger County in a rollover crash. It happened Saturday on Highway N at 1:40 in the afternoon. 41-year-old Aaron Flessner drove off the road and his vehicle overturned. He died at the scene.

Man arrested for alleged battery of an officer in Marion

February 19, 2019 | 12:30 pm

A man has been arrested for multiple crimes, including the battery of a police officer, in Marion. He was captured Friday. 35-year-old Jonathan Brown of Carbondale is accused of resisting an officer, battery, and property damage. He was discovered on the 1300 block of North Carbon Street. Additional charges include the unlawful use of a […]

Cape Girardeau police chief says crime has dropped by 15 percent

February 19, 2019 | 12:28 pm

The police chief in Cape Girardeau says the city is facing a major crime drop in the last year. Chief Wes Blair says he believes the rate of violent crime has decreased about 15 percent. The Southeast Missourian reports Blair believes recent crime-fight initiatives have led to the decline. Among them are the use of […]

Man taken into custody in Graves County after crash through mailboxes

February 18, 2019 | 3:36 pm

A man’s been taken into custody after a crash in Graves County. It happened on Highway 464 on Hillmount Drive. 20-year-old Brandon Arellano of Mayfield has been accused of driving under the influence, wanton endangerment, and criminal mischief. He was only charged after he had driven off the road and ran through four mailboxes. He […]

Women taken into custody in Pemiscot County on narcotics charges

February 18, 2019 | 3:33 pm

Two women have been taken to jail on charges of possessing a controlled substance. They were caught for their alleged crimes at a traffic stop after 10 o’clock Friday. Narcotics were found in the vehicle. It happened in Caruthersville at the 100 block. They’re being held in the Pemiscot County Justice Center.

Poplar Bluff school looks to increase safety, still unclear why mounted table fell and killed young boy

February 18, 2019 | 3:31 pm

Schools in Poplar Bluff are evaluating safety measures in the wake of a 4-year-old’s death. The young boy was killed at the beginning of the month when a wall-mounted table fell and hit him. Those tables were removed from the school. The Southeast Missourian now reports the tables’ manufacturer had gone out of business. Even […]

Three people wanted in Poplar Bluff shooting

February 18, 2019 | 3:29 pm

Three people are sought in a shooting in Poplar Bluff. It happened Saturday around 3:40 in the afternoon on Highway 53. One person was struck in the arm during the gunfire after one car fired into another. The suspects are thought to be armed and dangerous. They’re expected to be driving a blue Ford Explorer.

Local business center honored for its work and innovation

February 18, 2019 | 2:57 pm

An innovative honor for a local program. KZIM KSIM’s Brandon Dickson has details.