CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit by Missouri Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt that blamed China for the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh said in his 38-page ruling that in this case federal rules prohibit a sovereign foreign entity from being sued in American courts.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A man is facing federal hate crime and arson charges for a fire that destroyed the Church of the Latter-day Saints in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced the charges against Christopher Scott Pritchard, 46, of Cape Girardeau.
REYNOLDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Two Southern Illinois University-Carbondale graduate students and a Missouri woman died Thursday after their vehicles collided on a highway, police said.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Justice Hill scored nine straight points in the final three minutes, and No. 19 Murray State beat Southeast Missouri 70-68 on Saturday to cap a perfect Ohio Valley Conference regular season.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Eric Reed Jr. had 21 points as Southeast Missouri beat UT Martin 76-69 on Thursday night.
Manny Patterson had 16 points for Southeast Missouri (13-16, 8-8 Ohio Valley Conference).
CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois continue to search for a suspect in a weekend shooting that left two people dead and 14 injured.
The shooting occurred Saturday at a party in Charleston, Missouri, a town of about 5,000 people about 140 miles (225 kilometers) southeast of St.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A southeastern Missouri prosecutor has announced he plans to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing another man last year by ramming him with his truck.
Stoddard County Attorney Russ Oliver on Monday filed his intent to seek death for Boyd Lippoldt, television station KFVS reported.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southeast Missouri woman has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $7.5 million in restitution in a Medicaid and Medicare fraud case.
A federal judge in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday sentenced 42-year-old Brandy McKay.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Rex Dearmont Rust, co-president of the Missouri-based media company Rust Communications, has died. He was 52.
The company's flagship newspaper, the Southeast Missourian in Cape Girardeau, reported that Rust died Thursday evening after a yearlong battle with cancer.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri woman has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of her boyfriend, who was stabbed with a sword.
Brittany Wilson, 32, of Cape Girardeau, entered the plea Monday in a video court hearing.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman has been charged with killing her boyfriend with a sword on Christmas Eve.
Cape Girardeau Police said 32-year-old Brittany Wilson was found outside the home she shared with her boyfriend Friday night with blood on her clothing, and a sword was lying in the front yard.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Eric Reed Jr. scored 26 points and Manny Patterson scored 14 with nine rebounds and Southeast Missouri State needed the second half to create safe space in a 76-64 win against Division III-level Webster on Saturday.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — CJ Ogbonna threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth and Southeast Missouri State knocked off UT Martin 31-14 on Saturday.
The FCS No. 8 Skyhawks managed only 278 yards, including a 75-yard touchdown run by Zak Wallace and a 10-yard TD run by quarterback Dresser Winn.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Geno Hess ran for 107 yards and a touchdown, Shabari Davis returned a kickoff for a touchdown, and Southeast Missouri State celebrated homecoming with a 38-15 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Damonta Witherspoon pulled in a 16-yard touchdown pass to ignite a fourth-quarter comeback, then set up the game-winning field goal with a 21-yard catch in the final minute as Murray State came from 15 points down in the final period to beat Southeast Missouri State, 32-31 in an Ohio Valley Conference battle on Saturday afternoon.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — One man is dead and another is in serious condition after the utility terrain vehicle they were on overturned.
The accident happened Sunday in Cape Girardeau County.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Geno Hess rushed for a career-high 205 yards with three touchdowns and Southeast Missouri defeated Tennessee State 47-14 on Saturday in an Ohio Valley Conference opener.
Hess is the first Redhawks (1-3, 1-0) player to run for 200 yards since Marquis Rerry had 202 against Dayton in 2018.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Nic Baker threw for a school-record 460 yards and four touchdowns and Southern Illinois beat Southeast Missouri 47-21 in a season opener Thursday night.
Baker finished 25-of-34 passing with his yardage total breaking Sam Straub's record of 450 yards set against Western Illinois in 2016.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — With COVID-19 cases surging in southeast Missouri, the region's largest public school district is now requiring face coverings.
The Southeast Missourian reported that the Cape Girardeau School Board voted Tuesday to require masks.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Cape Girardeau man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for the shooting death of his wife in 2019.
Timothy Edward Corrigan, 71, pleaded guilty in June to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 64-year-old Katheia Corrigan at their home on April 5, 2019.
NORTON, Kan. (AP) — A Norton man was sentenced Tuesday to more than 43 years in prison for killing his wife in 2019.
Damien Shields, 44, pleaded guilty in February to second-degree murder and kidnapping in the death of Lori Shields, 38.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House on Thursday voted in favor of creating “Rush Limbaugh Day.”
The GOP-led House tacked the provision on another bill, which then passed the chamber...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Cape Girardeau man was charged Monday with a hate crime after a fire destroyed a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church in the city, officials said...
ULLIN, Ill. (AP) — Two people were killed when a pickup truck pulled directly into the path of a train in far southern Illinois, police said...
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Heavy rain over the past week has caused the Mississippi River and its tributaries to rise, resulting in minor flooding in parts of eastern Missouri...
KENNETT, Mo. (AP) — One person died and four others were wounded in an overnight shooting at an American Legion club in southeast Missouri, police said Sunday.
KAIT-TV reported that officers found the five victims at the American Legion building in Kennett following the report of the shooting before 12:30 a.m.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — The Southeast Missourian newspaper in Cape Girardeau is temporarily suspending three days of print publication, citing the economic impact of the coronavirus.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A dog who was dubbed the unicorn puppy because of a tail-like growth between his eyes will remain with the founder of a Missouri rescue group, despite more than 300 offers to adopt him...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday referred 12 former priests for potential criminal prosecution but stopped short of recommending charges against any top church leaders, despite concluding the Roman Catholic Church was involved in "long, sustained and far-reaching cover-up...
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) — President Donald Trump, his shadow hanging over midterm elections that will determine the future of his administration, used his final pitch Monday to ask voters to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that could be erased by Democratic gains in Congress...