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.
Brewer takes over; SE Missouri St takes out E Illinois
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Ledarrius Brewer scored 24 points, buried a 3-pointer and threw down the go-ahead dunk in the final seconds to lead Southeast Missouri State to 64-59 win on Saturday.
Man arrested, accused in death of 62-year-old Marion man
MARION, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man has been charged in the death of a 62-year-old Marion man whose body was found in his home.
Ernest Alex Pulliam of rural Williamson County was arrested Tuesday in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Donald R. Schultz. The victim's body was found Saturday in his Marion home.
The Marion Police Department revealed in a statement that Schultz may have been killed on Jan. 15 during an armed robbery.
Cape police quietly solve homicide, no murder charge
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Cape Girardeau anti-crime activist is outraged that the community wasn't promptly notified that a 2015 shooting was solved without a murder charge.
Morant has 17 points, 14 assists, Murray State beats SEMO
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Ja Morant had 17 points and 14 assists, freshman KJ Williams added nine points with 10 rebounds and Murray State beat Southeast Missouri State 85-67 on Saturday for its fifth win in a row since a loss at Auburn.
Murray State (13-2, 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference) has won 15 straight league regular-season games and eight road games since losing at Belmont last year.
Taylor leads Austin Peay over SE Missouri State 78-60
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Terry Taylor had 17 points and seven rebounds to guide Austin Peay to a 78-60 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Thursday night.
Steve Harris had 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting for the Governors (11-5, 3-0 Ohio Valley Conference), while Zach Glotta and Jarrett Givens pitched in with 11 points each.
Southeast Missouri rallies from big deficit, wins in OT
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Isaiah Gable hit four 3-pointers and scored 28 points and Southeast Missouri rallied from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat UT Martin 74-69 in overtime and snap a five-game losing streak on Saturday night.
Ricks sparks Abilene Christian past SE Missouri St 70-68
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Payten Ricks had a 3-point play and a 3-pointer in a late 8-1 run and Abilene Christian held off Southeast Missouri State 70-68 on Friday night.
Jaren Lewis hit 7 of 10 shots and 5 of 6 free throws to lead the Wildcats (10-2). Jalone Friday scored 17 with five blocked shots, Ricks added 15 points and four steals and Jaylen Franklin scored 12.
Man settles suit over school shooting Facebook post for $80K
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who spent several days in jail for a satirical school shooting Facebook post has settled a lawsuit for $80,000.
The Southeast Missourian reports that James Robert Ross, of Cape Girardeau, settled Friday with the city of Jackson and three police officers.
Lloyd, Cook combine for 48, lead S. Illinois to 83-73 win
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Sean Lloyd Jr. and Aaron Cook combined for 48 points as Southern Illinois led throughout the second half to grab its fifth straight win, an 83-73 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night.
Lloyd scored 25 points on 9-of-15 shooting and Cook added 23, draining 5 of 7 from long range and going 8 of 8 from the line. Kavion Pippen contributed 18 points, hitting 9 of 11 from the floor.
Woman pleads guilty in dog attack death of 13-month-old
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri baby sitter has pleaded guilty in the dog attack death of a 13-month-old girl.
The Southeast Missourian reports that 33-year-old Erica Jordan, of Cape Girardeau, agreed to a plea deal Friday. In exchange for pleading guilty to second-degree involuntary manslaughter, a charge of endangering the welfare of a child was dropped.
Pyle has 18 points, 11 boards, Western Illinois wins 70-63
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Ben Pyle had 18 points to go with 11 rebounds as Western Illinois held on to beat Southeast Missouri State 70-63 on Saturday night.
Brewer lifts Southeast Missouri St past Missouri S&T, 72-69
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Ledarrius Brewer hit three-straight free throws with seven seconds left in the game to lift Southeast Missouri State to a 72-69 victory over Division II Missouri Science & Technology on Tuesday night.
The game was the 134th meeting between the schools and the first meeting in 18 years. The Redhawks now have won the last 13 straight meetings.
SEMO settled lawsuit with former baseball player for $200K
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — State records show that former Southeast Missouri State University baseball player Broc Kreitler settled a lawsuit over an injury he suffered during a practice for $200,000.
SE Missouri uses turnovers to spark 28-14 FCS playoff win
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Daniel Santacaterina threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and Southeast Missouri claimed its first FCS playoff victory in program history, scoring all its points in the third quarter in a 28-14 win over Stony Brook on Saturday.
The Redhawks (9-3) will travel to Utah to face No. 2 seed Weber State next Saturday.
The Latest: Store slaying suspect had worked as pastor
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the slaying and sexual assaults at a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store (all times local):
A Missouri pastor says the man charged with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others at a suburban St. Louis religious supplies shop used to work as a pastor in southeast Missouri.
Thomas Bruce of Imperial, Missouri, was arrested Wednesday and charged in Monday's attack at a Catholic Supply store in Ballwin.
Missouri doctor admits to unlawfully prescribing pain pills
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri doctor has pleaded guilty to unlawfully prescribing drugs in a case that stems from an undercover investigation.
The Southeast Missourian reports that Dr. Michael Jessup entered the plea Monday. At issue is how he prescribed the opioid painkiller hydrocodone and the anti-anxiety drug alprazolam.
Southeast Missouri State makes 14 3s, beats Quincy 102-66
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Freshman Alex Caldwell made five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points to lead six in double-figure scoring as Southeast Missouri State rolled to a 102-66 victory over Division II Quincy on Monday night for its first win of the season.
Southeast Missouri State (1-2) rebounded from back-to-back road losses to Saint Louis and Bradley. The Redhawks return to the road and begin play in the South Alabama tournament on Friday.
Lawsuit seeks $20 million over death of Missouri jail inmate
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri sheriff accused in the beating death of a jail inmate used his knee to press on the man's neck and, when repeatedly urged by a police officer to stop, responded, "No, I'm good," according to a wrongful death lawsuit seeking at least $20 million for the inmate's family.
Trump’s final midterm rally: ‘We are one people’
With political future on line, Trump makes last midterm push
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.
Lee Greenwood sings at Trump rally
SE Missouri St. runs past Tenn. State 38-21 for 7th win
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Daniel Santacaterina threw four scoring tosses with Kristian Wilkerson hauling in three of them as Southeast Missouri State won its fifth straight game, beating Tennessee State 38-21 on Saturday afternoon.
Trump plans 2 Missouri stops before US Senate election
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump will visit Missouri twice to urge the defeat of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as part of his final campaign blitz heading into the midterm elections.
Trump's campaign says he will rally supporters Thursday in Columbia to vote for McCaskill's Republican rival, state Attorney General Josh Hawley.
Trump will also visit Cape Girardeau on Monday, the day before the Nov. 6 election.
SE Missouri ends Jacksonville State’s OVC run
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Zach Hall blocked a field-goal attempt and Bydarrius Knighten picked the ball up and raced 85 yards for a touchdown to help Southeast Missouri State put an emphatic end to Jacksonville State's 36-game win streak in Ohio Valley Conference play with a 37-14 victory on Saturday.
Terry crashes in from 2 to give SE Missouri St. 31-27 win
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Marquis Terry crashed in from the 2 in the final seconds to give Southeast Missouri State a 31-27 victory over Austin Peay in Ohio Valley Conference action on Saturday.
Austin Peay had just completed an 8-play, 72-yard drive, capped by Jeremiah Oatsvall's scoring toss to DeAngelo Wilson from the 17, to take a 27-24 lead with 3:41 remaining.
Police identify man fatally shot on bridge at Cape Girardeau
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was fatally shot on the Mississippi River bridge at Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
The Southeast Missourian reports that Illinois State Police on Thursday released details of the shooting that occurred Sunday on the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge. The victim was identified as 26-year-old Dalvin Taylor of Cairo, Illinois.