Armed suspect seriously hurt in officer-involved shooting
An aggravated assault suspect was seriously injured in a police-involved shooting Saturday morning. James Wilkins, 28, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries after the shooting, which occurred about 10:50 a.m. Saturday at Town House Inn, 505 N. Kingshighway...
Union County prosecutor appointed to state appellate prosecutor board
Union County State's Attorney Tyler Edmonds has been appointed to the board of governors of the Illinois State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor. Edmonds was appointed during a special board meeting Thursday in Springfield, Illinois, according to a news release...
Man, woman jailed on drug, weapons charges
A man from Oran, Missouri, and a woman from Benton, Missouri, are in the Scott County Jail after various drug and weapons charges. Glen Adams, 56, of rural Oran was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm silencer...
Man arrested for shooting gun into the ground near boy
A Sikeston, Missouri-area man was arrested by Scott County sheriff's deputies on a charge of unlawful use of a weapon after he allegedly shot a gun at the ground near a boy in Oran, Missouri. Timothy Jarvis, 37, of County Highway 529 near Sikeston, was charged Saturday, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. ...
Cape Girardeau police report 3/1/15
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Jasimane D. Flennoy, no age given, of Lilbourn, Missouri, was issued a summons for driving while intoxicated. n Isaiah M. Lane, 24, of St. Louis was arrested on a warrant...
Plan for Greek housing advances, but draws fire from preservationists
An idea to create a housing option specifically for Greek students at Southeast Missouri State University was advanced by the board of regents Saturday but is drawing fire from residents who worry Greystone Estate and the Shivelbine House will be demolished...
Final presidential candidate brings aspirational message at Southeast
Benjamin Ola. Akande on Wednesday said he wants to be the next Southeast Missouri State University president so he can take Southeast from success to significance. "Significance means you become the benchmark," he said. "Significance means that you get to move that mission of student success to a whole different level...
Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's public schools and community colleges would receive larger funding increases than recommended by Gov. Jay Nixon, under a budget plan presented Wednesday to a House committee. It would, however, scrap Nixon's recommendation to give a performance-based funding increase to public universities...
Scott City saferoom, theater almost complete
Theater and art students in the Scott City School District soon will have a place to call their own. A Federal Emergency Management Agency safe room, which also serves as a theater and art gallery, is nearing completion at the school, superintendent Diann Ulmer said Tuesday...
Candidate showcases skills at Southeast president forum
Carlos Vargas-Aburto, one of four presidential hopefuls at Southeast Missouri State University, took questions Monday during a public forum and also described what makes him the best candidate for the university's top leadership position. "I think you have in me somebody who is very committed to excellence, to quality," he said. ...