MO State News

  • MSSU assistant football coach killed in shooting

    Updated: Sat Nov 2, 2013 1:50 PM

    Authorities say a football coach at Missouri Southern State University was shot outside a Joplin theater and later died.

  • Calvert storm damage

    Updated: Fri Nov 1, 2013 6:48 AM

    A shopping center in Calvert City won't open today because strong winds tore off the roof.

  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    Updated: Fri Nov 1, 2013 6:51 AM

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

  • Storm damage report from Cape Girardeau

    Updated: Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:24 PM

    Storm damage has various parts of the city of Cape Girardeau this evening. The hardest hit area is in southeast sections of the city.

  • Trick-or-Treating/ Halloween updates

    Updated: Fri Nov 1, 2013 7:42 AM

    Looking to see if you city's plans for Halloween events and trick-or-treating has changed? Our up to date list of all changes across the Local 6 area.

  • Co-workers from St. Louis area share $1M prize

    Updated: Tue Oct 29, 2013 12:16 PM

    Two co-workers at a suburban St. Louis print business are sharing a $1 million Powerball jackpot prize.

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Halloween costumes

    Updated: Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:54 AM

    Check out all of the cute, scary, and spooky local Halloween costumes.

  • White House grants extension on health law sign-up

    Updated: Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:49 PM

    The Obama administration says it's granting a six-week extension until March 31 for Americans to sign up for coverage next year and avoid new tax penalties under the president's health care overhaul law.

  • The major motion picture "Gone Girl" has positive economic impacts on Cape Girardeau

    Updated: Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:16 PM

    The major motion picture "Gone Girl" starring Ben Affleck is filming in Cape Girardeau, and it has been good for business.

  • Nixon halts execution, citing propofol concerns

    Updated: Fri Oct 11, 2013 11:54 AM

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is halting the execution of convicted killer Allen Nicklasson, citing concerns about the use of propofol as an execution drug.

  • Dorena-Hickman Ferry changing to winter hours

    Updated: Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:58 PM

    With the days getting shorter, commuters will have to be wary of the Dorena-Hickman Ferry's switch to their shortened winter operating hours.

  • Sheriff: Armed robbers force way into bank, steal money and run

    Updated: Thu Oct 10, 2013 2:49 PM

    An employee opening a bank for the work day had a rough start. That's because a couple bank robbers met her at the door.

  • Southeast Missouri man faces drug trafficking charges

    Updated: Thu Oct 10, 2013 11:53 AM

    A southeast Missouri man faces drug charges after police found large amounts of marijuana and cash inside his car.

  • Lane closure to begin October 23 on US 60/62 bridge crossing Mississippi River

    Updated: Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:06 AM

    The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to reduce traffic on the US 60/62 bridge crossing the Mississippi River.

  • Local therapist says prescription drug abuse is an epidemic

    Updated: Mon Oct 7, 2013 6:24 PM

    A survey shows there has been a dramatic drop in the number of teens using prescription drugs. While that is good news, drug overdose deaths involving prescription pain killers has still quadrupled nationwide in the last decade.

  • Halloween on a budget

    Updated: Mon Oct 7, 2013 5:45 PM

    Halloween is sneaking up on us and if you are a parent you know that can mean shelling out more than expected on your child's must-have costume.

  • Body of missing southeast Missouri child found in river

    Updated: Mon Oct 7, 2013 11:57 AM

    The Butler County Sheriff's Department says the body of 5-year-old Devonte Dye was found in the St. Francis River around 10:00 Monday morning.

  • Man arrested after body of 84-year-old woman found

    Updated: Fri Oct 4, 2013 9:40 PM

    Local investigators have a suspect in custody in connection to the death of an 84-year-old southern Illinois woman.

  • How safe are our local universities? Schools release security reports

    Updated: Fri Oct 4, 2013 6:30 PM

    Murray State releases its 2013 Campus Security Report, detailing the list of crimes reported during 2012.

  • Southeast Missouri recycling center a 'total loss' after fire

    Updated: Fri Oct 4, 2013 5:16 AM

    A recycling center in southeast Missouri caught fire, destroying the building.