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Joining Missouri Gov. Mike Parson during a briefing on COVID-19 on Thursday, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Director Margie Vandeven outlined some of the challenges the state faces as it prepares for students to return to classrooms in the fall. 

Deputies are looking for a person of interest in a Tuesday afternoon homicide in Cape Girardeau County. They say the man, Victor Grebing, should be considered dangerous and possibly armed. 

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry will remain out of service Tuesday, after transportation officials announced another extension for the temporary closure to the only direct route between Kentucky and Missouri. 

As of 6:20 p.m., all the tickets for this year's St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway have been sold! That means Local 6 viewers have raised $750,000 for the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Katie Ormsby was 16 years-old when she believed she suffered a shoulder injury cheer leading. Katy was diagnosed with B-cell lymphoma. Now, she's making history by being the first St. Jude patient to have an In Vitro baby ever.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services on Wednesday reported the state's total number of COVID-19 cases now stands at 16,625 — an increase of 211 from the day before.

The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Board of Directors say they are moving forward with the community celebration and rodeo events. The parade will be on Aug. 1, with the rodeo starting on Aug. 5 and ending on Aug. 8. 

The murder-for-hire scheme unraveled in February when a man who once shared a cell with the scout leader told police that the scout leader wanted him to deliver a letter to one of his victim’s families.

During Phase 2 of the "Show Me Strong Recovery" Plan, all statewide restrictions will be lifted, but local officials will still have the authority to put rules or restrictions in place.

Our weather will turn active Tuesday as the remnants of Cristobal pass near our area. Because of the threat for isolated tornadoes and strong winds, we have activated a Weather Authority Alert for Tuesday morning and afternoon.

The Missouri NAACP and black lawmakers are seeking a new investigation into the death of Tory Sanders, who died in the Mississippi County, Missouri, Detention Center after then sheriff Cory Hutcheson used his knee to put pressure on Sanders' neck.

There will be drive through testing for COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau County on June 5th. The tests are open to all residents of Missouri who register online. You do not have to have COVID-19 symptoms to be eligible for testing.