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Elderly Man To Serve Probation for Bank Robbery

An elderly man, who robbed a bank in July has been will be required to serve four years of probation. He must also spend 180 days on house arrest along with ten weekends in jail. The man was identified as 82 year-old Arthur Bays. The verdict was given to him in connection with holding up…read more »

Man Booked for Hitting Woman with Hammer

A man has been taken into police custody for assault and is facing charges. Police say, the incident happened at Trimble Street in Paducah. The man was identified as Jhah A. Rizen. Police say Rizen refused to let a woman leave the home after reportedly assaulting her, threatening to kill her, and holding a knife…read more »

Man Arrested for Failing to Appear

A Lake of the Ozarks man was taken into police custody in Cape Girardeau County. The arrest was made at 1:24.p.m.  on Thursday afternoon. The man taken into custody was identified as 27 year-old Pete A. Bellington. He was arrested on a Felony for failing to appear on a charge for Dangerous Drugs. The Montgomery…read more »

Three Arrested in Connection With Advertising

Three people were taken into police custody in McCracken County on Tuesday following an investigation at two area hotels. All three people were taken into custody in connection with complaints about online advertisements. The three suspects arrested were identified as 46 year-old LaWana F. Quertermous, 29 year-old Annie Yeager, and 26 year-old Aaron J. Kelley.…read more »

Illinois Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.3 percent

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in February, unchanged since November 2018, and nonfarm payrolls decreased by -12,600 jobs over-the-month based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released by IDES. January  jobs gain was revised upward from the…read more »

Structure Fire in Cape Girardeau

There was a structure fire in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday. Fire crews were dispatched to the scene just before 7.p.m. on Wednesday evening. The fire happened on near the industrial area in Southside of Cape Girardeau at 408 Cooper Street. Fire fighters say, the old Kasten Concrete Products building was in the process of being…read more »

New Madrid Man Arrested for DWI

A New Madrid County man was taken into police custody in New Madrid County. The rest was made shortly before midnight following a traffic stop on Wednesday night. The man arrested was identified as 23 year-old Lane M. Chamberlain. He was arrested for DWI. He was taken to the New Madrid County Jail. He was…read more »

Man Arrested for Speeding

A Bloomington Indiana man was taken into police custody in Madison County. The arrest was made at 7:47.a.m. on Thursday morning. The man taken into custody was identified as 23 year-old Korbin L. Clark. The arrest was made following a traffic stop. He was arrested for Speeding. He was taken to the Madison County Sheriff’s…read more »

Five People Injured in Car Crash

A Total of 5 people were injured in a traffic crash in Union County Illinois. The victims were confirmed to be three children and two adults. Police say, 27-year-old Jimmy L. White was driving was traveling north on US Highway 51 approximately 1 mile south of Dongola. The vehicle ran off the right side of…read more »

Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession

A Portageville Missouri man was taken into police custody in New Madrid County. The arrest was made just after 9.a.m. The man arrested was identified as 43 year-old Twigs C. Hollywood. He was arrested on a Misdemeanor charge for being in possession of Marijuana, resisting arrest, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernaliaread more »

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