Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau Police Dept.

A 15-year-old girl is dead and another wounded after a shooting in the southern portion of Cape Girardeau.

Police say they arrested 29-year-old Isaiah Lane from St. Louis a few hours after the shooting, which happened around 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

Cape Girardeau Police Dept.

No injuries were reported after an apparent gunfight near the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau.

Cape Girardeau Police officers say at around 11:15 Wednesday morning, they responded to the 1100 block of North Sprigg Street after a report of approximately 12 gunshots fired in the area.


A southeast Missouri bar that served as a set location for the movie ``Gone Girl'' will reopen later this month.

National Weather Service

Already severe flooding on the Mississippi River is getting worse for several areas in Illinois and Missouri.

The National Weather Service now predicts the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau is forecast to crest at 45. 5 feet on June 6th. That's about three feet shy of the record crest in January 2016.


A two-year-old social media post from the Missouri Department of Transportation was re-posted Thursday, confusing area residents.

A Cairo man is dead following a shooting on the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge at Cape Girardeau.

Illinois State Police say 26-year-old Dalvin Taylor was a passenger in a vehicle that was hit by gunfire from another vehicle on Sunday.

President Donald Trump's planned rally in Cape Girardeau has been called off.

President Trump was scheduled to speak at the Show Me Center on Thursday evening in support of GOP U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley, who is seeking to unseat incumbent democrat Claire McCaskill.

Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration

The Cape Girardeau City Council approved a resolution to accept a bronze sculpture of a black, Civil War-era Union soldier to be placed in a city park.

Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration

A bronze statue of an African American Civil War-era Union soldier could be placed in southeast Missouri.

The Southeast Missourian reports that the statue would be located in Cape Girardeau's Ivers Square to honor the area's former slaves who joined the Union Army.

Cape Girardeau Police

Police are searching for a Cape Girardeau woman wanted for stealing money from a non-profit animal rescue shelter.

Cape Girardeau Police are asking for the public's help in locating 40-year-old Elizabeth Hann.

Architectural Digest

After recently being called the most boring city in Missouri by the website Business Insider, Cape Girardeau has found its way on to a more favorable list.

Architectural Digest has named the River City the prettiest town in the Show Me State.

How would you feel if your hometown was called the most boring city in the state?

Cape Girardeau Missouri found out this year when the website business insider published a list of the most exciting and most boring cities in every sate.

Cape Girardeau will field a team in the Prospect League starting in 2019.

Local officials made the announcement Friday at the Cape Girardeau Sportsplex.

Debbie Below with the Southeast Missouri State University Eclipse Committee talks about the plans being made for the big event on the Cape Girardeau campus and the city as a whole.

Brad Palmer, WSIU Radio

A group of local developers is about to embark on a major project in downtown Cape Girardeau.

Jacob McCleland/KRCU

About 1,400 people turned up for a weekend casting call in Cape Girardeau for a feature movie.

Jacob McCleland

Twelve GOP candidates hope to replace southeast Missouri Congressman Jo Ann Emerson in the U.S. House of Representatives.  

The candidates took part in a public forum Thursday evening in Cape Girardeau.  About 300 people turned out for the event.  KRCU's Jacob McCleland reports.

The Cape Girardeau City Council has rejected a request that could have put a vote on deer hunts within city limits on the November ballot.

Cape Girardeau, MO – Two more suspects are now in custody for their alleged role in a counterfeiting ring that struck several southeast Missouri towns.

The Southeast Missourian reports 27-year-old Terry Hester and 28-year-old Darius Lankford were both arrested in Alabama and are jailed.

Both are scheduled to appear in Cape Girardeau on federal counterfeiting charges on February 29th.