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ONE YEAR OLD CHILD STRUCK AND KILLED BY VEHICLE
A one year old child is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Howell County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, one year old Kamber Piper was struck by a vehicle in a private driveway Thursday evening.
Piper was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.
BODY FOUND NEAR BLACK RIVER IDENTIFIED
A body discovered near Black River in Butler County Wednesday has been identified.
According to Butler County Coroner Jim Akers, the body is that of 48 year old Salvador Ruis Rameriz.
Rameriz’s death is being investigated as a homicide.
According to KFVS, two people, Casey Marler and Curtis Walker, are in custody in Wright County in connection to the case.
MAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOLLOWING PURSUIT
A Scott City man is facing charges following a high speed pursuit.
According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, a deputy observed a vehicle going over twice the speed limit early Thursday morning on State Highway M.
The deputy tried to initiate a stop, however the vehicle continued, at one point reaching speeds of over 100 miles per hour. The vehicle was eventually stopped by spike strips deployed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The driver of the vehicle then tried to flee on foot behind a residence. He was eventually apprehended in a cow pasture.
The driver, 38 year old Matthew Lowe, of Scott City, is facing multiple charges, including resisting arrest by fleeing and creating a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person.
REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY LEADS TO TWO ARRESTS
Two people have been taken into custody in connection to a report of suspicious activity at a Morley residence.
According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, a deputy responded to the report Wednesday morning and found a woman, 59 year old Patty Tanner, of Morley, at the residence.
She told the deputy she was there alone, however during a search, the deputy found a known fugitive, 38 year old Rollen Newsom, of Sikeston, hiding in a bedroom. Tanner claimed she did not know Newsom was in the residence.
Tanner was taken into custody after the deputy found items known to be used as drug paraphernalia, several straws and plastic baggies during a search of her vehicle.
Tanner is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Newsom was arrested on an outstanding Scott County warrant.
MAN IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER BEING HIT BY TRAIN NEAR CAPE
A man is in stable condition after being hit by a train near Cape Girardeau late Wednesday night.
Authorities say the man, 21 year old Dejuan M. Haynes, of St. Louis, was part of a group of people shooting a music video near the tracks. The man was hit when a train approached from around a corner.
The victim received serious injuries.
VEHICLE HIT BY TRAIN IN NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
A vehicle was hit by a train Thursday in Northeast Arkansas.
According to authorities, the vehicle was struck in the back end while travelling from Piggott to Paragould.
The driver of the vehicle was taken to an area hospital.
POLICE INVESTIGATING TWO REPORTS OF INDECENT EXPOSURE
Authorities in Jonesboro are investigating two reports of indecent exposure.
Two women reported to police that a man had approached them separately in a vehicle. Both women said the man was not wearing pants at the time.
The incidents occurred within 30 minutes of each other Wednesday morning.
PINK OUT DAY GENERATES $24,000
The Annual Poplar Bluff Pink-Out Day raised a record amount of money this year for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The fifth annual Pink-Out day raised a total of $24,000 according to a release from the Poplar Bluff School District.
This year’s proceeds were split between two relief organizations, the United Cancer Assistance Network and Dig for Life.
INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS TO BE SHOWN AT POPLAR BLUFF MUNICIPAL LIBRARY
The Poplar Bluff Municipal Library will be hosting a screening of a horror classic tonight.
Doors will open for the free showing of Invasion of the Body Snatchers at 6 pm tonight. The movie will then begin at 7 pm.
Those who come in costume can participate in the Library’s Facebook Flash Mob.