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Police: 2 women killed in southeast Missouri head-on crash

Jan. 15, 2021 1:17 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Two women were killed in a head-on crash on Interstate 55 just north of Cape Girardeau in southeastern Missouri, police there said. The crash happened Thursday afternoon when a northbound car crossed the median into oncoming traffic and collided with a southbound sport utility...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021 file image from video, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least four additional companies that have donated to Hawley have announced they are suspending campaign contributions. The announcements by Cerner Corp. in Kansas City, Ameren Corp. and Edward Jones in St. Louis and the Chicago law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adds to a growing list of donors who have cut ties to the Missouri Republican senator since the attack on the Capitol last week. (Senate Television via AP File)

Hawley, facing fallout, blames media, D.C. 'establishment'

Jan. 13, 2021 6:37 PM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, facing waning support from longtime backers and donors in the wake of the attack at the U.S. Capitol last week, defended himself in a newspaper column Wednesday, accusing the media and “Washington establishment” of deceiving...

Nicholas leads SE Missouri past Tennessee St. 83-79 in 2OT

Jan. 2, 2021 9:38 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — DQ Nicholas had 21 points as Southeast Missouri edged Tennessee State 83-79 in double overtime on Saturday night. Nicholas hit 17 of 19 from the free-throw line as Southeast Missouri made a Division I program-record 40 of its 51 free throws. Chris Harris had 17 points for...

Missouri woman charged in child's fentanyl death

Dec. 21, 2020 9:49 AM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri woman is jailed after a girl in her care died after ingesting fentanyl. The Southeast Missourian reports that 35-year-old Stephanie K. Durbin of Cape Girardeau was taken into custody Dec. 11 on a charge of first-degree abuse or neglect of a child resulting in...

Harris, Reed lift SE Missouri over Lipscomb 82-77

Dec. 7, 2020 9:44 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Chris Harris and Eric Reed Jr. scored 19 points apiece as Southeast Missouri edged past Lipscomb 82-77 on Monday night. Nolan Taylor added 16 points and DQ Nicholas had 12 for Southeast Missouri (2-1). Jake Wolfe scored a career-high 22 points for the Bisons (1-4), whose losing...

Domask carries S. Illinois past SE Missouri 87-79 in OT

Dec. 3, 2020 1:26 AM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Marcus Domask had 24 points as Southern Illinois beat Southeast Missouri 87-79 in overtime on Wednesday night. Domask hit 11 of 12 foul shots. Ben Harvey added 22 points and seven rebounds for the Salukis (1-0). Dalton Banks had 14 points. Anthony D’Avanzo added 13 points...

No. 5 Louisville tops SE Missouri State 74-53

Nov. 25, 2020 5:36 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Olivia Cochran scored 17 points and Dana Evans added 15 to help No. 5 Louisville beat Southeast Missouri State 74-53 on Wednesday in the opener for both teams. The Cardinals were originally supposed to play Middle Tennessee on Wednesday, but that game was canceled because of...