Stepfather Accused of Choking Girl in Homework ArgumentPolice say the girl was having trouble spelling the word ``color.'' Rollet is accused of responding to her attempts to sound out the word by picking her up by the throat and raising her off the ground.
Construction Worker Killed In Metro-EastEdwardsville fire chief says crane's boom crushed man, late Monday morning.
Highland, Ill., Perryville, Mo. Cancel Trick-or-Treating"We've had some complaints come in," Highland Police Chief Terry Bell says. "We've also had some people praise us for looking out for the kids."
2 Dead In Perryville Murder-SuicideVictims were identified as 36-year-old Shawn J. Galeski, and 29-year-old Jamie L. Cole.
Police Chases In SE Missouri Renew DebateTwo recent traffic stops one in Cape Girardeau and one near Perryville turned into dangerous chases.
Fish Protection Move May Risk Missouri Economic GrowthThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will present plans at a meeting Tuesday in Perryville to have the Grotto sculpin added to the endangered list.
Fleeing Suspect Hospitalized A southeast Missouri man is hospitalized after his car overturned while he was fleeing a sheriff's deputy.
Expansion at Missouri Auto Parts Plant to Add 200 JobsA $39 million expansion at the TG Missouri auto supply plant in Perryville will result in 200 new jobs.
Missouri Job Creation Plan Moving AlongFrustrated by a perceived lack of success at a Missouri Capitol, more than a dozen representatives from businesses began meeting last summer to develop a winning strategy.

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