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  • The Latest: Suspect worked at farm tied to Republican farmer

    The Latest: Suspect worked at farm tied to Republican farmer

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-08-21 21:05:05 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-08-22 02:38:39 GMT
    (Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo released by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation shows Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who was reported missing from her hometown in the eas...(Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo released by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation shows Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who was reported missing from her hometown in the eas...
    Authorities say they have detained a suspect in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, and he is being held on a federal immigration detainer.
    Authorities say they have detained a suspect in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, and he is being held on a federal immigration detainer.
  • States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

    States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:09:47 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:40:37 GMT
    The 19 states that sued the Texas company fear the plans, if disseminated online, could be used by people who are not legally permitted to buy or possess guns. (Source: CNN)The 19 states that sued the Texas company fear the plans, if disseminated online, could be used by people who are not legally permitted to buy or possess guns. (Source: CNN)

    The 19 states that sued the Texas company fear the plans, if disseminated online, could be used by people who are not legally permitted to buy or possess guns.

    The 19 states that sued the Texas company fear the plans, if disseminated online, could be used by people who are not legally permitted to buy or possess guns.

  • Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump in hush-money scheme

    Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump in hush-money scheme

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-21 17:38:30 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:40:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

    Two people familiar with the financial fraud investigation of Michael Cohen say his lawyers are in negotiations with prosecutors that could result in a plea deal, possibly within hours.

    Two people familiar with the financial fraud investigation of Michael Cohen say his lawyers are in negotiations with prosecutors that could result in a plea deal, possibly within hours.

  • Facebook takes down 652 accounts linked to Russia, Iran

    Facebook takes down 652 accounts linked to Russia, Iran

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:18:09 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:36:01 GMT
    Facebook said there were networks of accounts created to mislead others about who they were and what they were doing. (Source: Pixabay)Facebook said there were networks of accounts created to mislead others about who they were and what they were doing. (Source: Pixabay)

    Facebook says it has removed more than 650 pages groups and accounts linked to Russia and Iran aimed at influencing U.S. voters ahead of the November midterm elections.

    Facebook says it has removed more than 650 pages groups and accounts linked to Russia and Iran aimed at influencing U.S. voters ahead of the November midterm elections.

  • People stock up on water, ramen as hurricane menaces Hawaii

    People stock up on water, ramen as hurricane menaces Hawaii

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-08-21 20:50:52 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:35:03 GMT
    (NASA via AP). This NASA satellite imagery shows Hurricane Lane in the Central Pacific Ocean southeast of the Hawaiian Islands at 2:01 p.m. HST (21:01 GMT) Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. National Weather Service forecasters warn that the entire state of Hawaii...(NASA via AP). This NASA satellite imagery shows Hurricane Lane in the Central Pacific Ocean southeast of the Hawaiian Islands at 2:01 p.m. HST (21:01 GMT) Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. National Weather Service forecasters warn that the entire state of Hawaii...
    Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf from an erratic hurricane.
    Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf from an erratic hurricane.
  • Fight at Chipotle led to deadly shooting near Grand MetroLink station

    Fight at Chipotle led to deadly shooting near Grand MetroLink station

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:32:40 GMT
    Police at the scene. Credit: KMOVPolice at the scene. Credit: KMOV

    Police are investigating a double shooting that occurred near the Grand MetroLink station Tuesday night.

    Police are investigating a double shooting that occurred near the Grand MetroLink station Tuesday night.

  • Facebook can help turn online hate into real-world violence, study indicates

    Facebook can help turn online hate into real-world violence, study indicates

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:29:13 GMT
    The study found "anti-refugee sentiment on Facebook predicts violent crimes against refugees." (Source: Pixabay)The study found "anti-refugee sentiment on Facebook predicts violent crimes against refugees." (Source: Pixabay)

    The study found “anti-refugee hate crimes increase disproportionately in areas with higher Facebook usage during periods of high anti-refugee sentiment online.”

    The study found “anti-refugee hate crimes increase disproportionately in areas with higher Facebook usage during periods of high anti-refugee sentiment online.”

  • Father of slain Colorado woman sobs, seethes in courtroom

    Father of slain Colorado woman sobs, seethes in courtroom

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:15:23 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:28:52 GMT
    Christopher Watts, 33, faces three first-degree murder charges, two counts of murdering a child under 12, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. (Source: Weld County Sheriff/KMGH/CNN)Christopher Watts, 33, faces three first-degree murder charges, two counts of murdering a child under 12, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. (Source: Weld County Sheriff/KMGH/CNN)

    The father of two told police in court papers released Monday that he killed his pregnant wife after witnessing her strangling one of the girls on a baby monitor.

    The father of two told police in court papers released Monday that he killed his pregnant wife after witnessing her strangling one of the girls on a baby monitor.

  • Break out your basic fall outfits, Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes will be in stores Aug. 28

    Break out your basic fall outfits, Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes will be in stores Aug. 28

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-08-21 16:33:34 GMT
    It's baaaaaaack - and basics everywhere rejoice. (Source: Starbucks)It's baaaaaaack - and basics everywhere rejoice. (Source: Starbucks)
    It's baaaaaaack - and basics everywhere rejoice. (Source: Starbucks)It's baaaaaaack - and basics everywhere rejoice. (Source: Starbucks)

    Break out your scarves and Ugg boots, Starbucks has an announcement on your favorite fall drink. 

    Break out your scarves and Ugg boots, Starbucks has an announcement on your favorite fall drink. 

  • ISP investigating officer-involved shooting

    ISP investigating officer-involved shooting

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:14:34 GMT
    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21. (Source: KFVS)Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21. (Source: KFVS)

    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21.

    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21.

  • Leaders with Mid-Continent Nail meet with Commerce Secretary

    Leaders with Mid-Continent Nail meet with Commerce Secretary

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-08-22 02:51:05 GMT
    Mid Contenent Nail in Poplar Bluff (Source: KFVS)Mid Contenent Nail in Poplar Bluff (Source: KFVS)

    Representatives from a struggling nail factory in Poplar Bluff, Missouri were in Washington DC on August 21, hoping to get help from the head of the Commerce Department.

    Representatives from a struggling nail factory in Poplar Bluff, Missouri were in Washington DC on August 21, hoping to get help from the head of the Commerce Department.

  • Generation Z will outnumber Millennials by next year

    Generation Z will outnumber Millennials by next year

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-08-22 02:48:24 GMT
    Bloomberg studied data from the United Nations and found Generation Z is on track to outnumber Millennials by next year. (Source: Pixabay)Bloomberg studied data from the United Nations and found Generation Z is on track to outnumber Millennials by next year. (Source: Pixabay)

    Bloomberg studied data from the United Nations and found Generation Z is on track to outnumber Millennials by next year.

    Bloomberg studied data from the United Nations and found Generation Z is on track to outnumber Millennials by next year.

  • First Alert: Expect temps in the 70s this evening

    First Alert: Expect temps in the 70s this evening

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-08-21 22:16:04 GMT
    Tuesday's cool down will last through the week (Source: James Gullage of Humboldt, TN)Tuesday's cool down will last through the week (Source: James Gullage of Humboldt, TN)
    Tuesday's cool down will last through the week (Source: James Gullage of Humboldt, TN)Tuesday's cool down will last through the week (Source: James Gullage of Humboldt, TN)

    Temperatures this evening will fall through the 70s.

    Temperatures this evening will fall through the 70s.

  • Poplar Bluff library closed after 'sparking electrical box'

    Poplar Bluff library closed after 'sparking electrical box'

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-08-22 01:39:44 GMT
    Poplar Bluff firefighters responded to a call about a sparking electrical box at the library on Tuesday. (Source: KFVS)Poplar Bluff firefighters responded to a call about a sparking electrical box at the library on Tuesday. (Source: KFVS)

    The Poplar Bluff Municipal Library was closed on Tuesday, August 21 after an electrical box was sparking in a closet.

    The Poplar Bluff Municipal Library was closed on Tuesday, August 21 after an electrical box was sparking in a closet.

  • Suspect wanted in Mt. Vernon, IL store robbery

    Suspect wanted in Mt. Vernon, IL store robbery

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:56:19 GMT
    The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. (Source: Mt. Vernon PD, Facebook)The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. (Source: Mt. Vernon PD, Facebook)
    The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. (Source: Mt. Vernon PD, Facebook)The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. (Source: Mt. Vernon PD, Facebook)

    The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. 

    The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. 

  • Westbound lanes open on I-24 following a crash in Marshall County, KY

    Westbound lanes open on I-24 following a crash in Marshall County, KY

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:48:03 GMT
    A crash blocked the westbound lanes of I-24 in Marshall County, Kentucky on Aug. 21 for several hours. (Source: Raycom Media)A crash blocked the westbound lanes of I-24 in Marshall County, Kentucky on Aug. 21 for several hours. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A crash blocked the westbound lanes of I-24 in Marshall County, Kentucky on Aug. 21 for several hours.

    A crash blocked the westbound lanes of I-24 in Marshall County, Kentucky on Aug. 21 for several hours.

  • Meeting at Osage Centre Aug. 21 to discuss diverging diamond interchange

    Meeting at Osage Centre Aug. 21 to discuss diverging diamond interchange

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:41:36 GMT
    Construction is expected to begin in summer 2019, with the completion anticipated in spring 2021. (Source: MoDOT, KFVS)Construction is expected to begin in summer 2019, with the completion anticipated in spring 2021. (Source: MoDOT, KFVS)

    Construction is expected to begin in summer 2019, with the completion anticipated in spring 2021.

    Construction is expected to begin in summer 2019, with the completion anticipated in spring 2021.

  • Rauner signs legislation to help keep Illinois students in state

    Rauner signs legislation to help keep Illinois students in state

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:18:56 GMT
    According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students. (Source: KFVS)According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students. (Source: KFVS)
    According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students. (Source: KFVS)According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students. (Source: KFVS)

    According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students.

    According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students.

  • New IL healthcare bill to help children

    New IL healthcare bill to help children

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:07:35 GMT
    A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent." (Source: Raycom Media)A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent." (Source: Raycom Media)
    A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent." (Source: Raycom Media)A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent." (Source: Raycom Media)

    A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent."

    A new bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner which affects children considered "medically fragile, technology dependent."

  • Illinois firefighting team returns from western wildfires

    Illinois firefighting team returns from western wildfires

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-08-21 23:09:35 GMT
    Local firefighters return home after fighting fires out west. (Source: Taylor Clark)Local firefighters return home after fighting fires out west. (Source: Taylor Clark)
    Local firefighters return home after fighting fires out west. (Source: Taylor Clark)Local firefighters return home after fighting fires out west. (Source: Taylor Clark)

    A firefighter from an Illinoisan crew sent to help in Idaho and Utah shares his story

    A firefighter from an Illinoisan crew sent to help in Idaho and Utah shares his story

  • Manafort guilty of 8 charges in fraud trial

    Manafort guilty of 8 charges in fraud trial

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-08-21 22:37:44 GMT

    A jury has reached a guilty verdict on eight counts in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

    A jury has reached a guilty verdict on eight counts in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

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    Several Heartland towns are preparing for the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.

    Several Heartland towns are preparing for the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.

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    The Two Lives of Timothy Krajcir

    The Two Lives of Timothy Krajcir

    By day Timothy Krajcir helped transport the sick and injured to the hospital as an EMT, but by night he roamed the streets looking for women to kill.

    By day Timothy Krajcir helped transport the sick and injured to the hospital as an EMT, but by night he roamed the streets looking for women to kill.

  • The Great Flood of '93

    The Great Flood of '93

    It's a natural disaster the people of the Heartland will never forget: The Great Flood of 1993. Water covered the area for weeks and left devastation in its wake.

    It's a natural disaster the people of the Heartland will never forget: The Great Flood of 1993. Water covered the area for weeks and left devastation in its wake.

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    Get ready for the school year with our checklists and back-to-school tips.

    Get ready for the school year with our checklists and back-to-school tips.

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    Plan your Black Friday shopping. Find Black Friday ads for major retailers, safe shopping tips, and great Black Friday apps!

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  • ISP investigating officer-involved shooting

    ISP investigating officer-involved shooting

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-22 03:14:34 GMT
    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21. (Source: KFVS)Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21. (Source: KFVS)

    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21.

    Illinois State Police (ISP) is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Aug. 21.

  • Suspect wanted in Mt. Vernon, IL store robbery

    Suspect wanted in Mt. Vernon, IL store robbery

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:56:19 GMT
    The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. (Source: Mt. Vernon PD, Facebook)The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. (Source: Mt. Vernon PD, Facebook)
    The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. (Source: Mt. Vernon PD, Facebook)The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. (Source: Mt. Vernon PD, Facebook)

    The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. 

    The Mt. Vernon, Illinois Police Department is looking to identify a person after a robbery at a business that occurred on August 19. 

  • Rauner signs legislation to help keep Illinois students in state

    Rauner signs legislation to help keep Illinois students in state

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-08-22 00:18:56 GMT
    According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students. (Source: KFVS)According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students. (Source: KFVS)
    According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students. (Source: KFVS)According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students. (Source: KFVS)

    According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students.

    According to the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner, the governor has signed legislation creating a merit-based scholarship program for Illinois students.

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