Federal workers in the Heartland affected by government shutdown

The government shutdown has been going on for weeks. Here is a look at estimates for the number of Heartland federal workers affected by the shutdown, as of Thursday, January 17.

3 officers acquitted of Laquan McDonald cover-up

The judge said there was no evidence that officers tried to hide or bury evidence.
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  Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

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Man arrested in connection with De Soto, MO homicide

Missouri Dept. of Conservation test results show more deer with deadly CWD

IL Senators support raising federal minimum wage to $15

MO Attorney General praises protections for domestic violence survivors

Gov. Pritzker signs bill requiring licenses for gun dealers

Gov. Pritzker singed a new law requiring gun dealers to be certified in Illinois.
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Tracking our next wintry system

More clouds expected as we head overnight into Friday. Most of Friday looks dry, but rain chances increase rapidly Friday night. Heavy rain expected Friday night into Saturday morning.

Deputies called to home, arrest IL woman for trespassing and battery

Man arrested on domestic battery charge in Franklin Co., IL

Services in Paducah, KY affected by Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Unclaimed veterans given proper burial

  Home a total loss after early morning fire in Portageville, MO

Autopsy: St. Louis ballet dancer found in lake drowned

St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station set to open in late 2019

Missouri sued over rules about foster parents having guns

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Hotel dishwasher awarded $21 million after ex-employer made her work on Sundays

Marie Jean Pierre, 60, a former employee at Conrad Miami said the company violated her civil rights.

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SIU falls to Illinois State 59-58

WWE Superstars make $10,000 donation to National Civil Rights Museum

PERFECT 10: UCLA gymnast wows the internet and the judges

Kansas City Chiefs to host first-ever AFC Championship game after 31-13 win over the Colts

Chiefs face the Colts.

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What you need to know Jan.17

Group has questions after Cape Police solve homicide case

Heartland reacts to the loss of top ranked professional bull rider

Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested after brief pursuit in Carlisle Co.

  Woman arrested after meth, marijuana “fell out of her body” in jail

A Tennessee woman is facing charges after drugs were found in jail.
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  Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

MO Gov. Parson to issue executive orders, restructure four state agencies

Better Business Bureau warns of scam impacting Heartland businesses

Do you know what this light in your car means?

Crews responded to truck fire in Cape Giradeau, MO