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  • Deadly Franklin Co. crash under investigation

    Deadly Franklin Co. crash under investigation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:21:49 GMT
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a Sesser man was killed in a crash early Tuesday morning
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a Sesser man was killed in a crash early Tuesday morning

  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:18:50 GMT
    Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
    Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power...
  • Jury recommends death penalty in 1983 rape-murder

    Jury recommends death penalty in 1983 rape-murder

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:54:27 GMT
    A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.
    A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.
  • US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

    US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:28:58 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.
    The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia's economy, with EU ambassadors meeting on Tuesday...
  • Rescue dog alerts owner to burglary

    Rescue dog alerts owner to burglary

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:24:40 GMT

    The barking dog woke up the owner, who saw men in her driveway.

    The barking dog woke up the owner, who saw men in her driveway.

  • Men say they have evidence of Bigfoot in the Bluegrass

    Men say they have evidence of Bigfoot in the Bluegrass

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:55:35 GMT
    The woods of Bedford, Kentucky are filled with countless wonders of nature that will take your breath away, but could the same woods also be home to Bigfoot?
    The woods of Bedford, Kentucky are filled with countless wonders of nature that will take your breath away, but could the same woods also be home to Bigfoot?
  • Construction aims to build up business on the Carbondale Strip

    Construction aims to build up business on the Carbondale Strip

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:10:33 GMT
    The face of the Carbondale Strip is changing in a way city leaders say will help revitalize the downtown area.The old 710 Bookstore building is gone. In its place, several pieces of heavy equipment thatzigzaggg across a hole that’s about one-square block in size.Crews are laying the groundwork for what will be the Carbondale Flats development.“They’re drilling caissons, and putting up pilings now,” said Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity. “They’ll start doing sub-surface draining and then st...
    The face of the Carbondale Strip is changing in a way city leaders say will help revitalize the downtown area.The old 710 Bookstore building is gone. In its place, several pieces of heavy equipment thatzigzaggg across a hole that’s about one-square block in size.Crews are laying the groundwork for what will be the Carbondale Flats development.“They’re drilling caissons, and putting up pilings now,” said Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity. “They’ll start doing sub-surface draining and then st...
  • Election Preview: Voters make decisions August 5

    Election Preview: Voters make decisions Aug. 5

    Election Preview: Voters make decisions Aug. 5

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:10:35 GMT
    With one week until the Aug. 5 elections, those opposed and those who support five proposed amendments encourage you to get educated.
    With one week until the Aug. 5 elections, those opposed and those who support five proposed amendments encourage you to get educated.
  • Man accused of assaulting umpire at Show-Me Games

    Man accused of assaulting umpire at Show-Me Games

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:19 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:19:39 GMT
    A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old baseball umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia.
    A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old baseball umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia.
  • Police: Missing woman left for new life

    Police: Missing woman left for new life

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:18:14 GMT
    An eastern Missouri woman missing for three weeks has apparently turned up, and police say she simply left the area to start a new life elsewhere.
    An eastern Missouri woman missing for three weeks has apparently turned up, and police say she simply left the area to start a new life elsewhere.
  • Ameren Missouri seeks increase in monthly fees

    Ameren Missouri seeks increase in monthly fees

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:16 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:16:58 GMT
    Ameren Missouri is seeking approval to add about $1.50 to customers' monthly electric bills.
    Ameren Missouri is seeking approval to add about $1.50 to customers' monthly electric bills.
  • Missouri man gets life in prison for murder

    Missouri man gets life in prison for murder

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:40:50 GMT
    A central Missouri judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for the 2013 shooting death of a 17-year-old.
    A central Missouri judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for the 2013 shooting death of a 17-year-old.
  • Senate panel to hold hearing for Kentucky nominees

    Senate panel to hold hearing for Kentucky nominees

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:39 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:39:37 GMT
    Two attorneys from Kentucky nominated for positions on the federal bench are set for a hearing before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
    Two attorneys from Kentucky nominated for positions on the federal bench are set for a hearing before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
  • Bridge lanes to be restricted during inspection

    Bridge lanes to be restricted during inspection

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:36:26 GMT
    Drivers traveling between Henderson, Kentucky, and Evansville, Indiana, on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges should expect lane restrictions starting Monday.
    Drivers traveling between Henderson, Kentucky, and Evansville, Indiana, on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges should expect lane restrictions starting Monday.
  • Kentucky schools collaborating on space project

    Kentucky schools collaborating on space project

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:34 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:34:54 GMT
    Kentucky scientists and engineers are collaborating on a project involving research aboard the International Space Station.
    Kentucky scientists and engineers are collaborating on a project involving research aboard the International Space Station.
  • Hometown police officer fired after shooting dog

    Hometown police officer fired after shooting dog

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:32 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:32:10 GMT
    A suburban Chicago police officer was fired after shooting to death a family dog.
    A suburban Chicago police officer was fired after shooting to death a family dog.
  • New logo to promote farmers who served in military

    New logo to promote farmers who served in military

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:31 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:31:05 GMT
    A new logo on agricultural products will help identify Illinois farmers, fishermen and ranchers who served in the military.
    A new logo on agricultural products will help identify Illinois farmers, fishermen and ranchers who served in the military.
  • Illinois police identify wheelchair fall victim

    Illinois police identify wheelchair fall victim

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:29 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:29:29 GMT
    St. Clair County authorities have identified a quadriplegic man who drowned in a pond following a wheelchair accident.
    St. Clair County authorities have identified a quadriplegic man who drowned in a pond following a wheelchair accident.
  • Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:36:53 GMT
    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges...
    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward...
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:09 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:09:15 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
  • GM and Chevy pickups tops in recalls this year

    GM and Chevy pickups tops in recalls this year

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:08 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:08:00 GMT

    The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GM Sierra have been recalled six times already this year, more than any other vehicle sold in the U.S. 

    The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GM Sierra have been recalled six times already this year, more than any other vehicle sold in the U.S. 

  • Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:53:17 GMT
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.
  • Furor engulfs Chicago's red-light camera system

    Furor engulfs Chicago's red-light camera system

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:43:15 GMT
    Chicago city officials are scrambling to contain a controversy over the city's red light camera system, which may have issued thousands of tickets under questionable circumstances.
    Chicago city officials are scrambling to contain a controversy over the city's red light camera system, which may have issued thousands of tickets under questionable circumstances.
  • Costs to move New Madrid County inmates

    Costs to move New Madrid County inmates

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:32:01 GMT
    Pemiscot County won the bidding to house prisoners from another county. Forty-one inmates from New Madrid County are now behind bars in a new jail.
    Pemiscot County won the bidding to house prisoners from another county. Forty-one inmates from New Madrid County are now behind bars in a new jail.
  • Man stabbed after telling attacker about Jesus

    Man stabbed after telling attacker about Jesus

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:05:30 GMT
    A Thomasville man is recovering after being stabbed. The man says he was trying to steer his attacker in the right direction, when the man snapped.
    A Thomasville man is recovering after being stabbed. The man says he was trying to steer his attacker in the right direction, when the man snapped.
  • Heartland road projects for 7/29

    Heartland road projects for 7/29

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:07:52 GMT
    Here is a list of road projects around the Heartland scheduled for Tuesday, July 29.
    Here is a list of road projects around the Heartland scheduled for Tuesday, July 29.
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  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:48:44 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...
  • Opponents, supporters to discuss clean air rules

    Opponents, supporters to discuss clean air rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:46:53 GMT
    Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.
    Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.
  • California wildfire claims 6 more homes

    California wildfire claims 6 more homes

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:20:42 GMT
    Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.
    Fire officials say crews found six more homes destroyed by a Northern California wildfire that led to evacuation orders for about 1,200 people before it was brought under control.
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • 'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

    'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:09:30 GMT
    Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
    Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as 'The Honorable Woman'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as 'The Honorable Woman'

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:46:55 GMT
    "The Honorable Woman" is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot. Poised between dream-state and tough reality, it exposes timeless truths while remaining as current...
    "The Honorable Woman" is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot. Poised between dream-state and tough reality, it exposes timeless truths while remaining as current as the...
  • Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

    Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:35:39 GMT
    Lady Gaga is a bona fide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.
    Lady Gaga is a bona fide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.
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