Afternoon update: Saline Co. Chief Dep./school board pres. arrested

Saline County Chief Deputy Todd Fort
Saline County Chief Deputy Todd Fort

Saline County, IL Chief Deputy Todd Fort was arrested early this morning.  Fort is charged with four counts of criminal sexual assault and four counts of official misconduct.  Fort is currently the school board president at Harrisburg Community Unit #3.  Julia Bruck is in Harrisburg and will report the latest tonight at five.

A 68-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash in Paducah this morning.  It happened at 8:37 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 60 (Hinkleville Road) and Olivet Church Road. The driver who's car collided with the cycle and her two passengers were taken to Western Baptist Hospital with minor injuries.

A Clarkton, Mo. man was sentenced to more than three years behind bars for possessing illegal ammo.

As the temperatures go up, police say so do car thefts.  Laura Wibbenmeyer talks with the victim of a car theft in Cape Girardeau and the search for a suspect.

Dozens of southern Missouri hunters soon could face criminal charges stemming from a sting involving an undercover taxidermy shop.  Tyler Profilet tells us more about the sting operation.

It's still hot, humid and muggy outside even with the clouds. John Dissauer will tell us if we can expect anymore rain or T-storms this week with the seven day forecast.

At Heartland News at Six and Sports Director Todd Richards will give the rundown on the Cardinals' six-game winning streak and how the Southern Illinois Miners are doing.

Kennett native Sheryl Crow will perform live on Letterman.  Watch the concert live at tonight at 7 p.m.

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