Afternoon update: Toddlers & tiaras

A Ripley County couple, their 17-year-old daughter, and their daughter's 18-year-old boyfriend pleaded not guilty to murder charges this morning in Doniphan.  They are accused in the deaths of an elderly couple found dead in their burned home.  Holly Brantley was in court as the suspects made their pleas.

Julia Bruck has more on the sex assault charges against a Saline County chief deputy and school board president.

Police say an affair led to a stabbing in Bernie.

You may have dangerous amounts of mercury in your home and not even know it!  That's why the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is trying to get it out of your house.  Tyler Profilet explains what to look for.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is on a high-security trip to Iraq to survey conditions as troops prepare to leave the country next year.

A World War II veteran received his medals more than 60 years after his time in the service.

You may of heard of the show "Toddlers and Tiaras" on TLC.  Several Heartland toddlers are featured in tonight's episode about a pageant in Bernie, Missouri.  Laura Wibbenmeyer catches up with several of the tots and their parents today on Heartland News at Five.

We had some showers in Cape Girardeau today.  Bob Reeves keeps us updated on what's happening in the skies.

Have a great day!