Afternoon update: 2 killed in school bus crash

Two people were killed in a school bus crash on Interstate 44 near St. Louis.
Two people were killed in a school bus crash on Interstate 44 near St. Louis.

We have tragic news no parent wants to hear.  Two people were killed and dozens injured after two schools buses, a semi truck and pickup truck crashed on Interstate 44 near St. Louis.  The buses were loaded with students headed to the Six Flags Amusement Park.

A day after authorities arrested five people on immigration charges in Poplar Bluff, residents say they're surprised to hear about the problem in their community.  Tyler Profilet explains some of the Missouri's laws passed over the last couple of years to help protect tax payers from illegal immigrants.

Is there any way to figure out who's sending threatening texts messages to at least half a dozen women in Fredericktown?  While no one has been harmed, more targets of this unknown sender are coming forward, and they say they fear for their safety.  Holly Brantley talks with some of the women.

Police arrested a Benton, Kentucky mother after finding her 18-month-old child walking in the middle of the road.

The Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

More cuts come to education for Illinois.  Carly O'Keefe explains how transportation for schools will be impacted.

Bullseye!  Laura Wibbenmeyer takes some lessons from some bow experts as people from around the country will be meeting in Whitewater, Missouri this weekend for the First Annual Southeast Missouri Traditional Wingshoot Competition.

Holly catches up with four dozen volunteers from southeast Missouri who helped build an orphanage in Africa.

Talk about a vacation to remember! One Dexter family was struck by lightning while at Gulf Shores, Alabama.  We'll hear their amazing story tonight on Heartland News.