Afternoon update: 216 pot plants seized, another Toyota recall

Police seized 216 marijuana plants from this house in Carbondale.
Police seized 216 marijuana plants from this house in Carbondale.

Good afternoon.  Police made a large pot bust in Carbondale this morning.  More than 210 marijuana plants were seized after officers found a growing operation in a man's basement.  Julia Bruck has been following the story and tells us more about what else was found.

In less than a week the 33 miners trapped under Chile's Atacama Desert will have been stuck underground longer than any others in memory.  Carly O'Keefe visited the Rend Lake College where they demonstrate the small space and described the conditions the miners are in.

The Cape Girardeau City Council will meet in a special session tonight to decide on a preferred developer for a proposed casino.  Crystal Britt will be at the meeting to tell us what happens.

An attorney for sexual businesses wants a Missouri judge to temporarily block new restrictions on strip clubs and adult book stores from taking effect Saturday.  The judge said he hopes to make a decision by Friday.

Cape Girardeau County received more than a half million dollar grant to upgrade the county's emergency services.  Kathy Sweeney explains how the upgrade will work.

Drive a Toyota?  Better read this.  Toyota recalled 1.33 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada Thursday because their engines may stall, the latest in a string of quality problems at the Japanese automaker.

Have a splendid day!