Afternoon update: Father charged with murder in infant's death

Allen Walker Jr. faces murder charges in the death of his 7-week-old son.
Allen Walker Jr. faces murder charges in the death of his 7-week-old son.
This Carbondale man faces child porn charges after police found more than 700 child porn images on his computer.
This Carbondale man faces child porn charges after police found more than 700 child porn images on his computer.

The Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney says he will charge a Cape Girardeau man with second degree murder after his seven-week-old son died.  The child was taken to the hospital Sunday with several serious injuries.  He died yesterday afternoon.

A Carbondale man faces several child pornography charges after more than 700 child porn images were found on his computer.  Carly O'Keefe explains a new initiative by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on child porn operations.

Missouri schools received the results of their MAP score tests.  Kathy Sweeney talks with some local superintendents who challenge the system with state testing results that can impact a school district's funding, and reputation.

The DuQuoin State Fair kicks off today.  Arnold Wyrick gives us a preview of what the fair will offer this year.  I'm hoping he brings back a funnel cake!

It's Heartland Football Friday!  Todd Richards and team will bring us the action on the turf with a preview on Heartland News at Six and all the highlights on Heartland News at 10.  Check out scores and extended highlights at HeartlandFootballFriday.com.

John Dissauer says it will be good football weather tonight.  He's still working on the forecast for the weekend, but watch Heartland News at Five and Six for the latest.

Enjoy your weekend!