Afternoon update: Another oil rig explosion, reevaluating domestic violence laws

Do you know this man? The Williamson Co. Sheriff's Dept. says he stole money from a bar.
Do you know this man? The Williamson Co. Sheriff's Dept. says he stole money from a bar.
Poplar Bluff Police are investigating this suspicious house fire.
Poplar Bluff Police are investigating this suspicious house fire.

Another oil rig explosion rocks the Gulf of Mexico.  This time spreading a mile-long oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico west of the site of BP's massive spill. All 13 crew members were rescued.  Jeff Cunningham updates us with the latest.

Funeral services will be held next week for a soldier from Festus who was killed in Afghanistan.

Domestic violence advocates and survivors say it's about time legislatures re-evaluate Missouri domestic violence laws which are now 30 years old.  Attorney General Chris Koster created a task force this week to start a series of meetings to create better laws to protect victims.  Holly Brantley talks with a victim of domestic violence and a woman serving on the task force.

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office wants help identifying a suspect in a burglary at Whisker Willie's Bar in White Ash.

Poplar Bluff Police are investigating a suspicious house fire this afternoon that damaged a home.

Another fire, but not considered suspicious, damaged the parsonage of a church in Poplar Bluff this morning.

Miner Police are looking for three Hispanic men accused of robbing a hotel and tying up the clerk.

A record number of Americans are dipping into their retirement early, according to a recent report from Fidelity Investments. Carly O'Keefe talks with a financial expert about how to avoid dipping into your 401K.

Students in 188 Illinois schools will get fresh fruits and vegetables to eat this school year.  Julia Bruck stopped by an elementary school in Mt. Vernon to see how the program works.

Did you know today is Hollywood Day?  Yep, it's 9-02-10!