Afternoon update: Man accused of setting brother on fire

Good Monday to you!  Take a look at some of the stories we're working on today.

Police in the Pemiscot County, Missouri town of Steele have arrested a man accused of setting his brother on fire. According to the probable cause statement, the suspect told police he committed the crime because his brother had said "rude things" to him.  Christy Millweard is in Steele and will have more later tonight on Heartland News.

Three people have been arrested for burglaries in Chaffee.  Holly Brantley tells us what the sheriff has to say about the investigation.

A Chester, Illinois man accused of using a printer to turn bleached $5 bills into $100 bills has been ordered to spend two years and three months in federal prison.

Put down the PB&J sandwich and check your peanut butter container!  The company that makes Skippy peanut butter is recalling two of its spreads that may be contaminated with salmonella.

A man accused in a Franklin County, Illinois tire slashing spree makes a plea deal.

A 28-year-old man faces an unlawful use of a weapon charge after firing a shot into the air Friday in the parking lot of the Sikeston Wal-Mart.  Police say his story didn't match the surveillance video or witness interviews.

The BA Sports all star teams for high school volleyball and basketball in southeast Missouri have been announced.  Check out the list of teams on our Heartland Hoops page.

Christy Hendricks
Internet Content Director