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Afternoon update: Former chief deputy charged with 7 more counts

A fire destroyed the inside of the Fulton County, Ky. home. A fire destroyed the inside of the Fulton County, Ky. home.
This truck carrying a hazardous chemical overturned in Caldwell County, Ky. This truck carrying a hazardous chemical overturned in Caldwell County, Ky.

Good Monday to you!  A former Saline County chief deputy now faces seven additional counts of criminal sexual assault in addition to several counts of sexual assault and criminal misconduct he was already charged with.

More than 1,000 Ameren UE customers in East Prairie have been without power today after a transformer at a substation in town went out just after 6 a.m.  The school called off classes early.  The mayor wants it fixed.  Christy Millweard talks with him about the hold up.

A flood at the Immanuel Lutheran School in Murphysboro canceled classes today.

Members of the "Ape Squad" speak out after police suggested they're involved in gang activity.  Holly Brantley talks with a couple members who say they are an entertainment group focused on making a positive difference for kids in Cape Girardeau neighborhoods.

New efforts are underway to clean up some of the eyesores in Marion, Illinois.  Organizers say it's part of the city's push to improve the community.  Julia Bruck explains how grants using federal tax dollars are helping clean up Marion.

The left northbound lane of Interstate 57 has been shut down after a car and semi truck crashed this afternoon near Johnston City.

Mt. Vernon Police are looking for a suspect believed to be involved in a Dec. 4, 2010 shooting.

KY 91 is back open after a truck hauling explosive material overturned.

KY 94 was closed for a while after a house fire in Fulton County this morning.  A couple was able to get out, but the inside of their home is destroyed.

Bob Reeves says it's "unseasonably warm" today.  He'll tell us when to expect some rain this week

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