Evening update: Mo. Senate plans to extend jobless benefits

One person from this Honda CRV was taken to the hospital after a crash at William and Frederick in Cape Girardeau.
One person from this Honda CRV was taken to the hospital after a crash at William and Frederick in Cape Girardeau.
Good evening!  We have several stories we're working on for you.

Missouri's Senate has embraced a plan to extend federally funded jobless benefits while cutting eligibility for state-funded benefits.  Christy Millweard describes the plan.

A police report will likely be the deciding factor as to whether charges will be filed in connection with a collision between an SUV and a man on a motorized wheelchair.  A 78-year-old Du Quoin man died last night from injuries after he was hit by a car while in his wheelchair on March 31.

Check out this photo!  A car drove through a Verizon store in Paducah this morning in a three-car crash.  One person was hurt.

Two vehicles crashed just after 5 p.m. in Cape Girardeau Thursday, causing one to flip over.

Since voters approved Proposition 2 Tuesday, some Van Buren R-1 school staff members will keep their jobs, and some programs now move off the chopping block.

Current and former members of a Marion, Ill. church mourn the loss of the building after a fire gutted it this morning.

In a web exclusive story from Julia Bruck, former Saline County Chief Deputy Todd Fort's attorney asked a judge to dismiss charges most of the recent charges against him.  In March, Saline County State's Attorney Michael Henshaw charged Fort with seven more charges of criminal sexual assault. Henshaw says the new charges come after further investigation into the case, which involve the same victim.  The state alleges Fort had sexual contact with the victim when she was 16 years old.

The Missouri Senate has passed legislation imposing more restrictions on late-term abortions.

Governor Jay Nixon was in Jackson Thursday morning to host a roundtable discussion to detail $27 million in new loans to help small businesses create jobs.