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Afternoon update: Juvenile detention facilities could close

Cape Girardeau Police are investigating this vandalism as a hate crime. Cape Girardeau Police are investigating this vandalism as a hate crime.
Scott County Central basketball player Otto Porter has verbally committed to play basketball at Georgetown. Scott County Central basketball player Otto Porter has verbally committed to play basketball at Georgetown.

Police are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man in Pinckneyville.

Six juvenile detention facilities could close in Missouri under a plan to lay off 64 employees.  It affects families across the state, including Cape Girardeau and Poplar Bluff.  Holly Brantley talks with a circuit court judge, county officials, law enforcement, and the families of the juveniles involved.

Tonight on Heartland News at 9 on Fox 23, Christy Millweard talks with police in Puxico, Missouri about what they call a scam from some men claiming to be driveway sealers.

A Cape Girardeau man is the victim of what police are calling a hate crime.

A proposal to redraw Missouri's congressional map has run into state Senate opposition because of regional disputes.

State Farm plans to begin increasing or lowering some of its Illinois policy holders' rates next year based on how far they drive.

Missouri drivers could soon be putting their vehicle registration stickers in a different place - inside their windshields instead of on their license plates.

A crash in McCracken County, Kentucky sends two people to the hospital and deputies say one of the drivers was under the influence of prescription medication and alcohol at the time of the crash.

Booming cannons, plaintive period music and hushed crowds ushered in the 150th anniversary of America's bloodiest war on Tuesday.  Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor marked the started of four years of war at a cost of more than 600,000 lives.

Scott County Central basketball player and All-State forward Otto Porter has verbally committed to play basketball at Georgetown next season.  Todd Richards talks with Porter's coaches.

The schedule for the SEMO District Fair has been released.  Check out the grandstand lineup!

Bob Reeves says the weather will be dry, sunny, and clear until Thursday.  He'll fill us in with the details.

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