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Afternoon update: Two killed in separate crashes

One man was killed in this crash in Stoddard County, Mo. One man was killed in this crash in Stoddard County, Mo.
One man was killed in this crash involving three semi-trucks north of Harrisburg, Ill. One man was killed in this crash involving three semi-trucks north of Harrisburg, Ill.

Jackson Police are on the scene  of a crash on Interstate 55 near the 104 mile marker this afternoon.  We're working to get more information.  If you have pictures of the scene, email cnews@kfvs12.com.

Two people have been killed in separate crashes in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois this morning.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says a man in a Jeep was heading north on Rt. 153  in Stoddard County around 6:30 a.m. when a car pulled out in front of him near the Rt. Z intersection.

Highway 34 in Saline County, Ill. is back open after it was closed for several hours from a deadly, multi-vehicle crash early Monday morning involving three semi-trucks.  Julia Bruck talks with an eyewitness when the crash happened around 3 a.m. this morning.

Christy Millweard is headed to Morehouse where a big turnout is expected for a public meeting on the possible closing of the Morehouse Elementary School.

Holly Brantley sat down with the new sheriff of Carter County about how he hopes to restore trust in local law enforcement after the former sheriff was arrested on meth charges.

Many of Missouri's top Republicans from the state and U.S. capitols are meeting in Jefferson City to try to settle a stalemate over how to redraw Missouri's congressional districts.

Yes, it's the last day to file your taxes!  Here are some last minute tips to keep the IRS away. 

Bob Reeves is keeping a close eye on tomorrow's weather as possible severe weather heads our way.  Keep it tuned to the Heartland StormTeam for the latest possible watches and warnings.  You can "like" KFVS Weather Alerts on Facebook to be notified via Facebook when severe weather is threatening.  Also, follow the StormTeam on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kfvsweather.

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