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Afternoon update: Officers in trouble with the law

Tara M. Kern accused of giving weapons to her husband who is a convicted felon (Source: Union County Sheriff's Department Tara M. Kern accused of giving weapons to her husband who is a convicted felon (Source: Union County Sheriff's Department
33rd Superman Festival in Metropolis. 33rd Superman Festival in Metropolis.

Good afternoon! As we reported yesterday, a  Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy is accused of giving weapons to her husband who is a convicted felon. Carly O'Keefe takes a look at why, "good cops go bad." She talked to Johnson Co. Sheriff Elry Faulker, the longest seated sheriff in Ill., who says the reason is "greed, arrogance and abuse of power."

Police continued day 9 of the search for missing Ste. Genevieve mom Jacque Waller after a Farmington prayer vigil yesterday.

Bob Reeves says we have a chance tonight and tomorrow of a pop-up thunderstorm.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is cutting funding for public schools and universities to help balance the state budget.

Holly Brantley looks at the shape of flood damaged roads in and around Cairo, Illinois and how much it will cost to repair them.

Stephanie Byars was in Metropolis for the Superman Festival today and spoke with the mayor on how residents are coping cleaning up after the flood.

Former Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich's future is again in hands of jurors.

The 27th annual Kelso Klassic Fastpitch softball tournament will get underway tonight. Todd Richards will also have the latest on the 2nd day of the basketball shootout in Dexter.

Have a great evening and an even better weekend!

James Long
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