Afternoon update: 3 killed in Chaffee fire

A deadly morning fire in Chaffee, Mo.
A deadly morning fire in Chaffee, Mo.
A fallen firefighter is honored by fellow firefighters, family and friends.
A fallen firefighter is honored by fellow firefighters, family and friends.

Good afternoon! Here is a look at what we are working on for Heartland News and

Sad news coming out of Chaffee today. The Chaffee fire chief confirms three people died in an early morning house fire. Officials are not releasing the names of the victims, but will say two of those victims are children. Christy Millweard will have the latest details tonight.

A 38-year-old man was killed early this morning and police have one person in custody. Officials are waiting on the autopsy results before charging anyone with the shooting. Crystal Britt is in Poplar Bluff and will have the newest information tonight.

A man was injured and another arrested after police say he was shot in Mt. Vernon Tuesday night.

Cape Girardeau police are investigating a late night shooting.

A Steele man was killed Monday in a crash on I-55 near Memphis.

A 16-year-old Bernie boy was killed after a crash early Wednesday morning in Stoddard County.

Emergency responders from across the region along with family and friends honored a fallen firefighter Wednesday. Corey Shaw, 22, was killed Friday in the line of duty when a wall collapsed on him during a massive fire on the Pinckneyville square.

It's been 3 weeks since the disappearance of Jacque Waller. The Jackson Police Chief says there have been over 200 leads and evidence has been sent to state and national crime labs.

President Obama will give a  primetime address to the nation Wednesday night expected to announce withdrawals from Afghanistan. The address will be at 7 p.m. CT.

Laura Wibbenmeyer will have the details of a Marble Hill girl who took first place in the state spelling bee, and placed in the top 10 at nationals!

Bob Reeves says tonight will be partly cloudy and comfortably mild, and tonight is a chance of thunderstorms mainly NW Tennessee, SW Kentucky and the Missouri Bootheel.

In sports, Todd Richards will preview regional Babe Ruth Tournament action and have highlights of the Cardinals and Phillies!

Have a great evening,

James Long
KFVS12 Web Producer
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