Afternoon update: Casey Anthony to be released Wed.

Casey Anthony to be released from jail on Wednesday
Casey Anthony to be released from jail on Wednesday
Day 2 of a Franklin County murder trial.
Day 2 of a Franklin County murder trial.

Good afternoon. Bob Reeves says we could get some strong thunderstorms this afternoon. Stay with Heartland News and for the very latest weather updates. Also, you can like the KFVS Weather Alerts page on facebook and subscribe to our twitter weather page for updates.

A court spokesperson said Casey Anthony will be released from jail just six days from today. Vote in our poll, "Do you agree with the sentencing of Casey Anthony?"

The family of  Jacque Waller is offering a reward for anyone who finds their daughter. Crystal Britt sat down with Waller's parents today who say ahead of justice, they just want their daughter back.

The victims in a Wednesday afternoon Perry County, MO crash have been identified.

Julia Bruck says several law enforcement officers from Larimer County, Colorado and an officer from Wyoming took the stand in day 2 of a Franklin Co. murder trial.

A weekend Cape Girardeau County stabbing victim has died.

Officials with the Du Quoin State Fair are worried about getting funds for next year. Carly O'Keefe talks with lawmakers who fought hard to get this years funding and local residents who are concerned about the fair's future.

Three people are in the hospital following a jet-ski crash on Rend Lake.

A report out today says 3 of 4 Heartland states are in the top 15 of the "fattest states." Holly Brantley visits a Poplar Bluff gym and talks to folks who have changed their lifestyle due to a doctor giving them a report of bad health.

The greatest thing since, well-- Sliced bread was born 83 years ago today!

Have a great evening,

James Long
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