Afternoon update: Whew! It's hot! - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Afternoon update: Whew! It's hot!

Makayla Brown, 2, was injured when she was run over at a Sikeston gas station Sunday. Makayla Brown, 2, was injured when she was run over at a Sikeston gas station Sunday.

Good Monday to you!

It's hot!  Bob Reeves says temperatures are in the high 90s and the heat index is over 100.  It's important stay cool, so we have a list of cooling centers in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois.  How hot is it where you live?  Send us pictures/video of your thermometer to cnews@kfvs12.com or upload them here.

A 2-year-old child was injured after police say a woman ran over the girl at a gas station.  The car had to be lifted to get the child out from under a tire.  The woman is now charged with leaving the scene of an accident. Holly Brantley talks with the girl's aunt and two men who worked to save her.

Julia Bruck has been in the courtroom of a murder trial in Benton, Illinois of a 21-year-old woman accused of killing two women in West Frankfort.

A Bollinger County man admits his property needs what he calls "a little work," but will he actually take the help he's requesting to get this eyesore cleaned up?  Kathy Sweeney brings us a Bollinger County eyesore.

State workers plan to picket at government buildings across Illinois tomorrow to protest Gov. Pat Quinn's attempt to cancel their raises.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has ended production at its Union City, Tennessee plant.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is defending the state's new civil unions law in a dispute over adoptions with Catholic Charities.

Less than 24 hours after the Cardinals completed a 4-2 win over Arizona, the sod at Busch Stadium is dug up and gone.

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