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Afternoon update: Charges filed against mother of 8-year-old

Eva Edwards, Bloomfield, Mo. (Source: cNews) Eva Edwards, Bloomfield, Mo. (Source: cNews)
Mary R. Zumwalt-Jophlin faces new charges in the death of her 8-year-old (Source: W. Frankfort Police). Mary R. Zumwalt-Jophlin faces new charges in the death of her 8-year-old (Source: W. Frankfort Police).

Good afternoon. Whew, it's HOT outside! Bob Reeves says the rain chances will increase over the weekend, but for tonight just clear and continued muggy.

Crystal Britt went around Cape Girardeau and talked to those who work outside and own businesses and found out what they do to stay cool in the excessive heat.

Several electric cooperatives in southern Illinois are asking customers to minimize their use of electricity from noon until 7 p.m. on Thursday.

When it comes to the discomfort and health risks of the current heat wave, it's not just the heat or the humidity - it's both.

Upload your thermometer pictures to cNews or cnews@kfvs12.com.

The mother of an 8-year-old girl found dead in her basement Tuesday faces new charges.

KSP are searching for an escaped inmate from a complex in Paducah.

History has been made as the final shuttle landing was this morning!

Carly O'Keefe reports from Hardin County where there are concerns about the heat at this years Hog Rock festival.

Holly Brantley takes you on a one-tank-trip to Silvermines park in Madison County, Mo. 

A Chicago man negotiated a plea deal after a southern Illinois man was killed when he was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher.

The Carbondale Police Department has have released the name of a 47-year-old Marion man who was part of a death investigation.

Chad Fryman will have the Cardinals and Mets highlights from today's game in New York!

Have a great evening and stay cool,

James Long
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