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Afternoon update: Man shoots brother, kills self

Kentucky State Police say a man killed himself after shooting his brother in the head on Taasha Lane in Ledbetter last night. Kentucky State Police say a man killed himself after shooting his brother in the head on Taasha Lane in Ledbetter last night.

Kentucky State Police say one man is dead after shooting his brother and turning the gun on himself Sunday night in Ledbetter.

In a blunt challenge to President Barack Obama, House Republicans drafted legislation today to avert a potentially devastating Aug. 2 government default - but along lines the White House has already dismissed. U.S. and world financial markets shrugged off the uncertainty.

A union vote on a three-year contract proposal that could end a 13-month lockout involving 230 workers at a southern Illinois plant that helps make nuclear fuel may be on hold.

The two-year-old girl who was hit by a truck in Sikeston is home from the hospital after a week and a half.  A Sikeston woman was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident.

A grasshopper caused a teen to crash her vehicle on Saturday, according to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.

The local Red Cross chapter in Obion County is being shut down by the national charity in the wake of a tire plant closing that cut off a major funding source.

A state appeals court has reversed an earlier court's ruling that invalidated two Missouri hunting regulations.

Saturday night's NASCAR Federated Auto Parts 300 started off with a different sort of invocation, one that ended with the Rev. Joe Nelms thanking God for his "smokin' hot wife" and also kicked off his career as an overnight internet sensation.

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