Afternoon update: Jury finds Patterson guilty of murder - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Afternoon update: Jury finds Patterson guilty of murder on 3 counts

A jury finds Ryan Patterson guilty of murder on all 3 counts. A jury finds Ryan Patterson guilty of murder on all 3 counts.
Betti A. Kern arrested in Paducah shooting  (Source: McCracken Co. Jail). Betti A. Kern arrested in Paducah shooting (Source: McCracken Co. Jail).

Good afternoon. Holly Brantley reports that the jury found Ryan Patterson guilty on all three counts of first-degree murder in a triple murder trial in Cape Girardeau County. The sentencing phase is happening right now.  Stay with Heartland News for the very latest on this story.

A Paducah man is dead and a woman in custody after an early morning shooting at a home in the 2500 block of Tennessee Street on Thursday.

Rep. Jo Ann Emerson was in Jackson today talking job creation at Nordenia USA and also spoke to us about the partial shutdown of the FAA and the future of the US debt.

Carly O'Keefe talks to the sister of the sword-wielding man police shot last week in Tamms.

The Neelyville school district is going ahead with a proposal to expand school days by 30 min. to shorten the total number of days attended by 10 per year.

The recall of ground turkey is the largest meat recall in US history. Also Chrysler is recalling 367,000 of its minivans.

Julia Bruck will have the latest on the Carbondale city council meeting tonight on possibly expanding liquor sales--some gas stations are interested in selling.

The Morehouse post office re-opened last week after flooding caused it to close in April. Some property owners had to take out property loans in order to restore the office to working order.

Va. Tech lifts campus alert after children at camp reported a man holding gun near dining hall.

Holly Brantley takes another "One-Tank-Trip" this time to Elephant Rocks State Park!

Bob Reeves says their is a slight-risk of T-storms this afternoon in the southern Heartland counties.

Todd Richards is at SIU in Carbondale for media day and will have the latest news on the Salukis!

Have a great afternoon,

James Long
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