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Afternoon update: Man who killed policeman has court date

Deonta Jamarr Williamson is accused of killing Officer Evan Burns (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office) Deonta Jamarr Williamson is accused of killing Officer Evan Burns (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office)
40-year-old Derek Mims is charged with possessing child porn (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Department) 40-year-old Derek Mims is charged with possessing child porn (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Department)

Good afternoon.

The man accused of killing a 3-year-old Missouri girl had a criminal record in Arkansas for threatening to blow up the factory where he worked.

A press conference is being held at 3:30 p.m. today to discuss a possible interstate between Paducah and Cape Girardeau. Christy Millweard reports it would cut the drive time in half.

Students are moving in to Southeast and SIU today. Crystal Britt reports there is record enrollment at Southeast Mo. State and Julia Bruck talks to the chancellor at SIU about the new school semester.

A traffic stop in Portageville leads to police making a meth bust.

The man arrested after standoff in Karnak yesterday is now charged with attempted murder.

A memorial service is scheduled for Officer Evan Burns who was killed on duty by a man driving a stolen truck.

The man accused of killing a Caruthersville police officer made his first appearance in court Thursday. Tyler Profilet gets reaction from his family members.

A Benton man has been charged with possession of child pornography.

Bob Reeves says heat indexes near 100 should be with us through the weekend.

Holly Brantley visits "The Offsets" in this week's "One Tank Trip."

A semi-truck crash closed the bridge between Cairo and Wickliffe Thursday morning causing drivers to scurry to find an alternative route.

Todd Richards will preview the start of "Heartland Football Friday" tomorrow starting with some jamborees in Missouri.

Have a great evening,

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