Afternoon update: States clean up from Irene - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Afternoon update: States clean up from Irene

Hurricane Irene continues to work its way up the East Coast (Source: CNN). Hurricane Irene continues to work its way up the East Coast (Source: CNN).
4 new laws take effect in Mo. on Sunday. 4 new laws take effect in Mo. on Sunday.

Good afternoon.

Many states, from Virginia to Connecticut, are dealing with inland flooding due to rainfall from Irene.

Three new laws take effect Sunday dealing with adoption, abortion and concussions.

Also, new restrictions in Missouri on synthetic substances that can mimic the effects of illegal drugs are now in place.

A Sikeston man is dead following a 2-car crash early Saturday night in Scott County.

2 women were arrested for previous charges after car crash in Dexter, Mo.

Two people on a scooter were injured in car vs. scooter head-on crash in Paducah.

The Marion Garden Club wins the flower show competition at the state fair!

Laura Wibbenmeyer says the nice weather will continue into tomorrow!

Chad Fryman will have an interview with Ste. Genevieve native and current red-shirt SIU quarterback Kory Faulkner!

Have a great evening,

James Long
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