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Afternoon update: New court documents say Waller confessed to dad

According to a supplemental affidavit, Clay told his dad he buried his estranged wife with a shovel. According to a supplemental affidavit, Clay told his dad he buried his estranged wife with a shovel.

Good afternoon to you.  *A programming note - We will not be airing Heartland News at 5 due to US Open coverage.  Look for Heartland News at 6 on KFVS12.*

New court documents say a few days after Jacque Waller went missing, Clay Waller confessed to his father that he killed Jacque.  Jacque Waller has been missing since June 1.  According to a supplemental affidavit, Clay told his dad the hole was already dug and he buried Jacque with a shovel.  Crystal Britt was in the courtroom today for a continuance from last Thursday's detention hearing and also spoke with Clay's oldest son over the phone.  Hear what he has to say on Heartland News at 6.

A Malden teen was arrested after police say he threatened faculty and students.

Ten years after 9/11, a book written by Kennett first graders called "September 12th" continues to make an impact all over the world.  The book let students know life would go on. It's one teacher's simple concept to help her class unite and move forward following the national tragedy.  Holly Brantley met with the class today, now juniors in high school, as they shared the book with a new generation.

natural gas leak caused a Saturday explosion at a house at 436 South 15th Street in Murphysboro, according to the police chief.

Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center's application to relocate its new 250-bed hospital in the Eight Points development district was unanimously approved by the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee.

A Chicago man is behind bars, accused of making a serious threat against Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

A Calloway County man is charged with terroristic threatening.  He is accused of making a "cut throat" gesture toward a KSP trooper who was testifying in Calloway District Court on July 13.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is encouraging people to let men and women in uniform cut in front of them at lines in restaurants, grocery stores and other shops - at least for one week.

The 21-year-old son of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been cited for marijuana possession.

Today is the 12th of the month, which means time for Buddy Check 12.  We've been sharing Judy Settle's story for six months now.  The Jackson, Mo. woman is undergoing treatment for breast cancer.  In September, she moves into a new phase of her treatment and welcomes back something she'd lost.

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