Afternoon update: Mom sentenced in boy hidden in wall case - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Afternoon update: Mom sentenced in boy hidden in wall case

Shannon Wilfong pleaded guilty to obstructing a peace officer and four counts of unlawful interference with child visitation. Shannon Wilfong pleaded guilty to obstructing a peace officer and four counts of unlawful interference with child visitation.

A Franklin County woman who hid her son for nearly two years as part of a custody dispute with his father pleaded guilty and was sentenced.

Questions arise after the Carbondale police chief's stolen gun may have been the weapon used in a recent murder.  Julia Bruck talks with a city council member and  about questions surrounding the gun.

The repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" paves the way for thousands of gay and lesbian individuals to serve openly in the U.S. military.  The Missouri National Guard says it has been preparing for the repeal for some time.

Officials at a small northwest Missouri elementary school say they were stunned when a kindergarten student brought his mom's crack pipe and some drugs for show & tell.

A group of organizations and individuals led by the American Cancer Society have filed a proposition that would ask Missouri voters to approve 80 cent per pack cigarette tax increase and an equivalent increase on other tobacco products.

An 11-year-old girl with a seizure disorder was surprised with a new service dog after her dog passed away.  Stephanie Byars was there when she saw her new puppy for the first time.

An Oran teen is one of 12 finalists in a national tractor restoration competition.

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