Afternoon update: Mo. ranks 2nd for worst drivers

Missouri is ranked second in the nation for worst drivers.
Missouri is ranked second in the nation for worst drivers.
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Missouri is ranked second in the nation for worst compiled data to compare driving deaths, the amount of tickets handed out, along with drunk driving arrests to rank the states.  Christy Millweard tells us if this kind of ranking can end up costing Missouri drivers more for car insurance.
Another day and still no deal in the contract dispute between faculty members and the administration at Southern Illinois University
A bizarre case has a southeast Missouri family completely stumped.  They want to know who has tried to dig up their grandmother's grave.  Not once, but twice. Holly Brantley went to the Poplar Bluff cemetery today to try and unravel this story.
Kentucky voters are just hours away from deciding who will be their governor for the next four years.  We'll have election results tomorrow night on Heartland News and
A Sikeston woman was killed in a crash on Interstate 55 near the 87 mile marker this morning.
A man was shot in the leg yesterday as he was deer hunting with his brother near New Madrid.
The Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department released the name of the man arrested after a stabbing this weekend.
A fire this afternoon damaged a home in Metropolis.
A jury has found Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntarily causing the death of famed pop singer Michael Jackson.
With Veteran's Day coming up, we're honoring veterans across the Heartland with a slideshow of local vets.  Send in a picture of the veteran in your life to or upload pictures here.  Remember to include the veteran's name, branch of service, where he/she is from, etc.
Laura Wibbenmeyer tells us about a Veteran's Day tribute to a veteran from Alto Pass.  A picture of the veteran who served three tours of duty in Vietnam will adorn the U.S. Army racing cars in this weekend's NHRA and NASCAR races.