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Afternoon update: Mother in custody after toddler's death

Police investigating the death of a 13-month-old boy have taken the baby's mother into custody. Police investigating the death of a 13-month-old boy have taken the baby's mother into custody.
A sports talk radio station is reporting Pujols will announce Friday he is re-signing with the Cardinals . A sports talk radio station is reporting Pujols will announce Friday he is re-signing with the Cardinals .

Good afternoon to you. Here are some stories were are working on for tonight's Heartland News and on kfvs12.com...

Bob Reeves says the wet weather is gone for now, and clear and cool "November" weather is in store for tonight and tomorrow.

Cape Girardeau Police have arrested a man on Monday who is accused of statutory rape.

Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect after someone walked into a Lone Oak bank and demanded money this morning.

Police investigating the death of a 13-month-old boy have taken the baby's mother into custody a day after his body was discovered near a suburban St. Louis cemetery. Crystal Britt was in St. Louis today and will have the latest at 5.

Two new K-9 units will be assisting a couple of southern Illinois police departments. Julia Bruck will have the latest at  6.

The Secret Service has confirmed reports Friday of a bullet shattering a window at the White House before it was stopped by protective glass.

Thanksgiving is almost a week away, and that means shoppers will be ready for Black Friday. Tonight at 5, we will have some items you may want avoid putting on your list altogether.  And, at 6 we will have a sneak-peek of popular floats that will be in the 2011 Macy's parade.

This could be the new "Odd Couple." A goat and dog have become best friends and won't go anywhere without each other! Join Holly Brantley for the fun tonight at 6.

Could Albert be returning to the Redbirds? A St. Louis sports talk radio station is reporting free agent Albert Pujols will announce Friday he is re-signing with the St. Louis Cardinals. Todd Richards will have the latest on the rumors tonight at 5 & 6.

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James Long
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