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Evening update: Arrested woman refusing to give police her identity identified

Poplar Bluff Police Chief Danny Whiteley asked the public to identify a woman who refused to tell authorities her name and now she has been identified. Poplar Bluff Police Chief Danny Whiteley asked the public to identify a woman who refused to tell authorities her name and now she has been identified.
Drug agents say people are now going just outside the Heartland to get drugs containing pseudoephedrine. Drug agents say people are now going just outside the Heartland to get drugs containing pseudoephedrine.
Due to lack of campaign funds, it will not send support dollars to non-profit groups like the Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry in Franklin County next month. Due to lack of campaign funds, it will not send support dollars to non-profit groups like the Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry in Franklin County next month.

Poplar Bluff Police Chief Danny Whiteley asked the public to identify a woman who refused to tell authorities her name and now she has been identified.  Whiteley said the woman was arrested for trespassing around 10 a.m. today, just after his office received a call from the owner of a used car lot on Highway 67.  The owner told police the woman was acting peculiar and appeared disoriented.

Methamphetamine use, it's an addiction investigators say users will go to any lengths to satisfy.  Drug agents say people are now going to just outside the Heartland to get drugs like Claratin and you won't believe how much they're paying for it.  Holly Brantley went to a place that's doing a lot of business in Shannon County.

Just three days after we told you how the United Way of Southeast Missouri is facing hard times, bad news from Illinois.  The United Way of Southern Illinois helps people in 14 counties.  But next month, Julia Bruck explains the agency will not send support dollars to non-profit groups in one county due to a lack of funds.

The war on methamphetamine has gotten some support from Congress - millions of dollars to clean up the toxic waste generated by clandestine meth labs.

A woman accused in the shotgun deaths of two of her children says in a jailhouse letter to a judge she was hearing voices the day of the killings and is "truly sorry."

Suspended Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel says he "failed miserably" as a role model after his recent drunken-driving arrest and guilty plea. Pinkel publicly discussed his Nov. 16 arrest and subsequent conviction for the first time Monday, meeting with reporters at his attorney's office.

Sikeston DPS officers chased a car through town with a person believed to be distributing drugs.

The Isle of Capri Casino announced Chet Koch will take over as vice president and general manager of the new Cape Girardeau casino.

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel reminds Missourians to keep track of expired gift cards and certificates because they could be unclaimed property.  Zweifel says this year alone, he has returned $130,000 worth of gift cards and certificates to Missouri residents, and he says there is $5.8 million waiting to be claimed.

With the official start of the holiday shopping season just days away, a new survey finds 41 percent of consumers intend to spend less than last year on holiday items, with just 8 percent planning to spend more.

Will you be traveling for Thanksgiving?  So will 42.5 million Americans over the Thanksgiving holiday this week, making it the most dangerous holiday of the year for drivers.  Experts are saying more people will be traveling this holiday season and 90 percent will be headed to their Thanksgiving destination by car. Laura Wibbenmeyer gives us some traveling data and tips.

A new study suggests women are choosing higher-heeled shoes during a depressed economy. And those high heels likely will be tossed to the back of the closet as the economy improves.

Churches, schools, and people from around the Heartland helped fill two trailers full of shoe boxes that will be shipped around the world. Today was the final collection day for Operation Christmas Child.

This holiday season, we want to see what you're thankful for.  Maybe you're thankful for your family, friends or that new car you've been saving up for. Show us and your picture and story will be featured online and maybe on-air.  Send us pictures of what you're thankful for to cNews@kfvs12.com or upload them by clicking here.  Don't forget to include your name, where you're from and what and why you're thankful.

Tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10, Bob Reeves tells us how long the rain will stick around.  Stay dry tonight!

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