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Evening update: ER visits for energy-drink ills soar

An elderly couple was rescued from this car in water yesterday in Butler County. An elderly couple was rescued from this car in water yesterday in Butler County.
This albino buck was caught on camera in Cape Girardeau. This albino buck was caught on camera in Cape Girardeau.

Tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10, Christy Millweard takes a look at why energy drinks are landing more and more people in the emergency room.

The Energy Police Department is honoring a Carterville man and an Energy man tonight for removing an officer from his burning vehicle.

If you see any of your online passwords on this list of the "worst passwords" you may want to make some changes... before it's too late.

In-patient and out-patient surgeries or procedures mean two very different things when it comes to your Medicare coverage and the difference can leave you with sticker shock.

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration revoked its approval of the drug Avastin for treatment of breast cancer.  Now, a Sikeston woman battling cancer speaks out about her experience saying Avastin was her wonder drug.

A Malden man faces several charges after police say he and two other men burglarized and robbed his cousin and tied him up with an Xbox cord.

A man faces a second degree arson charge after a fire damaged a Cape Girardeau office building overnight.

For more and more Americans, the goal of retirement is getting tougher to reach.  From the economy to rising health care costs, many seniors find working past 65 not a choice, but a necessity.

Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs says three people had to be pulled from cars in water on Monday.

Bob Reeves says the rain should be over for the holiday and start to the shopping season.

A lightning strike early Tuesday morning in Portageville caused some damage.  The Police Chief says the lightning hit on East 6th Street around 2:30 this morning.  The chief says it was so powerful it actually caused two holes in the street. According to Adams, it also knocked a water meter out of a yard.  Some nearby residents reported items falling off of walls and shelves.

What are you thankful for this holiday season?  Check out what some in the Heartland are thankful for in our Thanksgiving slideshow.  Send in a pic and description to cnews@kfvs12.com or upload it to http://cnews.kfvs12.com.

Caught on cNews: an albino buck that's been seen quite a bit around Cape Girardeau.  Take a look!

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