Afternoon update: IL fugitive at large - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Afternoon update: IL fugitive at large

State police are looking for this missing woman, Martha Grubbs from Hickman County (Source: KSP) State police are looking for this missing woman, Martha Grubbs from Hickman County (Source: KSP)
Bryan T. Todd of Anna is wanted on a warrant for residential burglary and possession of stolen firearms. Bryan T. Todd of Anna is wanted on a warrant for residential burglary and possession of stolen firearms.

Good afternoon! If you are wondering about holiday travel weather, Bob Reeves says to expect quiet weather today with clearing tonight, and a dry Black Friday for your shopping.

Plan ahead, because many of the highway construction projects going on in Kentucky will be suspended for the holiday, but some delays may still be possible.

Many people were out today shopping for those last minute items for their Thanksgiving meal. What are the popular Thanksgiving meal  last-minute items? Find out tonight at 5.

Tomorrow may be "Turkey Day" but many are already eyeing Black Friday sales. Holly Brantley met up today with some extreme shoppers and found out the best way to get the best bang for your buck!

Small businesses are fighting for your dollars this holiday season. Julia Bruck talked to some small business owners today about why they say it is important to shop locally.

The Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau is preparing to feed hundreds tomorrow for a holiday dinner. They could still use several items because of the extreme numbers expected tomorrow. At 5, we will have a list of those items that can be donated to make someone's holiday a little nicer. The Salvation Army will also be handing out coats to those who need them tomorrow.

Some Cape Girardeau area students at Notre Dame collected canned goods this year instead of candy over Halloween. Laura Wibbenmeyer tells us tonight at 5 where they gave those canned goods to and why.

Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at government buildings in all 114 counties and the City of St. Louis be flown at half-staff on Saturday, Nov. 26, to honor the bravery and sacrifice of Specialist James Roland Burnett Jr.

Teen mothers sometimes have a hard time coping, adjusting to the baby and having to find a way to buy food and diapers. Crystal Britt introduces us to a local church that has a group dedicated to helping these young mothers.

An Anna man may spend his Thanksgiving on the run. Authorities are asking for the public's help finding a man wanted for burglary and stolen firearms charges.

The Kentucky State Police is asking for the public's help in locating an 83-year-old woman who is missing from her Spring Hill community home in Hickman County.

Murphysboro Police arrested a man accused of attempted murder after a stabbing Tuesday afternoon.

A Canalou man was arrested yesterday for synthetic marijuana.

State Representatives Bill Mitchell of Forsyth and Adam Brown of Decatur have proposed separating Cook County from Illinois and creating a 51st state. Carly O'Keefe talked to some southern Illinois lawmakers who actually agree with the idea!

The holiday season is here again in all its hectic glory. Here's news you can use and takes both serious and lighthearted on food, family, shopping, decorating and all that goes with this year's flurry of festivities.

Have a great Thanksgiving and be safe!

James Long
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