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Soldier with ties to southern Ill. killed in Afghanistan

A 25-year-old soldier with ties to Olive Branch was killed Thursday in riots over the burning of Qurans at an American base.  The soldier's 22-year-old widow and mother-in-law speak to Heartland News tonight about his memory.

Two men now face charges after a bank robbery in West Frankfort on Thursday afternoon.

A man accused of running over his daughter Monday with a pickup truck after a family feud became violent, has died after police say he was shot by his son.

In an update to a story we first brought you last week: A Stoddard County inmate who ran away from custody has been sentenced to an additional three years behind bars.

We've told you about the national drug shortage, but what would happen if your child's cancer drug, that they depend on to survive, was close to being wiped out? Holly Brantley will have more on this local story tonight at 5.

We will have reaction from Rep. Jo Ann Emerson about yesterday's announcement from the postal service deciding to move Heartland processing and distribution centers.

Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble Inc. said Thursday it plans to cut 5,700 jobs over the next year and a half as part of a cost-cutting plan. No cuts are planned at the Proctor and Gamble plant in Jackson, according to Jeff LeRoy with P&G Corporate Communications.

Where you live in the US could determine how well you sleep. Find out why in our health segment at 5:25.

In a story we first brought you over a week ago, police were investigating a double stabbing between a husband and wife on Valentine's Day. Now the wife tells Crystal Britt her side of the story tonight at 6:04.

A western Ky. popcorn plant is moving operations to southern Ill.

Good news if you live in Lyon County. The county is now a participating community in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

You will have to see this! Sportsmanship is alive and well and was on display Thursday night in Puxico, Mo.

Bob Reeves says the wind will finally die down tonight but the cooler temperatures will remain throughout the weekend. Bob will tell you what to expect this weekend tonight at 5, 6, 9 and 10.

Have a great evening,

James Long
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