Death toll from tornadoes at 38 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Death toll from tornadoes at 38

Severe storms that have been ongoing since Friday morning have caused 38 deaths in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.

President Barack Obama telephoned Kentucky's Democratic governor in the wake of deadly storms that devastated several small towns.

Harrisburg is preparing to say goodbye to the six people killed in this week's deadly tornado in southern Illinois. Arnold Wyrick will have more from Harrisburg tonight at six.

Also, Arnold will also tell us about some out of state folks who are helping clean up the debris.

2,200 flags marking the route from Crain Funeral home in Cape Girardeau, thru Olive Branch and all the way to Mound City National Cemetery were put in place today to honor a fallen soldier.

Here is how you can help those affected by the tornado in Harrisburg.

One person was arrested for DWI today after a two-car collision Saturday afternoon on Interstate 55, according to Cape Girardeau police.

Police in Murphysboro are searching for a man they say hit a woman with his car.

There were two incidents involving trains late last night and early this morning in Illinois.

Two people were arrested early Saturday after a car and train collided in Carbondale.

A man was killed Friday night after being hit  by a train near Marion.

Dexter police are investigating recent thefts following several items being taken from cars.

The Shelby County Medical Examiner's office has completed the autopsy of Karen Swift, the West Tennessee mother who was missing for months.

This story has gotten a lot of talk on our facebook page! A baby girl found alone in a field in Indiana after Friday's massive, tornado-spawning storms is being treated in a Kentucky hospital.

If you liked today, Laura Wibbenmeyer says to expect much of the same type of weather tomorrow!

Chad Fryman will have highlights of the OVC champion Murray State Racers after their win today in Nashville!

Have a great evening,

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