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Illinois man electrocuted while trying to steal copper wire

We are learning more on this developing story, we first brought you at noon. A  Murphysboro man died after being electrocuted.  Police say he and two other men tried to steal copper wire early Monday morning from a building. We will have the latest tonight at five and six.

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A Marshall County, Ky. Middle School principal is facing rape and other charges after being arrested yesterday.

We will have local lawmaker reaction that a U.S. soldier allegedly killed sleeping Afghan villagers, including women and children.

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Did you catch up on sleep after the time change on Sunday? In our Heartland Health segment at 5:20, some are saying today and tomorrow are when the ill-effects hit our bodies.

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State Police say a Marshall County probation and parole officer is facing misconduct charges.

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He's known for his singing voice and now Neal E. Boyd, of Sikeston wants to run for the Missouri State House.

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Todd Richards will have more on Chris Carpenter's chances of pitching the Cardinals' home opener tonight at six.

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