Car hits school bus, driver tells police he fell asleep

A car hit a Parkview school bus in Cape Girardeau Wednesday morning. Police say the car's driver admitted he fell asleep at the wheel.
Meanwhile, the Washington County, Mo. students injured yesterday when their school bus overturned are continuing to recover.
A 6-year-old from Du Quoin was killed Tuesday evening in a crash in Franklin County.  It happened shortly after 6:30 p.m. on at the intersection of Park Street and Highway 148.
Unbelievably, for family members of Elizabeth Gill they feel they've found a trail that could lead them to Beth. It involves a group of traveling gypsies.  Gill's case Missouri's oldest missing person's case, almost 47 years old.
Holly Brantley will have more tonight on Heartland News at five on what the family discovered and how.
The search is on for a shooting suspect in New Madrid. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday evening.
A 41-year-old man is in custody after a fatal shooting at a Texas courthouse today, according to The Houston Chronicle.
A man stabbed four people near a technical school in a downtown office building Wednesday and was shot by a police officer as he tried to leave, authorities and a witness said.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn says it isn't a happy day for Rod Blagojevich and he wishes the best to his family, but that's what the justice system is all about.
Students at Warren E. Hearnes Elementary School gave the "state-bound" Charleston High School Boys' Basketball Team a grand send-off today. Todd Richards will have more on the three teams headed to state at six.
Attorney General Chris Koster's office filed more charges Tuesday against three people for allegedly murdering Edgar Atkinson and Bonnie Chase, and Loyd and Irene Piatt, in two separate incidents. Crystal Britt was in Reynolds County today and will have the latest at six.
Bob Reeves says there is a slight chance of afternoon or evening T'storms.
Have a great evening,

James Long
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