Firefighters rescue juvenile from ravine, more tonight - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Firefighters rescue juvenile from ravine, more tonight at 5 p.m.

Last night we first told you about a juvenile being rescued after sliding down a ravine 75 feet Tuesday evening. Crystal Britt will have the latest on the amazing rescue tonight at five.

Bob Reeves says rain is on the way, and will be with us until the start of the weekend.

Southern Illinois is getting $2.2 million in additional federal funding to help with recovery from storms and flooding in April and May of last year.

Area fire fighters took Hazmat training today in Cape Girardeau.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested the pastor of a Union City church for the use of a communication device to solicit a minor. Holly Brantley will have the latest on this story from Obion County tonight at six.

Cape Girardeau Police are investigating a reported robbery at Arena Park that happened Monday.

A driver in Union County ran out of luck Wednesday morning when his van broke down on a train track crossing.  According to the driver, his 10-passenger van stalled on the tracks on Rhymer Rd. near McClure.

One western Kentucky county has banned the use of synthetic marijuana.

A Missouri state senator from Cape Girardeau is warning that he will block any efforts to generate one-time money for
the state budget until there is consideration of sweeping changes to state tax credits, pensions and prisons.

School officials say freshman admissions are up at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Find out shortly after 5:15 what one man did to alleviate a swarm of bees found in his car!

At 5:05, find out why at Rod Blagojevich's barber says the former Illinois governor's famously thick, dark hair will change within the first few months of his prison term.

Todd Richards says one NFL head coach has been suspended for one year for bounty allegations. And that's not all.  Find out how this affects the St. Louis Rams, and it looks like "Tebowmania"  is about to hit the "Big Apple." Todd will have the latest tonight at six.

Have a great evening,

James Long
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