Property owners cleaning up after yesterday's storms

Folks are cleaning up today in southern Illinois after severe storms left some with property damage.  Arnold Wyrick talked to homeowners today about what they saw yesterday and how they are going about cleaning up the mess left behind. You can view storm damage photos here.

A woman was killed after a house collapse north of Opdyke in Jefferson County, Illinois yesterday according to Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Joe Marks.  Two other people were injured after storms hit the area.

A Kentucky man received major injuries after a 25-foot fall Friday evening at the Garden of the Gods.

A former Pulaski County, Illinois sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges.

Two dozen local police agencies in southern Illinois will share $460,000 in federal grant funding to buy new vehicles.

General Motors is recalling more than 6,000 big vans and SUVs because their steering can fail.

A Kentucky Utilities Company line crew plans to shut off power in downtown Eddyville on Sunday, March 25.

Do you frequently play the lottery, but don't like to stand in line at the convenience store? Illinois becomes the first state selling lottery tickets online Sunday.

The Kentucky Lottery Corporation says that sales were higher than anticipated in February, which could help after seeing sluggish sales earlier in the fiscal year.

A Poplar Bluff native recently competed at the 30th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic in San Antonio, Texas.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has joined with the Missouri Farm Bureau to criticize proposed federal rules restricting the farm work teens can do. We will have reaction from local farmers tonight on Heartland News.

This story has gotten a lot of feedback today on our facebook page:  You're cruising along the highway when you see a bunch of green bills fluttering around like flakes in a snow globe. You get closer and you realize it's cash. Other drivers are pulling over to snatch what they can. What do you do?