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Tornadoes toss 18-wheelers like toys

At least two tornadoes touched down near Dallas and other nearby counties in northeast Texas on Tuesday.  Check out this video that shows 18-wheelers tossed like toys.

In an exclusive interview with Heartland News, Corporal Shane Stewart with the Missouri Highway Patrol tells Holly Brantley what happened when he was shot in the line of duty during a traffic stop last month.

Today was municipal elections across Missouri.  Check out the results at HeartlandVotes.com or on you news app on your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry.

A 25-year-old Mid-Michigan man is accused of sexually assaulting his own infant daughter while his wife took photos.

Perry County, Mo. Sheriff Gary Schaaf says a suspicious fire at a camper trailer on Hwy. 61 Sunday night caught a house and vehicle on fire. 

Police are now offering a reward for information leading to an arrested after eight buildings had to be torn down after a weekend fire in Bardwell, Ky.

A Christopher, Ill. man was arrested for DUI and drug charges after police found marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The Franklin County Sheriff says a Benton, Ill. woman kicked out the rear window of a deputy's squad car after she was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

Former Carter County Sheriff Tommy Lee Adams pleaded guilty to possession and selling of guns.

Cape Girardeau's City Manager defends the cost of the Broadway improvement project, and the need to take money out of the city's Transportation Contingency Fund to help pay the $4.4 million price tag.

The County Health Rankings and Roadmaps have been released. Eight of the bottom 10 counties in Missouri are in southeast Missouri.  Find your county ranking.

Will the warm weather be a blessing or a curse for Charleston, Mo.? The Dogwood and Azalea Festival doesn't happen for another two and a half weeks.  Holly Brantley tells us why some say you should make two trips to Mississippi County.  Check out this slideshow of some of Charleston's beauty.

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wappapello Lake will begin rehab work on the entrance to the Redman Creek Recreation Area next week.  This is to repair damage after flooding last spring.

Illinois historians have obtained a photograph that looks ordinary but is extremely rare - the image of an African-American man who fought in the Civil War.

April is World Autism Awareness Month and we want to see pictures of your friends or loved ones with Autism, pictures of you showing support for Autism Awareness and hear your stories. You can e-mail us pictures to cNews@kfvs12.com or click here to upload them. If you just have a story to share, you can submit it to aruch@kfvs12.com. Don't forget to include your name and where you're from.

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