Easter in the Heartland 2012 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Easter in the Heartland 2012

This Easter marks the 76th consecutive year that people joined together for a sunrise service on Bald Knob Mountain in Alto Pass, Illinois.  We will bring you more from this morning's service tonight on Heartland News at 10.

People in Harrisburg are calling on faith this Easter, as they recover from a deadly tornado only six weeks ago.  Many families tell us they are still not back in their homes as others continue to rebuild.  Holly Brantley sat down with one of those families today.  We will have reaction tonight from the Butler family on Heartland News at 9 on FOX23.

Send us your pictures of you in your best Easter bonnet, or your children in their Easter outfits!

Pope Benedict XVI implored the Syrian regime Sunday to heed international demands to end the bloodshed.

Two similar tragic stories over the weekend, as authorities say two women are dead after their car submerged in a lake near Carbondale.

A similar crash happened yesterday in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

Sad to report, a 1-year-old girl has died after being struck by a car on U.S. 60 in southwest Missouri.

A two year old was hit and killed by a vehicle backing out of a private drive in Bloomfield on Friday.

60 Minutes correspondent Mike Wallace didn't interview people. He interrogated them. He cross-examined them. Sometimes he eviscerated them.  

Critics are wondering whether violent Illinois prisoners can be safely mingled with general-population inmates if Tamms Correctional Center closes.

April 8 kicks off "National Public Safety Telecommunication's Week". The Sikeston Department of Public Safety hopes everyone takes the time this week to recognize these often unseen public safety employees.

Chad Fryman will have baseball highlights from today's St. Louis Cardinal game in Milwaukee, and Masters tournament highlights.

Keep those sunglasses handy, Laura Wibbenmeyer says tomorrow will be mostly sunny with highs in the 70s!

Have a Happy Easter and a safe evening,

James Long
KFVS12 Web Producer

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