Rain plays with home opener for the world champion St. Louis Cardinals

There will be a rain delay for the reigning World Series Champs St. Louis Cardinals.  The Cardinals are playing their first home games of the season against the rival Chicago Cubs.  Sports Director Todd Richards is at the game will bring you the latest tonight on Heartland News.

Bob Reeves is watching the skies and says to expect the rain to leave the St. Louis area by 4 p.m.  Also, Bob says to expect few scattered showers or T'storms tomorrow, otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, breezy and warmer.

Mitt Romney will be speaking at an NRA event this weekend in St. Louis.

A Washington state man faces murder and drug charges after police say the man he was hired to protect while selling marijuana was shot and killed. However, the shooter remains on the run.

Cape Girardeau Police are still seeking the suspect in an attempted bank robbery yesterday.

A 24-year-old man was killed in a crash early Friday morning east of Doniphan.

Three people are recovering, including a 2-year-old boy, after a 14-year-old driver crashed near Campbell.

A former middle school principal faces five charges in connection to an alleged sexual assault.

The art of storytelling takes center stage this weekend in Cape Girardeau. The 5th Annual Cape Girardeau Storytelling Festival is April 13-15 in the city's downtown.
State health officials have confirmed nine cases of E. coli in Missouri.

Fire crews were on scene of a house fire on the northeast side of Carbondale shortly before Noon.
Mortgage rates are at an all-time low, but is it time for you to buy a home?  Crystal Britt sat down with a realtor and a home seller today and will have tips on what to do if you decide to buy.

Good news, gas prices keep falling lower.  Find out the best price where you live on our gas prices page.

A growing number of Illinois high schools are participating in an annual bass fishing tournament.

Click on our slideshow of the top 10 hunting and fishing towns in the U.S., according to Newshound.

A court has approved the sale of Paducah-based Dippin' Dots.

Frost covered some of the strawberry plants at Beggs Berry World in Benton, Missouri.
The Murray State men's basketball team was honored Thursday, April 12, by the Murray City Council during their regular meeting at the City Hall council chambers in Murray, Ky.

In health news, Carly O'Keefe will have news of a new cancer center in Carbondale.  And, we will take you to a heart health conference in Cape Girardeau.

By the way, we hope you don't have paraskevidekatriaphobia (If you didn't realize, today is Friday the 13th)!

Have great evening,

James Long
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