Deadly house fire, barge hits bridge, suspect found in woods - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Deadly house fire, barge hits bridge, suspect found in woods

One person was killed in a house fire late Friday night in Benton, Kentucky.

Three fires in three weeks have fire crews in Naylor, Missouri looking for answers.

Fire destroyed the home of an East Prairie family of five on Saturday.

The Caruthersville bridge spanning the Mississippi River on I-155 is back open after a barge hit on Saturday afternoon.

Deputies found a man accused of stealing a car overnight hiding in the woods Saturday in Butler County.

Best Buy released a list Saturday of 42 stores that are slated to close in 2012.  Two are in Missouri and six in Illinois.

Cape Girardeau firefighters make a water rescue early Saturday morning.

To help victims of Harrisburg's deadly EF-4 tornado, an all day event at the Saline County Fairgrounds kicked off with drums, guitars, and lots of singing.  Crystal Britt will have more on this story tonight on Heartland News.

Police and prosecutors are turning to more aggressive tactics against heroin, dusting off little-used laws to seek murder charges against suspected dealers and provide for longer prison sentences.

Gas prices rose more slowly in March, keeping overall U.S. inflation mild.

At least three possible tornadoes are being reported in central Oklahoma hours ahead of what forecasters are cautioning could be a day of "life-threatening" storms.

Laura says tomorrow will be breezy and warm. There is slight chance of T'storms especially over southeast MO and southern IL.

Chad will have Cubs-Cardinals highlights from today.  The Cardinals also received their World Series rings.

Have a great evening,

James Long
KFVS12 Web Producer

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