Possible cuts to foster care, Stolen car in the Mississippi River

Can Missouri afford to slash children's services? Proposed state cuts could take millions from foster care and subsidized child care programs, affecting thousands of children.  Holly Brantley tells us how this would affect families.

The U.S. Coast Guard began hearing testimony today in Paducah on the collapse of a Tennessee River bridge in western Kentucky.  A cargo ship carrying parts for NASA knocked down a span of the Eggners Ferry Bridge on Jan. 26.  Christy Millweard was at the hearing today.

Two local sheriff's departments are trying to figure out who stole a car found in the Mississippi River over the weekend.

Six weeks after the deadly tornado tore through Harrisburg, Ill., Arnold Wyrick checks in to see how the clean-up is going.

New starting today, you can sign up for severe weather alert emails.  This is in addition to the text alerts we already offer.

Traditionally a form of spiritual self-discipline, yoga has recently become a popular way to exercise. However, now it is coming under fire from Christian ministers who go so far as to call the practice demonic.

How would you like to get an electric bill for $3,500?  It happened to a Tennessee family, and they have to pay it.

The Board of Trustees at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff, Mo. approved a tuition increase.

A state-of-the-art building will soon stand big and tall on the Southern Illinois University campus.  Leaders broke ground this morning for a new student services building.

The neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing an unarmed black teenager in Florida asked a judge in the case to step down today after she revealed a potential conflict of interest.

The Sikeston Department of Public Safety wants help finding a person who might have stolen an ATV.

The head of the Bollinger County Stray Project warns pet owners they are facing what she calls a serious outbreak of parvo.

A Missouri senator wants to expand the kind of job-related misconduct that can disqualify people from receiving unemployment benefits.

A southern gospel singer well-known in Wayne County, Mo. passed away on Friday.

The Missouri Department of Transportation says southbound Interstate 55 in Ste. Genevieve, Perry and Cape Girardeau counties will be reduced to one lane tomorrow for road work.

Check out some beautiful pictures from around the Heartland of spring flowers in our Spring flowers slideshow.  We've received dozens of bright, colorful pictures of blooming flowers.  Send your pictures with a description to cnews@kfvs12.com or upload them to http://cnews.kfvs12.com.

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