Murder, home invasion and armed robbery - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Murder, home invasion and armed robbery

One man is dead after a homicide in Reynolds County.  The sheriff's office is asking for help from anyone who might have seen anything.

A Hardin, Ky. man is charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl.  Authorities say the man fled the area, but was later found in Tennessee.

Fulton Police are investigating a morning home invasion after the victims were tied up with belts and cords with pillow cases over their heads.

Police are investigating a late night armed robbery that they say happened on Tuesday in Carbondale.  This story is similar to an armed robbery on Wednesday in Cape Girardeau.

A southern Illinois man has been charged with murder in connection with a stabbing on Sunday.

Local ranchers say he earned their trust, then stole their cattle! The search for this alleged rustler takes a new turn when investigators discover it's not his first rodeo.  Watch as Kathy Sweeney investigates with at preview at six.  The full story runs tonight at ten.

Illinois Gov. Quinn wants to cut Medicaid spending by about $2 billion.  Carly O'Keefe stopped by a clinic in Benton, where they say the community and their mostly Medicaid patients could be hugely affected.

Bob Reeves says a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for parts of western Kentucky until 8 p.m. CT.

And, tomorrow will be a bit cooler, with increasing chances for popup T-storms.

The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that guns and other deadly weapons may be stored in a car's glove compartment while on a college campus in the state.

The state fire marshal was on the scene investigating an overnight fire in Cape Girardeau County.

In about three weeks, all public swimming pools must have permanent chair lifts for disabled swimmers due to changes in the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Also tonight on Heartland News:

-Students from Dexter are to sing at a St. Louis Cardinals game.

-A faith based disaster workshop was held today in Cape Girardeau.

-And, Todd Richards will have more on the #1 ranked girls St. Vincent soccer team.

Have a great evening,

James Long
KFVS12 Web Producer
Kfvs12.com

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