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Blessing of the Bikes, deadly motorcycle crash, one year after floods

Tonight on Heartland News: A West Frankfort man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Williamson County.

Authorities have found a man accused of an Arkansas murder in Hornersville, Missouri.

Thousands of motorcyclist were expected to turn out for the 20th Annual Blessing of Bikes on Sunday at Bald Knob Cross in Alto Pass.  Arnold Wyrick will have more on this story tonight on Heartland News and on

Interstate 55 is back open after an overnight crash that shut down the southbound lanes for a time.

A 13-year-old apparently got a homemade zip line tangled around his neck and suffered severe injuries before others were able to pull him free.

Authorities discovered a marijuana plant growing operation Saturday in New Madrid County.

An Illinois man has been identified as the person who died when a large beer tent collapsed during a storm Saturday near Busch Stadium.

Flooding cased major problems one year ago for businesses and residents in Morehouse.  Holly Brantley talked to residents who are trying to get back on their feet one year later.

Authorities in are waiting on lab results to come back as they continue to investigate a deadly shooting in Reynolds County.

The Illinois Department of Labor has marked Workers' Memorial Day to honor those killed and injured on the job.

Road work will cause a lane closure on a Kentucky highway starting Monday in Calvert City, according to Ky. transportation officials.

According the Pittsburgh Steelers team website they signed former Mizzou kicker and Jackson native Grant Ressel.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says scattered showers and t-storms are in the forecast for the next couple of days.

Have a great evening!

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