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Man accused of breaking baby's collar bone, missing cattle buyer, $1 million winner

Police arrested a man after an infant was found with a broken collar bone in Jackson, Mo.. Police say the man is also awaiting trial in Madison County for charges accusing him of breaking another infant's jaw.

With prom and graduation season upon us, would you buy your teenager alcohol? New statistics from Mother's Against Drunk Driving report 26 percent of teens indicate they are getting their liquor from parents. Holly Brantley talked with school leaders, parents, and a county prosecutor about the dangers of underage drinking.

As Bollinger County, Mo. authorities prepare charges against missing cattle buyer Ron Shepard, his jailed partner says he'll cooperate with authorities.  Kathy Sweeney talked with Jeremy Pierce's attorney who says his client's biggest mistake was trusting an old friend. 
 
Sheriffs and prosecutors from Johnson, Pulaski and Union counties along with members of the AFSCME Union came together today to oppose state budget cuts in Illinois. Carly O'Keefe spoke to several of the law enforcement officials concerned how the cuts will affect public safety. 
 
A jury found a woman facing charges in a deadly boating accident from 2009 on the Current River in Ripley County, Mo. not guilty.
 
A 72-year-old man was killed in a crash yesterday morning in Gallatin County when the truck hauling coal he was driving crashed.
 
The McCracken County Sheriff's Department arrested one man and is looking for another after an investigation and search of a Boaz, Ky. home revealed meth was sold there.
 
Metropolis Police arrested a man accused of sexual assault of a 12 year old.

The Caruthersville Humane Society is offering a reward after a cat that was set on fire died in Hayti.

A woman faces a felony stealing charge after Cape Girardeau police say several rings were stolen from a business in town.
 
chemical spill in Marion, Ill. closed a road and shut down several businesses this morning.
 
A 19-year-old Greenville, Mo. man can now afford to go back to school after he won a $1 million prize on Missouri Lottery Scratchers.
 
Today, we brought you another of the Heartland's Best Teachers.
 
Some of the Heartland's best students are close to a Missouri scholar bowl state championship. Twin Rivers High School is headed to the state tournament in Columbia for the first time in school history.
 
Have a great night!

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