2-year-old killed in hit and run, Couple swindled out of $275,000

It's been a busy news weekend that spilled into a busy news Monday.

A 2-year-old boy who died after he wandered from a Kansas City motel and was hit by a car was identified as a resident of Essex, Mo. Christy Millweard went to Essex today and talked with neighbors.

More details are coming out in the weekend murder of a mother of two. The woman's boyfriend pleaded not guilty to murder today in court.

Authorities are waiting on autopsy results to find out more information after a man was arrested in the shooting death of his son over the weekend.

It could easily happen to you, crooks were so smooth they got a southeast Missouri couple to send them more than $250,000. Bankers say their clients thought there was an $85 million prize in store, and the unidentified couple still believes there could be. Holly Brantley tells us the story one banker says this is one of the saddest things he's seen in his professional career.

The effort to find missing cattle buyer Ron Shepard continues, as his partner found his way into a Johnson County courtroom this afternoon. Today, Kathy Sweeney spoke to a livestock auction owner speaks out about the men accused of stealing cattle from his auction.

U.S. Marshals caught an escaped inmate from Arkansas in Butler County.

A man was killed after a crane accident at a construction company in Jackson, Mo. this morning.

A Hayti woman faces charges after the Pemiscot County sheriff says a 1-year-old girl is believed to have been burned with an iron.

The CIA thwarted an ambitious plot by al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, The Associated Press has learned.

One man was killed and four people were injured in a crash in Calloway County yesterday.

A 21-year-old man was killed in a crash near Gorham, Ill. last night.

Four people were injured in a two vehicle crash on US 62 (Ky. Dam Road) in the Reidland, Ky. area this morning that stopped traffic.

A Cape Girardeau man is charged with robbery after police say he threatened a man to give him money for beer.

Jefferson County Illinois Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for any tip resulting in an arrest for the person or people responsible for criminal damage to property and criminal defacement at three locations in Mt. Vernon.

A Benton, Ky. man faces a domestic violence charges after deputies say he fired shots into a ceiling.

It was full moon this weekend with the Supermoon.  Check out some pictures from viewers of the extra bridge moon.

Several proms over the weekend added some new pictures to our prom slideshow!

Plus, Bob Reeves tells us if more rain is in the area.

Christy Hendricks
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