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Child porn-sodomy arrest, Mayfield shooting, Postal Service announcement

An East Prairie man has been charged with sodomy and possessing child porn.  Christy Millweard will have the latest on this developing story tonight on Heartland News.

The U.S. Postal Service has revealed it will seek to keep thousands of rural post offices open with shorter hours. Carly O'Keefe will have more on this story live from the southern Illinois Bureau.

Mayfield Police say one person has been shot in the leg in Mayfield.

Mo. Gov. Nixon was in Charleston Wednesday afternoon at the Mississippi County Courthouse to announce additional resources to help several towns and counties repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged by the 2011 flood.  We will hear more from the governor tonight at 5 & 6.

A West Frankfort man was killed in a single vehicle wreck Tuesday night.

One person was killed and one person was injured in a crash in Butler County Wednesday.

Carbondale police are investigating a reported armed robbery they say happened on Saturday evening.

Two Sikeston area men face meth charges after Scott County Sheriff's deputies busted a meth lab north of Sikeston.

Extra security is in place for Mo. Sen. Claire McCaskill following a comment at a Tea Party rally last week.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation listed Adam Mayes on its Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitive List.  The bodies of Jo Ann Bain and her daughter, Adrienne, 14, were found in the backyard of the MS home Mayes lived in with his wife and parents.

President Barack Obama says he now supports same-sex marriage, ending months of equivocation on a subject with powerful election-year consequences.

Hall Contracting of Kentucky reports the initial phase of steel  assembly as part of efforts to place a new span on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge at Aurora is nearing completion.

Jeff Cunningham will introduce you to the newest Heartland's Best Teacher!

Menards in Cape Girardeau is set to open on May 15. The home improvement store is located at 535 Siemers Drive, exit 95 off Interstate 55.

Attach Lint Lizard to your vacuum and suck out years' worth of lint from your clothes dryer, thus preventing dryer fires.  Does it Work?

Bob Reeves says it will be nice for your evening plans and clear and a bit cooler tonight.

Todd Richards will preview next week's southern Illinois regional tournament in high school baseball.

Have a great evening,

James Long
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