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Family loses home, kidnapper dead, Cairo shooting

A Benton family is homeless after their home burns for the second time this week.  On top of that, a child in the home is battling a rare neurological disorder, and the father is disabled. Crystal Britt sat down today with the family and tells us what they will do next tonight at five.

Tomorrow is graduation ceremonies at SIUC and Southeast.  We talked to future grads and found out what they have planned for their next step in life.

Meanwhile, tuition is going up at several Heartland area colleges. That is not good news for parents with college-age children.  Carly O'Keefe says to make matters worse, grants and loans may be harder to get for some who apply due to stricter guidelines.

Crystal Britt will introduce you to the newest Heartland's Best Teacher!

Bob Reeves says clouds will continue to increase and showers are possible starting tomorrow into Sunday.

According to Peoria Police Department, the IL Amber Alert for Moriah Milan and Audermar Peterson has been canceled.

A Sikeston man is facing several sexual abuse charges after alleged inappropriate contact with a minor.

One escaped inmate from Caruthersville turned himself in to authorities, while another is still on the run.

A Dexter man has been charged with making meth after deputies find a working lab.

A Chaffee man faces child endangerment and drug related charges.

One person has been shot after a fight outside a night club in Cairo, Ill.

Adam Mayes, the man who FBI says kidnapped Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters, is dead.  Alexandria and Kyliyah Bain are safe at their Tennessee home with their family.

Authorities are investigating the death of an 8-year-old girl found hanging from a tree in Alabama as a homicide.

Honeywell suspended production at its Metropolis plant yesterday after discovering damaged equipment. Christy Millweard will have an update to this story tonight at five and six.

JPMorgan's surprise $2 billion trading loss prompted a sell-off in financial stocks Friday.

Mother's Day is Sunday! They not only entertained us, television moms taught us life lessons that helped us grow up. Here are few favorite TV moms as suggested by you.

The U.S. Postal Service is banning international shipments of electronics with lithium batteries such as smartphones, laptops and iPads, citing the risk of fire.

Moonshine, of all things, is making a comeback in the Ozarks.

Legendary race driver and Shelby Cobra sports car designer Carroll Shelby has died at age 89.

Todd Richards has area high school golf, MVC tourney softball and Redhawks baseball highlights.

Have a great evening,

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