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Man accused of chewing another man's face, Field fire destroys crop

About $100,000 worth of wheat was destroyed by a field fire in Scott County. About $100,000 worth of wheat was destroyed by a field fire in Scott County.

Even though parts of the Heartland saw a bit of rain today, it's still very dry.  One farmer in Scott County, Mo. lost about $100,000 of his wheat crop today to a field fire.

Some sad news to report: A 6-year-old boy who rolled up a car window on his neck in Williamson County has died.

Services are scheduled for a teen who drowned in a southern Illinois farm pond over the weekend.

The manager of Grammy-winning folk musician Doc Watson says the artist has died. He was 89.

A very disturbing story out of Miami, Florida is being called one of this city's goriest crimes: A naked man was on top of another nude man along a busy highway, biting into the man's face, tearing it to pieces. A police officer arrived to help, but the mauler growled at him and continued to chew away, stopping only when he was shot to death.

One woman was burned after a house explosion in Valier, Ill. early this morning. We have amazing video sent from a Heartland News viewer.

Some states across the country are talking about reducing extended unemployment benefits. Christy Millweard explains tonight on Heartland News at 9 on Fox 23.

Numbers are out on a deadly Memorial Day weekend in Missouri and Kentucky.

Illinois lawmakers have approved raising cigarette taxes by $1 a pack. Gov. Quinn supports the plan.

Divers are expected to arrive tomorrow to evaluate a listing crane barge that was taking on water in the Tennessee River at the construction site of the new US 60 Ledbetter Bridge between McCracken County and Livingston County.

Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel was in Cape Girardeau today to read to pre-schoolers and promote the MOST–Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan.

Have a good night!

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