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Tornado kills 3, Deadly ghost game with train

A tornado ripped a mobile home from its foundation and killed a father and his two adult sons. A tornado ripped a mobile home from its foundation and killed a father and his two adult sons.
Two teens were killed and one badly hurt while playing a ghost game on the tracks early this morning. Two teens were killed and one badly hurt while playing a ghost game on the tracks early this morning.

It's been a day of tragedy in the Heartland.

Last night, an EF2 tornado ripped through Diehlstadt, Missouri killing a father and his two sons.

Then, early this morning, two teenagers were killed in a crash with a train while they were playing a ghost game on the railroad tracks near Poplar Bluff, Mo. Holly Brantley spoke with a girl who says they were her friends and authorities about how they plan to stop the ghost game.

A Texas man is in custody after authorities allegedly found 300 pounds of marijuana in his car following a traffic stop on Interstate 55 near Sikeston, Mo.

A correctional officer faces several charges in Franklin County, Illinois after police say he went on a crime spree in Franklin County Saturday afternoon that included breaking into a garage and attempting to break into several women's cars.

A Dexter, Mo. man faces criminal charges after he allegedly wielded an ax during a fight.

A Bollinger County, Mo. man is accused of felony kidnapping.

Carbondale, Ill. police are looking for suspects accused of attacking and robbing two people on a bike path.

Two men pleaded guilty and were sentenced for robbing a bank in West Frankfort.
 
Kennett native Sheryl Crow revealed that she has a benign brain tumor, but her rep says it's nothing to be alarmed about.

We are following some election results from today's public election in Missouri. Results can be found at HeartlandVotes.com.

A retirement magazine has named Murray, Ky. as a top retirement destination.

You can still catch live video of the Venus' Transit of the Sun.

England held a three-day celebration to honor Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrates 60 years on the throne this year. Check out this slideshow.

Help us Stuff a Truck all day tomorrow to help Heartland families struggling to put food on the table this summer. Click here for locations.

Christy Hendricks
Digital Content Director
chendricks@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS
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