4 face murder charges, IL fire, casino ahead of schedule, warming trend continues

This home in southern Ill. was destroyed by fire.
This home in southern Ill. was destroyed by fire.
The Cape Girardeau casino opening is ahead of schedule.
The Cape Girardeau casino opening is ahead of schedule.
Four eastern Missouri residents are facing murder charges for allegedly supplying the drugs that killed a Park Hills man. Crystal Britt 
Crews say when they arrived on the scene of an early morning Williamson County house fire, the house was fully involved.  We also have video of a wheat field fire in Old Appleton today.
According to Isle of Capri, construction at the new Cape Girardeau casino site is ahead of schedule.

Look at this picture sent to us of a scooter fire at a gas station in Jackson, Mo. last night!

Bob Reeves says the warming trend will continue through the weekend and the next best chance of rain could be Sunday or Monday.
Severe wind, hail, and tornadoes quickly dampened a warm, quiet afternoon in Colorado on Wednesday.
Missouri education officials are planning to adjust the under funded state formula for distributing money to schools. What will this mean for your school district? Crystal Britt will have more on this story live from Jackson at 5 p.m.
One person was killed and three others were injured while doing maintenance on a railroad spur near Fort Leonard Wood.
Police have arrested one of two men accused of shooting at a man Tuesday in Water Valley.
The groundbreaking for the new location of the Children's Memorial Garden was at 10 a.m. on Thursday. And, we'll also update you on the progress of Melaina's Magical Playland in Cape Girardeau County.  
The KFVS12 Stuff a Truck was Wednesday, June 6 at various locations in the Heartland. All of the food collected was given to the Southeast Missouri Food Bank and the Salvation Army in Marion.
A contract has been awarded to complete two highway projects this summer in southeast Missouri.
At one western Ky. elementary school, students in the county school system will get free breakfasts and lunches next year.
Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is getting a nearly $300,000 federal grant meant to further clean-coal technology. Carly O'Keefe will have more on this story at six.
And we'll tell you why farmers from Texas are considering sending their milk cows to Mo.
The Superman Festival is underway in Metropolis! We'll take you there live at five!
Have a great evening,
James Long
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