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Weapons at Menard prison, Fire Dept. shakeup, No triple crown

Searches of inmates' cells at the Menard prison turned up 21 weapons this week.  Carly O'Keefe gets reaction from a guard who was on duty when some of them were found.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a fatal train wreck in southeast Missouri offers a stark warning about dangers around tracks.

Bob Reeves says the humid, dry weather continues into the start of the weekend.

An apparent break-up gone badly landed a Mt. Vernon man behind bars.

Todd Richards reports the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner has retired. The horse was scheduled to race in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday but suffers from tendinitis in his left front leg.

The prosecuting attorney in Ripley County has resigned, saying the amount budgeted for his office is too little to adequately do the job.

A man is behind bars for allegedly threatening two other men with a semi automatic weapon and stun gun.

Two people are accused of taking ice cream from the Benton Dairy Queen.

A Wal-Mart store in south St. Louis County is opened again after it was evacuated when police found a "one-pot" methamphetamine bottle inside a woman's purse.

An atheist says a federal appeals court's decision to reject his legal challenge of an Illinois state grant that helped pay for the rehab of a towering southern Illinois cross won't stop his litigation.

Tensions are flaring at the Gordonville Fire Department over personnel matters. Crystal Britt will have a live report at six.

A mysterious and scattered outbreak of the E. coli bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses and one death, health officials say.

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