Man had live grenade, cougar sightings up, famous baby

Cougar sightings are up in MO.
Cougar sightings are up in MO.
This MO boy is the new face of Gerber (Source: Facebook)
This MO boy is the new face of Gerber (Source: Facebook)
Authorities say they found a live grenade and bomb making material inside a Wardell home Saturday morning. Holly Brantley was in Wardell today and talked to the grenade owner's wife, and she will have the latest at five.
The American Red Cross is warning Illinoisan's to take precautions as summer-like temperatures move into Illinois.
Laura Wibbenmeyer says there is a chance of storms this evening, and the storms that do form could bring heavy rain.

Arnold Wyrick reports that dozens of families and friends walked around the SIU campus lake today in Carbondale.  It was in memory of those who lost their battle with diabetes, or those who are currently living with the disease.

The number of cougars reported in Missouri last year was up significantly over recent years.  One of the big cats was seen in Reynolds County this year.
Bonne Terre Police Chief Doug Calvert says they think that the individuals that tried to kidnap a boy in Fredericktown may be the same people that they are looking for with the attempted kidnapping in May in Bonne Terre.
An overnight crash in Cape Girardeau County put two people in the hospital with injuries.
It's said that domestic violence calls are potentially the most explosive situations a police officer can encounter, and a Murphysboro officer got a taste of that last night.
A barge caught fire on the Mississippi River around the #8 island on the Fulton County side in Kentucky Saturday evening, according to Hickman Police Department.
MO Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is accepting nominations for the Lt. Governor's Veterans Service Award, created to recognize Missouri veterans who provide volunteer service to their communities.
And, a big talker today on our facebook page, the efforts to relax pot rules are gaining momentum in the US.
Illinois' consideration of expanded gambling is stuck in the same place it was a year ago.

And, a 19-month-old MO boy has been chosen as the new face of an advertising campaign for Gerber, the baby food manufacturer!

Have a great evening,

James Long
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