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Laura Wibbenmeyer says today's highs are already above Wednesday's.  80s are nice but 90s are backsoon! Find out more tonight at Heartland News at 5 and 6.

A shooting suspect is in a St. Louis hospital with gunshot injuries after firing gunshots at his wife and law enforcement in Jackson, Mo. yesterday.  Crystal Britt got reaction from neighbors and the police chief today, nearly 24 hours after the incident.

An asteroid the size of a city block is set to fly by Earth today, and you may be able to watch it happen live!

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation letting Missourians add their cellphone numbers to the state's No Call List for telemarketers.

Gas prices are getting ready to go up again in Kentucky.

Emergency crews responded to a car vs. bike crash Thursday morning in Cape Girardeau. It happened around 10:40 a.m. at the corner of Perry and Broadway Streets.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a $2.7 billion package of cuts and taxes designed to repair a long-term deficit in the state's Medicaid program.

Holly Brantley has a heart-warming story of a sister who saved her brother from being crushed by a garage door.

Also Holly will tell you what one mother did after she found out her daughter was being stalked at WalMart.

Hail to the red, white and blue! It's Flag Day, so send us pictures of your US flag to cnews@kfvs12.com.

An SIU researcher tells Carly O'Keefe why cougar sightings are up in the Midwest. 

Also, Carly will tell us about a new program in Marion to help families with children who are at risk for losing their home.

A development group's investor says a southwestern Illinois plant that will process invasive Asian carp culled from the Mississippi and Illinois rivers could launch its operations within eight months.

Illinois home foreclosure activity rose 29% in May compared to the previous month and is 54% higher than May of 2011.

"Let's Pizza" has been a hit in Europe for the last three years, and the Dutch company that distributes the machine is bringing it to the United States.

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