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MO trailer fire, IL traffic woes, KY deadly semi crash

One person was killed in a semi crash in western Ky. One person was killed in a semi crash in western Ky.
Illinois smokers will be paying more for cigarettes starting Sunday. Illinois smokers will be paying more for cigarettes starting Sunday.

Fire crews were on the scene of a trailer house fire on Saturday afternoon in Chaffee, Missouri. It was at South Frisco Street right across from Davidson Avenue.

The Kennett police chief is out of a job, but officials aren't commenting on the circumstances of his departure.

One person was killed after two semi tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 24 late Friday night in McCracken County, Kentucky.

Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones says a crash Friday afternoon has left one woman dead.

Drivers heading east or west on Route 13 in Marion ran into a lot of traffic problems on Saturday.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry stopped service at 9 a.m. Saturday due to low water on the Mississippi River at Hickman.

Illinois smokers are bracing for the $1-a-pack cigarette tax increase that takes effect Sunday, with some stocking up and others vowing to kick the habit.

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources hosted an event today in Benton to help people rid their homes and farms of unwanted pesticides and related chemicals.

Reading for Rescues, a pet food and supply drive was held today in Scott City.

A Chinese crested's short snout, beady eyes and white whiskers has earned "Mugly" the title of World's Ugliest Dog.

The 11th Annual Tour de Corn bicycle race kicked off Saturday morning in East Prairie, Missouri.

On Saturday, defense attorney Joe Amendola said Jerry Sandusky had been placed in a separate area from other inmates for his own safety, according to CNN.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says the hot and dry weather will continue.

Omar Tellow will have Miners, Capahas, Cardinals-Royals and NASCAR highlights.

Have a great evening and stay cool!

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