No burning, no fireworks! - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

No burning, no fireworks!

It is dry, dry, dry! It's so dry several cities and counties across the Heartland have issued burn and/or fireworks bans. See if your community is on the list. We do have a list of 4th of July events scheduled across the Heartland.

Bob Reeves says we could see a slight dip in temperatures tomorrow before they start to rise by the end of the week.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA)  to survey all 114 Missouri counties to see the extent of damage the extreme heat and drought conditions have had on crops.

Check out these signs of and safety tips to avoid heat related illnesses.

This year's summer vacation has been anything but boring for a family driving through Memphis. A Texas dad thought his kids were kidnapped Monday morning when they left him behind at a gas station. They realized their mistake 100 miles away.

A New Jersey woman who was struck in the face with a baseball at a Little League game is suing the young catcher who threw it.

More people are relying on food stamps. Todd Tumminia talked to a grocery store owner who says he's seen more of his customers using food stamps. Click here to see if you're eligible for food stamps.

A pregnant mother and her 5-year-old son were killed in a house fire early this morning in Paducah, Ky.

A severely malnourished 10-year-old Kansas City girl who was found locked in a closet remained hospitalized today and likely faces an extended recovery after an initial "failure to thrive" diagnosis, experts said.

Illinois will trim the number of regional superintendent offices and high schools will look at beefing up math for students.

Cape Girardeau County Sheriff John Jordan and Jackson Chief of Police James Humphries say there will be a reward for any information about recent burglaries and car break-ins in Jackson.

Miner Police arrested a woman accused of child endangerment.

Police arrested a Poplar Bluff man after another man was stabbed in the neck with a box cutter.

Poplar Bluff Police are looking for at least three suspects after two armed robberies early Saturday morning.

Two Graves County, Ky. men are accused of breaking into a home and stealing flat screen TV.

VIRAL VIDEO: A video posted on YouTube could give any homeowner a heart attack – a bear cub stuck in the garage mechanisms and mama opening the garage door to get to her baby.

She might be a fairy godmother. An Indiana woman saved 500,000 pennies to help her goddaughter pay for college.

Have a splendid night!

Christy Hendricks
Digital Content Director
chendricks@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-KFVS
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