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MO forest fires, Sikeston teen killed in shooting, Perry County train derailment

A Sikeston teen is dead after a late night shooting (Source: Family submitted). A Sikeston teen is dead after a late night shooting (Source: Family submitted).
26 train cars derailed in Perry County, MO 26 train cars derailed in Perry County, MO

The newsroom has been busy with breaking news all day!

Fire crews are being called to a fire in the Mark Twain National Forest in Madison County, Mo. According to a MTNF spokesman, the forest fire is in the Higdon area just off of Highway NN.

Crews continue to battle a several hundred acre fire in Iron County, Missouri. Crews are using helicopters to help get the fire under control.

Crews are on the scene of a train car derailment in Perry County, Mo. It happened just south of Wittenberg shortly after 3 p.m.

A teenager is dead after an early-morning shooting in Sikeston. Hear from the family at six.

A man has died after a riding mower rolled on top of him Saturday morning in Malden, Missouri.

Kennett's mayor has issued a statement regarding recent closed meetings and its police chief.

The abandoned house burned to the ground in Malden. Fireworks were being shot off in front of the home before the fire.

Cape Girardeau fire crews battled an early-morning house fire.

Several burn and fireworks bans are in effect throughout the Heartland due to dry conditions.

A sheriff is enacting a sort of Kentucky beach watch at a lake in the western part of the state.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans action on the state's budget plan.

Brutal east coast storms have killed 13 and cut power to several million.

Laura Wibbenmeyer tells us how long these 100 degree temps are going to last!

Here is a list of cooling centers.

Stay cool!

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