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Burn bans, deadly snake bite, train collision, work zone accident

A construction worker was killed when a dump truck ran over him. A construction worker was killed when a dump truck ran over him.

The Missouri Highway Patrol has released the name of the construction worker killed in a work zone on Interstate 55 in Ste. Genevieve County today.

Crews spent a late night and early morning on the scene of a collision involving a pedestrian and a train in Anna. A 49-year-old man died.

The Carter County sheriff says a man died after a snake bite from a Copperhead.

Marion police are investigating a dog on dog attack that left one severely injured and the other one locked up in animal control. Now some people in the neighborhood are worried about what will happen next if the dog is allowed to come back home to its owners. Arnold Wyrick has this story on Heartland News at 10.

Some Heartland communities are still having fireworks displays on July 4 despite several that have canceled due to dry conditions. Check out our updated list.

We also have an updated burn and fireworks ban list. Christy Millweard tells us how these communities are enforcing these bans.

Bob Reeves kept his eye on some storms this afternoon in the Heartland. Bob tells us what to expect the rest of your work week.

The storms that pushed through yesterday afternoon pulled a portion of the roof off of Christopher's elementary school.

Even though some parts of the area saw a little rain, high heat and a lack of rain have taken a big toll on Missouri corn and soybean crops, with nearly half of both reported in poor to very poor condition.

West Frankfort police arrested three teenagers after several vehicle burglaries and thefts. Police say the teens admitted to breaking into 25 vehicles.

A 16 year old wanted for evading police and driving dangerously to avoid them was arrested in Dowell, Ill.

The Butler County Sheriff's Department is looking for a suspect in an armed robbery of a convenience store in Poplar Bluff.

Paducah police ask for the public's help finding a man charged with robbing the southside Walgreens at gunpoint late Sunday morning.

Crews were called to a suspicious shed fire today in Benton, Ill.

Todd Tuminia talked to one Pemiscot County resident who raises concerns over the lack of ambulance service due to limited funds.

A convicted sex offender in Florida and his girlfriend are accused of raping a four-year-old girl in their care and recording it.

Illinoisans are drinking less beer. According to the Washington-based Beer Institute, consumption in Illinois fell by three six-packs per person from 2007 to 2011. Data from the industry group show Illinoisans consumed about 56 six packs per person in 2007. That fell to about 53 six packs in 2011.

Christy Hendricks
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