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Weapons found at Menard prison, Fatal Perryville crash, Hero celebration

A 71-year-old man died after a bicycle crash last night. A 71-year-old man died after a bicycle crash last night.
A hero was honored in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. today. A hero was honored in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. today.

Menard Correctional Center has been put on lockdown after a "shakedown"  there on Friday. There were also a couple of incidents reported Friday at the Vienna Correctional Center.

A large crowd came out to honor a local hero in Ste. Genevieve today. Todd Tumminia was there and will have more on this moving story tonight on Heartland News.

Sad to report, but a bicyclist was killed after being struck by a vehicle early Friday evening in Perryville.

Also, a man was killed Friday evening in a single car crash in Wayne County, Mo.

State police say a Sikeston man had to be taken to the hospital Saturday after he jumped from a moving vehicle.

Several Wal-Mart stores in Missouri were evacuated last night, and we'll tell you why.

While it was still hot today, but we had some relief with lower humidity. Laura will preview the Sunday forecast tonight starting at five.

Check out our slideshow of yesterday's storm damage.

One of two suspects still awaiting trial in the killing of a 15-year-old southern Illinois girl is about to have his case decided by a judge and not a jury.

A statement released by the Mayo Clinic Friday indicated that Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr was admitted due to depression and gastrointestinal issues.

If you are going on a long trip check your tires! Michelin has recalled more than 800,000 tires in North America. And, Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling some Santa Fe SUVs and Sonata sedans because of problems with their air bags.

Thousands of residents in rural areas of Illinois will get access to high-speed Internet service for the first time under a federal government program.

A tractor club in Perryville today showed why the machines can be used for fun as well as for work!

Omar Tellow says the Cubs just squeaked by the Cardinals today. He will have the highlights along with Miner's and American Legion baseball.

Have a great evening!

 

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A statement released by the Mayo Clinic Friday indicated that Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr was admitted due to depression and gastrointestinal issues.
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