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2 children killed in MO crash, Drive-by shooting, Bank robbery

Police are investigating a shooting in Chester. Police are investigating a shooting in Chester.
Police are investigating a Friday robbery at this bank. Police are investigating a Friday robbery at this bank.

Sad to report: Two children were killed in a crash in Dunklin County this morning. A mother and another child were taken to the hospital with injuries.

Also sadly, an 11-year-old boy died after troopers say he crashed an ATV on Wednesday in Ironton, Mo.

Chester, Illinois police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Thursday night.

There are a couple of new details in the drowning death of a 17-month-old on Thursday.

Gay rights activists plan kiss demonstrations at Chick-fil-A stores Friday. Carly O'Keefe says there is a petition making its rounds at SIU to get rid of the fast food restaurant on campus. 

The U.S. Department of Labor released its July jobs report, and it's delivering mixed news.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says we could see t-storms this afternoon and the best chance of rain this weekend is Sunday. 

We'll take you to a live look at the Cobden Peach Festival!

Legislation has been introduced by U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson to add 15 cathinone stimulant bath salt drugs to the list of schedule I substances subject to seizure and prosecution by law enforcement.

Recent record heat and drought could be contributing to death among the relocated elk populations, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Remember the 'tanning mom?' Well, she is tan no more!

Do you believe in UFO sightings? Holly Brantley talks to people who say they've seen them!

The Islamic Center on North Westend Boulevard in Cape Girardeau is hoping to give away hundreds of back to school backpacks at 4 this afternoon.

We also talked to a Jackson, Mo. school teacher who is throwing out the first pitch at the Cardinals game tomorrow!

Have a great evening

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