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I-55 crash, MO tax free holiday, IL apples

Missouri's hosting a tax-free holiday weekend. Missouri's hosting a tax-free holiday weekend.
Apple crops are ahead of schedule in southern Ill. Apple crops are ahead of schedule in southern Ill.

A two vehicle crash in Ste. Genevieve County caused some traffic woes Saturday morning.

The names of two girls who were killed in a crash in Dunklin County Friday morning have been released.

Police say a Senath man is facing vehicle theft and child endangerment charges involving a cigarette lighter.

If you're looking for back to school deals this is your weekend! That's because Missouri's hosting a tax-free holiday weekend. Todd Tumminia will be live tonight at six with more.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening. 

There was a tribute to our troops in Ellington, MO at 11:30 this morning. Four wounded soldiers, veterans and others were being honored for their service. Photographer Mike Mohundro was there and will have more on this story tonight at six.

Vice President Joe Biden is praising America's veterans for the sacrifices they've made on behalf of their country.

Illinois is getting tougher on those involved in human trafficking and forcing the vulnerable into prostitution.

With hotter-than-usual temperatures, orchards in southern Illinois are reporting their apple crops are weeks ahead of schedule.

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell was headliner at Kentucky's Annual Fancy Farm picnic. But many politicians failed to show.

President Barack Obama celebrated his 51st birthday Saturday with a round of golf and plans for a quiet weekend at Camp David, taking a break from campaigning three months before Election Day.

The U.S. Department of Justice is awarding 13 Illinois cities more than $4 million in grants to support their law enforcement agencies.

The Raycom College Football All-Star Classic will be a week-long college football all-star event played in Montgomery, Ala., at the historic Cramton Bowl.

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