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Attempted kidnapping, Firefighter charged with arson, Fatal motorcycle crash

The sheriff's office is investigating an attempted kidnapping. The sheriff's office is investigating an attempted kidnapping.
Two people died in a motorcycle crash in Williamson County. Two people died in a motorcycle crash in Williamson County.
This Jackson firefighter is accused of arson. This Jackson firefighter is accused of arson.

The Carter County, Missouri Sheriff's Office is investigating an alleged attempted kidnapping of a jogger by three males.

Sadly, a couple was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon in Williamson County, Illinois.

McCracken County, Kentucky deputies say a 21-year-old man was injured in a crash after falling asleep at the wheel Sunday morning. It happened in the 1600 block of Clarkline Road.

According to transportation officials, the Route 60-62 Bridge at Cairo, Illinois over the Mississippi River will close for safety inspections starting Monday morning.

Cape Girardeau County Sheriff John Jordan says a Jackson man is facing arson charges in connection to a Saturday house fire.

We'll show you video of a Scott County crews putting out a grass fire this afternoon.

A fire Saturday afternoon caused some damage at a Pulaski County Housing Authority apartment complex in Mound City.

Rep. Todd Akin, Missouri's GOP Senate candidate, has questioned whether women can become pregnant when they're raped. Claire McCaskill's campaign said Sunday that "Akin's record is riddled with policies and votes that hurt women."

Arnold Wyrick reports that a book from Southern Illinois University documents all to remember the aftermath of the Harrisburg tornado with pictures from that day and the clean-up.

Laura Wibbenmeyer will have your Monday morning school and work forecast!

Some are wondering if the drought will mean too little food to keep ducks in the Mississippi River basin long enough.

High-speed Internet service might seem ubiquitous, but it's still a luxury for some Illinois residents living in rural areas.

Students at Southeast Missouri State crossed the final thing off their checklist today. They picked up their textbooks before classes begin tomorrow. Todd Tumminia will have more tonight at 5.

When fresh peaches, like the delicious ones from Campbell, MO, reach their peak in early August, they are a quiet reminder that the end of summer is quickly approaching!

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