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IYC assault, strong storms leave damage, drug addicted babies

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Police continue to investigate the death of Karen Swift. Police continue to investigate the death of Karen Swift.
The number of drug addicted babies has soared in KY. The number of drug addicted babies has soared in KY.
Yesterday's storms left behind damage like here in Corning, AR. Yesterday's storms left behind damage like here in Corning, AR.

Five staff members were assaulted after a scuffle with youth at the Illinois Youth Center in Harrisburg late last month. Todd Tumminia will have the latest on what officials plan to do next tonight on Heartland News.

Reported tornadoes and flash flooding hit the Heartland on Saturday. You can view a slideshow of Saturday's storms and storm damage photos sent in by viewers.

According to the National Weather Service, there was a possible tornado that briefly touched down in Clay County around 4:15 p.m., destroying the Corning Municipal Airport. 

The number of newborns hospitalized for drug addiction has soared in Kentucky over the last decade.

The Dyer County, TN sheriff's office continues to investigate the death of Karen Swift.

A spokeswoman says Gov. Pat Quinn's office is disappointed by an arbitrator's ruling that his administration must properly negotiate with state workers over the impact of prison closures.

A woman is behind bars and a West Frankfort man sent to the hospital after an alleged stabbing.

A hot summer gave Missourians plenty of reasons to want to cool off at state park swimming beaches, and a drought seems to have helped offer more opportunities to do so.

Despite the rain, drought conditions remain. Sunday marks 145 days of the drought in the Heartland.

Marking the end of the summer season, Labor Day celebrates the American worker. As you make your holiday preparations, check out some of these recipes designed to help you enjoy one last summertime meal.

Several communities in the Heartland are holding Labor Day weekend festivities.

Be sure to watch "Stars Across the Heartland," a one-hour special hosted by Mary-Ann Maloney and Jeff Cunningham, to see what your local MDA is doing to help improve lives:

Sunday, September 2nd - 7:00 p.m.
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Monday, September 3rd - 9:00 a.m.
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Have a safe and happy Sunday - 

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