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Train vs. car crash, BBQ, Amber Alert

This is what happened after a semi was hit by a train in Chester, Illinois (Source: cNews). This is what happened after a semi was hit by a train in Chester, Illinois (Source: cNews).

A Union Pacific train hit a semi truck that was crossing the tracks in Chester, Illinois. Charges are pending.

An Amber Alert is in effect for the two children who went missing after their grandparents' home went up in flames Sunday.

According to Charleston, Mo. DPS, the southbound lanes of Interstate 57 starting at mile marker 11 were closed all morning due to a semi vs. car crash.

A Poplar Bluff man has serious injuries and faces charges following a car crash early Saturday morning.

A minivan hit a pedestrian Saturday morning after the driver claimed she was "blinded by the sun." 

Who doesn't love good BBQ? We'll show you all the mouth watering meats from the 'Barbecue on the River Festival' in Paducah.

When the charity, 18 fore life heard about 10 year old Brendan Wallis, a little boy fighting terminal cancer, Chairman Scott Kruse says he couldn't help but reach out.

Missouri's senators have asked the U.S. Army for more information about a chemical spraying program that included testing in St. Louis about 50 years ago.

Illinois State Police District 13 plans to combat impaired driving with Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement Patrols (A.C.E.) during the month of October.

Happy National Coffee Day! A new survey has released the Top 10 professions that consume the most coffee. Is your job on the list?

Here's our facebook talker of the day: An inspector found road-kill in KY restaurant's kitchen!

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