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Cards win, Murder suspects in court, Judge bars IL prison closures-for now

Dakota Wall and Chad Bennett appeared in Perry County court today. Dakota Wall and Chad Bennett appeared in Perry County court today.
An Illinois judge is barring Gov. Pat Quinn from going forward with his plan to close two prisons. An Illinois judge is barring Gov. Pat Quinn from going forward with his plan to close two prisons.

The defending World Champion St. Louis Cardinals beat the Nationals 8-0 today under pitching ace Chris Carpenter. Todd Richards has game highlights at 5 and 6.

It's another umpiring call that went the St. Louis Cardinals way this postseason. And it's not the first time TV replays show umpire Jim Joyce missed a call at first base.

Two murder suspects were in court in Perry County, Illinois this morning, for the first time since officially being charged. 

A judge declined to return a murder charge against a woman accused of killing an 18-year-old Sikeston woman in 2010.

A 36-year-old Carmi man accused of killing a White County, Illinois couple was also in court today.

A Scott County jury today declined to return a murder charge against a teenage girl accused of killing an 18-year-old Sikeston woman in 2010.

An Illinois judge is barring Gov. Pat Quinn from going forward with his plan to close two prisons, at least for now.

We are learning more about a former Farmington firefighter is accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage girl.

A section of road washed out by Spring 2011 flooding near Wappapello Lake is now open.

You may remember back in June when a deadly tornado rolled through Dielstadt killing three people. Well today, the city took a step in preparing residents. Todd Tumminia joins us live at 5 with more.

A woman was tied up and raped in her Cape Girardeau home in 1981. Now more than three decades later she finally sees justice served as her attacker learns he'll likely spend the rest of his life in prison. Tonight Holly Brantley has her story and more on how investigators were able to link the attacker to the crime tonight at six.

A southeast Missouri judge says he'll resolve next month a wrongful-death lawsuit against the former Anheuser Busch chief executive over the 2010 drug overdose death of that beer magnate's girlfriend.

A section of a parking garage under construction at a community college collapsed Wednesday, killing one worker and trapping at least two others.

Bob Reeves says expect it to be mostly clear and colder tonight with lows about 33 to 40. 

According to Isle of Capri, the new Cape Girardeau casino is set to open by November 1.

Warm up Lava Seat in the microwave and it stays warm for six hours, but Does it Work?

The seven firefighters from the Illinois Army National Guard's 662nd Engineer Firefighting Detachment who served in Afghanistan will return home Oct. 10.

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