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Waller search, House fires, Cairo water issues, Daredevil breaks record

Search & Rescue teams joined in the search for Jacque Waller today (Source: Arnold Wyrick). Search & Rescue teams joined in the search for Jacque Waller today (Source: Arnold Wyrick).
Cairo residents are experiencing a water shortage (Source: Arnold Wyrick). Cairo residents are experiencing a water shortage (Source: Arnold Wyrick).
Crews battled this structure fire in Malden (Source: Chris White). Crews battled this structure fire in Malden (Source: Chris White).

The search for missing mother of three Jacque Waller continued on Sunday into southern Illinois.

Fire crews were up early in Malden, Mo. responding to a structure fire. And, wind battled firefighters trying to put out an early-morning blaze in Ware, Illinois.

Transportation officials say the Dorena-Hickman Ferry has halted operation due to high winds.  The ferry will be closed for the remainder of the day.

Officials are warning motorists to watch for deer on the roadways in Kentucky.

Mo. drivers are urged to share the road this week during 'Operation Safe Driver Week.'

A Central Illinois man was injured after a fall at the Garden of the Gods.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says scattered showers and thunderstorms are still possible throughout the day, some of which could be on the strong to severe side. Expect it to be clear and cooler this evening.

Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, an outspoken Republican-turned-Democrat from Pennsylvania, has died at 82.

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon and Republican challenger Dave Spence both oppose a ballot measure that would give the governor greater power in picking Missouri's top judges.

At the main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, dozens of people are working day and night to bring a meningitis outbreak under control.

Clapping, laughter and tears filled the mission control room as Austrian pilot and BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner began his historic fall from space.

In thousands of Earth orbits, the space shuttle Endeavour traveled 123 million miles. But the last few miles of its final journey are proving hard to get through.

The Cards and Giants meet tonight to begin the NLCS Championship Series.

Josh Frydman will have NFL & SEMO soccer highlights.

Finally, a raccoon with a jar stuck on its head finally got some help!

Have a great evening - 

James Long
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