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"Frankenstorm," deadly shooting, Safe House for Women

This is a satellite image of Hurricane Sandy from around 9:10 EST this morning. Photo Credit: NASA GOES Project This is a satellite image of Hurricane Sandy from around 9:10 EST this morning. Photo Credit: NASA GOES Project

Hurricane Sandy has gained strength and picked up speed, and the National Hurricane Center is saying what has been dubbed "Frankenstorm" will slam into the New Jersey coast early this evening.  Todd Tumminia talked to folks from the Heartland who are on the East Coast. Learn more about Sandy on our Hurricane Season page.

A 19-year-old man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Poplar Bluff turned himself in to police this morning. He faces second degree murder and armed criminal action charges.

Cape Girardeau police are searching for a suspect or suspects after several cars were broken into overnight.

Miner police arrested a Springfield man Monday in connection with stolen items from Best Buy in Cape Girardeau.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration has asked a judge in Cook County to allow the state to proceed with prison closures after an arbitrator ruled that officials had followed the necessary rules.

Missourians who plan to vote absentee must get their ballot soon.

The mother of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has died.

According to information provided by the Safe House for Women in Cape Girardeau, one fourth of all relationships include some type of violence. The Safe House and other Heartland shelters offer immediate help to victims of domestic violence. Kathy Sweeney profiles a woman who came to the Safe House last year to seek help and how she's making a fresh start.

The city of Cape Girardeau wants your opinion about a possible change to the city's liquor ordnance.

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