10-year-old dies after ATV wreck, Christmas decorations - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

10-year-old dies after ATV wreck, Christmas decorations destroyed, Slick roads

Christmas decorations were destroyed by fire. Christmas decorations were destroyed by fire.
Slick roads in the Heartland. Slick roads in the Heartland.

Sad to report, a 10-year-old boy who was injured Friday in an ATV wreck in Cape Girardeau County died Wednesday from his injuries.

A shed that housed Christmas decorations at a southern Illinois neighborhood known for its Christmas decorations was destroyed by a fire Thursday morning.

Some roads in the Heartland are still dangerous because of snow and/or ice.

Check out our "SLIDESHOW: Winter Storm in the Heartland part 3"

Jaime Travers says there's a chance of a light winter mix for tomorrow.

Shoppers were already out looking for deals with some of the snow out of the way. Todd Tumminia has the details tonight at six.

A new report from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services shows a 6 percent increase in reports of sex abuse across the 101 Illinois counties outside of Cook. Several southern Illinois counties have twice the state average of sex abuse.

Hunters using muzzleloaders, handguns and other non-traditional weapons took nearly 15,000 deer in Missouri's recent alternative methods deer season.

A St. Louis church has its antique Bible back, and a man suspected of stealing the 15-pound, 19th century Bible is in custody.

Around 150 new Illinois laws take effect on Jan. 1, ranging from bans on the possession of shark fins to prohibitions on employers asking job applicants for their social-media passwords.

Fontella Bass, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with "Rescue Me" in 1965, has died. She was 72.

Josh Frydman will have Christmas tournament highlights from Cape Girardeau, Bloomfield and Herrin!

Have a great evening -

James Long
KFVS-12 Digital Content Producer
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