Flu epidemic, Workers not using vacation time, New tax refund - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Flu epidemic, Workers not using all vacation time, New tax refund option in Mo.

More and more workers are not using all of their vacation time. More and more workers are not using all of their vacation time.
Missourians will have a new option for tax refunds. Missourians will have a new option for tax refunds.

A flu epidemic has spread to 41 states much earlier than normal peak flu seasons.

Illinois health officials say 368 people in the state have been admitted to hospital intensive care units with the flu this season and 27 have died.

It's been reported there have already been more than 9,800 cases of the flu this year in Missouri.

You can still give the gift of life by donating at the Heartland Blood Drive today! Click here for locations!

More and more workers are choosing not to use all of their vacation time. Crystal Britt tells us why tonight at five.

Citizens have a new option to choose from when getting a tax refund from the State of Missouri.

The Illinois Department of Revenue announced Friday that Illinois follow federal guidelines recently announced by the Internal Revenue Service.

A newly sworn-in Ky. State Representative has introduced the 'Buy America' bill as his first piece of legislation.

Bob Reeves says we are in for a big change heading back to colder weather.

Cape Girardeau downtown streets are receiving a small face lift.

A Harrisburg man faces battery charges after reportedly trying to choke a West Frankfort police officer.

A judge has granted authorities permission to exhume the body of a Chicago lottery winner who was fatally poisoned with cyanide.

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says neglect and abuse killed 90 children in the state last year. Carly O'Keefe talked to the Jefferson County coroner about this sad statistic.

Missouri House Democrats have decided to prohibit smoking in their offices and plan to seek broader smoking restrictions at the state Capitol.

The impact last year's drought had on Illinois corn and soybean crops is about to be known.

President Obama said today that accelerating the transition to Afghan security control this spring would set the stage for further withdrawal of U.S. and other foreign forces.

Be sure to join Todd Richards tonight for the 2013 debut of Heartland Hoops with scores and highlights from your favorite team!

Have a great night -

James Long
KFVS-12 Digital Content Producer
Office: (573) 519-0163
News Tip Line (800) 455-KFVS
Newsroom Fax (573) 335-7723

Powered by Frankly