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Levee report concerns, Widow of hiker speaks, Deadly fire

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The widow and mother of 3 hikers who died last weekend speaks out about their deaths. The widow and mother of 3 hikers who died last weekend speaks out about their deaths.
Two people were found dead and one severely burned in a fire Friday morning. Two people were found dead and one severely burned in a fire Friday morning.

Inspectors taking the first-ever inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures they say are at risk of failing and endangering people and property-including a levee in Brookport, Illinois. Allison Twaits got reaction to the report from some who live there and has the details at five.

The widow of a man who died with two of their young sons during a Reynolds County, Mo. hike told fellow mourners that she grapples for words but knows that her family knew she loved them.

Two people were found dead and one severely burned in a fire in Union City, Tennessee early Friday morning.

Police have arrested a man whose 3-year-old son was found wandering outside, dressed in only his underwear.

Former Missouri Gov. Bob Holden says he was robbed while walking to lunch in downtown St. Louis.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted Friday on charges that he used his office for personal gain while the city was struggling to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

The body of an Illinois man who was poisoned with cyanide after winning the lottery was exhumed Friday for an autopsy that authorities hope will help solve the mystery surrounding his death.

A Missouri lawmaker wants to further limit the amount of a popular cold and allergy medicine people can buy each month.

We'll take you to an Ag Expo and hospital ribbon cutting held today in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

The bloody 3-day hostage standoff at a natural gas plant in the Sahara took a dramatic turn Friday.

In a couple days, our president will be sworn in for his second term. Today, a 5th grade class in Cairo, Ill. had an inaugural ceremony of their own. Todd Tumminia joins us live at five with more.

Police are asking for help identifying a man suspected of passing counterfeit $100 bills at two Paducah-area businesses.

Enrollment is up at several Heartland colleges.

Jaime Travers says tomorrow will be warmer but quite breezy.

Join Sports Director Todd Richards tonight for Heartland Hoops!

Have a great evening -

James Long
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