Train hits tractor-trailer, cold temps, inauguration, MLK day - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Train hits tractor-trailer, cold temps, inauguration, MLK day

A Burlington Northern train struck the trailer of a tractor-trailer hauling corn this morning south of Cape Girardeau. A Burlington Northern train struck the trailer of a tractor-trailer hauling corn this morning south of Cape Girardeau.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were ceremonially sworn in today for their second term. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were ceremonially sworn in today for their second term.
Ceremonies were held in across the Heartland to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ceremonies were held in across the Heartland to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A public visitation for baseball great Stan Musial will be Thursday in St. Louis. A public visitation for baseball great Stan Musial will be Thursday in St. Louis.

A truck driver has only minor injuries after a train hit a tractor-trailer carrying grain on AB Highway (Nash Road) south of Cape Girardeau.

Murder-suicide is suspected after two men were shot to death in the eastern Missouri town of Park Hills. Today, police released the names of the men involved in the shooting.

St. Louis police say the gun used in a shooting last week at a downtown business college had been stolen in a 2011 burglary in St. Louis County.

Six people escaped a house fire early this morning at a large, rural farmhouse near Delta, Mo.

A mobile home in Millersville, Mo. is a total loss following a fire early this morning.

Brr! Temperatures are tumbling. Laura Wibbenmeyer has the chilly forecast tonight.

It's not what you would typically think of when it starts getting colder, but pest companies say they are busy.  Different little critters and insects are trying to stay warm. Todd Tumminia caught up with a pest control company in Cape Girardeau. Hear from the company tonight on Heartland News at 6.

Before an enthusiastic crowd of several hundred thousand that packed the National Mall, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were ceremonially sworn in today for their second term. Read the full transcript of President Obama's inaugural address. See this slideshow of the sights from today's inauguration ceremonies.

Ceremonies were held in Cape Girardeau and Carbondale today in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day.

Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says Illinois is running out of money for child welfare, workers' compensation and services for seniors and the disabled.

A public visitation for baseball great Stan Musial will be Thursday at the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis, with a funeral Mass on Saturday.

Bundle up and stay warm!

Christy Hendricks
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