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1 injured in Pemiscot Co. crash, armed robbery at gas station, Giffords' testimony

A crash in Pemiscot Co. injured one and shut down the Mississippi River Bridge on Wed. A crash in Pemiscot Co. injured one and shut down the Mississippi River Bridge on Wed.
Gabrielle Giffords gives testimony on gun control. Gabrielle Giffords gives testimony on gun control.
Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Mount Vernon, Ill. gas station. Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Mount Vernon, Ill. gas station.

It's Thursday and that means the weekend is right around the corner! Just a couple more days and we're home free.

We have a lot of great stories in the works for you on the Breakfast Show this morning. 

Join us at 4:30 for the latest details on the Wednesday night crash on the Mississippi River Bridge in Pemiscot County that seriously injured one person and shut down the bridge for a couple of hours. 

In other local news, police are currently investigating an armed robbery at a gas station in Mount Vernon, Ill. 

At 5:15 we'll tell you about the latest developments on the Mo. bill that would require first grade students to take a gun safety course. We'll also talk to some superintendents of the schools the bill would impact.

A major national story we continue to follow this morning is the hostage situation in Alabama involving a 5-year-old boy. Find out what police are doing to win the boy's safe release.

Other national headlines we'll bring you at 5:30 include today's Chuck Hagel hearings, Gabrielle Giffords' testimony on gun control and the public hearing held in Newtown, Conn. on Wednesday evening.

Then at 5:45 we'll have your latest health news including new dangers of childhood obesity and why being single could be bad for your health.

Inmates in Washington state are being credited with saving a little boy from a river. At 6:05, you can catch the full story.

Also today, a coroner's jury in Jackson County, Ill. will be investigating the mysterious death of a Carbondale woman. We'll bring you the latest from the Jackson County courthouse throughout the morning.

Don't forget that we're not only live on your television for the Breakfast Show, but we're also streaming online at kfvs12.com from your computer or iPad. 

Still holding on to some interesting pictures of the storm damage in your area? We'd love to see them! Send them into us at cNews.kfvs12.com.

Thanks for watching Heartland News, I hope you have a fabulous day!

Jen Baird
Digital Content Producer
KFVS12-Heartland News

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