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Armed and Dangerous man on the loose, Missouri murder verdict, Illinois prison killing

Butler County authorities are search for this man who is considered armed and dangerous (Source: Butler County SO). Butler County authorities are search for this man who is considered armed and dangerous (Source: Butler County SO).
This woman was found guilty of first degree murder. This woman was found guilty of first degree murder.
Police are investigating a prison killing in Illinois. Police are investigating a prison killing in Illinois.

Good afternoon-Here are the stories we are working to bring you for tonight's Heartland News:

Police are actively searching for a man they say shot two people during a home invasion early Friday morning in Butler County and then assaulted a former relative in Fisk, Mo. Police believe the man is on a narcotic substance. Also, a nearby school is on lock down as a precaution. 

Tyler Profilet was in Butler County today and has the latest on this developing story.

A jury trial has ended in a guilty verdict for a Ripley County woman who was charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

The murder and death of an inmate at Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois has been termed "suspicious." Allison Twaits talks to a prison union spokesperson tonight at five.

Meteorologist Bob Reeves say we will probably see snow showers Saturday morning and sun on 'big game' Sunday!

The school bus in which the driver was fatally shot and from which a 5-year-old child was abducted in Alabama is being moved.

In the second deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in five months, a suicide bomber struck the American Embassy in Ankara, Turkey on Friday.

The president Friday proposed a work-around for religious nonprofits that object to providing health insurance that covers birth control.

NASA paused to remember the crew of the Columbia and reflect on a puzzling accident ten years ago.

A co-worker of a stiffed waitress posted a pastor's comments left on a receipt at a St. Louis Applebee's. The pastor is now speaking out about the much talked about incident.

Momentum is growing for naming a new Mississippi River bridge at St. Louis after Stan Musial.

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says the director of the federal Bureau of Prisons told him the Justice Department is moving forward with plans to open a prison in northwestern Illinois.

Studies show more and more people are working into their 60s and 70s due to financial reasons. Crystal Britt talked to one woman who is doing just that.

Students in Jackson are learning how to pay it forward and make class projects for their community. Holly Brantley has the details tonight at six.

Todd Richards has Heartland Hoops scores and highlights.

Watch a Sea Otter make his 'big game' hits for Sunday tonight at 6:15!

Have a great evening -

James Long
KFVS12 Digital Content Producer
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