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New I-Team report, Nixon wants to add $10M for mental health, IL conceal-carry hearings

MO Gov. Nixon wants to add $10 million to mental health care. MO Gov. Nixon wants to add $10 million to mental health care.
The Illinois House Speaker is seeking public input on concealed carry of firearms. The Illinois House Speaker is seeking public input on concealed carry of firearms.

Kathy Sweeney's next I-Team report at 6:04 applies to all of us, because it seems if you live in the Heartland, you'll either end up with storm-damaged property someday-or you'll know someone who will.    

A tractor-trailer rolled over after a crash on Interstate-55 sometime before noon on Thursday, shutting down the northbound lanes for several hours.

A man was arrested late Wednesday night after leading Ste. Genevieve County sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase in Perry County.

A former Southeast Missouri State student accused of trying to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in New York with what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb pleaded guilty Thursday to terrorism charges.

Governor Jay Nixon wants to add an additional ten million dollars for mental health care into next year's budget. Tyler Profilet is live at 5 with more on the impact this money will have.

Police are investigating a domestic assault and stabbing that happened early Thursday morning on Lorimer Street in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

The Kennett Police Department is moving to the city hall due to a potential health hazard.

A north-western Tennessee man is in custody following a double homicide. The suspect's father is among the victims.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says raising the minimum wage from $8.25 to $10 per hour will create jobs.

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is seeking public input on concealed carry of firearms and gun safety at two hearings later this month.

Kelly Schools are beefing up school security following the CT school shootings, and are holding a meeting on potential changes. Christy Millweard is sitting in on the meeting and has the details coming up at 6.

Police are still looking for a man accused of shooting a woman Tuesday evening. That suspect may be in the Heartland.

And, police continue to look for a suspect who robbed the Cape Regional Credit Union Wednesday afternoon.

Get your umbrella out-Bob Reeves says rain is moving into the Heartland this afternoon.

Have a great night - 

James Long
KFVS12.com Digital Content Producer
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