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Adult ADHD, Murphysboro toddler found wandering in cold, what DOW record high means for you

Supporters say marijuana can relieve continual pain without triggering the harmful effects that other prescription drugs may commonly cause. Supporters say marijuana can relieve continual pain without triggering the harmful effects that other prescription drugs may commonly cause.
Authorities say a central Illinois firefighter was killed and 5 of his colleagues injured when a tractor-trailer hit three emergency vehicles. Authorities say a central Illinois firefighter was killed and 5 of his colleagues injured when a tractor-trailer hit three emergency vehicles.
The Ice Cream Magic is just one of the items being tested on today's Does it Work Wednesday. The Ice Cream Magic is just one of the items being tested on today's Does it Work Wednesday.
A historic, downtown Chaffee building collapsed overnight. A historic, downtown Chaffee building collapsed overnight.

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The effects of Adult ADHD may be more common than you think. Tonight at 9 and 10 Christy Millweard will have the story of a man who says his diagnosis changed his life for the better.

Allison Twaits will bring us more about a little girl found wandering in the cold in a Murphysboro neighborhood, some claim for the second day in a row. Watch tonight at 9 and 10 for more.

A historic building in downtown Chaffee collapsed overnight. City Administrator Lee Horton is offering a warning to onlookers and the store next door will be staying closed for the time being to keep customers safe.

The DOW closed at a record high yesterday. Todd Tumminia answers a few questions on how it effects you. You can click here for more information.

An Illinois House Committee has approved a measure that would allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The House Human Services Committee voted 11-4 Wednesday to move the proposal to the full House for consideration.

Authorities say a McLean County, Ill. firefighter was killed and five of his colleagues injured when a tractor-trailer hit three emergency vehicles. The emergency responders were working at the scene of a previous freeway crash at the time.

Republican leaders say lawmakers needed to hear Gov. Pat Quinn's harsh words about Illinois' pension crisis today, but that the Chicago Democrat also shares in the blame.

In national news today, a 17-year-old girl is accused of kidnapping a 4-month-old baby in northeast Portland Tuesday. Around 7 a.m., woman – who doesn't know the family involved – walked outside of her home and discovered the baby boy underneath a tree in her front yard. "So. Found a baby on my lawn this morning. That's new," the woman tweeted. "The baby is fine. Cold, but safe."

A man wanted for a hit and run crash in New York City that killed a pregnant woman and her husband was arrested today, authorities said. Police say the suspected driver was arrested a mini-mart in Bethlehem, Pa.

A 50-state study says those with the most gun laws have the fewest gun-related deaths. The research doesn't prove that the number of laws makes a difference. And some experts say this kind of comparison is hard to do because states are different in so many ways. You can click here to read more on this story.

In case you missed earlier today, tune in tonight at 10 for the latest installment of Does it Work Wednesday. This week, Lauren tested the Tervis Tumbler and the Ice Cream Magic. Did they work? Click here for the story.

I hope you all have a great night!

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS

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