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Layoffs in the Heartland, Marion police officers investigated, Girl with special needs handcuffed

Workforce officials confirm that more than 50 people are being laid off from Sabreliner Corporation. Workforce officials confirm that more than 50 people are being laid off from Sabreliner Corporation.
The FBI is investigating an incident involving two Marion Police officers. The FBI is investigating an incident involving two Marion Police officers.
Police arrested and handcuffed an 8-year-old special needs student in Illinois. Police arrested and handcuffed an 8-year-old special needs student in Illinois.

A Perryville manufacturing plant has laid off workers for the second time in just a couple of months. Tyler Profilet was in Perryville today and tells us why tonight at 5.

New numbers are out and the U.S. government reports that 236,000 jobs were added in February.

A company known for making sports caps sold around the world is closing its manufacturing facilities in Aurora at the end of the month and moving to Missouri.

Cardinals have set Tuesday as the start date for the conclave to elect the next pope.

The FBI is investigating an incident involving two Marion Police officers in connection to the way they treated someone who was arrested.

Bob Reeves says it will be partly to mostly cloudy tonight and breezy and warmer tomorrow.

Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick says the sheriff's office and the Illinois State Fire Marshall are investigating a house fire that happened in the Lake of Egypt area on Thursday.

Police administrators in the city of Alton say officers acted properly when they arrested and handcuffed an 8-year-old special needs student.

Tonight at 6, Holly Brantley has an update to a story we first brought you back in February about a missing man with Cape Girardeau ties.

Sen. Dick Durbin talked gun control strategy today in Chicago.

A northwestern Montana man shot and killed the host of the Sportsman Channel show "A Rifleman's Journal" while the TV personality was visiting the shooter's wife, police said Friday.

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is this year's recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

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