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Man charged with boys' murder, Bison hit by semi, Beautiful day

31-year-old Josh Maynard faces murder charges (Source: Reynolds County SO) 31-year-old Josh Maynard faces murder charges (Source: Reynolds County SO)
A semi hit a bison on I-55 this morning. A semi hit a bison on I-55 this morning.
It was a spring-like day today. Laura has your first forecast at 6:02 p.m. It was a spring-like day today. Laura has your first forecast at 6:02 p.m.

A Naylor man is behind bars on murder charges in connection with a fire that killed two young boys. Todd Tumminia has been following this story from it's beginning, and has the details at 6.

No bull: A tractor-trailer hit a bison on Interstate 55 Saturday morning.

What a beautiful day to be outside! Laura Wibbenmeyer says tomorrow brings a good chance of showers and a chance of T-storms.

Police are investigating an incident after a man was being treated at a local hospital for a gunshot wound early Saturday morning in Carbondale.

A Paducah man is in jail on drug and assault charges after deputies say he assaulted his girlfriend and his 9-year-old son.

Authorities are searching for a missing 26-year-old woman from Miner, Missouri. According to Miner Police Chief Chris Griggs, Jordan Miller, 26, has been missing since Thursday afternoon or night.

The Sistine chimney has been installed as the conclave to choose the next pope nears.

U.S. senators' "Gang of 8" hope to overhaul the nation's byzantine immigration laws.

Two suicide bombings and a host of looming disagreements with the Afghan president cast a shadow on Saturday over U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's first visit to Afghanistan.

It's the weekend to spring ahead for daylight saving time. Most Americans will get an hour less sleep but will gain an hour more of evening sunlight in the coming months.

Todd Richards has college and high school hoops scores and highlights, including Jackson who played DeSmet today in the state quarterfinals.

Join Crystal Britt, Laura Wibbenmeyer and Todd Richards for Heartland News at 6, 9 and 10.

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