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Carbondale police investigating homicide, Bell waives arraignment, zombie popularity linked to unhappy society

Carbondale police are investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old man. Carbondale police are investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old man.
Kenneth D. Bell (Source: Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County Major Case Squad) Kenneth D. Bell (Source: Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County Major Case Squad)
Andrew J. Delles (Source: Sikeston DPS) Andrew J. Delles (Source: Sikeston DPS)
The zombie mob originated in 2003 in Toronto, Lauro said, and popularity escalated dramatically in the United States in 2005, alongside a rise in dissatisfaction with the war in Iraq. The zombie mob originated in 2003 in Toronto, Lauro said, and popularity escalated dramatically in the United States in 2005, alongside a rise in dissatisfaction with the war in Iraq.
Austin Luye from Perryville faces multiple statutory rape and child molestation charges. (Source: St. Francois County Sheriff's Department) Austin Luye from Perryville faces multiple statutory rape and child molestation charges. (Source: St. Francois County Sheriff's Department)

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Carbondale police are investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old man. Police have confirmed that they have a suspect in the shooting investigation. Allison Twaits followed the story today. You can click here to read more and watch tonight at 9 and 10 for more on a vigil held for the victim.

The man accused of shooting and killing two people at a Cape Girardeau apartment building waived his arraignment Monday and pleaded not guilty. Christy Millweard will have more on the story tonight at 9 and 10.

An 18-year-old Perryville man remains behind bars accused of having sex with middle school students. Todd Tumminia covered the story today, and if you missed it earlier, you can click here to read it and watch it online.

A former Sikeston area school teacher who pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a child was sentenced to five years probation. The investigation began nearly a year ago, on March 22, 2012. You can click here for more on the story.

Parts of southern Illinois felt the earth move today. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 2.7 magnitude earthquake shook East-North-East of Benton, Ill.

Lawmakers in Kentucky were scheduled to reconvene this morning in a rush to pass some key measures before time runs out. Bills still pending include ones that would ensure soldiers deployed overseas can vote in Kentucky elections and a bill that would raise the minimum age for dropping out of school to 18.

New Yorkers can continue to buy super-sized sugary drinks after a judge says it's not legal to ban them. Today, New York Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling ruled the law invalid. The lawsuit was filed by the American Beverage Association.

Are you taking a bite of the new zombie craze? It seems the "living dead" are everywhere these days. To Clemson University professor Sarah Lauro, the phenomenon isn't harmful or a random fad, but part of a historical trend that mirrors a level of cultural dissatisfaction and economic upheaval.

A new study published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says clicking those friendly blue "like" buttons strewn across the web may be doing more than marking you as a fan of Coca-Cola or Lady Gaga. Researchers analyzed the likes of more 58,000 American Facebook users to make guesses about their personalities and behavior, and even whether they drank, smoked or did drugs.

One last thing, tomorrow is the 12th of the month and that means it's Pink Up! You can sign-up to receive our Pink Up e-mails once every month by clicking here.

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

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