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New Pope selected, Perryville police chief resigns, Where Poplar Bluff inmates escaped

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has taken the name of Pope Francis I. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has taken the name of Pope Francis I.
Perryville Police Chief Keith Tarrillion resigned today. Perryville Police Chief Keith Tarrillion resigned today.
Police say the inmates escaped through the ceiling. (Source: Tyler Profilet, KFVS) Police say the inmates escaped through the ceiling. (Source: Tyler Profilet, KFVS)

The leader of the Catholic Church has been chosen. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has taken the name of Pope Francis I. Allison Twaits has reaction from the Heartland tonight at five.

Perryville Police Chief Keith Tarrillion turned in his resignation on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Cape Girardeau has been without a police chief for some time. Tyler Profilet has the details at five.

Anna Police Chief Dale Foster says four teenagers were taken into police custody in connection to a 16-year-old's beating over the weekend.

Work has begun to tear down a 170-year-old Irish handball court in Cape Girardeau.

All three escaped inmates from the Butler County Justice Center are back in custody, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. Tonight, Todd Tumminia has a behind the scenes look at the jail pod they broke out of and also where they were found.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, mailed their yearly flood notice Wednesday to those who live in, operate and/or do business in the Birds Point New Madrid Floodway in Missouri.

Fulton police are investigating after skeletal remains were found inside a house on Tuesday.

Prosecutors have charged a Bismarck woman after she reportedly shot a man in the shoulder on Sunday.

A suspect has not yet been detained in the shooting death of four people in upstate New York.

Anglers are on the hunt in western Kentucky for a pesky fish whose exploding population is threatening two of the state's most popular lakes.

A western Kentucky dog trapped in a burning home survived the ordeal thanks to the quick-thinking of firefighters.

A star of the TV show "Moonshiners" has been arrested for public intoxication.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a test drive with NASCAR driver, Jeff Gordon?

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