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How popes choose their names, Perryville Police Chief resigns

Newly elected Pope Francis I, formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, greets the crowd outside St. Peter's Basilica. (Source: Vatican TV/CNN) Newly elected Pope Francis I, formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, greets the crowd outside St. Peter's Basilica. (Source: Vatican TV/CNN)
Keith Tarrillion turned in his resignation today. Keith Tarrillion turned in his resignation today.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, mailed their yearly flood notice. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, mailed their yearly flood notice.
Baby Boone Cole Ditton was born 3-13-13 at 3:13 p.m. (Source: Saint Francis Medical Center) Baby Boone Cole Ditton was born 3-13-13 at 3:13 p.m. (Source: Saint Francis Medical Center)
The handball court may be 170 years old, and currently sits next to the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus. (Source: KFVS photojournalist Mike Mohundro) The handball court may be 170 years old, and currently sits next to the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus. (Source: KFVS photojournalist Mike Mohundro)

Good evening,

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been chosen as the leader of the Catholic Church. He will take the name of Pope Francis. Christy Millweard will have local reaction to this choice, tonight at 9 and 10.

Speaking of pope names, how do popes choose their names? Once elected by the papal conclave, the prospective pope is asked two questions: Do you accept? And then: What name will you take? Click here for more information on the traditions of pope naming.

Perryville Police Chief Keith Tarrillion turned in his resignation today. It all stems from a recent complaint filed within the police department, alleging misconduct.

Arnold Wyrick will bring you the story tonight about the beating of a 16-year-old boy that landed four others teenagers in jail. Watch as he talks to the victim, tonight at 9 and 10.

A Union County man is dead after an ATV crash west of Jonesboro, Ill. near Route 146. Authorities are still investigating.

A baby boy was born today, 3-13-13 at 3:13 p.m. at Saint Francis Medical Center. Boone Cole Ditto weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

Fulton, Ky. police are investigating after skeletal remains were found inside a house on Tuesday. A neighbor found the skeletal remains of a body, police say they are believed to be of a male.

Work began today to tear down a 170-year-old Irish handball court in Cape Girardeau. The court sits next to the Southeast Missouri State University Campus and is part of the old St. Vincent's college that was founded in 1843.

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

Amber Ruch
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