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Beating suspects face new charges, Baby survives deadly crash, Organ transplant rabies death

These four teens are now facing felony charges in connection to a beating incident. These four teens are now facing felony charges in connection to a beating incident.
A baby survived a deadly crash in western Ky. A baby survived a deadly crash in western Ky.
An Illinois transplant patient is having to get rabies shots. An Illinois transplant patient is having to get rabies shots.

A brutal beating of a sixteen year old Anna boy sends him to the hospital and four other teenagers to jail. Now, the four teens behind bars are facing new felony charges.

The northbound lanes of Interstate 57 on the Missouri side is shut down at the 12 mile marker due to a tractor-trailer fire in Illinois, according to Charleston DPS. We'll have the latest tonight at five.

An infant was discovered in the backseat of a car involved in a deadly crash on Thursday afternoon in western Ky.

The Obama administration will add 14 interceptors to a West Coast-based missile defense system, reflecting concern about North Korea's focus on developing nuclear weapons.

President Barack Obama on Friday urged Congress to authorize spending $2 billion over the next decade to expand research into electric cars and bio fuels to wean automobiles off gasoline.

Who should decide what your kid learns in school? Should it be the local district, the state or a nationwide "common core" of standards? Tyler Profilet has the latest on the ongoing debate tonight at five.

An Illinois organ transplant recipient is receiving anti-rabies shots after another recipient from the same donor died of the disease.

Todd Tumminia KFVS spent the day at the Kenny Rogers Children's Center in Sikeston today. They are gearing up for the 33rd Annual Telethon this weekend. Be sure to tune into Heartland News at 6 to find out what you can do to help this wonderful cause.

 What a beautiful day outside! Although-Bob Reeves says we could see rain by Sunday.

Rod Blagojevich's wife says the former Illinois governor is teaching Civil War history and learning to play the guitar while serving his prison sentence for corruption.

Police are looking for two suspects after someone was hit on the head and robbed early Friday morning in Mt. Vernon.

The Shawnee National Forest is closing LaRue Road #345-also known as the Snake Road-between mile post 3.0 and mile post 5.8. This section of the road will remain closed from March 15-May 15.

Jackson County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating an incident where a person was hospitalized with severe burns.

Rural Health, Inc. and Anna-Jonesboro Community High School will open a health clinic after getting a $264,423 grant.

A quick-thinking high school band director is being credited with helping to save a busload of Missouri students bound for Florida.

Sikeston won the Boys Class 4 third place game 55-54 against Liberty. Dexter lost 54-35 to Smithville in Girls Class 3 third place game. Josh Frydman has the details from Columbia.

Eastern Ky. comes to Capaha Field to take on the Redhawks in an OVC baseball match up.  If you can't make it to the game watch the live WebCast scheduled for Friday evening at 5 PM CT.

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