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Flooding concerns, Football players guilty, Pope talks with the people

There are flooding concerns in Cairo, Illinois and Mississippi County, Mo (Source: Mike Mohundro). There are flooding concerns in Cairo, Illinois and Mississippi County, Mo (Source: Mike Mohundro).
Two teen football players were found guilty Sunday of rape. Two teen football players were found guilty Sunday of rape.
Pope Francis stamped his own style on the papacy Sunday. Pope Francis stamped his own style on the papacy Sunday.

Mississippi County and the city of Cairo, Illinois have had their fair share of flooding in the past. Now with river levels above flood stage, people tend to keep a closer eye on the readings. Hear what residents have to say tonight at 9 & 10.

A boil water order has been issued for the Village of Gorham for customers of Gorham Water Works.

In a pushback led by the meat and poultry industries, state legislators across the country are introducing laws making it harder for animal welfare advocates to investigate cruelty and food safety cases. 

A driver crashed into a natural gas pipeline Sunday in New Madrid County.

Folks in southern Illinois claim they heard a 'loud boom' on Saturday afternoon. Arnold Wyrick investigated and has the details tonight at 9 & 10.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says showers continue this evening with a few T'storms even possible after midnight.

A woman whose shooting of a former Cubs baseball player in 1949 inspired a book and the movie "The Natural" has died.

Agriculture officials want to recognize more Missouri farms that have been in the same family for at least 100 years.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has made jobs a regular feature of his recent speeches.

Two members of Steubenville's celebrated high school football team were found guilty Sunday of rape.

Walking up to crowds, shaking hands with surprised bystanders in the street, mixing his formal speeches with off-the-cuff remarks, Pope Francis stamped his own style on the papacy Sunday.

Heartland News producer Marsha Heller says her kids love to help assemble her Chicken Lasagna Cups. Try out this new Heartland Cooks recipe!

Police are investigating what caused a bus carrying a college women's lacrosse team to veer off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and crash into a tree, killing a pregnant coach, her unborn child and the driver.

Even as it faces budget cuts and forced employee furloughs, the Pentagon is spending nearly a $1 billion a year on a program that sends unemployment checks to former troops who left the military voluntarily.

Wearing a replica of one of the organization's uniforms, Singer/actress Madonna called on the Boy Scouts to lift its ban on gays.

Josh Frydman has NCAA basketball scores and highlights and will tell you who Mizzou plays in the tournament. And, be sure to catch the Heartland Sports NCAA special with Todd and Josh Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Whether you are Irish or not, here are some St. Patrick's Day traditions & facts.

Have a great evening & Happy St. Pat's Day - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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