How to stay healthy while working night shifts, Jonesboro soldier welcomed home, feral hog population growing

The state wants to put up signs in pharmacies across the state to warn people that there are serious consequences to smurfing.
The state wants to put up signs in pharmacies across the state to warn people that there are serious consequences to smurfing.
Holly Brantley was there as a team shut down the Mingo Wildlife Refuge for a big operation to hunt down feral hogs.
Holly Brantley was there as a team shut down the Mingo Wildlife Refuge for a big operation to hunt down feral hogs.
Spc. Jerod Schaefer of Jonesboro returned from Afghanistan.
Spc. Jerod Schaefer of Jonesboro returned from Afghanistan.
A Mo. energy center is offering a "Falcon Watch" camera.
A Mo. energy center is offering a "Falcon Watch" camera.
The Lighting Science Group has recalled the bulbs because they could overheat during use posing a fire hazard.
The Lighting Science Group has recalled the bulbs because they could overheat during use posing a fire hazard.

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Christy Millweard will have a story tonight at 9 and 10 about how to stay healthy while working a night shift.

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wants to cut down on the number of "smurfs" giving Pseudoephedrine to meth users. Smurfs are people who buy cold and allergy medicine and sell it to people who make meth.

Kennett police arrested two people after an air conditioning unit was stolen from a business. Officers photographed the scene and recovered several items of evidence.

Conservation agents believe Missouri's largest hog population may be growing near Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, and they want to stay ahead of the problem.

A Jonesboro soldier received a special welcome home today from elementary students. Click here to see pictures of the homecoming. Arnold Wyrick will have more on his return tonight at 9 and 10.

A Ware teen has been sentenced to serve nine years behind bars in connection to several arson incidents in 2012.

The name has been released of a 99-year-old woman killed in a house fire in Benton, Ill. today. A neighbor who saw smoke coming from the home called 911 around 8:48 a.m.

The Ameren Missouri Sioux Energy Center in St. Louis announced their female peregrine falcon, SiouxZee laid her first egg on Tuesday. You can click here to see their "Falcon Watch" camera.

In national news, a brand of LED light bulbs has been recalled due to a fire hazard. The Lighting Science Group has recalled the bulbs because they could overheat during use posing a fire hazard.

Amber Ruch
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