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1 killed in fiery propane truck crash, Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage

The coroner is now on the scene of a serious wreck near the Perry - Randolph County Illinois line. (Photo Source: cNews) The coroner is now on the scene of a serious wreck near the Perry - Randolph County Illinois line. (Photo Source: cNews)
A woman was run over by a truck in a Cape Girardeau bank parking lot today. A woman was run over by a truck in a Cape Girardeau bank parking lot today.
People gathered at the high school on Monday to accept a proclamation from Mayor Ed DeGaris on behalf of the city of Poplar Bluff, officially declaring this anti-bullying week. People gathered at the high school on Monday to accept a proclamation from Mayor Ed DeGaris on behalf of the city of Poplar Bluff, officially declaring this anti-bullying week.
Julia Pierson is the first woman to lead the Secret Service. (Source: CNN) Julia Pierson is the first woman to lead the Secret Service. (Source: CNN)
David Brown is considered by many to be the last victim of Hurricane Katrina. David Brown is considered by many to be the last victim of Hurricane Katrina.

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Illinois State Police have confirmed one person had died in a fiery crash near the Perry-Randolph County line. Arnold Wyrick reports the coroner is on the scene and emergency crews have blocked off the area starting at Route 150 and Illinois Route 4.

Attorneys completed arguments today on same-sex marriage and California's Proposition 8 before the U.S. Supreme Court. At 9 and 10, Christy Millweard will have more on the public's opinion here in the Heartland and how some on social media have worked to spread equality.

A woman was run over by a truck in a Cape Girardeau bank parking lot today. The woman had injuries to her abdomen and was taken to the hospital. You can click here for more.

An Eldorado man was convicted Friday of first degree murder of a 4-year-old girl. Richard Turner II, 35, was convicted of the murder of Jessika R. James.

Poplar Bluff Junior and Senior High School students in the Human Heroes chapter of the national "Stand for the Silent" organization along with local law enforcement officials gathered to accept a proclamation from Mayor Ed DeGaris officially declaring this anti-bullying week.

President Barack Obama has appointed Julia Pierson as the next leader of the Secret Service. Pierson is the first female director of the agency.

U.S. troops at an airfield started packing up equipment this week amid preparations to withdraw from Afghanistan. The president announced in his State of the Union address the extraction of 34,000 troops - about half the U.S. force from Afghanistan - by early 2014.

Many people consider a man from Indiana, who went to New Orleans as a volunteer in the recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina, to be the last victim of the deadly storm. You can click here for his story.

Red or blue? When it comes to road baseball caps this season, the St. Louis Cardinals are letting fans decide. The Cardinals announced today they will let fans pick whether the team should stick with navy blue caps for road games, or go to red. Red caps are worn at home.

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
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