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Woman shot in stomach, Illinois car-jackings, Menard prison death, Mom guilty in baby's death

A woman was shot at this Bollinger County home overnight. A woman was shot at this Bollinger County home overnight.
David Pederson is accused of two car-jackings yesterday in Mt. Vernon (Source: Mt. Vernon PD) David Pederson is accused of two car-jackings yesterday in Mt. Vernon (Source: Mt. Vernon PD)
Authorities are calling a Menard inmate's death "suspicious." Authorities are calling a Menard inmate's death "suspicious."
Casey Parnell admitted her role in the death of her newborn baby (Source: MCHSI) Casey Parnell admitted her role in the death of her newborn baby (Source: MCHSI)

A woman was shot Wednesday morning during a possible domestic incident between her husband and father-in-law in Bollinger County. Holly Brantley was in Bollinger County today talking to the sheriff and will have the latest updates tonight at five. 

We are learning more about two car-jackings yesterday in Mount Vernon. One involved a woman and her two children being abducted by a man who was just released from prison. 

The southbound lanes of Interstate 55 are moving again after a rollover crash this morning near the 62.6 mile marker. The crash injured two people.

A St. Francois County man accused of ingesting meth and pot is facing involuntary manslaughter charges after rollover crash left a woman dead in January.

Authorities are calling the death of Menard Correctional Center inmate Tuesday night "suspicious."

Bob Reeves says rain is in the forecast. Tune in to his first forecast at 5:07 to find out when and where.

The hearing on the Defense of Marriage Act before the U.S. Supreme Court ended today after two hours. Reports say it is possible the high court could strike down the law.

A Bootheel man accused of killing his 3-year-old neighbor is scheduled to stand trial in November.

Police say a Caruthersville woman is facing charges after she allegedly stabbed a man on Friday.

A day of fishing turned into a scary situation for two fishermen in Butler County yesterday.  Todd Tumminia has the story tonight at six.

A food drive in Pinckneyville helps feed over 200 families. Allison Twaits has the details tonight at 6:06.

Josh Frydman has SIU spring football, SEMO baseball and more about last night's soccer tie between Mexico and USA.

They say you can get almost anything at Wal-Mart, but  a game warden says one hunter took it too far!

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James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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