Heartland storm damage, Sikeston bingo robbery, gun control debate vote

Severe weather impacted several parts of the Heartland Wednesday night.
Severe weather impacted several parts of the Heartland Wednesday night.
The U.S. Senate is set to vote on whether or not to have a gun control debate.
The U.S. Senate is set to vote on whether or not to have a gun control debate.
A bingo game was robbed in Sikeston Wednesday.
A bingo game was robbed in Sikeston Wednesday.
Fewer Ill. residents are getting health insurance from employers.
Fewer Ill. residents are getting health insurance from employers.

Good morning to you!

I hope you made it through the storms without too much damage.

We'll be recapping the storm damage that impacted much of the Heartland Wednesday night this morning on the Breakfast Show.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency following the storms and damage in several parts of the state. Click here for more information.

Tune in to the Breakfast Show for details on a fire in Vanduser and a rollover crash on I-55.

New this morning at 5, we'll bring you the latest on a shooting in Howardville Wednesday night.

We've been working overnight on a story that continues to develop out of Sikeston. The American Legion was robbed during a bingo game by three armed suspects. Tune in at 5:14 for details.

Catch what's trending online Thursday morning with me around 5:45.

At 6:05 learn about a new Cape Girardeau DWI task force.

Join us for 12 minutes of commercial-free news starting at 6:45. Thursday's topics include a Scott County fraud arrest, a knifing in Bollinger County and the U.S. Senate is set to vote on whether to have a debate on gun control. 

Head to kfvs12.com for details on fewer people in Illinois getting health insurance from employers. Also, the state of Kentucky provides big grants for rubber mulch and the Missouri House has rejected education legislation.

Be sure to send your pictures of Wednesday night's weather to our cNews page.

Click here to join our live stream of the Breakfast Show from 4:30 to 7 a.m.

Have a great morning!

Jen Baird
Digital Content Producer
KFVS12-Heartland News
jenniferbaird@kfvs12.com

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