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Ricin arrest, Scott County flooding, Probation for dog killing

This man has been arrested in connection to Ricin laced letters sent to the president and a congressman (Source: (Source: WMC-TV) This man has been arrested in connection to Ricin laced letters sent to the president and a congressman (Source: (Source: WMC-TV)
Todd Tumminia took this photo of a home in Scott County facing flooding. Todd Tumminia took this photo of a home in Scott County facing flooding.
A Farmington man has been sentenced for killing his girlfriend's Chihuahua. A Farmington man has been sentenced for killing his girlfriend's Chihuahua.

Good afternoon - Here are some of the stories we are working to bring you for tonight's Heartland News ...

Federal authorities have made an arrest in connection with the poisoned letters sent to President Barack Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker. 

Todd Tumminia says from what he can see, three homes off County Road 308 in Scott County are water locked due to flooding. Neighbors say two of the families have left and are living with family and friends. The other is staying put. Look for more tonight on Heartland News.

Here is a list of flooded roads in the Heartland.

A sinkhole in Cape Girardeau may be getting bigger according to police.

A Cape Girardeau woman was injured Saturday morning after the car she was driving hydroplaned on a wet road and overturned in Scott County.

When will the rain end? Laura Wibbenmeyer lets us know tonight with her StormTeam forecast.

A Farmington, Mo. man who killed his girlfriend's pet Chihuahua by throwing it against a wall has been sentenced to probation at his trial in central Illinois.

Volunteers were out at Arena Park in Cape Girardeau on Saturday for a Stuff-A-Truck event benefiting a shelter in Delta.

A nationwide Drug Take Back event took place on Saturday. Dozens of locations in the Heartland participated in helping people get rid of any medications not needed in area households. 

Reports say the Federal Aviation Administration claims that the U.S. air traffic system will resume normal operations by Sunday evening.

Sadly, a 50-year-old Wappapello man is dead as a result of a crash Friday in Wayne County, Missouri.

Kentucky offers a wide variety of license plates to drivers.

A southern Illinois man has been convicted of sex charges involving a minor after a three day trial in Saline County.

Josh Frydman has spring football highlights from Southeast Mo. State's scrimmage today.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
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