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Driver charged with murder, Former coach charged in federal theft bust

One person was killed and five were injured after a crash at this house in Sikeston yesterday. One person was killed and five were injured after a crash at this house in Sikeston yesterday.
Poplar Bluff Police arrested a man accused in a shooting Sunday. Poplar Bluff Police arrested a man accused in a shooting Sunday.
The beds in the Jefferson County Justice Center won't remain empty much longer. The beds in the Jefferson County Justice Center won't remain empty much longer.
B.J. Smith, a former SEMO women's basketball coach, was arrested in a multi-state car theft conspiracy. B.J. Smith, a former SEMO women's basketball coach, was arrested in a multi-state car theft conspiracy.
(Source: Sports Illustrated) (Source: Sports Illustrated)

Good afternoon to you! 

We're learning more details about a crash in Sikeston last night that killed one person and left five others injured (including three children.) Todd Tumminia talked with a neighbor who witnessed the crash.

Poplar Bluff Police arrested a person suspected of being involved in a shooting late yesterday afternoon.

The body found in the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau yesterday has been identified as a St. Louis area man.

The beds in the Jefferson County Justice Center in Illinois won't remain empty much longer. The jail has been cleared to bring back Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees. Allison Twaits explains on Heartland News at 6 why this is good news for government offices in the county that have been operating for months without any cash flow.

A former Southeast Missouri State University women's basketball coach has been arrested by federal authorities in a multi-state car theft conspiracy that involves more than 100 vehicles.

A Carrier Mills man was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl.

The Red Cross has launched new, free apps for your cell phone and they could save your life during an emergency. Holly Brantley profiles five apps from the Red Cross tonight on Heartland News at 6.

Here is a story that has been shared a lot from our Facebook page today. A woman desperate for another child forced her 14-year-old daughter to get pregnant using syringes of donor sperm, a British judge said.

NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay.

We'll see you for Heartland News at 5 and 6! Remember, you can watch us live on KFVS, kfvs12.com, and on our mobile apps!

Christy Hendricks
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