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Illinois minister jailed - Mo. sales tax holiday - Molina on the DL

This southern Illinois minister was placed behind bars and accused of stealing. This southern Illinois minister was placed behind bars and accused of stealing.
Missouri's sales tax holiday is this weekend for back-to-school shopping. Missouri's sales tax holiday is this weekend for back-to-school shopping.
Catcher Yadi Molina has been sidelined with knee issues. Catcher Yadi Molina has been sidelined with knee issues.

A southern Illinois minister remains jailed on $250,000 bond that a judge refused to lower after being charged with stealing more than $100,000 from a Carbondale church.

Bob Reeves says tonight will be partly cloudy and mild with patchy fog. Tune in to his first forecast at 5:04.

Christy Millweard has a story at 5:00 that parents will want to chat with their kids about. She spoke with a few experts about teen emotional and physical dating abuse.

And as school districts around the Heartland are gearing up for a new year, the Jackson school district got bids to start construction on a new building.

Missouri's annual sales tax holiday for back-to-school shopping is coming up. Kadee Brosseau shows you just how much you can save by shopping this weekend.

Are you a Dish Network customer? Be sure to tune in at 5:08 for important information.

Health officials in Illinois are still investigating four recent cases of a rare parasite that causes a flu-like virus.

Allison Twaits has a story at 6:00 about a vicious dog attack in southern Illinois that you don't want miss!

Illinois' lawmakers won't be getting paid as scheduled Thursday unless a court intervenes.

Gov. Steve Beshear and other officials are celebrating the grand opening of the new U.S. 60 Tennessee River Bridge in western Kentucky.

Police say a Sikeston man is facing charges after a home and church burglary in Miner.

Josh Frydman says Cardinals catcher Yadi Molina has been placed on the DL; the Capahas are playing an elimination tournament game and the MLB trade deadline has passed.

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