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MLB suspensions, brother accused of killing brother, school bus safety

The MLB investigation's biggest name – the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez – received a 211 game suspension for his connection to Miami-based Biogenesis. Todd Richards will have more tonight on Heartland News at Six.

A Marion, Kentucky man faces murder and other charges after police say he stabbed his brother to death in Marion, Kentucky.

Authorities are still on the scene of a standoff in Johnson County, Illinois that began Saturday. Allison Twaits talked to neighbors about the standoff today.

The morning commute to work could get a little bit longer in the next couple of weeks as school buses will be back on the road. That means districts across the Heartland are getting their fleets of buses ready to go. Tyler Profilet has more in our Back to School series. Be sure you're ready for Back to School by visiting!

Poplar Bluff police recovered more than $12,000 worth of stolen power and hand tools.

A Catholic high school in suburban Chicago says it'll begin randomly testing all students this fall to determine if any of them have been drinking alcohol.

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed three road safety bills into law, including one beefing up adult drivers' education requirements.

There were no Powerball jackpot winners over the weekend - so the pot has ballooned to a whopping $400 million. That's the third highest amount ever!

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