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State of emergency, A Place to Call Home, standoff continues

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency after heavy rain caused flash flooding in the south-central part of the state.

A standoff in rural Johnson County, Illinois entered the fourth day today.

The Jackson County State's Attorney now says there is not enough evidence right now to support a criminal prosecution in the Molly Young case. Young died from a gunshot wound last year in Carbondale.

Officials say nearly 160 workers at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant will be laid off on Aug. 16.

Continuing our Back to School series, Tyler Profilet examines Back to School stress on parents on Heartland News a Six.

It's a growing trend all over the Heartland. More and more people are bringing home the bacon without ever leaving the home. Kadee Brosseau caught up with one local woman who works from home. Hear her story on Heartland News at Six.

There are a handful of special elections today in southeast Missouri. Check HeartlandVotes.com for election results tonight.

He's a young man with a bright future and only one thing missing...A Place to Call Home. Crystal Britt introduces us to a 14-year-old boy named William on Heartland News at Five.

Horrible news to report...A 100-pound python blamed in the strangling deaths of 2 Canadian boys apparently escaped from its pet store enclosure, slithered through a ventilation system and fell through the ceiling into the room where the young brothers were sleeping, the shop owner said Tuesday.

Today is National Root Beer Float day! So grab the ice cream concoction, sit back and join us for Heartland News at Five and Six!

Christy Hendricks
Digital Content Director
chendricks@kfvs12.com
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