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AG targets long prison terms - Murder suspect in court - Bulger verdict

AG Eric Holder is targeting long prison sentences. AG Eric Holder is targeting long prison sentences.
This Cape Girardeau murder suspect was in court today (Source; Vinelink). This Cape Girardeau murder suspect was in court today (Source; Vinelink).
Mob boss 'Whitey' Bulger was convicted of nearly a dozen killings. Mob boss 'Whitey' Bulger was convicted of nearly a dozen killings.

Good evening: Here's what's on tap for tonight's Heartland News ...

Holder targets long prison terms

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a major shift in federal sentencing policies, targeting long mandatory terms. Todd Tumminia got reaction from a SE Mo. sheriff and has the story tonight on Heartland News.

Showers & T' storms

Bob Reeves says tonight will be mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. He'll tell you what to expect Tuesday morning, tonight at 10:06.

Murder suspect in court

A man accused of murdering his wife and son entered his plea to murder charges in court on Monday.

Scott County homicide update

Sheriff Rick Walter confirms there are suspects in the process of being interviewed in connection to a Scott County homicide investigation.

Benton, Ill. business clerk charged

A clerk at a Benton, Illinois business faces several charges. Find out more at 10:05.

Mt. Vernon tax revenue meeting

The Jefferson County Courthouse is in need of more than just some TLC, it needs millions of dollars in renovations and upgrades. Arnold Wyrick has the story behind a meeting held tonight on Heartland News at 10:00.

Paducah plant layoffs

About 100 employees at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant have been given pink slips.

'Whitey' Bulger verdict

Mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger was convicted Monday in a string of 11 killings and other crimes.

High School football practice opens

Missouri high school football practice opened today. Todd Richards has more on Heartland Sports.

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James Long
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