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Homicide victim identified - Charleston shooting - Movie casting call

A homicide victim has been identified in Scott County. A homicide victim has been identified in Scott County.
Police are investigating a shooting in Charleston, Mo. Police are investigating a shooting in Charleston, Mo.
A casting call has been announced for a 20th Century Fox film that will be shot in Cape Girardeau. A casting call has been announced for a 20th Century Fox film that will be shot in Cape Girardeau.

Here are just some of the stories we are working on for Heartland News at 5 & 6!

Homicide victim identified

The SEMO Major Case Squad is investigating a homicide in Scott County and the victim has been identified.

Forecast

Bob Reeves says tonight will be clear and unusually cool with patchy fog near lakes and rivers.

Casting call

A casting call has been announced for background extras to be used in a 20th Century Fox movie shooting in Cape Girardeau.

Power surge damage

Some Mo. homeowners are on the hook for personal property damage caused by an unexpected electrical surge.

Deadly plane crash

The pilot and co-pilot of a UPS cargo plane were killed in a crash near the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport on Wednesday.

Charleston shooting

Charleston DPS is investigating a shooting that they say happened Tuesday night near Lincoln Park.

Jackson, Jr. sentenced

Disgraced former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 30 months in jail Wednesday for campaign fraud.

Bank hostage killing 

Authorities say a 20-year-old man shot two hostages, killing one, at a rural Louisiana bank Tuesday.

Training with a partner

Staying fit can be difficult, but health experts say teaming up with your spouse, or another family member, makes maintaining a healthy lifestyle easier. Kadee Brosseau has the story at 6:00.

Mo. Gator

A couple has found a nearly 2-foot-long alligator in a large rain-filled Joplin pothole.

SIU overcrowding

Students are moving in at SIU Carbondale, and Allison Twaits says there is overcrowding. She'll have the story tonight at 6:00.

Back to school

It's back to school time in the Heartland. Here are some pictures of the kiddos headed to the first day of class. Send yours to cnews@kfvs12.com.

Viral video

Here is a video that has gone viral of a decapitated copperhead ... biting itself!

Duck man for Congress?

Is Willie Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame headed for Capitol Hill?

H.S. football practice in Illinois

Today is the first official day of football practice in southern Illinois. Todd Richards has more tonight on the Anna-Jonesboro team on Heartland Sports.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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