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Manslaughter charge, murder sentence, money for 911

According to court documents, this man is accused of having marijuana and meth in his system when he was involved in a crash that killed a girl. According to court documents, this man is accused of having marijuana and meth in his system when he was involved in a crash that killed a girl.
Some Illinois school districts are part of a nationwide trend of dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program. Some Illinois school districts are part of a nationwide trend of dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program.

A Jackson man faces a manslaughter charge a 17-year-old girl was killed in a crash in April.

A Ripley County woman will spend at least 20 years in prison for murder and possibly even more time on other charges related to her case.

An Anna woman facing kidnapping and armed robbery charges was found fit to stand trial.

A disabled Army veteran from Alabama has been charged in a murder-for-hire plot against his neighbor, FBI officials said today. The affidavit says an FBI agent called the man pretending to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan on Thursday.

We all hope that we don't have to use it. But if we do, we want it to be there. We're talking about 911. Kadee Brosseau talked with local authorities today who say that service could be in danger.

Believe it or not, not every school in Illinois covers its student athletes under the school's health insurance. That could be costly for parents if their son or daughter gets hurt. But a new policy is changing that. Allison Twaits joins us on Heartland News at Five with more.

Traffic offenses committed near emergencies on Missouri highways could lead to new penalties for drivers.

The Missouri Department of Transportation warns of visitors out in full force along Route 61 Labor Day weekend in search of bargains at the 61-Mile Yard Sale from Bloomsdale to Jackson, Mo.

Kentucky State Police have laid off 20 troopers as the agency deals with an expected budget shortfall.

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is suing Walgreen Co., accusing the nation's largest pharmacy chain of overcharging customers and using deceptive advertising.

Some Illinois school districts are part of a nationwide trend of dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program.

Work is progressing on Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis, and a major milestone was reached today.

Bob Reeves says it's hot and humid! (But, you probably didn't need Bob to tell you that if you've been outside lately.)

Stay cool!

Christy Hendricks
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