An Amber Alert has been canceled for a 13-year-old girl out of Champaign, Ill. after she was found in Cape Girardeau. Authorities say Cleo M. Younce was taken by 21-year-old Nicholas R. Hurley. We'll have more tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10.
A rural Missouri man charged with infecting another man with HIV is now facing charges that accuse him of risking infection to three other partners. You can click here for more.
It's a high flying Friday for some veterans and seniors in Cape Girardeau. Christy Millweard was there today as residents from Chateau Girardeau got the chance to fly in an open cockpit airplane. You can click here for the story.
Cape Girardeau City Manager Scott Meyer said the city is now in discussion with companies bidding on the bankruptcy assets of Commander Air. The company declared bankruptcy, leaving the city without hundreds of thousands of dollars in rent at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport.
Most people are in favor of tornado sirens to warn them of dangerous weather, but what about a 50 foot siren only 40 feet from your backdoor in the middle of your backyard? Allison Twaits talked to residents in Carterville that say the city was about to install the pole without even letting them know first.
In national news, President Barack Obama candidly acknowledged deep challenges today in pursuing support for a military strike against Syria from international allies and the U.S. Congress. He refused to say whether he might act on his own, a step that could have major implications for the U.S. as well as for the remainder of his presidency.
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