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Troopers say a 4-year-old died in a crash in Butler County this morning. Troopers say a 4-year-old died in a crash in Butler County this morning.
A new study shows 1 in 4 kids are not getting enough food. A new study shows 1 in 4 kids are not getting enough food.
A southern Ill. man is recovering from West Nile virus. A southern Ill. man is recovering from West Nile virus.

Sad news out of Butler County, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol , a 4-year-old girl has been killed and 3 others injured in a two vehicle crash on Highway 67. We'll have the latest tonight on Heartland News as 5:00.

And, incredible news in the Atlanta-area, as a girl has been found after being abducted in a home invasion yesterday. Find out how she was found tonight at 5:01.

Kids going hungry is a growing problem.  Christy Millweard reports new numbers show one in four households with children can't afford enough food.  Find out what local experts are saying about the problem tonight at 6:00.

Here's an interesting story out of Massac County, where a man is facing charges after being accused of firing a gun in his neighborhood.

Bob Reeves says there's a chance of an isolated T'Storm this afternoon and it'll be partly cloudy and humid tonight. Tune in to his first forecast at 5:05.

The mother of the Navy gunman who opened fire in Washington killing 12 said Wednesday that she does not know why her son did it. We'll have more at 6:06.

A Murphysboro alderman faces multiple charges including sex abuse and kidnapping.

A Michigan man died after he was shot several times at an Illinois gun range.

Did you or someone you know collect Beanie Babies? At 5:13, find out why the creator is facing charges out of Illinois.

Feeling like a movie star? The movie company filming "Gone Girl" in Cape Girardeau is looking for extras.

A 74-year-old Jackson County man is recovering from West Nile virus.

Officials say a south-central Missouri man who died after falling into a sinkhole was a Marine from Fort Leonard Wood. 

The superintendent of a St. Francois County school district has addressed allegations related to a non-certified school employee having a gun in their vehicle on school property.

Todd Richards found out what Redhawk football players from the St. Louis area think about playing at Busch Stadium against SIU on Saturday. Also, don't forget, UMKC comes to Houck Field House to take on the Redhawks. You can watch the live WebCast Wednesday night at 6:30.

"The man. The myth. The legend. Men wanted to be him and women wanted to be with him." Read this family's loving, outrageous obituary for their dad that has gone viral! 

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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