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Some locals believe railroad crossing a safety issue, Cobden couple capture own intruder

A mother and step-grandmother were arrested today after a newborn was taken from a Kennett hospital. A mother and step-grandmother were arrested today after a newborn was taken from a Kennett hospital.
Trail of Tears to commemorate 175th Anniversary with retracement event. Trail of Tears to commemorate 175th Anniversary with retracement event.
An Anna woman will be featured on a reality show after weight loss. An Anna woman will be featured on a reality show after weight loss.
A Cobden couple captured a home intruder and held until police arrived. A Cobden couple captured a home intruder and held until police arrived.

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Last night we told you about a Poplar Bluff woman that said she's thankful to be alive after surviving a train crash over the weekend. Tonight, we'll take a closer look at that railroad crossing, it doesn't have warning lights or crossing arms. Todd Tumminia will have more tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

Imagine getting up for work in the morning and you find someone trying to break into your home. That was what happened to a family in southern Illinois. The couple took matters into their own hands and helped police capture the intruder. Christy Millweard met with the brave couple today; click here for the story.

An Anna woman's painful struggle with her weight landed her in the spotlight on a reality TV show. Her emotional journey is one she hopes others can learn from. Allison Twaits talked to Hillary Hines about how a reality show helped her change more than her physical appearance. You can click here for more.

A baby was taken early this morning from Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. The baby is now safe and two women are facing charges while police search for a third woman. Kadee Brosseau was in Kennett today; you can click here for the story.

An officer with the Mound City Police Department pleaded guilty to a deer poaching charge in Iowa. According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Jesse Bolin pleaded guilty to unlawfully taking a buck deer, no valid hunting license, deer license or tag.

The National Park Service and the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail partners will have a public re-tracement of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.

In national news, unanimous but far from united, the Senate advanced legislation to prevent a partial government shutdown on Wednesday, the 100-0 vote certain to mark merely a brief pause in a fierce partisan struggle over the future of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

Amber Ruch
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aruch@kfvs12.com
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