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Man knifed and beaten with broomstick - Wanted Illinois man captured - Escaped inmate

3 men are in custody after a man was knifed and beaten. 3 men are in custody after a man was knifed and beaten.
This wanted southern Illinois man was captured this morning (Source: Saline Co. SO) This wanted southern Illinois man was captured this morning (Source: Saline Co. SO)
This inmate escaped out of Johnson County, Illinois (Source: Johnson County SO) This inmate escaped out of Johnson County, Illinois (Source: Johnson County SO)

Good afternoon! Here's what's coming up tonight on Heartland News:

According to Cape Girardeau Police Department, three Memphis men are in custody after a man was cut with a knife and beaten with a broomstick.

The Saline County Sheriff's Office took a wanted southern Illinois man into custody early Sunday morning. Arnold Wyrick has the details at 5:00.

According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, an inmate escaped early Sunday morning.

Two robberies are being investigated that happened in the area of College and Poplar Streets in Carbondale.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says tonight will be partly cloudy and a bit cooler with patchy fog. Tune into the first forecast at 5:02.

Josh Frydman has Cards/Cubs highlights, NFL scores and highlights and recaps last night's SEMO/UT Martin game

The Illinois State Police continues to struggle with a backlog of applications for gun ownership.

Kentucky is set to begin signing up uninsured residents for health coverage through an online marketplace.

Democrats and Republicans continue their budget stare down.

Hey, it's National Coffee Day! How do you take your favorite 'Cup of Joe?' Tell us on our Facebook page!

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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