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Missing 5-year-old - Miner dies in accident - Swimmer tries to cross Mississippi River

Crews are searching for a missing 5-year-old in the Qulin, Mo. area. Crews are searching for a missing 5-year-old in the Qulin, Mo. area.
A southern Illinois man has died after an accident on Saturday. A southern Illinois man has died after an accident on Saturday.
A swimmer went missing after trying to cross the Mississippi River today (Source: Kadee Brosseau). A swimmer went missing after trying to cross the Mississippi River today (Source: Kadee Brosseau).

Good evening! Here's what's coming up on tonight's Heartland News at 9 & 10 ...

The Butler County Sheriff's Office has sent out a missing child alert Sunday. They are looking for a 5-year-old from the Qulin area. We'll have the latest on search efforts at 10.

Sad to report, authorities confirm a southern Illinois man has died in a mine accident.

A scary situation developed Sunday afternoon, after a swimmer decided to try to cross the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau.

One Heartland young man is proof your past does not define your future. Sean Bennett has published his first poetry book, turning his pain into inspiration for others. Kadee Brosseau has the compelling story tonight at 10:01.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says tonight will be much cooler. Some parts of the Mo. and Illinois could see light right before morning. Tune in to the first forecast at 10:04.

Arnold Wyrick says today's sunny, cooler weather brought lots of people back out to the 17th Annual Southern Illinois Irish Festival in Carbondale. He'll have details at 10:05.

Drivers and fans were injured in an IndyCar race in Texas today.

House Speaker John Boehner says there will be no debt hike without concessions.

Josh Frydman has SEMO soccer and NFL scores and highlights of the Rams, Bears, Chiefs and Titans games and Cardinals/Pirates NLDS highlights.

Here's what's trending today on our Facebook page:

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  • The average 'U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline' has dropped 14 cents over the past two weeks. Find out the cheapest prices where you live here.
  • Experts are advising, before cold season, to just say "no" and stay at home when you are sick with a cold.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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