Poplar Bluff woman killed in crash - Cardinals to World Series - Man accused of setting girlfriend on fire

A Poplar Bluff woman has died after a crash involving a semi truck.
A Poplar Bluff woman has died after a crash involving a semi truck.
The Cardinals are World Series bound!
The Cardinals are World Series bound!
This man is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire (Source: WMC-TV).
This man is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire (Source: WMC-TV).

Good afternoon! It's been a beautiful autumn day outside! Here's what we are covering for tonight's Heartland News:

A little frost on the pumpkins overnight? Laura Wibbenmeyer says some patchy frost possible tonight mainly in favored valley or low-lying locations. How about tomorrow's weather? Tune in at 6:01 for her first forecast.

Sad to report, Troopers say a Poplar Bluff woman has died from her injuries after her car collided with a semi-truck.

And, an 18-year-old was hospitalized after his car crashed and hit a house on Saturday morning in Ste. Genevieve County.

Arnold Wyrick interviewed a man in southern Illinois who once weighed around 600 pounds! Find out how much weight he lost, and how he did it, tonight at 6:03.

The city council of one Bootheel town has voted unanimously to change the fire coverage for it's fire department.

Here is a bizarre, yet sad story, a 57-year-old Tennessee man is charged with first degree murder after his girlfriend was burned to death Friday night.

The longest serving GOP member of the House of Representative has died.

The AP reports, the stepmother of a 14-year-old accused of bullying a Florida girl prior to her suicide was arrested and charged with child abuse.

You may remember seeing on Heartland News last evening, an Illinois man says a suicide note left by his son blames constant bullying as the reason for taking his own life.

How about those Cardinals! The team is headed to the World Series! Josh Frydman has clubhouse reaction from players along with college football highlights.

You can find interviews of Cardinals players after last night's win on our Facebook page!

A New York man is accused of trying to support terrorist.

And, how about this story trending on our Facebook page: Ellen DeGeneres gave a waitress $10,000 after she paid $27.75 for soldiers' meals. The soldiers were affected by the government shutdown.

Join us tonight in welcoming our new weekend anchor/reporter, and Kentucky native, Mollie Lair!

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James Long
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