Good afternoon! It's a beautiful autumn day outside! Here's a look at some of the stories we are working on for tonight's Heartland News at 5:00 and 6:00.
Laura Wibbenmeyer says to expect lows in the 30s tonight and mostly cloudy with a chance of a sprinkle or two. She'll have the first forecast at 5:05.
Nearly 600 pets have died after eating a brand of jerky treats according to the FDA. Holly Brantley got reaction from a veterinarian about what signs to look for if you think your pet is sick from the treats.
There is a new emergency alert system in Sikeston. Kadee Brosseau has the details on how and when it will be used tonight at 6:00.
Molly Lair reports teens are posting more and more on social media wanting their peers to say if they are ugly or pretty. Tonight at 5:00, hear from Heartland students on the possible dangers beyond the posts.
Play ball! Todd Richards previews game 1 of the World Series between the Cardinals and Red Sox, which begins tonight!
And, Cardinals radio broadcaster Mike Shannon is being honored at the high school where he starred more than 50 years ago.
Did you know the Cardinals and St. Louis Browns trained in the Heartland years ago for Spring Training? Allison Twaits talked to a woman who shared a soda with Stan 'The Man' tonight at 5:08.
A teenager has been charged in the death of a high school teacher in Massachusetts.
And, a Nevada boy says he came face to face with the shooter at his school where a teacher was shot and killed this week.
Mo. Conservation officials are asking hunters to help prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease.
Officials say Illinois natural gas prices will likely be lower for their customers this winter.
A company is recalling approximately 22,800 pounds of chicken, ham and beef products
Wow! This marching band performance made us stop and watch in the newsroom!
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