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Storm clean up - Perryville ex-chief charged - Food stamp cuts

Storm damage in Brosely, MO (Source: cNews) Storm damage in Brosely, MO (Source: cNews)
This former police chief faces a number of charges. This former police chief faces a number of charges.
Food stamp cuts are effective Nov. 1. Food stamp cuts are effective Nov. 1.

Good afternoon! Here's some of the stories you'll see tonight on Heartland News at 5 & 6:

Folks around the Heartland are still cleaning up from last night's storms. Allison Twaits and Rachel Gartner will have the latest at 5:00 and 6:00 from the National Weather Service about the storm's damage and suspected tornado in southern Illinois.

The National Weather Service says a microburst in south Cape Girardeau was measured at 95 mph peak winds. Northeast Arkansas also had a reported tornado on Halloween night.

Here's a story that has a lot of people talking today: Authorities said the man suspected of opening fire Friday at Los Angeles International Airport was in custody. We'll have the details at 5:00.

A Parma family is homeless after their trailer burned to the ground Thursday night.

Low-income Illinois residents say they're worried that their food stamp benefits are going down.

A former Perryville police chief faces several charges. Mollie Lair has the details at 6:07.

A school bus driving across water over the road has some people upset. We will show you the video tonight at 6:02.

A Holocaust survivor thanks WWII veterans as they depart for Washington, D.C. Todd Tumminia has the heart-warming story tonight at 6:11.

Here's quite a talker: A soldier serving overseas was helpless as his pregnant wife was stabbed by an attacker while he was video chatting with her. Head over to our Facebook page an leave us a comment.

Many communities moved their trick or treating to tonight. Here is our updated list.

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Have a great evening - 

James Long Digital Content Producer
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