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

Storm clean up - Perryville ex-chief charged - Food stamp cuts
Storm damage in Brosely, MO (Source: cNews)
Storm damage in Brosely, MO (Source: cNews)
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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