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Funeral services set for Brookport victims - Twister caught on camera

This home in Unionville near Brookport was destroyed by tornado. (Source: SIEC) This home in Unionville near Brookport was destroyed by tornado. (Source: SIEC)
Funeral services have been set for the three victims of the Brookport tornado. Rachel Gartner is in Brookport with continuing coverage on the damage assessment and clean up efforts.

Take a closer look at some of the tornado damage with our slideshow and see complete coverage here.

When disaster struck Sunday afternoon, Scott County first responders found themselves in a challenging scenario. No power. No way to know where to go, but some new technology kicked in when all else failed, allowing firefighters to get to those in need. Kadee Brosseau tells us how this new technology works.

It was a "blood twister"! Holly Brantley caught up with two dairy farmers in Scott County originally from New Zealand. They caught some amazing video of the tornado Sunday.

There are many ways you can help storm victims in Illinois and Missouri. Visit www.kfvs12.com/heartlandcares to find out how you can help.

A federal judge granted a stay of execution hours before white supremacist set to die in Missouri.

George Zimmerman has been released from jail just hours after being arraigned for a domestic assault incident involving his girlfriend.

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Police picked up a mother and son after they allegedly posted a disturbing picture of a puppy on Facebook.

A popular show turned talking doll, a fighting robot, and a magic toy that can read your mind. Those are some of the toys some second graders in Marion helped test for today's Does it Work: Toy Test. Watch Heartland News at Five to see the grade!

A high school football player in Washington is getting a lot of attention on the internet. Tony Picard's highlight reel has gone viral, with nearly two million YouTube hits. What's so special about him? Well, he's a 6'4", 400 pound running back. Not a linebacker, as you would expect with that kind of frame.

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