Todd Tumminia World War II veteran W.C. Hoagland about his time in the 41st Infantry Division. Don't miss this week's Heartland Heroes story on Heartland News at 10.
For those who like to do some last minute Christmas shopping, you've got one week less to do it in this year. What's that mean for retailers who depend on Black Friday sales to get out of the red? While some retailers feel like online shopping or shopping at corporate businesses might be their biggest competition this year, the calendar might actually be their biggest challenge. Rachel Gartner talked to some mom and pop businesses about the shorter shopping season. You can click here for the story.
Is Black Friday the best day to shop for deals? Arnold Wyrick looked into this and will have more on Heartland News at 9 and 10.
Most landlords admit when they rent out their property, there is a risk of it being damaged. However, one Perryville man said the damage in his rental home is thousands more than the renters' deposit. The landlord said this should be a crime. Kadee Brosseau talked to the landlord today. You can click here for the story.
Early Monday morning, Governor Pat Quinn filed with the federal emergency management agency the state's request for federal disaster relief for individuals. That's money for homeowners and residential people and businesses. Allison Twaits was there when Quinn spoke. You can click here for the story.
The American Red Cross has coordinated with about 15 other agencies and what that looks like is this multi-area resource center. Folks can come to the Brookport Elementary School gym between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday to find a number of different services.
Emergency crews responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 55 near Fruitland Monday. Missouri State Troopers say the crash involved three tractor trailers in the northbound lane.
The Cape Girardeau Police Department is asking for help identifying someone accused of trying to pry open an ATM. They say it happened on Nov. 21 at the US Bank at 3060 Willamson Street in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
In national news, a winter storm system blamed for at least 10 fatal accidents in the West and Texas threatens to dampen the Thanksgiving holiday for millions of Americans traveling this week.
Bob Reeves will have the local weather forecast for Thanksgiving. Tune in to Heartland News at 9 and 10 for more.
The report released Monday afternoon into the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown has failed to identify a motive for the attack. According to the report, Adam Lanza, 20, acted along and was solely responsible for the horrific events of that day. In addition, the report said, "unless additional and at this time unanticipated evidence is developed, there will be no state criminal prosecution as a result of the crimes." You can click here for the story.