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Brookport mayor returns home - Big chill - Man faces 30 counts of statutory rape

Brookport Mayor, John Klaffer is expected to return home from the hospital after a serious crash inured him. Brookport Mayor, John Klaffer is expected to return home from the hospital after a serious crash inured him.
Bob Reeves says to expect extremely cold temps overnight! Bob Reeves says to expect extremely cold temps overnight!
This Mo. man faces 30 counts of statutory rape, according to the sheriff's office (Source: St. Francois Co. SO) This Mo. man faces 30 counts of statutory rape, according to the sheriff's office (Source: St. Francois Co. SO)

Good evening! It's a chilly evening, and it's expected to get colder! Here's what's coming up on Heartland News at 9 & 10:

Brookport Mayor, John Klaffer is expected to come home tonight after two-week hospital stay. Arnold Wyrick will have the latest from Brookport.

American University was on lockdown, after reports of a gunman on campus.

More than $1 million in federal aid has been approved to help people and households affected by the Nov. 17 tornadoes and severe storms.

And, the big chill continues! Will it last? Bob Reeves tells us in his first forecast tonight at 9:02.

Those seeking relief from the extreme temperatures are invited by St. Mary's Good Samaritan, Inc. in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Poplar Bluff honored one of it's own today. Todd Tumminia has the moving story of a Marine coming home for the last time, tonight at 10.

Todd Richards the Missouri H.S. All-State football team has named, and will have Cape Central and Kennett high school basketball highlights.

And, MLB is taking action to make the game safer.

Winter Storm '13 closed schools and businesses, but it also put a freeze on volunteer efforts. Mollie Lair reports on what charities are facing, tonight at 10:06.

Some schools are still closed several days after the storm.

Detectives say a southeast Missouri man is accused of sex charges involving a minor. Police say a Murphysboro man is accused of sex abuse involving a child.

It's estimated the just-announced budget deal in Washington would increase the deficit over the next two years by $41.4 billion.

Thousands, including world leaders, are bidding farewell to the former leader of South Africa.

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