Missouri execution - Fracking - Happy Slapowitz

Missouri execution - Fracking - Happy Slapowitz

Missouri has executed a Kansas City man convicted in the 1994 death of a good Samaritan.

Hydraulic Fracturing or "fracking" may soon be on the ballot in Johnson County, Illinois. The group Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment (SAFE) plans to turn in more than enough signatures to get a question put to voters in March.

Laura Wibbenmeyer tells us about the chance for rain or snow tomorrow.

Ever heard of "affluenza"? One defense team argued a Texas teen who killed four people while driving drunk in June suffered from it because his parents taught him that wealth buys privilege. Prosecutors pushed for a 20-year sentence, but a judge sentenced the teen to 10 years probation and no jail time.

William L. Booker, one of the black military aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 90.

Check out this adorable video! A young Florida girl didn't want her deaf parents to miss out on her school's holiday concert, so the kindergartener signed the entire show while performing at the same time.

Looking for something to do tonight? Music, BBQ, Toys, and Bands. Organizers say Happy Slapowitz Toy Drive in downtown Cape Girardeau is an event all about giving back and giving the public a chance to have a good time doing it.

Make sure you watch Heartland News at Noon to meet Rosa, a lab mix looking for a home for the holidays!

Christy Hendricks
Digital Content Director