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Cold! - Interstate bus fire - 'Murder for hire' plot

Fridid temps below zero are in the forecast! Fridid temps below zero are in the forecast!
This charter bus was on fire this afternoon (Source: Mike Mohundro) This charter bus was on fire this afternoon (Source: Mike Mohundro)
This woman is accused in a murder for hire plot (Source: Reynolds Co. SO) This woman is accused in a murder for hire plot (Source: Reynolds Co. SO)

Good afternoon! Here's just some of the stories you'll see tonight on Heartland News at 5 & 6:

Scott County's fire department was kept busy out in last night's frigid cold. Kadee Brosseau has the details tonight at 5.

Bob Reeves says tonight will be mostly clear with near-record cold of lows from zero degrees to -8. Here is the latest school closing list.

Northbound Interstate 57 near Marion is back open after a charter bus caught fire Monday.

Two overnight fires kept fire crews in Marion busy. One was a house fire and one an apartment.

An award is being offered for the  arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for an arson fire in Portageville.

SIUs men's basketball team is back on campus after spending the night on the floor of a central Illinois church.

An Illinois State Police officer is recovering after his patrol car was hit during a traffic stop on Monday morning.

Here are the latest weather related road conditions and warming centers.       

A 13 year old girl declared brain dead has been moved from her California hospital.

A woman in Reynolds County faces a charge of attempted murder after the sheriff says she tried to hire someone to kill her ex-boyfriend.


Funeral services have been set for a soldier from Thebes who drowned in a Christmas Eve.

Hydraulic Fracturing or "fracking" may soon be on the ballot in Johnson County, IL.

A Hopkins County, KY man is sentenced to 20 years in jail for the murder of his aunt.

Todd Richards will have more on tonight's college national championship game in Heartland Sports.

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James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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