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Police are searching for these two and an AMBER Alert has been issued for a 6-month-old boy. Police are searching for these two and an AMBER Alert has been issued for a 6-month-old boy.
Four Cape Girardeau city employees are at the center of an investigation. Four Cape Girardeau city employees are at the center of an investigation.
FEMA denied a request for aid for nine Illinois counties after tornados in November moved through the area. FEMA denied a request for aid for nine Illinois counties after tornados in November moved through the area.
Tonight is the season premiere of Heartland Hoops! Watch at 10 for the latest scores and highlights. Tonight is the season premiere of Heartland Hoops! Watch at 10 for the latest scores and highlights.

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The Anderson, Mo. Police Department has issued an AMBER Alert for a 6-month-old boy. He was last seen at an apartment in Anderson and is believed to be in danger. The suspects are Preston Wayne Farris and Anastasia Lynn McDaniel. They are believed to be driving a red 2004 Ford Freestar. You can click here for more details.

Four Cape Girardeau city employees are at the center of a police investigation for allegedly selling city property and keeping the money for themselves. Mollie Lair looked into this and talked to police about the allegations. You can click here for her story.

Illinois learned Thursday that FEMA denied its request for aid to local governments. The damage in nine counties from the November tornados isn't severe enough to warrant federal help, according to federal investigators. Allison Twaits talked to some southern Illinois officials about this. You can see what they had to say by clicking here.

Brides-to-be will have a chance to shop for everything that is wedding-related on Sunday, Jan. 12 at the Marion Pavilion. Rachel Gartner had this story on the largest bridal expo in southern Illinois.

The Illinois Department of Employment Security announced Friday they will consolidate the Marion office into Mount Vernon, saving tax payers $170,000 annually. The agency is federally funded, not state funded and the Federal budget cuts prompted the consolidation.

Five people have been arrested after separate investigations by the Miner Police Department. All five were found in the Motel 6 in Miner, but in separate rooms. You can click here for the story.

Tonight is the season premiere of Heartland Hoops! Join us for Heartland News at 10 when Todd Richards will have the latest scores and highlights.

Missed a game? You can click here for the Heartland Hoops scoreboard. It'll be updated as we get scores in.

In national news, a new feature from Google will let you email just about anyone with a Google+ account, but that means those users can also email you. GMail announced the new feature on its blog.

A surprisingly weak jobs report is puzzling economists. U.S. employers added just 74,000 jobs in December, far fewer than anyone expected. This from an economy that had been adding nearly three times as many for four straight months – a key reason the Federal Reserve decided last month to slow its economic stimulus.

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