An investigation into law enforcement in Scott County is underway. SEMO Drug Task Force Director Mark McClendon confirms the investigation is underway. Todd Tumminia will have more on this tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10.
A Butler County trash collection company is being investigated by the Department of Natural Resources for a possible violation of Missouri solid waste law. Kadee Brosseau was in Butler County where some people who live there say Nichols Disposal is dumping the trash on the owner's property instead of taking it to a landfill.
The Bollinger County Sheriff's Office has released the names of two brothers involved in a deadly shooting. Officers were dispatched to County Road 512 for a domestic dispute between two brothers involving a firearm around 9:30 a.m. Mollie Lair was on the scene. You can click here for more.
Crews were on the scene of an early morning house fire in Mounds, Ill. A Mounds police officer, Aubrey Edwards, was on patrol and saw smoke coming from the home. He went inside and was able to help the woman out to safety.
Respect may be a class students and teachers are skipping. A new Harris Poll said respect in schools is down from a generation ago. From teachers to students to parents, apparently everyone is losing that regard for each other. Christy Millweard talked to teachers and the superintendent at Leopold schools about the trend. You can click here to see what they had to say.
In national news, a government review panel warned Thursday that the National Security Agency's daily collection of Americans' phone records is illegal and recommended that President Barack Obama abandon the program and destroy the hundreds of millions of phone records it has already collected.
A Purdue University student accused of a killing a fellow student inside a classroom was formally charged with murder on Thursday shortly before his initial court hearing. Prosecutors filed the charge against Cody Cousins, 23, and asked that remain in custody without bond.