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Propane shortage - Armed robbery suspects in custody - Man facing murder charge

There is a propane shortage in Missouri. There is a propane shortage in Missouri.
Suspects in several Illinois armed robberies are in custody (Source: Jackson Co. SO). Suspects in several Illinois armed robberies are in custody (Source: Jackson Co. SO).
This man, accused of shooting and killing his brother, now faces a murder charge (Source: Bollinger Co. SO). This man, accused of shooting and killing his brother, now faces a murder charge (Source: Bollinger Co. SO).

Coming up on Heartland News at 5 & 6: 

Bob Reeves says snow showers are expected after midnight.  Just how much snow, and where? Tune in at 5:09 for his first forecast. 

Not good news in this bitter cold, a Mo. senator says that companies are sending more propane overseas, leading to a shortage throughout the Midwest. Christy Millweard talked to a Mo. propane company about the shortages and has the details at 5:10. 

A power outage caused one school to change things up this morning. 

When temperatures drop as they did this week, heaters have to work overtime to keep up. Mollie Lair looked into ways to keep those bills manageable, and has the details tonight at 6:00. 

Authorities say three arrests have been made in connection to two armed robberies in Elkville and Murphysboro. 

West Frankfort Police Chief Shawn Tolluto says a suspect in a Banterra bank and another robbery is in custody.

A southern Illinois school got a letter saying if they said a prayer at graduation, they would be sued. Allison Twaits looked into this and has more tonight at 5:00. 

A Bollinger County man is facing a felony murder charge in connection to a shooting death

Eighteen local breweries are participating in a brewfest that celebrates Missouri's rapidly growing industry of community based breweries and distilleries. 

A dispute over DNA testing is slowing prosecution of a southern Illinois man accused of setting a house fire that killed four children. 

Todd Richards previews tonight's edition of Heartland Hoops!

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James Long
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