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Carbondale development project, charges filed in Arena Building shooting

Cape Girardeau Co. Prosecuting Attorney's Office has filed charges against Deontae L. Petty in connection the Arena Building shooting. (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department) Cape Girardeau Co. Prosecuting Attorney's Office has filed charges against Deontae L. Petty in connection the Arena Building shooting. (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)
This is a surveillance image of the suspect in a Murphysboro bank robbery. (Source: Murphysboro Police Department) This is a surveillance image of the suspect in a Murphysboro bank robbery. (Source: Murphysboro Police Department)
(AP Photo/Mike Stewart). Vehicles moves slowly on Interstate 575 in North West Ga., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, near Kennesaw, Ga. due to the snow and cold weather. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart). Vehicles moves slowly on Interstate 575 in North West Ga., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, near Kennesaw, Ga. due to the snow and cold weather.

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The Carbondale City Council met today to discuss a new development project. Arnold Wyrick was there and will have more on what this project will bring on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

Murphysboro police are investigating a bank robbery in town. It happened Wednesday at the Old National Bank on Walnut Street. Allison Twaits talked to police and got a description of the suspect. You can click here for that and surveillance images from the bank.

The Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney's Office filed charges Wednesday, January 29 against a suspect in a shooting at the Arena Building. They charged Deontae L. Petty with two counts of assault in the first degree and one count of armed criminal action for events related to the shooting on Jan. 25 that injured two people.

In national news, helicopters took to the skies Wednesday to search for stranded drivers while Humvees delivered food, water and gas – or a ride home – to people who were stuck on roads after a winter storm walloped the Deep South.

Attorney General Eric Holder officially confirmed Wednesday that the U.S. Justice Department is investigating the Target data breach. Target has said data thieves stole information from up to 70 million customers during the holiday shopping season.

After years of setbacks, a nearly $100 billion-a-year compromise farm bill cleared the House on Wednesday despite strong opposition from conservatives who sought a bigger cut in food stamps.

Amber Ruch
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aruch@kfvs12.com
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