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Father and son arrested in connection with beating, Grand Tower community facing another setback

This father and son were arrested in connection with a brutal beating of a convenience store customer on Saturday. (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office) This father and son were arrested in connection with a brutal beating of a convenience store customer on Saturday. (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)
This baby was one of more than 100 participants at the 2014 Super Kids Race Day in Cape Girardeau. This baby was one of more than 100 participants at the 2014 Super Kids Race Day in Cape Girardeau.

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The Grand Tower community is doing everything they can to raise the much needed money to fix their levee. Now, a new proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could raise those costs of repairs even higher. Arnold Wyrick will have this story coming up on Heartland News at 5.

A father and son were arrested after an alleged brutal attack on a customer at a convenience store, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. You can click here for the story. Kadee Brosseau will have the latest tonight, on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

The 2014 Super Kids Race Day kicked off Sunday at the North Student Recreation Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. More than 100 participants from crawling babies to 15-year-olds packed the place with their moms, dads and other family members cheering them on.

The 3rd Annual three-day Great Outdoors Sports Show brought in over 4,000 people to the Show Me Center on Sunday. Featured inside was a variety of outdoor products including grills, Rvs, boats and more.

A Missouri county has been told by a federal judge that it must issue a license to inmates without requiring the person to fill out the marriage license application in the presence of the county recorder of deeds or they deputy.

Springfield, Mo. has exceeded its first fundraising goal for a project commemorating the birthplace of Route 66 with a $1,000 donation from one of its city council members.

An Illinois prison guard whose brother is serving a life sentence for strangling his wife and children is applying for a disability award for post-traumatic stress disorder. The Menard Correctional Center guard claims worrying about his brother caused his PTSD.

Several fire departments responded when part of an ammunition plant went up in flames in Illinois. No one was injured during the Sunday morning fire at Winchester Ammunition Plant in East Alton.

A story that has a lot of people talking on our Facebook page today is about a 2-year-old giraffe killed and fed to lions by the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. The zoo said the healthy, male giraffe had to be put down to prevent inbreeding.

SPOILER ALERT: Here's some of the latest out of Sochi for the 2014 Olympics.

Jamie Anderson with the U.S. won gold Sunday in the women's snowboard slopestyle. You can click here for more on how Anderson made America 2 for 2 in slopestyle.

Russia won its first gold medal of the Sochi Winter Olympics Sunday in the new event of team figure skating. America won the bronze, led by Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who won both the short and free dance, and helped by national champion Gracie Gold's free skate.

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