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Van into house in Poplar Bluff, military equipment being used by police, woman hit with stray bullet

A woman was hit in the face with a stray bullet while training for a job in Williamson County. A woman was hit in the face with a stray bullet while training for a job in Williamson County.
Military vehicles and weapons are going to police departments like Paducah's. Military vehicles and weapons are going to police departments like Paducah's.
Two missing children from Sikeston, Mo. have been found and were reunited with their father. Two missing children from Sikeston, Mo. have been found and were reunited with their father.
Crews have found the vehicle of a missing Reynold's County couple about 3 miles from their home. Crews have found the vehicle of a missing Reynold's County couple about 3 miles from their home.

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In Poplar Bluff today, a minivan fell off a tow truck and crashed into a house. Todd Tumminia was there and will have more on this story on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

As military troops come home from overseas, so does some of their equipment. Now, military vehicles and weapons are going to local police departments creating a national debate. Kadee Brosseau talked to police and residents in Paducah about the equipment. You can watch the story tonight, on Heartland News at 10.

A woman was hit in the face by a bullet Wednesday afternoon while training for a job in Williamson County. According to the sheriff's office, the woman was training a the Illinois Union of Operating Engineers local 318. Arnold Wyrick was on the scene and talked to the investigating officers.

Many people are living with a mental illness like depression or anxiety. Experts say those who are, may be more susceptible to drug addiction. You can click here for the story.

Wayne County Sheriff Dean Finch says crews have found the vehicle of a missing Reynolds County couple about 3 miles from their home. Authorities have been searching for 54-year-old William Talley and 47-year-old Jordy Wagner. They were last seen at a Piedmont bank just a few miles from their home in the Bluffview area on Feb. 1.

Police say the body of a missing 10-year-old girl has been found in southwest Missouri. Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams said search crews found a body they believe is Hailey Owens inside a suspect's Springfield home on Wednesday. Witnesses told police that Hailey was taken by a man in a pickup truck Tuesday evening.

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter says two children who were taken by their biological mother Tuesday have been found and are safe. The father was able to pick up his kids with help of deputies, and they have since left to go back to Franklin County.

In national news, the Homeland Security has warned airlines that terrorists could try to hide explosives in shoes. It's the second time in less than three weeks that the government has issued a warning about possible attempts to smuggle explosives on a commercial jetliner.

The Federal Communications Commission says it won't appeal a court decision that struck down rules it designed to ensure that the transmission of all internet content be treated equally. The agency says it will fashion new rules.

Amber Ruch
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