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I-57 closes down - Sikeston man's body found - IL gay marriage licenses can be issued

Five vehicles were involved in this crash (Source: Arnold Wyrick, Heartland News multimedia journalist) Five vehicles were involved in this crash (Source: Arnold Wyrick, Heartland News multimedia journalist)
The body of this Sikeston man has been found in KY (Source: Family) The body of this Sikeston man has been found in KY (Source: Family)
County clerks can issue gay marriage licenses in IL. County clerks can issue gay marriage licenses in IL.

According to Illinois State Police, there were five vehicles involved in a crash on I-57, including an unmarked Illinois State Police vehicle. Arnold Wyrick has the latest from Franklin County.

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe says state agencies are responding to drivers stuck on a pair of east Arkansas interstates for hours because of snow and ice.

Chief Meteorologist Grant Dade says Mostly clear and cold tonight but highs in the mid 30s to low 40s Wednesday.

Here is our updated list of school closings for Wednesday.

Yesterday, we told you about a child in Butler County that suffered minor injuries when he sledded into the path of a vehicle. Now a Mo. mom and her daughter, who broke her back sledding, are talking about the dangers. Learn more tonight at 10.

Illinois county clerks have the right to immediately issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

According to Sikeston DPS Capt. Jim McMillen, farmers on four wheelers found the body of 84-year-old Jimmy Eugene Payne of Sikeston on Tuesday.

A dog was shot in the owner's backyard. Sikeston Public Safety officers say it was self-defense and the pitbull owner says it could have been prevented. Todd Tumminia has more tonight at 9 from Scott County.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has again denied Illinois' appeal for federal disaster assistance for local governments that were impacted by the Nov. 17 tornado outbreak.

 Todd Richards has the OVC team honors.


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