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A local woman says busted water pipes cost her $800 on her water bill. A local woman says busted water pipes cost her $800 on her water bill.
The parents of Breeann Rodriguez, a three-year-old murdered in 2011, thanked everyone for the support in a press conference today after Shawn Morgan pleaded guilty to the crime. The parents of Breeann Rodriguez, a three-year-old murdered in 2011, thanked everyone for the support in a press conference today after Shawn Morgan pleaded guilty to the crime.
Zachary Adams pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon in connection with the disappearance of Holly Bobo. Zachary Adams pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon in connection with the disappearance of Holly Bobo.

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Emergency crews rescued a man after his leg was caught in a grain elevator near Bertrand. Sikeston Department of Public Safety Chief Drew Juden said the man injured Monday after he was stuck in a grain auger did not suffer any debilitating injuries and is expected to make a full recovery. Todd Tumminia talked to rescue crews and will tell us what they did to get the man out; coming up on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

With all the talk about high electric bills, one Cape Girardeau County couple wants to do away with their reliance on power, so they're going solar. Mary-Ann Maloney will have this story tonight on Heartland News at 10.

This winter, many people have dealt with busted water pipes, but one local woman said she has so many that it's flooded her lawn. She said her bill is nearly $800. Kadee Brosseau talked to homeowner Peggy Duty today. You can click here for the story.

The parents of a murdered 3-year-old Senath girl thanked the community for its support after the man charged with her murder pleaded guilty. Shawn Morgan pleaded guilty Monday to the August 2011 kidnapping and murder of Breeann Rodriguez, according to Dunklin County Prosecutor Stephen Sokoloff.

A man convicted in a Cape Girardeau murder case will remain behind bars after an appeal to overturn his guilty verdict. Court documents indicate Ryan Patterson asked to set aside his guilty verdict, but a judge says no. Patterson is serving three life sentences without the chance of parole.

Zachary Adams entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with aggravated kidnapping and first-degree murder in the disappearance of Holly Bobo.

People in Cape Girardeau got their first chance to look inside the city jail; the chief wants to let people see the conditions inside. Chief Wes Blair said he hopes it will help the community understand why a police station with a new jail is needed.

Both northbound lanes of Interstate 57 are back open near West Frankfort after a crash with an Illinois Department of Transportation truck Tuesday afternoon. Two people were injured in the crash.

One person was killed in a crash Tuesday on U.S. 45 in Gallatin County. Thomas Woodworth, 42, of Mounds was driving a 2006 Freightliner truck tractor/semi-trailer northbound on U.S. 45 just north of Washington Road when he lost a tire from the driver's side rear tandem.

In national news, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is getting its first test ahead of the 2014 midterm elections Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where Democrats and Republicans have spent millions of dollars trying out national strategies for the rest of the year.

For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" that end up in the ocean. But their efforts are too late to help in the case of a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared over the weekend.

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