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Family still wants answers after 2011 murder, search continues for woman missing since December

The family of Chrisandra Williams continue searching today for the Shawneetown woman missing since December 2. The family of Chrisandra Williams continue searching today for the Shawneetown woman missing since December 2.
A couple in Cape Girardeau say the construction next to their house is causing damage. A couple in Cape Girardeau say the construction next to their house is causing damage.
Mark Hasheider with the Cape Girardeau Fire Department explains how to detect a gas leak in your home. Mark Hasheider with the Cape Girardeau Fire Department explains how to detect a gas leak in your home.

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Back in 2011, a 25-year-old was allegedly shot while sitting in the front seat of his car. So far, two people have been charged with murder. Todd Tumminia looked into where the case stands now and talked to the family who said they're frustrated because it's taking too long.

Family members of a missing Shawneetown woman say they won't rest until she comes home. Chrisandra Williams has been missing since December 2 and despite there being very few clues surrounding her disappearance, family said they'll continue to search. Allison Twaits talked to William's son about the search. You can click here for more.

With an explosion like in New York, it can make you think about the safety of your own home or business. Mark Hasheider, Cape Girardeau Fire Department assistant fire chief, said not only natural gas, but also propane leaks can be a problem in the Heartland. Christy Millweard talked to him and Dave Soto with Soto Property Management about how to tell if there's a gas leak at your home.

If you've been to downtown CapeGirardeau recently, you've likely noticed some streets blocked off and road crews working. One couple who lives right next to the construction project say it's more than an inconvenience. Kadee Brosseau talked to Don and Roseanne Greenwood, who say the construction project is damaging their home.

The deadline to sign up under the new U.S. health care law for this year is March 31. Health officials in Illinois want to help get you covered. You can click here for more information on how to enroll.

The liquor will be flowing into one Heartland city if a measure is passed next week. Voters in the Village of Ullin will decide on Tuesday whether or not to allow the sale of liquor in the city.

One person died in a house fire late Wednesday night in Martin, Tenn. It happened at 100 Jackson Street. Officers on the scene received conflicting reports as to whether or not the victim was in the residence. The smoke and fire were so strong the crews could not enter the home.

In national news, after six days, what seemed like potential clues to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have all led nowhere. On Thursday, Malaysian authorities expanded their search westward toward India, saying the aircraft with 239 people aboard may have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground shortly after takeoff.

Seeking to influence workers' incomes where possible, President Barack Obama signed a presidential memorandum Thursday directing the Labor Department to devise new overtime rules that would make more workers eligible for time-and-a-half pay for their extra hours of work.

Amber Ruch
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