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Man accused of shooting wife - Couple bikes around the world - Memorial Day Weekend

This Kennett man is accused of shooting his wife (Source: Kennett PD) This Kennett man is accused of shooting his wife (Source: Kennett PD)
28,000 miles later, a couple has biked into the Heartland. 28,000 miles later, a couple has biked into the Heartland.
Today starts Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you to all who have served! Today starts Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you to all who have served!

Coming up on Heartland News at 5 & 6 ...

A Kennett man is charged with second-degree murder after police say he shot his wife in the head. Mollie Lair is live in Kennett at 5:00 with the details.

Kennett police say a 17-year-old was taken into custody early Friday morning after an overnight shooting.

Chief Meteorologist Grant Dade says you can expect a relatively quiet warm holiday weekend.

A look at the past takes center stage this weekend at Fort D Historic Site in Cape Girardeau this weekend.

Here is a list of Memorial Day events around the Heartland.

Governor Jay Nixon says he will use veto powers on a bill that would have diverted public taxpayer dollars away from the state's public schools and given money to private schools.

Withy over 28,000 pedaling miles around the world, a couple's trip has landed them right here in the Heartland. Allison Twaits has their story tonight at 5:06.

And, an Alabama man said he "hates" bicyclist - and ended up with reckless endangerment charges. 

People in one Missouri town are not too happy after a store closes with their stuff still locked inside. Christy Millweard explains tonight at 6:00.

Todd Richards says the #1 seed baseball Redhawks are taking on #2 Tennessee State. Josh Frydman has a live look tonight in Heartland Sports at 6:22.

We learned today that  Sec. of State John Kerry will testify before Congress next month about the deadly attack in Benghazi.

Trending on Facebook: A baby's new father now finds himself in the difficult position of taking care of his son while hoping for his wife to wake up.

Have a great and safe holiday weekend -

James Long

KFVS12.com Web Producer

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