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3 drown in Missouri - Illinois boating safety - Kentucky doctor search scaled back

Authorities report three drownings in Missouri over the holiday. Authorities report three drownings in Missouri over the holiday.
A bill aiming for boating safety has been signed in Illinois. A bill aiming for boating safety has been signed in Illinois.
J.P. Lyles went missing Wednesday afternoon at Canal Campground. (Source: Livingston County EMA) J.P. Lyles went missing Wednesday afternoon at Canal Campground. (Source: Livingston County EMA)

Three people drowned in separate incidents around Missouri on Independence Day. That includes a Cape Girardeau man who drowned in the Castor River. Nick Chabarria talked to officials today about how to keep your family safe on the water, and has more tonight on Heartland News.

Gov. Pat Quinn has approved several laws aimed at increasing boater safety on Illinois waterways.

A human leg has been recovered from the Ohio River in western Kentucky.

After Arthur: North Carolina's popular beach towns have begun returning to the business of recreation.

Bryan McCormick says if you have evening outside plans it will be mostly clear and mild tonight and we could see showers the first part of next week.

Officials have scaled back a search for a doctor who wandered away from his western Kentucky home.

A man waiting for a party bus outside a St. Louis casino has been killed after being shot in the back.

Shootings throughout Chicago have killed at least two people and wounded more than two dozen others.

Josh Frydman previews Sprint Cup racing tonight under the lights and has Cardinals-Marlins highlights! And, a Redbird pitcher may be off the mound for the remainder of the year.

A company in England has a new idea it hopes you will jump on board with! Tune in for more on Heartland News at 9.

Trending on Facebook: This story is unbelievable, but true: A boy was found chained up in shed in Memphis by police.

Have a great evening -

James Long

Kfvs12.com Web Producer

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