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Ticks! - 1 American killed in MH 17 crash - Heartland soldiers return home

Ticks can definitely be a problem this time of year! (Source: KAIT) Ticks can definitely be a problem this time of year! (Source: KAIT)
1 American was confirmed killed in the MH 17 crash. 1 American was confirmed killed in the MH 17 crash.
12 soldiers have returned home from Afghanistan (Source: KFVS) 12 soldiers have returned home from Afghanistan (Source: KFVS)

Ticks can definitely be a problem this time of year! We've had some calls into the newsroom about people getting sick after tick bites. What is Lyme disease and how can it affect your health? Kadee Brosseau has tips on what symptoms to watch out for tonight at 5:00.

The CDC is reporting a man in Florida has the first locally acquired case of chikungunya - a debilitating mosquito-borne virus.

Grant Dade says tonight will be mostly to partly cloudy with a few showers possible in western KY and TN.

The search continues this evening for a missing Ste. Genevieve County woman.

A Poplar Bluff man has been sentenced to more than 13 years behind bars on a felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

President Barack Obama confirms one American was killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

A piece of history from World War II has flown into Marion.

The Perry County sheriff's office is investigating a dog attack that left a child injured.

Hear from family and friends after twelve soldiers returned home this morning from a year of service in Afghanistan.

Trending on Facebook: A southwestern Illinois man found mentally fit to stand trial on charges that he molested a puppy.

ICYMI: Heartland Cook Michelle Sirles of Rendleman Orchards shares her easy recipe for Grilled Peaches!

WATCH: Country music superstar Tim McGraw slaps fan at Atlanta concert!

Have a great evening -

James Long

Kfvs12.com Web Producer

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