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Body cameras on residents - VA open forum

A new online reporting service is allowing some students to report bullying without fearing retaliation. A new online reporting service is allowing some students to report bullying without fearing retaliation.
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Some Ferguson residents have received body cameras to videotape police. A California activist group sent 110 small body cameras to Ferguson residents and trained them on how to use them. Their hope is to raise awareness of the public's civil rights and how to properly record interactions with police. Would you be willing to wear a camera to capture interactions with law enforcement? Nick Chabarria has more on Heartland News at Six.

A new online reporting service is allowing some students to report bullying without fearing retaliation.

Police are warning Missouri schools to beware of a scam intended to make it appear as though they are getting invoices from a common book distributor.

The VA system nationwide has taken a lot of criticism this year. Officials at the Marion VA are taking a step to create an open forum for veterans to bring their concerns straight to the authorities. Allison Twaits was at that meeting today and tells us what folks talked about on Heartland News at Five and Six.

The Henry County Sheriff's Office confirms a suspect is in custody in connection with a homicide investigation after the body of an 80-year-old man was found in Tennessee last week. 

The city of Perryville is getting a new wastewater treatment plant. Kadee Brosseau tells us how this will help the city.

Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

Fall TV premiere season is here! What shows are you looking forward to this Fall? Tonight is the premiere of "Scorpion" at 8 p.m. and the season finale for "Under the Dome" at 9 p.m. on KFVS.

I hope you have a spectacular day!

Christy Russell
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