A change in the status of the Pink Pony's liquor license could mean big changes for the business. Todd Tumminia went to a city council meeting and will have more on this story, coming up on Heartland News at 9 and 10.
It's a little weird, but some people are talking about dressing up as Ebola zombies for Halloween. Nichole Cartmell talked to people today who say that's a horrible idea. She'll have this story, coming up on Heartland News.
Years of dealing with flooded streets and submerged driveways have Marion, Illinois leaders eager to fix the problem. At Monday night's city council meeting, members voted to use $130,000 from the general fund toward a flood control project.
Two people were arrested and another taken to the hospital after police say a possible meth lab caught fire in a car. Police responded to the car fire on 20th Street at 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday.
Crews cleaned up on Tuesday after three EF1 tornadoes tore through Bollinger County on Monday afternoon. Rae Daniel talked to the Bollinger County commissioner who said the National Weather Service surveyed the damage on Tuesday.
A man shot and killed his wife and himself and also critically injured his wife's daughter during a murder-suicide on Monday night, according to Caruthersville Police Chief Tony Jones. It happened at a home at 902 Collins Avenue. Chief Jones said a fight led up to the incident.
Police in Benton, Illinois are currently investigating a stabbing incident that happened on Saturday outside of the Trainwreck Bar. Police say two people were treated for injuries after a fight that led to the stabbing.
A Christopher, Illinois man has been accused of attempted murder. The charges allege that Koby Humerickhouse fired a 12-gauge shotgun, hitting John Ferketich in the back of the neck on Sandberg Road in West Frankfort.
New Madrid, Mo. police are investigating after fishermen found a car in the Mississippi River recently during a fishing tournament. Police Chief Joey Higgerson said they are investigating, but he doesn't know at this time if the car belongs to 83-year-old Barbara Stoffer, who went missing in August 2013.
In national news, the CDC acknowledged on Tuesday that an American nurse might not have been infected with Ebola if a special response team had been sent to Dallas immediately after a Liberian man there was diagnosed with Ebola.
Mitsubishi issued the latest recall among automakers, which will affect certain Lancer and Outlander models. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Monday a defect that affects the drive belt and pulleys attached to the alternator could cause the battery to lose charge and make the vehicles stall.