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Bootheel man accused in high speed chase involving child - Gas explosion kills southern Illinois couple

This man is accused of leading police on a high speed chase with a toddler in the car (Source: Cape Girardeau PD) This man is accused of leading police on a high speed chase with a toddler in the car (Source: Cape Girardeau PD)
A man and his wife died in a natural gas explosion Friday night (Source: Giacomo Luca, KFVS) A man and his wife died in a natural gas explosion Friday night (Source: Giacomo Luca, KFVS)
An escaped inmate has been captured in southern Illinois (Source: Hardin Co. Jail) An escaped inmate has been captured in southern Illinois (Source: Hardin Co. Jail)

Court papers show a Pemiscot County, Missouri man faces several charges after a high speed chase with a toddler in the car on Friday night in Cape Girardeau. Nick Chabarria has the details tonight on Heartland News. 

Authorities say a Hardin County, Illinois jail escapee has been captured in Carrier Mills, Illinois.

A natural gas explosion killed husband and wife on Friday night in southern Illinois. Giacomo Luca was there this morning and has the latest.

The Associated Press reports the inconsistent response by health officials in monitoring and limiting the movement of health workers has been one of the critical blunders in the Ebola outbreak.

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter says a woman was taken into custody on a drug related charge after a family squabble involving a 1-year-old.

A 91-year-old southern Illinois man was hurt and cited after a traffic crash on Saturday in Williamson County.

Kansas City and the Royals have evolved since last appearing in the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1985.

Bryan McCormick has your weather outlook and Josh Frydman has college football scores and highlights.

Have a great night -

James Long

Kfvs12.com Web Producer

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