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How safe is your teen behind the wheel? Fire rescue in Murphysboro - Homicide investigation in Butler County

How safe is your teen behind the wheel? (Source: MGN) How safe is your teen behind the wheel? (Source: MGN)
4 people helped rescued a person from a burning house in Murphysboro (Source: Allison Twaits, KFVS) 4 people helped rescued a person from a burning house in Murphysboro (Source: Allison Twaits, KFVS)
The site of a homicide investigation in Butler County, MO (Source: Holly Brantley, KFVS) The site of a homicide investigation in Butler County, MO (Source: Holly Brantley, KFVS)

Coming up on Heartland News at 5 & 6:

Kadee Brosseau has story about National Teen Driver Safety Week. Statistics show teen crash deaths are down. But how do you make sure your kids are being safe on the road?

Allison Twaits reports four people helped rescue a person from a burning home in Murphysboro this morning.

Allison will have another story airing at 5pm about a kid who is giving back to the Ronald McDonald House.

Holly Brantley will have the latest on a homicide investigation in Butler County.

Apparently businesses aren't too happy about panhandling in Carbondale, Illinois. Rae Daniel explains.

Nichole Cartmell will have a story about local doctors and Ebola and how they are preparing with equipment and hazmat-type suits.

Gov. Quinn announced that Southern Illinois University will receive $1.5 million to install approximately 400 new LED light fixtures along campus walkways.

Grant Dade says warmer weather is coming.

Dozens of area businesses were on hand to speak with, interview and potentially hire job candidates Thursday in Cape Girardeau. Jen Baird has the story.

Todd Tumminia is doing a story on a former football coach in Malden, Missouri who was actually the pitching coach for the Royals when they won the World Series in 1985. The man is also a former Cardinal who played with Bob Gibson, Stan Musial and Tim McCarver.

Have a great evening –

James Long

Kfvs12.com Web Producer

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