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Warming shelters filling up - Hearing for Trigg Co. man accused of killings - Longest serving IL sheriff retiring

Warming shelters are filling up according to Allison Twaits. Warming shelters are filling up according to Allison Twaits.
A western KY man accused of killing family members was in court today (Source: Christian County Jail) A western KY man accused of killing family members was in court today (Source: Christian County Jail)
Giacomo Luca has more on the retirement party held for IL's longest serving sheriff. Giacomo Luca has more on the retirement party held for IL's longest serving sheriff.

Good afternoon - 

Grant Dade says to bundle up! Areas could see temps in the lower 20's overnight.

Allison Twaits says most southern Illinois shelters are full right now with this cold weather. Where does that leave the homeless? She has the story tonight at 5:00. Plus – we will have tips on how to keep your pets warm during this cold spell.

The Trigg Co. Kentucky man accused of killing three of his family members and one other person went before a grand jury on Wednesday.

A Cape Girardeau, Missouri man says a home he is renovating has had shots fired into the home. Find out more at 5:08.

Google has changed its images of Ferguson, Missouri. That story is at 5:09.

An attorney for Michael Brown's family says a private forensic pathologist will testify Thursday before the Grand Jury.

So many families deal with a loved one with dementia. A new report says actor Robin Williams was suffering from it. Holly Brantley talked to a family about dealing with dementia, and talked to a doctor about steps you can take to reduce your risk of it.

Elry Faulkner is the longest serving sheriff in the state of Illinois and he's retiring. Giacomo Luca will have more from him at 6:06.

The Williamson County, Illinois sheriff's office is investigating two separate deadly traffic crashes that happened on Monday.

A facility is planned in western Kentucky that will catch and sell Asian carp.

Someone was raising money for a little boy with cancer in Jackson, Missouri. That money was in a bank bag that was clearly marked for the child and someone stole it. An anonymous donor stepped up to reimburse the funds. Kadee Brosseau has the story at 6:00.

The diagnosis of breast cancer can be scary and shocking, but one woman is providing a little hope for those recently diagnosed.

Although Veterans Day is over, a nationwide hardware store is helping support the Marion military community today. Rae Daniel explains.

History was made today, as a space probe has landed on the surface of a comet, scientists from the European Space Agency said today.

A scary situation in NYC today - Firefighters have rescued two window washers who were dangling from a scaffold at 1 World Trade Center.

Have a great evening - stay warm!

James Long

Kfvs12.com Web Producer

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