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AirAsia bodies found - MO min wage to increase - Less $ for chemo pills

Multiple reports, citing the Indonesian navy, say up to 40 bodies have been recovered from the Java Sea after debris from the missing AirAsia airliner was found.

An Illinois man faces charges of kidnapping and sodomy after police say he drugged three men and raped them in Dunklin County, Mo.

Such a heartbreaking story! A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her concealed gun fired, authorities said.

Traffic is moving again on Interstate 55 north of Scott City. Crews shut down a lane to work on a bridge Tuesday afternoon. 

Drivers may drive without an up-to-date vehicle registration sticker under an Illinois law that takes effect Thursday.

A new Missouri law goes into effect Thursday that will enable certain workers in the state to make more money. Nick Chabarria explains who will get paid more on Heartland News at Six.

There has been more than 900 grain-bin entrapments nationwide since 1964, according to Purdue University. Illinois had 10 grain entrapments in 2010 alone. That's why developers invented a new app they claim could help reduce the number of fatal grain bin entrapments in Illinois using a Smartphone. Allison Twaits has more on Heartland News at Five.

A $5000 reward could be yours if you can help New Madrid County authorities track down whoever allegedly stole huge pieces of farm equipment and even a pick up truck. Holly Brantley has the latest on Heartland News at Six.

Cancer medicine that previously could cost thousands of dollars soon will cost Missourians at most $75 a month.

Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital Tuesday after a stay of about a week for treatment of shortness of breath.

A woman was robbed and shot in the face by a man she met in-person for the first time. The woman originally met the man on a dating website.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a lawsuit filed by the Ku Klux Klan against the city of Desloge.

A partial collapse of the Morton Salt plant in Chicago on Tuesday has buried cars from the neighboring Acura dealership under a giant mound of salt.

This is my favorite story of the day! "It's just me and my mom and she's too sick to do stuff," Alex wrote in a letter... a letter to the wrong sheriff's office. It was a simple mistake, but it has turned into one of the most touching stories you'll see this holiday season.

Christy Russell
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