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Du Quoin pool to open - Ohio man bringing gun to zoo

What's making headlines

The people of Du Quoin are planning on making a splash this weekend at the opening of their city pool.

Police in East Prairie say a man is facing charges after allegedly abusing a woman and holding her hostage.

An Ohio man is planning to walk into the St. Louis Zoo on Saturday exercising what he says is his constitutional right.

The Christian County Sheriff's Office arrested a Cadiz woman Thursday accused of stealing more than $10,000 from her employer.

What we're working on 

A tragedy over the weekend near an off-road park in Butler County is causing ATV enthusiasts to crack down on safety. Allison Twaits has the story on Heartland News at 5.

What's trending outside the Heartland

The president of the NAACP in Spokane, WA is under investigation for allegedly misrepresenting her ethnic background.

A prison employee is being questioned about her suspected role in the escape of two killers from a New York prison.

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