What's making headlines
Jefferson County police are asking your help to find a missing woman from Festus, MO.
Officials in Dunklin County are investigating after a human torso was found in a ditch outside of Kennett, MO.
Highway officials say Interstate 70 is in dire need of repair.
What we're working on
You never know when you might be put in a situation that requires self defense. Mollie Lair is live on Heartland News at 5 with a few useful tips to protect yourself and others.
What's trending outside the Heartland
A shocking number of church fires in the Southeastern U.S. has raised questions - especially since arson is mostly being ruled out.
Petroleum giant BP is now set to pay an enormous settlement to a handful of states due to the devastating oil spill in 2010.