What's making headlines
One person is confirmed dead in a two vehicle crash on Illinois Route 13 East Bound at Samuel Road.
The victim of a shooting in Malden on Saturday has died as a result of his injuries.
A man is behind bars after a suspicious fire at a house in Dexter, Mo.
The Cape Girardeau Police Department is investigating several reports of guns fired over the course of Monday evening.
What we're working on
The availability of the 'morning-after pill' is sparking a trend among young people to use it as their primary birth control method, instead of a backup. Allison Twaits has the details on Heartland News at 5.
What's trending outside the Heartland
The new Ferguson interim police chief was announced at a press conference Wednesday morning.
A flaw in some Chrysler vehicles allows hackers to control the cars remotely, using the internet.