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Cape Girardeau boy drowns, murder-suicide in IL

What's making headlines

A 16-year-old Cape Girardeau boy drowned while swimming in the ocean in North Carolina.

Two men are dead after an apparent murder suicide in West Frankfort Tuesday.

The Cape Girardeau Police Department reports a man is recovering after a shooting on S. Hanover Tuesday evening.

Trigg County Emergency Management reports a woman died overnight when the roadway along KY 276 in Caldwell County washed out from beneath her vehicle following a heavy downpour.

What we're working on

A rude awakening this morning in Butler County, as federal, state, county, and local authorities round up dozens of suspected drug dealers. Authorities are saying the suspects may be local - but the dangerous drugs they’re accused of selling are not. Kathy Sweeney gives us an up-close look at the action on Heartland News at 5.

What's trending outside the Heartland

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed on Wednesday to fight his four-game "Deflategate" suspension.

America's top military leader said Wednesday that the recently signed nuclear deal works to keep Iran from having an atomic weapon.

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