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Hot and sunny today, prepare for steamy temperatures over the weekend

Malden, Mo. (Source: Jenni Dawn/ cNews) Malden, Mo. (Source: Jenni Dawn/ cNews)

It's July 31, 2015.

Weather Outlook:

Good news! You can plan for a nice and clear, comfortable morning, which will likely turn into a quiet, mostly sunny day. Today will be a little warmer, but the humidity is in check for this final day of July. Brian’s First Alert Forecast for the weekend shows temperatures creeping up.

Making Headlines: 

Facing Charges: A 17-year-old young man is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly dumping an infant into a dumpster in Paducah yesterday.

Chase through Kennett: A  man is behind bars after leading police on a chase through town. It all ended when the suspect's vehicle hit a telephone pole on Madison Street in Kennett. When police located the man, they also found a gun and some drugs.

Suspicious Fire: Crews are working to put out a fire in West Frankfort. Witnesses say it seems a little suspicious since the home has been empty for a few months.

Shots fired: Cape Girardeau Police are looking for a person who allegedly shot a gun at a ceiling and then left the scene. 

What's trending:

Deflatecake: With the NFL's decision to suspend Tom Brady for the deflategate case, one bakery decided to poke fun with a cake; a deflated cake no less.

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