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First Alert Forecast shows pick day of the week; mild and partly cloudy

It is Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

Leave the heavy jackets at home. It is going to feel a lot like fall today, not like typical December weather. There's a chance you might see some fog on your way to work. Otherwise, plan for a mild, partly cloud day with highs in the 60s.

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Making Headlines:

Under investigation: Police say a 13-year-old is dead after being hit by a car in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Wednesday evening, December 9. The owner of the vehicle, 42-year-old Randel C. Sparks, of Poplar Bluff, was later arrested.

Behind bars: A West Frankfort man is facing charges after allegedly dumping the body of a cousin who died of a heroin overdose near a St. Louis County creek. William Van Zandt, 40, is in police custody this morning.

Fatal accident: A preliminary autopsy report shows a Macedonia, Ill. miner died of blunt force trauma to the head. The death of 20-year-old Tyler Rath remains under investigation. 

Wanted: Police say three people suspected of shoplifting at a Springfield Walmart are also suspects in a shooting in central California. Two of the suspects are behind bars, but a third suspect is still on the run this morning.

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