Afternoon Newsletter: Friday, March 18 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Afternoon Newsletter: Friday, March 18

A store clerk in Colorado grabbed a baby from a mother right as she began having a seizure. (Source: AP) A store clerk in Colorado grabbed a baby from a mother right as she began having a seizure. (Source: AP)

Good afternoon. Here are the stories that are trending on this Friday.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: It may be nice this afternoon, but don’t leave those car windows down! Scattered showers are expected overnight in much of the Heartland. CLICK HERE for your First Alert Forecast.

THE LATEST: CARLA BURNS MURDER: Investigators held a press conference in Saline County this morning about the death of Carla Burns. Her estranged husband, Brian, is accused of shooting her, burning her body, and spreading her ashes. CLICK HERE for the latest details.

SCHOOLS ON LOCKDOWN: Schools in Franklin County went on lockdown today when an escaped inmate was spotted in the area. Jason Mills was facing assault charges and considered to be dangerous. CLICK HERE for the full story.

WATCH: CLERK GRABS BABY BEFORE MOM COLLAPSES: A gas station worker had to act quickly when a mother holding a baby began having a seizure. She had to reach across the counter to grab the child before the mother collapsed. CLICK HERE to watch the video.

MARCH MADNESS: Here's what you need to know about the NCAA men's college basketball teams playing today on KFVS12.

TO DO THIS WEEKEND: The 2016 Home & Garden Show kicks off today at 3 p.m. CLICK HERE for more information, including times and vendors.

Catch these stories and more on Heartland News at 4, 5, 6, and 10, and on Heartland News at 9 on Fox 23.

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