FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY issued Friday due to winter weather threat

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most of the Heartland.

  Shooter kills 5 at suburban Chicago business; 5 officers wounded

Five people were killed by a gunman at a Chicago-area business on Friday. The gunman is also deceased. Five police officers were wounded.
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Guy goes out alone for Valentine’s Day, convinces onlookers he’s been stood up, gets dinner paid for by sympathetic couple

A man posted on Twitter about his plan to see if could get a free dinner if he he looked depressing enough alone at an Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day.


  Williamson Co. authorities find “inert training device” outside business

Drug arrest in Hickman, KY

Gov. Pritzker, Durbin release statements following shooting in Aurora, IL

Firefighters rescue cat from tree in Sparta

Marion, IL police chief retires

Friday, Feb. 15 was the last day on the force for Marion Police Chief Dawn Tondini.
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  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

Business closings and event cancellations, delays due to winter weather

Brookport Bridge closed in Paducah due to icy conditions

Grand Jury indicts Murray, KY man on 2 counts of murder

Roads closed due to flooding in the Heartland

  MoDOT prepares for winter weather

Multiple agencies find meth, marijuana after home search in Steele, MO

Grocery stores busy before winter weather hits

Marion police looking for man wanted on armed robbery charge

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  Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.


Parks scores 26 to lift UT Martin over SE Missouri 81-72

Cardinals announce $5 ticket flash sale

The St. Louis Cardinals are offering a one-day flash sale for $5 tickets.


Couple creates scholarship for students in Graves Co.

Abandoned dog found in Jefferson Co., MO ditch, bound with tape reunited with owner

Heartland high school coach charged with sexual abuse

Drone video shows white deer in southern IL

Jury finds suspect in gouging case guilty

A Perry County, Illinois jury found Allen J. Fisher guilty of gouging another man’s eyes in April 2018.
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  Man who killed mountain lion with bare hands explains how he won ‘wrestling match’

Travis Kauffman, 31, admitted, “There was a point where I was concerned I wasn’t going to make it out.”

Black River Medical Center teams up with Saint Francis Health Care System

Man found asleep in vehicle blocking gas pumps, arrested on drug charges

Solar bill passes Kentucky House, heads back to Senate

Woman found in crashed vehicle, upside down in large ditch