First Alert: Heat wave continues in the Heartland

The heat wave continues in the Heartland but cooler temps arrive next week

Portman is Thor, Ali is Blade and more from Marvel’s Phase 4

Everything from "Black Widow," the "Doctor Strange" sequel, "Thor 4" to "Shang-Chi" to "The Eternals," is coming up for Marvel in 2020 and 2021.
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  Nation marks 50 years after Apollo 11′s ‘giant leap’ on moon

Celebrations are in full swing across the country for the 50th anniversary of humanity's first footsteps on another world.


Kansas City man charged in killing of transgender woman

Mo. Lt. Gov. visits Stars and Stripes museum, Oran Sesquicentennial

House panel advances Bevin-backed pension bill

  1 person flown to Memphis hospital after vehicle hits semi on I-55 in Pemiscot County, Mo.

  IDOT: Rte. 146 between East Cape Girardeau, Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge reopens

The road has been closed to traffic since July 3.
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Animal shelter: Raid us instead of Area 51

Unlike the original Facebook event, the animal shelter is not joking. It legitimately wants people to give these animals a new home.

Small plane crashed in central Missouri; pilot walks away

One person injured in Carbondale, Ill. shooting

  A look back: 50th anniversary of the moon landing

Lobbyist spending on Missouri lawmakers drops 94% after cap

Stepson of KKK leader sentenced to 59 years for his death

  Man arrested in connection to 2017 missing Wayne Co. woman’s case

A year after tragedy, Branson debates future of duck boats

Crews respond to crash northest of Carterville, Ill.

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FDA: Target, Fresh Market recall certain salads, sandwiches over Listeria

Sandwiches and salads sold at Target and Fresh Market have been recalled over Listeria concerns.


Reds snap 4-game losing skid with 3-2 win over Cardinals

Cincinnati takes on St. Louis in division play

The Cincinnati Reds will take on division foe St. Louis at Great American Ball Park


2 arrested on drug charges after overdose reported

  Man considered armed, dangerous wanted after Poplar Bluff shooting

Sheriff wants to speak to person asking to see utility bills in Pope Co.

  Cape Girardeau coding camp held for kids, teens

  Pritzker signs more than 2 dozen Illinois bills into law

One bill creates a “SNAP Restaurant Meals Program”
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  Mail carrier rallies neighborhood, helps elderly woman get air conditioner

Lovie Weekly was without air conditioning for years. Mail carrier Christy Zahnter realized she could help.

  How did people beat the beat back in the day?

  Don’t leave your phones, gadgets in the summer heat

  Watch for buckled roads in the extreme heat

  New Sikeston schools service dog roams the halls early