Car crashes into machinery, 100 firefighters fight blaze

More than 100 firefighters from three counties joined to fight an overnight blaze in Bardwell, Ky.  The mayor says a total of four buildings were completely demolished in the blaze and an additional two buildings were damaged by the fire as well - almost a city block.  We were in Bardwell today and will have the latest tonight on Heartland News. 

A car crash into farm equipment saved a woman from plunging her car 50 feet down an embankment this morning in Cape Girardeau County.
A "Hooded For Justice" march being organized by a Murphysboro woman to show support for
Trayvon Martin will be held in Murphysboro tonight. Martin was shot and killed on Sunday, February 26 in Florida.  Arnold Wyrick sat down with marchers and will have the latest on this story tonight on Heartland News.

Gov. Pat Quinn is being accused by a major Illinois union of pushing for budget cuts that endanger public safety.

Home insurance rates in Missouri are rising after last year's deadly tornadoes in the state.

Southern Illinois property owners trying to rebuild after tornadoes and storms that hit in March would get a tax break under a bill passed by the Illinois House.

The mild winter and warm early spring isn't all good news for Missourians. Experts say ticks and mosquitoes are already becoming a problem.

Police in Kentucky say they are evaluating how they handled the thousands of rowdy fans who swarmed the streets Saturday.

Two people were injured after a SUV and motorcycle collision in McCracken County.

A De Soto, Missouri man was injured in an ATV crash in Reynolds County.

Wow, what a nice day outside! Laura Wibbenmeyer says tomorrow will be very warm with near-record highs!

Chad Fryman will have more on the University of Kentucky's big win last night and will preview their match up with Kansas!

We will also show you some of our viewer's April Fool's Day pranks!

Have a great evening,

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