Train derailment, deadly fires, beer lawsuit

Several rail cars of a train carrying coal derailed this morning in Lilbourn, Mo. Todd Tumminia talked to neighbors near the derailment who say they thought it was an earthquake!

A 63-year-old woman has died after a house fire in Mt. Vernon, Ill. this morning. Allison Twaits talked to the woman's sister about her loss.

A 24-year-old man died in a fire in Fenton, Mo. early this morning as well.

An 97-year-old woman caught on fire while smoking this morning in Sikeston, Mo.

Cape Girardeau police released the name of the teen who was arrested yesterday after several shots were fired.

Could suspending or expelling students be an ineffective response to problems at school? A group of pediatricians thinks so. The American Academy of Pediatrics released an article calling the policies "too drastic" and noting they could lead to more problems. Allison Twaits has more tonight on Heartland News at 6.

Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands.

The recent rain left a few roads flooded in southeast Missouri. Check out this list from the Missouri Department of Transportation.

Bob Reeves has your forecast for the rest of the week.

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