News on the Road, bank robbery, update on HIV case

Police are investigating a robbery at this bank in Marion, IL.
Police are investigating a robbery at this bank in Marion, IL.

Good afternoon! We are taking News on the Road today to the Du Quoin State Fair for Five and Six. Join the crew and come out to say hi!

Kadee Brosseau introduces us to a couple who have been camping out at the state fair for more than 60 years! She also shows us a twist on the classic funnel cake. Christy Millweard takes a ride on a zip line. Allison Twaits takes us on a tour of Du Quoin's new high school. Arnold Wyrick tells us about a canned food drive. Stick around for Heartland News at Six to find out the recipient of the Hi-Five for Heartland Football Friday.

In other news, a Dexter man with HIV faces a charge of reckless exposure to HIV infection after police say he admitted to having more than 300 partners with 50 to 60 of those in Stoddard County. Now, the Stoddard County prosecutor says more victims are coming forward.

Police are investigating a robbery at the MidCountry Bank in Marion, Illinois.

A southern Illinois man is accused of trying to kill a friend at the defendant's home in the village of Royalton.

Fast food workers across the United States went on strike today, pushing for higher wages and the right to unionize.

Today kicks off the Highway 61 Yard Sale in southeast Missouri.

Popular today on our Facebook page: A teen muscular dystrophy who called for help with a spider is grateful for an officer's assistance.

A good deed does not go unrewarded. Four men entered a store hours after it closed and grabbed several items. The door was unlocked and lights were still on. They left money on the counter, even factoring in the tax. The honest men caught on camera are all football players at a nearby university.

Have a great day!

Christy Hendricks
Digital Content Director