A ceremony in Bloomfield helped honor former prisoners of war. Christy Millweard was there today as people came out to the Bloomfield veterans cemetery for a memorial ceremony on National POW/MIA Remembrance Day.
Police are searching for a suspect after gunfire was heard in a home in the 1000 block of Good Hope in Cape Girardeau. According to Patrolman Darin Hickey, just before 5 p.m. today while police were on another call, officers heard gun shots at a home across the street.
A Saline County woman has been accused of posing as a caretaker. Forty-five-year-old Kimberly Ital is facing multiple charged for allegedly, stealing tens of thousands of dollars from an elderly woman. Investigators say she allegedly spent part of the victim's life savings on things like vacations and cars. Allison Twaits had the story, you can click here for more.
A man is facing charges after a hit and run overnight in Carbondale that left three people injured. Jamonta O. McKnight was charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury crash and failure to exercise due care. You can click here for more.
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In national news, President Obama took on the nation's economy and Republicans today in the Kansas City area as the U.S. House voted to gut the funding for his signature healthcare law. During a speech in Liberty, he lauded the law's existing benefits and the ones that will take effect on Oct. 1. You can click here to continue reading.
Iran and the United States are making plenty of friendly gestures, but real progress is going to be harder. A notable first meeting between the two nations' presidents suddenly seems possible next week, but without nuclear concessions the U.S. is unlikely to give Tehran what it wants: an easing of punishing sanctions that have resulted in soaring inflation and unemployment.