A mass shooting took place inside a University of Pittsburgh, PA, hospital around 1:45 p.m. CST Thursday that left one person dead, according to multiple news outlets. We will have the latest on this developing story tonight at 5.
The Saline County coroner has confirmed a seventh person has died from injuries sustained in the EF4 tornado on Feb. 29. The retired coal miner's wife is still in critical condition. Carly O'Keefe will have the latest from Harrisburg tonight on Heartland News at 5.
Gov. Pat Quinn is asking President Barack Obama to declare five southern Illinois counties major disaster areas so local residents and businesses hurt by recent tornadoes can receive federal aid.
Gov. Jay Nixon requested a federal major disaster declaration for the state of Missouri on Wednesday.
Also, tonight at 5, we will tell you about students in Charleston who are holding a week-long food drive just for tornado victims in Harrisburg.
Remember, you can still help those that have been affected by the seven tornados that hit the Heartland last week.
Commuters will be pleased to learn that Kentucky has awarded a $7 million emergency contract to repair a damaged bridge by Memorial Day over Kentucky Lake.
Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship changed the charges yesterday against a man once accused of murdering a man in Murray, Kentucky. Holly Brantley will have more on this new development means tonight at six.
At around 6:10, Crystal Britt will tell us about a man from Olive Branch who says he found a letter after the tornado - postmarked from Puxico, Mo. in the 1930s!
Jaime Travers says the rain will come to an end tonight with near freezing temps overnight!
Do you trust what is on, or not on, you food labels? In our Heartland Health segment at 5:22, we will show you a report about chemicals in products that you may not see on your food labels.
Todd Richards will have highlights of today's MU Tigers vs. Oklahoma St. Cowboys tip off!
Have a great evening,
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