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Man arrested for robbery, theft at Kohl's

Girl injured in Florida black bear attack

Best last-minute Christmas gifts - it's never too late

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Getting special needs kids comfortable enough to 'open up' in the dentist chair - Region 8's Amanda Hanson has the story

Plus, Mallory Jordan speaks with local police about the NYPD shootings - how can officers be prepared for sudden, unexpected attacks?

  • Region 8 News at 10:

Allison Munn reports on a special benefit held tonight at the Jonesboro Elks Lodge for Colton's Steakhouse workers, left without an income during the holidays

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Shrek's plans for a peaceful Christmas holiday with his family get sidetracked when Donkey, Puss-in-Boots and the rest decide to crash the festivities on Shrek the Halls at 7 p.m. CT

Trixie, the Triceratops, is the gang's only hope of returning to Bonnie's room after they meet a bunch of delusional action figures during a play date on Toy Story That Time Forgot at 7:30 p.m. CT

In a 2-hour special, Robin Roberts discusses memorable moments of 2014, from events like Ebola and ISIS, to viral videos and the celebrity world, to the progress feminism has made in The Year: 2014 at 8:00 p.m. CT

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  • Arrest made in robbery case

    Arrest made in robbery case

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:15 PM EST2018-02-18 21:15:41 GMT
    (Source: Dexter Police Department/Facebook)(Source: Dexter Police Department/Facebook)

    A Southeast Missouri man was in custody Sunday after his arrest in connection with a robbery of a convenience store. 

    A Southeast Missouri man was in custody Sunday after his arrest in connection with a robbery of a convenience store. 

  • breaking

    Man dies in house fire in Blytheville

    Man dies in house fire in Blytheville

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-02-18 20:53:12 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:02 PM EST2018-02-18 21:02:16 GMT

    A 60-year-old man died early Sunday in a house fire as authorities in Blytheville attempt to find out the cause of the fire. 

    A 60-year-old man died early Sunday in a house fire as authorities in Blytheville attempt to find out the cause of the fire. 

  • Man arrested in connection with Dexter robbery

    Man arrested in connection with Dexter robbery

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:58 PM EST2018-02-18 20:58:39 GMT
    (Source: Dexter Police Department)(Source: Dexter Police Department)

    The Dexter Police Department is looking for a suspect in a robbery investigation. The robbery occurred on Wednesday, February 14, at around 10:42 p.m. at Break Time Convenience Store. The unknown man fled the scene on foot with an unknown amount of cash. The surveillance pictures show the suspect in the store and outside. Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Cory Mills at 573-624-5512. Download the KFVS News app: ...

    The Dexter Police Department is looking for a suspect in a robbery investigation. The robbery occurred on Wednesday, February 14, at around 10:42 p.m. at Break Time Convenience Store. The unknown man fled the scene on foot with an unknown amount of cash. The surveillance pictures show the suspect in the store and outside. Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Cory Mills at 573-624-5512. Download the KFVS News app: ...

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