Roundup: pet pot-bellied pig, health care help & a jail escape

Pot-bellied pig Bacon faces uncertain future

A pot-bellied pig that was given recently to a 5-year-old girl as a birthday present became an issue at Thursday nightâ??s Keokuk City Council workshop.


Was Girl Scout leader caught with hand in cookie jar?

Heather Lynn Benjamin, 30, of Centerville, the former leader of Troop 665 in Centerville, has been charged with first degree theft after being accused of stealing $12,035.96 from her troop's account between Oct. 3, 2011 and Aug. 29, 2012.


Review: Many Iowans need more health care help

Cynthia Houston didn't panic when she lost her job at the Mount Pleasant School District in 2008. She looked for another job and paid the extra money to keep insurance through COBRA.


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Pike County Jail escape update

According to the Pike County Sheriff's office, three inmates that had escaped from the county jail have been arrested and are in custody in Oklahoma.


Quincy man busted for meth at storage facility

Suspicions of drug activity at a storage facility in Quincy led to a meth arrest Sunday afternoon.


Man wearing clown mask robs Lebanon bank

Police say a robber wearing a clown mask and carrying a shotgun has held up a bank in south-central Missouri.


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