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Winter weather, Last of Tamms inmates moved, Historic school torn down

The last of the Tamms inmates were moved out on Friday. The last of the Tamms inmates were moved out on Friday.
This historic school in Cape Girardeau was being torn down on Friday (Source: John Morgan). This historic school in Cape Girardeau was being torn down on Friday (Source: John Morgan).

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 3 p.m. this afternoon until 6 a.m. Saturday for all of southern IL, southeast MO and portions of western KY.  Laura Wibbenmeyer will have the latest forecast for you tonight starting at 5 p.m.

Weather forecasters are warning about the possibility of slick roads for the commute home on Friday due to more snow. Todd Tumminia will be out and about with the details.

The era of the notorious Tamms "supermax" prison ended Friday as the last five inmates housed there were packed up and moved.

Authorities say they uncovered a cache of firearms and explosives while arresting a southern Illinois man suspected of soliciting a child for sex.

Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released water storage from Carlyle Lake located on the Kaskaskia River near St. Louis to support river navigation on the Mississippi River, according to The American Waterways Operators.

A Ku Klux Klan group has won a preliminary injunction allowing it to pass out literature in the streets in an eastern Missouri city.

An old Cape Girardeau school on the list of Missouri's 10 most endangered historic places is being torn down Friday.

A former southern Illinois sheriff is back in a federal lockup in Arizona after being sentenced again in a drug-trafficking case in which he allegedly plotted to have witnesses against him killed.

Lawmakers and White House officials held out a slim hope for a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff before the new year, but it remained unclear whether congressional passage of legislation palatable to both sides was even possible.

Josh Frydman has the latest from all of the high school basketball tournaments in the Heartland.

Have a great evening and stay safe -

James Long
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