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Meteor crashes-Asteroid misses, Search for missing man, Mountain Lion

This 49-year-old Michigan man's car was found in Carter Co. (Source: WWBT) This 49-year-old Michigan man's car was found in Carter Co. (Source: WWBT)
Mountain Lion spotted on camera in Carter Co. (Source: MO Dept. of Conservation) Mountain Lion spotted on camera in Carter Co. (Source: MO Dept. of Conservation)

Hundreds of people were injured after a meteor exploded in the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday. Meanwhile, a 150-foot asteroid missed the Earth by only 17,150 miles.

Bob Reeves says it will be a  breezy and cold afternoon. Temps will fall quickly into the 30s this evening. Overnight temps in the low 20s.

Carter County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a missing man from Michigan after his abandoned car turned up on a forest service road.

A Missouri judge has ordered a man convicted in his neighbor's 1990 murder to be released on bond pending a retrial.

A Missouri House Democrat has introduced legislation that says possessing an assault weapon in Missouri would be illegal.

Holly Brantley is at a southeast Missouri school where staff are undergoing intruder training. She'll have the details at 6:02.

The Missouri Department of Conservation has released a photo of a mountain lion that was spotted in Carter County.

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter says there is an increasing number of what he calls "phone scams" targeting the elderly in the county.

A Cape Girardeau woman faces stealing charges out of Perry County, Missouri.

You might remember, we first told you about this story last night. Now there's new details. A southern Missouri school district is ending a policy prohibiting same-sex couples from attending prom, a day after a national anti-discrimination group threatened to sue.

Miss Illinois was in Herrin today talking to kids about healthy eating. Allison Twaits has the details at 6:08.

Ever heard of the 'Cave Man Diet?' Be watching at 6:09 to find out what the beef is all about!

Todd Richards will have 'Heartland Hoops' scores and highlights.

Did you get flowers from your sweetie yesterday for Valentine's? This is no joke-a report says the next time you want to make your flowers last a little longer, consider dropping a bit of Viagra into the vase!

Have a great night -

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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