Traffic control towers closing, Shootout victim identified, MO - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Traffic control towers closing, Shootout victim identified, MO flag turns 100

This man who died after a shootout could be connected to the killing of a Colorado prison chief (Source: Colorado Department of Corrections). This man who died after a shootout could be connected to the killing of a Colorado prison chief (Source: Colorado Department of Corrections).
The MO state flag was designed by a Cape Girardeau woman. The MO state flag was designed by a Cape Girardeau woman.

The FAA has released a list of 149 low-or moderate-volume air traffic control towers staffed by contractors that are on the chopping block because of budget cuts. One is in southern Illinois and another in western Ky.

Texas authorities are now confirming that the man who died after a shootout there is a Colorado parolee being investigated in the death of Colorado's prisons chief and a pizza delivery person. We'll have the latest details tonight at five.

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Authorities hoping for a big turn out for a weekend search for a missing 14-year-old Arkansas teen.

Gov. Steve Beshear will have to decide Friday whether to veto a bill intended to protect religious freedom in Kentucky.

A statute requiring both parties to sign a marriage license in the presence of a county recorder of deeds has been deemed unconstitutional when the prospective bride or groom is behind bars.

A Sikeston man has won a $1 million prize with a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket.

Bob Reeves will have his weather forecast live from the Home and Garden Show at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau.

One-hundred years ago at Cape Girardeau's Oliver-Lemming home Marie Oliver created the tri-color flag with two bears that is now recognized as a symbol of Missouri.

A Marine who worked at an officer candidates school fatally shot two of his colleagues before killing himself in a barracks dorm room, officials said.

Holly Brantley has more on a new dog ordinance in Advance that limits the number of dogs an owner can have legally in city limits.

Todd Richards will have the latest score from Illinois who plays Colorado St. this afternoon in the NCAA tournament.

A brawl between two moms got wild after police say one bit her neighbor's finger off!

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James Long
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