Today, the Federal Aviation Administration announced the closing of 149 air traffic control towers staffed by contractors that will begin April 7. Two of those locations are Southern Illinois Airport in Carbondale/Murphysboro and Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah. Christy Millweard will have more, tonight at 9 and 10.
Carbondale police say a murder suspect they have been searching for has been found in Arkansas. Kely Yajid Valentino Arbuckle was arrested today in St. Francis County, Ark. on the outstanding warrant charging him with first degree murder after a shooting in Carbondale March 9.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding drivers in the Cairo area that the US 60/62 bridge over the Mississippi River will be closed starting Monday, March 25.
The National Weather Service says up to a foot of snow could start falling on northwest Kansas tonight, while Kansas City, Mo., Indianapolis and Omaha, Neb. could get at least that much. Bob Reeves will have more on what that could mean for us, tonight at 9 and 10.
A Heartland lawmaker wants to stop people in Illinois who abuse their link cards. That's a card that looks and works like a debit card for those receiving government assistance in Illinois. Allison Twaits had the story. If you missed it, you can click here.
Sad news out of Alabama, a 10-year-old boy was killed and four other people were injured when a 300-plus pound flight status board fell at the Birmingham airport this afternoon. A mother and her four children were trapped underneath the board when it fell around 1:30 p.m.