Missouri Casino Operators to Seek Tweaks to Credit RulesSeven of the state's 13 casinos now offer lines of credit to customers who qualify to borrow at least $10,000
Roads Closed, Flood Warnings Issued Across IllinoisThe West Alton Mayor says the Mississippi will top the town's levee by 4 1/2 feet, and pretty much the whole town will be impacted.
Flood Wall Constructed in Alton; Several Roads Still ClosedThe Mississippi at Alton crested yesterday at 34.38 ft. but it will remain high for several days.
Residents of West Alton Advised to Evacuate Warning sirens blared in West Alton Monday night as 590 residents were advised to evacuate because of a levee breach in northeastern St. Charles County.
Mississippi River Towns Brace for Major FloodingForecasts call for the river to crest Tuesday at 34.5 feet, nearly four feet higher than April's crest, but lower than earlier predictions.