People that have become stuck because of flooded roads self rescue themselves from their vehicle in St. Louis on April 2. 2014. Heavy, all-days rains have flooded many area roads in low areas near the Mississippi River. Three cars were stranded in this area north of the city but no injuries were reported. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

30 Drownings in Missouri, Surpasses Last Year’s Total

The drownings occur primarily because people tried to drive through flooded roadways or in high water.


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St. Louis Fire Capt: Drones Would Help Save Lives

St. Louis Fire Department Capt. Gregg Favre says a drone would be able to get on the scene of a reported body in the water in minutes.



Diver Drowns in Jefferson County

Victim identified as Mark Friedel, 52, of Overland


Sari (Courtesy of the Monroe County Sheriff's Department)

Monroe County Police K-9 ‘Sari’ Dies

Sari was scheduled to retire Aug. 1 but died after her shift ended July 20.


Swimmer Drowns in Lake St. Louis

Authorities say a 22-year-old man has drowned in Lake St. Louis while swimming with friends.


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Flash Flooding Kills Sullivan Man

John Lyon’s car overturned after being swept off road by flooding.


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Missouri Trooper Who Spoke Out After Drowning Demoted

The trooper, who was critical of the agency after a handcuffed man fell from a patrol boat and drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks has been disciplined.


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Would You Really Know a Drowning If You Saw One?

Stephanie McCormick, director of Backyard Lifeguards, says drownings aren’t how they look in the movies.



Boater Dies in Gasconade River

Neal Turnbough of Owensville was reportedly pulled out of the water after a Friday night mishap


Missouri Water Patrol file photo.

New Look at MSHP’s Lake of the Ozark Drowning Case

Special prosecutor says patrol has re-interviewed witnesses



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