Combined with heavy rain the previous weekend and two big snows in the weeks before that, all the water is causing rivers to rise.
Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.
Louisville earned the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament Sunday, while Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga also received No. 1s after a topsy-turvy regular season and another round of weekend upsets.
Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotary-dial telephone he used in a conference call with reporters.
Police have located a woman whose 9-year-old son was found abandoned inside a Fenton hotel room on Monday.
Fire Department spokesman Dan Sutter says flames were already shooting through the roof of the three-story residential building when they arrived.
Data and interviews from an investigation by The Associated Press found growing numbers of meth lab seizures in cities such as St. Louis.
Max Schauf, 56, was arraigned today in federal district court on four federal charges: three counts of mail fraud and one count of obstruction of justice.
The proposed tax angered gun-rights advocates, who predicted it would drive business from Cook County and to neighboring Indiana and Wisconsin.
The U.S. Drought Monitor’s new map shows 65.5 percent of the contiguous U.S. was experiencing some form of drought as of Tuesday.