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.


Swimmer Drowns in Lake St. Louis

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


Examples of the Shelter in Place pamphlets going out to those living near West Lake Landfill. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Landfill Neighbors Urged to Build ‘Shelter in Place’ Kits

Critical items include plastic sheeting, weather radio, food and water.


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‘Bonafide Miracle’: Teen Comes Back to Life After Being Dead for 45 Minutes

A St. Charles teen who spent 15 minutes under icy water has made a recovery that doctors are labeling “a bonafide miracle.”


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New Lake Planned For North Central Missouri

The state is making up to $2 million available to help develop a lake near Milan, MO.


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As Summer Arrives So Do Warnings About Dock Safety

Three swimmers, including two children, were electrocuted last summer at Lake of the Ozarks.


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Charges Filed In Fairview Heights Police Shooting

Police say the officer was pulling over a suspicious vehicle and was walking back with the driver’s ID when that driver shot the officer.



Girl, 6, Drowns At Lake Of The Ozarks

Kansas girl had wandered away from her family.


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Arnold Woman Seriously Hurt At Lake Wappapello

50-year-old Tammy Leighton lost consciousness after slamming into water.


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Some Homes Deemed “Too Close” to Lake of the Ozarks Will Be Allowed to Remain

Feds had threatened to move homes that were “too close to the lake”.



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