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Body Found Near Mississippi River at St. Louis

Police say their homicide unit is investigating

19 hours ago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn makes his remarks as former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (L) current Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Vice President Joe Biden listen in while touring the America’s Central Port in Granite City, Illinois on February 19, 2014. The group was on hand to mark the 5th anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and highlight the importance of investment in infrastructure to create jobs and drive the economy forward.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

America’s Central Port Expanding

Illinois Gov. Quinn signs bill into law, helping Metro-East district

08/03/2014

David Brangenberg (photo: St. Peters Police)

Missing St. Peters Man Found in Mississippi River

Forty-seven-year old David Brangenberg’s body was found Saturday by St. Louis Firefighters.

07/21/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Body Found in Mississippi River Downtown

A man’s body was first spotted by a tug boat crew near the Eads Bridge

07/19/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Floodwaters Continue to Recede

The river rose sharply in late June and early July due to heavy rains in the upper Midwest.

07/15/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Bridges Reopen as Mississippi River Recedes

Two Mississippi River bridges closed for several days due to flooding are open again as floodwaters continue to recede in areas north of St. Louis.

07/11/2014

Stock photo of Mississippi River flooding. Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Towns Hopeful Worst of Flood is Behind Them

Officials in several Mississippi River towns were cautiously optimistic that they’ll soon emerge from this year’s flood with relatively minor damage.

07/10/2014

File photo of State Route 100, the Great River Road, shut down in Alton. (Photo via Grafton Facebook page)

Flooding Shuts Down Highway 100 in Grafton

The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.

07/09/2014

Flooding in Grafton, Illinois April 18, 2013. (Photo: Facebook)

Grafton Mayor: Flooding Not an Issue

Tom Thompson, the mayor of Grafton, says his city is open for business, despite flooding along the Mississippi River.

07/07/2014

Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Floods Threaten Upper Mississippi Riverbanks

The call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.

07/06/2014

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