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Missouri River

Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Farmers and Business Owners File Suit Over Missouri River

The group is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, claiming the agency mismanaged the Missouri River since 2006 and contributed to major flooding in five states.


Ambulance 4, Getty Images, photo by Chronis Jons

Construction Worker Injured on Missouri River

A worker was seriously injured Wednesday morning when his boat was struck by an oncoming barge on the Missouri River.



Woman Found Dead in Missouri River

Authorities are investigating after a woman’s body was found in the Missouri River at St. Charles.


Missouri State Penitentiary

Mo. State Penitentiary Featured on Ghost TV Show

The film crew re-enacted the 1954 prison riot and a double-execution conducted at the prison. It also focused on the gas chamber and the housing unit that had held death row.


Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Body Found in Missouri River in Jeff City

Authorities are investigating after a body was found in the Missouri River in Jefferson City.


File photo of smoke stacks (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Public Hearing Scheduled For Ameren’s Landfill Request

A public hearing has been scheduled in regards to Ameren’s request for a coal ash landfill.


A half mile of asphalt road on Columbia Bottom Conservation Area is shown devastated by recent flooding when the area’s Missouri River levee was breached last week.  Except for the visitor center, Columbia Bottom is closed until further notice.

Columbia Bottom Took On Extensive Flood Damage

The Columbia Bottom area is left severely damaged after a levee breach cause by recent flooding.


File photo of barge on Mississippi River.

Sequestration Cuts Shut Down 3 Area Stream Gauges

The National Streamflow Information Program says losing these river level monitors presents a potential threat to public safety.


The Mississippi River is expected to crest Monday night at 39.8 feet, which is nearly 10 feet above flood stage. (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Mississippi River Dropping, But Problems Remain

The waterway has crested from Iowa through southern Missouri and Illinois, but it remained above flood stage at many spots Monday.


(KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Flooding Expected Along the Mississippi, Missouri Rivers This Weekend

The National Weather Service is expecting the Mississippi at St. Louis to rise higher and crest a day later.