Legislation May Reverse Water Patrol Merger with Mo. Highway PatrolThe change will restore better training, enhanced water safety resources and improved relations with marine interests.
Iowa Family Still Waiting on Report of Son's Lake of the Ozarks DrowningNearly three months after their son drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks while handcuffed and in Missouri Water Patrol custody, an Iowa family still is waiting for the official report on how it happened.
Getting Drunks Out of BoatsOperation Dry Water hits lakes and rivers this weekend.
Search Underway On Mississippi River For Missing BoaterThe Missouri Water Patrol is looking for a missing boater in St. Charles County.
Fourteen Missouri Fatalities Over Labor Day WeekendSgt. Gerard Callahan, spokesman for the Water Patrol, said that's normal for a weekend with so much water traffic.
14 Drownings In Lakes, Rivers This SummerThere have been 14 fatalities on the state's waterways from July 1 through Friday.That includes nine drownings in one seven-day stretch alone.
Drowning in Franklin CountyMissouri Water Patrol says Nicholas Spangler of Overland died Friday while trying to throw a rope swing to a river bank.
Four Dead in Southwest Mo. Boating MishapThe state water patrol says four fishermen died Friday night when their boat capsized in the Lead Mine Conservation Area, north of Bennett Springs State Park in Dallas County.
UPDATED: Hundreds safe after winds ground Mo. showboat