The twisters were reported in Callaway County, St. Charles County, and Pike County.
Some 75 homes evacuated.
Former funeral home worker was supposed to spread the ashes, but kept them in the trunk of his car for several years, say police.
A western Illinois sheriff is facing a felony misconduct charge for a 2012 death investigation of a woman who overdosed on heroin.
Coroner says Howard & Theresa Stout had propane tank and space heater hook-up in camper.
Wearing cutoff shorts and a T-shirt with the slogan “Bad is my middle name,” St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook pleaded not guilty.
William John Thomas Wilkerson, Jr. of Florissant was arrested after a report of a suspicious person at an apartment complex in St. Louis County, early Wednesday morning.
Five Pike County Mo. jail inmates are reported missing.
More than a hundred firefighers were on the scene for more than four hours.
Officials still haven’t pinpointed what sparked the fire that burned for nearly four days before being extinguished Sunday.