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Members of St. Louis Fire Department Rescue Squad 1 walk door to door to check on the welfare of residents after an area near the River Des Peres flooded following hours of a steady rain in St. Louis on June 19, 2015. About 20 homes suffered flooded yards and basements and as a precaution utilities were pulled from the homes.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

PHOTOS: Homes Flooded Near River Des Peres

About two dozen homes are flooded near river Des Peres on Friday.


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Train Cars Derail At I-44 And River Des Peres

Crews are cleaning up after a train derailment in South St. Louis.


St. Louis Alderman Scott Ogilvie speaks on July 8, 2013

City Residents, Aldermen Gather To Criticize South County Connector

The meeting was for informational purposes but it was clear most citizens there already knew about the project and its plan to cut through a city park.


St. Louis Fire Department file photo (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

Off Duty St. Louis Firefighter Rescues Man From River des Peres

An off duty St. Louis firefighter sprung into action when he spotted a pickup truck in the River des Peres.


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Are More Guardrails Needed Along the River Des Peres?

Last week a car crash into the river — with a mother and three children escaping alive — but others have not been so fortunate.


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Car Crashes Into River Des Peres

St. Louis firefighters say woman and three children escape without serious injury.



Shelby Dasher Makes Brief Court Appearance

Judge enters “not guilty” plea on her behalf, appoints public defender.



US EPA Okays MO Water Standards – With Important Exceptions

Federal regulators disagree with standards for the Mississippi and River Des Peres


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Off-duty Firefighter Saves Man in River Des Peres

Steve Niehaus saw the pickup truck hit the water, then quickly swam out to save the driver.


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