19 Levees in Illinois, Missouri Monitored For FloodingAt least 18 deaths over several days in Missouri and Illinois were blamed on flooding.
UPDATED: MoDOT Closes WB I-44 at I-270Interstate 44 is closed in west St. Louis County due to flooding of the Meramec River at Route 141.
US Steel Contract Deal Won't Stop Granite City ShutdownLayoffs are due to begin Sunday, two days after Christmas.
Illinois to Close Money-Losing Shooting Complex, CampgroundThe state of Illinois plans at the end of this month to close a money-losing shooting complex that regularly draws thousands each summer for a national competition.
Illinois House defeats 1-Month Budget, Battle ContinuesA temporary budget to keep Illinois government operating in a new fiscal year has failed in the House, but one is still alive because the Senate OK'd an identical measure.
I-70 Closed At WarrentonAmmonia leak. Hope to reopen by 2pm
Illinois Congressman Bost Says Granite City Steel Will Come BackCEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.
U.S. Steel May 'Temporarily' Idle Granite City OperationsOver 2,000 workers would be impacted.
Blunt on Shutdown: 'I Don't Think There Are Any Winners'Blunt says that after the last 16 days, no one wants to be where the Democrats and Republicans in Congress or the President are in terms of approval ratings.
From Near Or From Far, Visitors Glad To Get Back Into The Gateway ArchFed. government reboot is good news for visitors who almost missed Arch experience.
Talks Continue to Reopen Arch, Despite Federal ShutdownIts the Gateway to the West, a tourist destination in a town that may be hosting the World Series -- and its closed. Talks continue to find some way to reopen the Gateway Arch.
Charity Steps Up to Help Family of Fallen Mo. SoldierDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement late Wednesday, that the Fisher House Foundation, associated with the VA, will step in.