St. Charles County
Gov. Nixon’s office said the federal agency has declared natural disasters for counties because of severe storms, high winds and flooding.
The storm Friday night produced two tornadoes, one that began in St. Charles County and traveled 32 miles through parts of St. Louis County.
The strongest was an EF-3 that tore through St. Charles County, Friday night.
Waves of rough weather spawning high winds and a tornado tore through eastern Missouri and the St. Louis area Friday night, downing trees and power lines and sending gamblers rushing from a casino floor.
A man and his girlfriend are hiding from the law after being charged with sex trafficking and promoting prostitution.
Calling it a death trap with accidents up by 480 percent in the past ten years, the group Shoulders for Safety says the time has come for major repairs.
“For some reason somebody thought it was important to prohibit law enforcement, even manned law enforcement aircraft, from being in the sky,” Chief Fitch said.
Spokesman Jeff Ochs told KMOX a pick-up truck drove straight into floodwaters on Firma Road near Highway 79 around 5 a.m. and got trapped.
Two Catholic schools in St. Charles County have called off classes after a threat made on social media.
“Part of that inspection will be certainly examining to make sure there were no meth problems there,” Faith said.