Flooding this week has damaged hundreds of homes and is being blamed for at least nine deaths, with Kentucky and eastern Missouri being the hardest hit.
It's the wettest day in St. Louis history as a line of steady thunderstorms dropped 8-10 inches of rain across the area early Tuesday morning, swelling rivers and creeks and stranding drivers across several roads in the region.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said at least four people were killed when an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck in Missouri at a crossing Monday.
Two men have been charged with murder after a house explosion near St. Louis, Missouri, killed four people, including three teenagers, who were assembling illegal fireworks in a garage.
The Amur leopard is considered one of the rarest and most endangered cats in the world, the zoo said when announcing the female cubs.
Police say a 10-year-old boy fatally shot his 12-year-old brother as the two played with a gun they found inside a St. Louis home.
Police in St. Louis are investigating the shooting deaths of two young cousins that was livestreamed in what the family believes to have been a “freak accident.”
An Illinois man now holds the Missouri paddlefish state record, and he can thank Mother Nature for some of that title.
President Joe Biden is rebranding his bipartisan infrastructure package with the new slogan “Building a Better America.”
“It’s a reminder to them to not do it again. Because I can tell you, this is one of the hardest things that anyone can ever go through. Any parent, this is the hardest and no parent should ever have to suffer that,” Cecilia Williams said.
Officials say five children all younger than 10 who were left home without an adult died in a fire at an apartment building in southwestern Illinois.
Both parents had tested positive for COVID, and were quarantined in the basement of their home when they were found dead.
A funeral home van with a woman’s body inside was stolen from a convenience store in St. Louis, Missouri. The driver went inside and had left the vehicle running, police said.
Federal prosecutors allege Patricia Derges, who was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives, knowingly sold fake stem cells marketed as a treatment for COVID-19, defrauding individuals for thousands of dollars.
Aspen Deke battled COVID-19 for more than two months before passing away on Saturday.
Darrion Cockrell joined a gang when he was 10 years old. Today, he’s keeping his students from going down a similar path.
A grand jury earlier this month indicted Mark McCloskey, 63, and Patricia McCloskey, 61, on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and tampering with evidence.
Police said the man saw the 64-year-old woman who had collapsed while jogging on the sidewalk. But instead of helping her, investigators say he stole her cellphone and left her to die.
A grand jury has indicted the St. Louis couple who displayed guns while hundreds of racial injustice protesters marched on their private street.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus. His office confirmed the positive test Wednesday.