Persistent flooding prompts city to buy house on Worley Street

Monday, December 10, 2012 | 4:56 p.m. CST; updated 8:11 p.m. CST, Monday, December 10, 2012

COLUMBIA — After 38 years of complaints from owners about basement flooding in a house on Worley Street, the City of Columbia has bought the home and plans to knock it down.