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Federal agencies to discuss new flood strategies at St. Louis summit

Flooding along the Mississippi River this year motivated three federal agencies to hold their first joint summit to discuss future responses to floods.

Ferguson man acquitted of 17-year-old murder still faces rape charge

After being found not guilty of the 1991 murder of an 18-year-old woman, a Ferguson man faces a rape charge from the same incident.

St. Charles says no to pot-bellied pigs

The St. Charles City Council on Tuesday rejected a request from a family to change an ordinance to allow families one pig, as long as the animal was registered and immunized.

Sandbags coming down in Hannibal

After the second-highest flood in Hannibal this summer forced the city to put thousand of sandbags on the levee, they are now paying to have them removed.

Carbon monoxide deaths remind boaters to take precaution

Federal and state agencies are urging boaters to be mindful of the dangers of carbon monoxide after four people died of carbon monoxide poisoning on a houseboat Sunday.

Missouri sex offenders sue over Halloween restrictions

A Missouri law that requires sex offenders to stay in their house on Halloween night and not give candy to trick-or-treaters has prompted four Missouri offenders to sue the state.

Attorneys argue intent in "Precious Doe" trial

Prosecutors and defense attorneys disagreed Wednesday over whether the man accused of killing a 3-year-old girl, long known as "Precious Doe, ''knew the girl would die after he kicked her in the head.

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