PHOTO GALLERY: Flooding in Des Moines and Ames

Thunderstorms have hit Iowa for three consecutive nights, sending rivers and creeks rolling over their banks.

1 person missing in storm-flooded Iowa creek

Iowa State University football players were stacking sandbags around the football stadium Wednesday, and Interstate 35 was closed just south of Ames.

Jefferson City working on cemetery damage after human jawbone found

Old City Cemetery has had reports of groundhog problems, lawnmower damage to headstones and, most recently, a human jawbone next to a hole.

Council backs Grant's Farm as national park

A plan under consideration to turn Grant's Farm into a national park gets the support of the St. Louis County Council.

New fire station LEED certified

Columbia's newest fire station was LEED-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Observing Ramadan? There's an app for that

Cell phone applications such as Find Mecca and iPray are making it easier for American Muslims to practice religious observances such as Ramadan.

Searchers find teen's body in flooded Iowa creek

Searchers in Iowa have recovered the body of a teenage girl who died when raging floodwaters swept three cars off a road near Des Moines.

Missouri sheriffs back states' immigration efforts

Missouri sheriffs are giving their support to law officers in states along the Mexican border seeking to enforce immigration laws.

Nelly to host St. Louis radio show

The rapper has joined St. Louis urban station Hot 104.1 (WHHL-FM) as afternoon drive-time host.

Authorities investigating burglaries in northwest Columbia

The Boone County Sheriff's Department is looking into three burglaries committed early Wednesday morning.