UPDATE: Missouri floods displacing residents in Poplar Bluff, Commerce, Benton

Rising water has forced many in Poplar Bluff from their homes. Commerce and Benton were also affected.

Missouri House approves dog-breeding compromise bill

The new legislation would give dog breeders more time to comply with the regulations  passed in November.

Storms kill 54 around South, including 40 in Alabama

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox says sections of the city have been destroyed and its infrastructure has been decimated.

UPDATE: Storms kill 64 around South, including 50 in Ala.

An emergency official says 10 more storm-related deaths have been confirmed in an Alabama county, bringing the regional death toll to 64.