Carthage church collects 8,000 photos lost in Joplin tornado

Volunteers at First Baptist Church in Carthage have received recovered photographs scattered across the state by the EF5 tornado. They meticulously clean them and search the photos for information on their owners.

72K-sq.-foot home under construction in southwest Missouri

The home is reportedly being built by Steven Huff, who has family ties in Missouri and is chairman of Wisconsin-based TF Concrete Forming Systems.

Missouri River flooding limits Amtrak services between Kansas City and St. Louis

Train service continues between St. Louis and Kansas City but is limited until at least July 24.

University Hospital re-verified as Level I Trauma Center

University Hospital announced Thursday that it has been re-certified as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation given to three hospitals in the state.

Public Service Commissioner Robert Clayton appointed to state appeals court

Clayton of Hannibal said his experience on the commission would help with his new job.

Off-duty firefighter rescues motorist from St. Louis river

Authorities say firefighter Steve Nienhaus saw the vehicle enter the river Sunday morning, then quickly swam into the water to save the driver, who was slumped over inside the truck.