Everyone played a part, from doctors, nurses and paramedics to strangers who took off belts to use as tourniquets and staunched bleeding with their bare hands. As of Monday, 51 people remained hospitalized, three of them in critical condition and five listed as serious.
The 12-year-old boy fell into the flooded Big River and was rescued by an eastern Missouri man.
A tiger escaped momentarily at the Isis Shrine Circus in Salina, Kan., and wandered into the bathroom.
The last time these teams played in Washington was Oct. 12, in Game 5 of a National League division series, when the Nationals led 6-0 after three innings and were still ahead 7-5 with two outs in the top of the ninth.
The conference commissioners in charge of putting together the four-team playoff system that will start after the 2014 regular season will meet starting Tuesday in Pasadena, Calif.
The Rams gave up the second overall pick in 2012 for a quarterback they did not need to move down just four spots, in return receiving future considerations galore. After additional jockeying during the draft, the Rams came away with starting defensive tackle Michael Brockers and cornerback Janoris Jenkins, plus promising running back Isaiah Pead and offensive guard Rokevious Watkins.
The river is still rising from St. Louis south. Among the communities expected to see major flooding is Cape Girardeau.
The event lifts the 4.2 percent state sales tax on dishwashers, furnaces, air conditioners and other appliances that carry the Energy Star label.
State Republicans continue to overlook the benefits of the Affordable Care Act with circular logic.
After six months of meetings, residents of Perryville and Perry County have submitted a plan to protect the habitat of the Grotto sculpin.
Senate debate on the budget is scheduled to begin late Monday, with some of the most agreeable items up first.
The Kansas City Star requested the documents nine months ago but the department had declined to release them.
Chris Kimble caught a longnose gar weighing 35 pounds, 9 ounces at Bull Shoals Lake.
The Missourian profiled how Columbia has developed in recent years, what issues the city has faced and how growth has affected members of the community.
Columbia residents and vendors gather on a partly sunny, warm Sunday afternoon to celebrate Earth Day.
Republican lawmakers had repeatedly defeated Democratic efforts to expand Medicaid in the weeks before Nixon's rally. Several other developments this past week may have sealed its fate.
In the past 10 years, land developer Fred Overton has watched housing sales boom and bust. As the market recovers from the recent recession, he's regaining ground while clawing his way through the obstacles to a full recovery.
Late last year, the Boone County Regional Sewer District used eminent domain to acquire just under 20 acres of land from cattle farmer Jim Shaw. It will be used for a water treatment plant.
Beth Newton incorporates iPads, laptops, a SMART Board, electronic probes and cameras into classroom to help transform the way her students learn.
Ernie's Cafe & Steak House has kept its same, consistent diner theme since it opened in 1934 and is still enjoyed by regulars, generations of downtown customers and newcomers alike.