News Articles for "River"
Roughly 300 gallons of crude oil spilled early Friday into the Mississippi River near St. Louis after a vessel on the rain-swollen waterway slammed into a...read more
Town under siege by river seeks buyout
For 40 years, Shirley Moss has lived in the same home in a tiny southeast Missouri town, but as the sandbags piled up yet again, she didn't hesitate when ...read more
Cautious relief in Midwest as river levels fall
Slowly retreating floodwaters gave Midwesterners some hope Wednesday that the worst was over, but many worried that the earthen and days-old sandbag levee...read more
Midwest awaits retreat of floods, bloated rivers
Flood-weary residents fortified their homes against the rain-swollen Illinois River and considered whether to stand their ground as waterways remained in ...read more