Fort Leavenworth, KAN – Rising levels of the Missouri River caused water to undercut the Union Pacific Railroad tracks northwest of Sherman Army Airfield on the eastern edge of Fort Leavenworth, causing the area to flood.
According to a Rebecca Steed who speaks for the post administration, at 6:30 a.m., water began eroding the expanded earthworks that were put in place to reinforce the levee.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – North Missouri Chamber of Commerce offices are joining the flood fight.
The Missouri River is beginning to rise in the central part of the Show-Me State. The river at Jefferson City is expected to reach 29 feet by Thursday, just a foot shy of the top of the city's north side levee.
Planned Parenthood filed a federal suit yesterday. The group is looking to bar the state of Kansas from redirecting money to local health clinics.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tens of thousands of people in Missouri and Kansas were briefly without power after two rounds of heavy thunderstorms made their way across the Kansas City area and communities to the north.
A Missouri House Committee is convening in Joplin as it examines the state's disaster response efforts.
A two-person office that helped film directors scout locations and find equipment and employees in Missouri will close on Thursday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A two-day review of a Planned Parenthood clinic in the Kansas City suburbs continues today.
As volunteers and residents in Holt and Atchison counties in northwest Missouri continue sandbagging to keep the rising Missouri River at bay, Senator Claire McCaskill is looking for answers from the Army Corps of Engineers.
The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is making changes in its oversight of sexual abuse allegations against its priests.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The full Kansas City city council followed a committee's recommendation yesterday and refused to ban the production of parts for nuclear weapons at a plant being built in southeast Kansas City.
Rural bankers in 10 Midwest states, including Kansas and Missouri, worry that Missouri River flooding will hurt the region's economy and tourism.
Missouri State Senator Brad Lager wants the Senate to hold hearings by the fall on the management of the Missouri River.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Flood warnings remain in effect for much of the Missouri River basin until further notice - and that could mean the cities of Leavenworth, Atchison and St. Joseph will be seeing floodwaters for much of the summer.
Kansas health officials are warning people to stay away from the overflowing Missouri River.
KU's efforts to translate cutting-edge research into benefits for patients have received a $20 million jumpstart, courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.
Independence, MO. – It's not yet clear what blew up in Independence last evening , killing someone and raining debris for blocks. Neither has the Jackson county Medical Examiner been able to identify the person killed.
Federal bomb experts from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are working with police to learn what exploded, how much of it there was and what triggered it.