UPDATE: Quake toll in Ecuador up

PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador (AP) – There are devastating losses along Ecuador’s Pacific Ocean coast, after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck over the weekend. At least 272 people were killed, highways buckled and homes and buildings were flattened. President Rafael Correa says Saturday night’s quake was the worst natural disaster to hit Ecuador since a 1949 earthquake…

1 dead, 4 injured in Sunday crash.

( KTRS ) St. Louis County’s Accident Reconstruction team has been called out for a fatal accident. Sunday around 3:15 pm at New Jamestown Road and Krenski in North St. Louis County, a driver was killed in a single vehicle accident. Police say the driver was speeding, lost control of the vehicle and struck a…