Body Found On Wash U Construction

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Police are investigating after a body was found on the campus of Washington University. Authorities say the discovery was made Friday morning at a construction site on the along Skinker Boulevard and Brooking drive on the Danforth Campus.Construction was immediately halted. Washington University released this statement about the incident: “A Washington…

Elderly Man Dies Following Fire In University City

University City, MO  (KTRS)  An elderly man is dead following a house fire in University City. Firefighters were called to the burning home on Plymouth Avenue near Pennsylvania at just before 7 p.m. Thursday.  After arriving, firefighters found the 82-year-old victim unresponsive. He was taken to an area hospital, where he died. The victim’s name hasn’t…

One Dead Amid Flooding In Missouri

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Flooding from heavy rains sweeping across the Midwest has killed at least one person in Missouri, prompted numerous rescues and blocked roadways. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 72-year-old woman drowned despite her husband’s efforts to save her as their vehicle was swept away by rushing waters Saturday near Clever…