One day after Little Rock judge strikes down voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, couples line up at county clerk’s office. Kristin Seaton and Jennifer Rambo get first license.
ST. LOUIS — Torrential rains continued across the nation’s midsection on Thursday, causing flash flooding that killed a woman and a child, damaged homes and forced multiple water rescues.
Up to 10 inches of rain pounded southern Missouri overnight. A woman died near Jane, Mo., in the far southwestern corner of the state where creek water washed over a highway, sweeping away her car.
“Early this morning it just unleashed,” said Greg Sweeten, emergency management director in McDonald County, Mo.