EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) __ The case of three Metro East counties suing to block the U.S. government from declaring the region’s levees functionally useless could be headed for trial in a federal court this spring.
SUNSET HILLS, MO (KMOX)__Three people who allegedly stole from two storm damaged homes in Sunset Hills are in police custody.
SUNSET HILLS, Mo. (KMOX) – Cleanup from Friday’s tornadoes continue, FEMA Preliminary Damage Assessment teams are preparing to move in to the damaged areas this week.
Metro East officials have filed a federal lawsuit, challenging FEMA’s de-accreditation of levees in Madison, St. Clair and Monroe Counties.
SUNSET HILLS, MO (KMOX)-Very few people stopped by as FEMA officials unveiled the preliminary flood maps for St. Louis County Wednesday night, but Thursday night’s unveiling of the St. Charles County maps will likely draw a much larger crowd.
The regional panel that’s working to upgrade the metro east levee system, is joining a lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - Property owners in the Metro East who worry that new government floodplain maps will force them to buy expensive flood insurance are getting another break.