Other stories from across the region

(Washington, DC)  --  Missouri’s congressional delegation has sent a letter urging the U-S Department of Housing and Urban Development asking it to release funding to help Missouri communities rebuild from severe flooding and storms.

(Kansas City, MO)  --  The Federal Emergency Management Agency has given nearly 14 million dollars in funding so far to help northwest Missourians recover from flooding and severe storms.

(Rock Rapids, IA) -- The governor has ordered all state flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff today (Monday) until sunset in honor of fallen Lyon County Sheriff's Deputy, Stephanie Schreurs. Deputy Schreurs, a 24-year veteran with the department, died from injuries sustained in the line …

(Omaha, NE) -- A suspect is under arrest following a crash in Omaha. Twenty-one-year-old Rodrigo Amaya of Colorado Springs, Colorado, was booked on several charges including suspicion of DUI, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident. Police say Amaya was traveling at a high rate…

(Springfield, MO) -- Officials at Missouri State University in Springfield say they are anticipating an enrollment decline of two-and-a-half to three percent for the fall semester. That would be the first decline at the school in more than 20 years. M-S-U President Clif Smart says the incomi…