Residents can soon expect some changes to how Boone County handles 9-1-1 calls.
Officials in Cole County have approved a proposal to add 15 new tornado sirens.
Phone companies would have to help Missouri law enforcement agencies locate cellphone callers in emergency situations, under legislation moving through the state Senate.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's disappointed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied a request to provide disaster aid to residents in 18 southern and northern Missouri counties recently hit by violent weather.