emergency

Boone County to upgrade 911 operation centers

Jun 12, 2012

Residents can soon expect some changes to how Boone County handles 9-1-1 calls.

Cole County to install 15 new tornado sirens

Jun 12, 2012

Officials in Cole County have approved a proposal to add 15 new tornado sirens.

David Shane / Flickr

Phone companies would have to help Missouri law enforcement agencies locate cellphone callers in emergency situations, under legislation moving through the state Senate.

File / KBIA

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.