| Apr 23, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Crews worked to get St. Louis' tornado-battered airport ready to reopen on Sunday after it was hit by a roaring storm that also destroyed dozens of houses, tossed cars and knocked out power.
A Red cross official said there were reports of at least 500...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Flights began landing at St. Louis' tornado-battered airport on Saturday night, a spokesman said, after an all-out effort to repair the damage from a storm that also wrecked houses, tossed cars and knocked out power.
A preliminary count showed at least...
| May 15, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Chicago aldermen are weighing whether to ask voters in November if the city should try to negotiate lower electric rates for residents and small retailers — a step approved by voters in more than 200 Illinois villages and cities in March.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Approval of a new federal project boundary at the Lake of the Ozarks means about 1,500 homes and other structures are now safe from being torn down. Ameren Missouri is pleased, but lakefront residents say the problem is far from...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Voters in a large majority of Chicago-area communities who were presented with the ballot question Tuesday have backed initiatives that will allow their local leaders to negotiate electricity deals from suppliers other than ComEd.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:35 PM
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo.-- Homeowners at the Lake of the Ozarks continue to live in fear that their lakefront homes may be in danger. A federal agency has ordered the removal of about 4,000 structures. Missouri's Senators and Congressional Represenatives...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:44 AM
The Illinois Commerce Commission says Ameren Illinois must cut its electric rates by $48 million.
The State Journal-Register reports that the ICC announced its decision Thursday after reviewing electric rates proposed by the utility when it submitted its...
| Jul 4, 2010
| 6:07 PM
Ray Hott bought a strip of land in DeKalb so he'd have a place to store his collection of cars. He converted an old union hall on the property into a part-garage, part-apartment, and planted a garden that sprouted huge tomatoes.
That was four years ago....