Western and central Kansas was hit hard Tuesday night as tornadoes, hail and heavy rain swept through the area. Much of the damage came early in the evening when the Dodge City area reported two tornadoes on the ground.
Western Kansas survey crews took advantage of calm conditions Wednesday to assess damage from severe weather that swept through the Great Plains, and the National Weather Service said more storms could be on the horizon.
A state audit released Wednesday cites "serious mismanagement" by the former superintendent of the Fox School District in suburban St. Louis, alleging she spent nearly $100,000 on questionable expenses with little oversight from the school board.
The mayor of the small eastern Missouri town of Old Monroe has pleading guilty to felony charges for causing a drunk-driving crash last summer, a plea that required him to give up his elected position.