DES PERES, Mo. (AP) - An investigation is underway after a St. Louis County home caught fire twice in less than 24 hours. The first fire at the home in Des Peres (deh PAIR') was reported yesterday morning. The homeowner says two pieces of metal sparked the fire. Fire crews were called back to the same home early this morning. No one was home at the time of the second fire.
CAMDEN, Mo. (AP) - Camden County authorities say a preliminary investigation found no evidence of foul play in the deaths of a Camdenton man and a toddler. The sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of Robert and Sadie Burns. They were found dead Friday in their Camdenton home.
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) - Police are investigating how a 1-year-old child fell out of a moving car on a Missouri highway. The child suffered only minor injuries after falling out of the car last night in Lee's Summit. A passing driver stopped immediately and helped the child until emergency crews arrived. Officers are trying to determine if the child was sitting in a child's car seat in the vehicle.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - A virus that can kill 80 percent of piglets that contract it is rapidly spreading across Missouri hog farms. Porcine epidemic diarrhea is expected to cause an increase in pork prices this summer. The virus has killed 4 million to 5 million pigs nationwide.
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