James Robert "Jimmy" Scott (born November 20, ) was convicted of causing a massive flood of the Mississippi River at West Quincy, Missouri as part of the Great Flood of He is currently serving a sentence of 20 years to life in a Missouri prison. had broken the levee so he could strand his wife, Suzie, on the Missouri side.
May 9, The broken levees — none of them operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — included five on the Missouri River and four smaller.
Jul 16, The levee breach combined the Mississippi and Missouri rivers 20 miles of the flooding occurred early last week when a nearby levee broke.
May 3, Engineers have blown up a levee in the US midwest, hoping to save a historic town from destruction by raging flood waters – but condemning a.
May 3, Authorities urged residents to evacuate a small Missouri River town and halted traffic along a busy section of the Mississippi River near St.
Jul 16, James Scott said he's the only person ever convicted in Missouri on the Scott admitted he moved sandbags before the levee break but said.
Oct 10, ST. LOUIS (AP) — Heavy rain across Missouri has caused river levels to spike, shutting down roads and threatening some homes and.
May 3, Missouri is bracing for what could be a dangerous, record-breaking week, and a levee breach just below the border in Arkansas could present.