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File photo of tornado damage. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Spring 2015 Regional Tornado Outlook

“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”

03/25/2015

File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Person Wanted After Shots Fired Near MetroLink Station Sunday Night

One person was arrested and another is wanted by police after shots were fired into a large crowd of people near the MetroLink station in the Delmar Loop.

03/17/2015

MetroLink and Metro bus near Union Station (KMOX/ Kevin Killeen)

Ferguson Effect? Mass Transit Ridership Down

Ridership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.

03/11/2015

Eads Bridge on 5/22/12 (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Fire on Eads Bridge Next to MetroLink Tracks

A wooden walking platform was on fire near the light rail tracks on the bridge.

02/04/2015

Laclede's Landing MetroLink station (Photo via mtram.mashke.org/Yury Maller)

Metro Transit’s Old Laclede’s Landing Building Could Turn Residential

Metro’s parent, the Bi-State Development Agency, is moving west to downtown’s Metropolitan Square building.

01/30/2015

Photo: KMOX

Metro Bus, Train Workers Approve New Contract

Metro bus and train workers have a new 3.5-year union contract.

09/26/2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr, Metro St. Louis

Union Members to Vote on New Agreement with Metro Today

For the first time in three years, Metro’s bus and train drivers and mechanics could have a new contract by the end of today.

09/25/2014

Metro President and CEO John Nations. Photo: KMOX

Metro CEO Reacts to Allegations of Race Baiting During Oreo Cookie Incident

You may have heard the commercials from the Amalgamated Transit Union criticizing a Metro board member for handing out a recipe for Oreo cookies to union negotiators.

09/12/2014

Transit Union workers protest a $75,000 raise for Metro CEO John Nations. (Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Metro Workers Continue to Protest Nations’ Wage Hike

The union has held several demonstrations this week to call attention to Metro CEO John Nations getting a $75,000 wage hike, while workers remain in a contract dispute.

08/29/2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr, Metro St. Louis

Metro Workers Take Their Contract Quest To Commuters

Union workers at Metro, the local transit agency, are meeting and greeting commuters this morning to call attention to their quest for a new contract.

08/25/2014

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