“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.”
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.
Ridership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.
A wooden walking platform was on fire near the light rail tracks on the bridge.
Metro’s parent, the Bi-State Development Agency, is moving west to downtown’s Metropolitan Square building.
Metro bus and train workers have a new 3.5-year union contract.
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.
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.
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.
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.