Photo of a train derailment (Photo credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Highway Buckles After Rail Cars Hit Overpass

A Missouri highway overpass that partially collapsed when rail cars smashed into one of its support pillars after a cargo train collision was about 15 years old and in good condition but just couldn’t withstand the impact, a sheriff said.


St. Louis blogger Jess Leitch posted this photo of her lying on the floor, exhausted and red-faced, after her first lengthy bike ride during her month-long effort to get around town without her car. (

Car-Free In St. Louis Update: Does Catching A Ride Count As Cheating?

Jess Leitch is one week into her car-free campaign…here’s the update.


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St. Louis Holiday Concert Preview

It’s time to think about where to get your annual fix of live music for the holiday season. Whether you’re looking for a rock concert, a classical orchestra, choral groups or a rock opera, you will find it in the Lou this holiday season.



Body Found On Coal Car Passing Through St. Louis

Authorities are trying to identify a body found on a train’s coal car as it passed through St. Louis.


Sunset Wentzville

Man Hit By Train In Wentzville

Was walking on tracks, wearing headphones


Train Engineers Often Deal With Crippling Trauma In Wake Of Tragedies

Train crews are placed on leave, offered counseling after fatal crash.


RR crossing

UPDATED: Girls Were Playing “Ghost Train” When They Were Killed On Tracks

Amtrak passenger train plowed into Jeep stopped on tracks.


Cameron Vennard

Frontenac Bank Sets Up “Cameron Vennard Memorial Fund”

Teen was struck and killed while walking train tracks Wednesday.


Metrolink at Compton

Man Hit, Killed By Metrolink Train

No indication why he was on tracks


Metro 2

MetroLink Train Strikes Car In Metro East

The car’s driver and train operator rushed to the hospital, but passengers on train escape injury.





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