Counterproposal for Edward Jones Dome upgrades due tomorrow
The St. Louis Rams have until tomorrow to offer their own price tag for upgrades to the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis.
The Rams' lease requires the Dome to be in the "top tier" of stadiums in the National Football League. That tems is not clearly defined, but it's generally meant within the top 25 percent. Otherwise, the Rams are free to depart St. Louis in 2015.
A makeshift memorial has been built at Kilroy's Sports Bar after an oversized tent injured 100 people, killing one after strong winds toppled a tent there after the St. Louis Cardinals game on April 28, 2012.
The location of Kilroy's, where the tent collapsed.
Will be updated.
St. Louis media outlets are reporting one person has been killed and up to 100 were hurt when high winds knocked down a large tent south of Busch Stadium.
KSDK reports five people were in critical condition Saturday afternoon, but were then moved to serious condition, after a tent at Kilroy's bar collapsed during a thunderstorm that blew through the area.
St. Louis Alderwoman Phyllis Young is sponsoring a bill to cut the size of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen by more than half. Similar proposals have failed over the decades, but Young says this is the first time the call comes from inside the Board itself.
The bill so far has the support of 11 of the 15 aldermen needed to pass.Young says in addition to saving money, cutting the board from 28 to 12 will better reflect the city’s changing population.
St. Louis police are searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a woman downtown.
The accident happened about 2 a.m. Friday on South Broadway.
Police say 23-year-old Amber Wood was crossing the street when she was struck by a silver or gray Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix with Missouri license plates. A 29-year-old man with her was also struck and is hospitalized.
The vehicle took off after the accident. Wood was pronounced dead at the scene.