tent collapse

Tent Collapse
9:38 am
Tue May 15, 2012

2 file suit over deadly St. Louis tent collapse

Approximately 100 people were injured and one killed after officials said straight-line winds whipped through and collapsed a large tent outside Kilroy’s Sports Bar, near Busch Stadium, on April 28, 2012.
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Two people injured when a party tent collapsed outside a downtown St. Louis bar last month have filed suit against the bar and the company that leased and installed the tent.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 45-year-old Janet Martinez and 25-year-old Kurt Volk, both of St. Louis, filed separate suits claiming significant injuries from the April 28 accident outside Kilroy's Sports Bar near Busch Stadium.

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Morning Round-Up
7:39 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Morning Headlines - Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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Cardinals will retire La Russa's jersey

No other player or manager will wear #10 for the St. Louis Cardinals after this season.

The team has announced plans to retire the number, worn last by manager Tony La Russa, at a ceremony before a May 11 contest against the Atlanta Braves.

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Morning round-up
7:29 am
Tue May 1, 2012

Morning headlines: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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Victim of tent collapse died of blunt force trauma

The St. Louis medical examiner says a man who was killed when a tent collapsed near Busch Stadium on Saturday died of blunt force trauma.

58-year-old Alfred Goodman of Waterloo, Ill., was the only fatality when a party tent at Kilroy’s Sports Bar blew apart in a violent thunderstorm. 100 people were treated at the scene, and another 16 taken to local hospitals.

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Morning Round-up
8:50 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Morning headlines: Monday, April 30, 2012

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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.

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Tent Collapse
7:01 pm
Sat April 28, 2012

Tent collapse kills one in downtown St. Louis

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.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

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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.

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