Freight Train Derails Near St. Louis
EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say more than two dozen rail cars of a grain-hauling freight train derailed outside St. Louis, dumping much of the load but causing no injuries. St. Louis County police and the Eureka Fire Protection District say the cars in the 98-car Union Pacific train derailed Tuesday afternoon near Eureka. Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis says the cause is under investigation.