• A look at some underground fires in recent US history

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Underground fires like the one smoldering at a St. Louis-area landfill are not unprecedented. Here are some other notable fires in recent U.S. history:

  • In this May 22, 2013, file photo crews works to contain odors from a slow-burning underground fire smoldering near a cache of nuclear waste at the Bridgeton Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. Authorities have quietly adopted an emergency plan in case the smoldering embers ever reach the waste, a potentially "catastrophic event" that could release radioactive fallout in a plume of smoke over a densely populated area of suburban St. Louis.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Roland Klose, File) MANDADORY CREDIT; EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

    Disaster plan developed in case fire reaches nuclear waste

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste, separated by no more than 1,200 feet.

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  • St. Louis Cardinals' John Lackey delivers a pitch during the first inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

    Despite injuries, Cardinals in postseason 5th straight year

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Since 2011, the bill for clubhouse carpet cleaning and/or replacement has been high for the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s a price willingly paid for all those champagne fests, every step of the way.

  • Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) his hit by St. Louis Rams outside linebacker Alec Ogletree (52) and safety Mark Barron (26) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Rams LB Ogletree to undergo ankle surgery

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams outside linebacker Alec Ogletree, the team’s leading tackler, will undergo surgery Tuesday for a broken right ankle and could be out for the season.

  • Blues sign Upshall, assign Rattie, Lindbohm to AHL

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues signed forward Scottie Upshall, who had been in training camp as a tryout, to a one-year, two-way contract.

  • In this Aug. 13, 2015, file photo, New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson (91) walks off the field following an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. A Missouri judge has continued until next month the criminal case against Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, accused of resisting arrest and traffic counts for a summer police chase in suburban St. Louis. A court hearing was canceled Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.  (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

    Jets’ Richardson completes suspension, due back in court

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A day after New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson’s four-game drug suspension ended, a judge on Monday postponed the Pro Bowler’s hearing on charges stemming from his arrest in Missouri this summer following a police chase.

  • NFL Today, Week 4


  • In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) passes against the Detroit Lions during an NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

    Manning, Broncos face Vikings, look for 4-0 start

    Three weeks into the season and only one game, Minnesota at Denver, is a matchup of teams with winning records.

  • Tiffany Spain, 29, covers her daughter Logynn Spain, 4, as she calls out to her other daughter, Kyndall, to run, as gun shots are fired from a car driving by Sumner High School during a high school football game on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 in St. Louis.  Police say they don't think the shots were meant for anyone at the game. The game between Gateway STEM and Vashon high schools resumed after a few minutes.  No one was injured. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    St. Louis high school football game interrupted by gunshots

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The sound of gunshots halted a high school football game in St. Louis, but officials say no one was injured.

  • Rams WR Brian Quick expected to play vs Arizona

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Out since injuring his shoulder last October, St. Louis Rams wide receiver Brian Quick is finally going to be back on the field.