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A train selfie - showing a previously unknown Canadian dude named Jared Michael - is blowing up on the Internet this week.
Buffalo fire investigators believe a rash of brush fires along CSX tracks, from the Eastside to Black Rock, was touched off by a malfunctioning train, and now a witness is telling a story that would support the investigators.
A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white... A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around ... (more)
Television station KOCO reports that the collision at North Flood Avenue and Lexington Street occurred about 10:20 a.m. The train was traveling northbound at the time of the collision and the crash is snarling traffic in the area.
Two subcontractors working on a lane restriping project on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 late Thursday night were struck and injured by an alleged drunk driver, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.
The driver of a dark-colored BMW 5 Series left the scene after his car was hit by an oncoming train while stopped on the tracks near Pratt Avenue and Meridian Street in Huntsville, police said.
General Motors says that cars being recalled because of faulty ignition switches can be driven safely before repairs, based on more than 80 tests, but the automaker has not addressed a problem long known to potentially shut off the engine: a simple bump from a driver's knee.
Pointing to the catastrophic derailment in Quebec of a train transporting oil and similar accidents, Assemblyman Roger Dickinson , D-Sacramento, has unveiled legislation to get emergency responders more information about crude-carrying trains that roll through California.
The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration is fining Bay Area Rapid Transit $210,000 for three "willful/serious" safety violations connected to the death of two transit workers, citing a lack of safety measures at BART as the fault of their deaths.
Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.
Raymond Ragen, left, 44, of Mineola, was found in guilty in the July 23, 2012 crash, pictured right, that killed mini-school-bus driver Jorge Guevara, 45. The family of a school bus driver who died in a 2012 collision in Locust Valley got some relief from their anguish when a Nassau jury yesterday found cement truck driver Raymond Ragen guilty of ... (more)
The project is part of BNSF Railway Co.' s $5 billion in new capital projects planned this year in its 28-state service area, which includes 32,000 miles of track.
An official with the state Fire Marshal's Office told KPLC they are investigating an incident that happened Friday night at the Louisiana Railroad Days Festival in DeQuincy.
How do you move a 240,000 pound train car? It's a question engineers had to answer after a Saturday train derailment in upper Northampton County.