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1 min ago |

Julie Huckabee Killed In Accident On Broad Street Thursday Morning

The driver of the motorcycle, Ms. Huckabee, was transported by HCEMS to a local hospital where she later died from injuries sustained during the crash.


Related Topix: McCaysville, GA, Fannin County, GA

3 hrs ago | OakCreek

Police say train accident was 'apparent suicide' by Oak Creek man

A train-pedestrian accident in Wauwatosa this morning seems to have been a suicide, according to an initial investigation by Wauwatosa Police.


Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI

6 hrs ago |

One man reported dead in train-pedestrian accident this morning in Wauwatosa

A man was killed by a freight train this morning near 60th and State streets in Wauwatosa, an investigator from the Milwaukee County medical examiner's office said.


Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI, Milwaukee County, WI

6 hrs ago | CJAD

Lawyers for Lac-Megantic accused want charges dropped

Lawyers for two of the three men accused in the Lac-Megantic tragedy are calling for their criminal charges to be dropped.


Related Topix: Canada

8 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Witnesses: Man lucky to be alive after train slams into semi

Witnesses say a man is lucky to be alive after a train smashed into his tractor trailer just seconds before he jumped to safety.


12 hrs ago | KSWO

Fort Sill goes through annual disaster exercise

This year's scenario was a fuel tanker that had been blown up by an unknown organization, resulting in casualties and destruction to surrounding buildings.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK

16 hrs ago | Switched

Commuters Band Together, Push Train Off Girl Who Was Hit On Her Way To School

Thanks to the collective power of her fellow commuters, 16-year-old Maja Dabkowska escaped major harm Tuesday morning after she was pinned between a train car and the boarding platform on her way to school.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News, Boat Disaster, Michigan

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Truckie tried to leap clear of train

A truckie tried to leap from his vehicle moments before it was hit by a train in Waikato, an inquest has been told.


Drunk School Bus Driver; CEO Accused of Dog Abuse Placed on Probation; ID in Fatal Train Accident

The girl, who was vacationing from New Jersey, fired the weapon at the outdoor Arizona range known as "Bullets and Burgers."


ID Made in Fatal Naugatuck Train Station Accident

Hughes was allegedly sitting on the tracks when the train travelling 40 miles per hour came around the curve and struck him, reporter Paul Singley reports.


Related Topix: Naugatuck, CT

Post and Courier

North Charleston police ticket driver after train hits car stuck on railroad tracks

Emergency crews Wednesday morning in North Charleston work the scene near East Montague Avenue and Gaynor Street where a train struck a car.


Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Man killed by train in Naugatuck

Police with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority are investigating the death of a 39-year-old man who was struck by a Metro-North train near the Naugatuck station.



Delays after wheelie bin hits train

An investigation has been launched after a train suffered minor damage and other services were delayed when a wheelie bin was thrown on to the track.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Fife County, Scotland,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk/Essex: Rail bosses re-thinking engineering plans for the weekend

Rail bosses are today holding a summit meeting to decide whether to go ahead with more engineering work in Ipswich following the bank holiday disaster.



Search is on for dog that may have survived deadly crash

Redmond police hope to find a missing pet that could provide some small comfort to the family of their former chief.


Related Topix: Redmond, WA


Charges dismissed against NC man in child sex case

A North Carolina judge has dismissed all charges and overturned the sentence of a man who spent 22 years in prison after his conviction in a child sex abuse case.


Related Topix: McDowell County, NC

Four students killed in Willoughby Hills plane crash; search for Eastlake woman expands;...

Frontier Airlines has announced a one-day fare sale to Florida and the Southwest for wintertime flights out of Cleveland.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Willoughby Hills, OH, Eastlake, OH

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

FILE--In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Albany, NY, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Brandon Sun

Train cars carrying propane derail in Emerson

The mishap occurred at approximately 7:30 a.m. near 5th Street East and Taylor Avenue in the southern Manitoba community.



Train hits, kills woman walking dog in Wisconsin

A 32-year-old mother walking with two children in a stroller was pushed to the ground by a man who had a knife and demanded money, Wausau police said Monday.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Greece, World News, Solon Springs, WI, Douglas County, WI