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28 min ago | WGBH

Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner Fainted?

A still from the surveillance camera footage shows the fainting man lying alone in a subway car, as the few remaining occupants hurry away.


4 hrs ago | CBC News

'Firecracker' slam poet Zaccheus Jackson, 36, mourned after train accident

A void has been ripped into the lives of family, friends and Canada's spoken word community with the death of 36-year-old Zaccheus Jackson this week.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Canada

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Chopper accident blamed on pilot

An inquiry into the fatal crash of a Harbin Z-9 military helicopter in July has found that the accident was the result of "human error", Minister of Defence General Tea Banh has said.



Marietta man killed in skydiving accident

Federal officials are looking for train cars to haul nuclear waste toward its final resting place.


Related Topix: Department of Energy

Star Tribune

Green Line train fatally hits woman wearing headphones

Rider Sujan Mathur was in the front car and "all of a sudden, the train extremely and abruptly stopped."


Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN

Colorado Springs Independent

John Rocker: Train Wreck Survivor

I was halfway through writing a post about the difficulty I was having with intellectually reconciling the notion of the ALS ice-bucket challenge as both silly Internet fad and light-hearted fundraiser.


Related Topix: Game Show, Survivor, Reality TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Trainwreck, Country, Eastbound and Down

Two dead after train collides with car in Morrisville

Investigators said the crash happened at about 10 p.m. at the railroad crossing at Morrisville Carpenter Road and Chapel Hill Road.


Related Topix: Morrisville, NC

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

CHP detains man they say fled I-880 crash

California Highway Patrol officers detained a man at the San Leandro BART station they say fled the scene of a multi-vehicle accident that closed three lanes of Interstate 880 Saturday night.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA

Bangkok Post

Cutting road death toll starts with us

As disgustingly high as Thailand's road death toll is, the laws are often willfully disregarded and any sense of safety, patience or respect are flagrantly discarded.


Related Topix: Opinion

WTVG-TV Toledo

Train hits empty car, deputies search for driver

New details this morning from a train crash we first told you about Friday night on 13abc Action News at eleven o'clock.


Related Topix: Bradner, OH, Rick Snyder, US Governors

WTVG-TV Toledo

Witnesses testify in fatal dog attack hearing

A witness has told a judge during a hearing for the owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger that he had to fire shots at the animals to make them flee.


The Independent

Drama graduate, 22, killed by train while attempting to retrieve dog from level crossing

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England,

Actress (22) killed by train as she attempted to rescue dog from track

A 22-year-old aspiring actress was tragically killed by an oncoming train after she went onto a level crossing to retrieve a dog.


Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Wiltshire Times

Rail watchdog investigates Longleat miniature train accident

Six people were hurt when the Jungle Express train derailed at the Wiltshire park on August 2, one woman being flown to hospital for treatment to a broken leg by the Wiltshire Air Ambulance.


WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Hartford, VT, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Boy Hit by Train in Du Quoin

A Perry County boy is recovering after being hit by a train on his bicycle. It happened at 4:38 p.m. Thursday at the Main Street railroad crossing.


Related Topix: Du Quoin, IL

WCAX-TV Burlington

Concerns about oil trains in North Country

Concerns about oil trains continue in the North Country. Residents want the flammable liquid away from their homes and some are suggesting safer ways to move the oil.


Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY, Clinton County, NY

WFAA-TV Dallas

Major crash involving train, car reported in DallasMajor crash...

Major crash involving train, car reported in Dallas Police are investigating a major crash involving a vehicle and a Union Pacific train in Dallas.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX


Train passengers flee cable scare

Tyne and Wear Metro passengers were forced to flee a train after an overhead power cable snapped and made contact with the carriage.


Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Detroit News

Chicago-bound Amtrak train hits car in Michigan

Authorities say a Chicago-bound Amtrak train hit a car that got stuck on tracks in southwestern Michigan, destroying the car.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo County, MI, Oshtemo, MI, Kalamazoo, MI