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42 min ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

Train vs.18-wheeler accident in Palmetto

We've just received reports of a train accident involving an 18-wheeler in the Palmetto area. According to a St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office spokesperson, the incident took place at the intersection of Hwy.

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Related Topix: Palmetto, LA, Lafayette, LA

42 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Spartanburg park gets rid of train that crashed

A Spartanburg park won't bring back a children's train that was involved in a crash that killed a child and injured 28 people more three years ago. The miniature train hadn't run since the crash, and the Spartanburg County Council voted Monday on a plan to redesign Cleveland Park that does not include the train that has carried children around the park for decades, the Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported .

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Related Topix: Spartanburg County, SC

2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Dozens of cars derail from train at Picacho Peak

Crews are cleaning up after a southern Arizona railroad accident that derailed 39 cars from a Union Pacific freight train. The derailment occurred Monday night near Picacho Peak in about 40 miles northwest of Tucson.

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6 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Trial begins for railroad sit-in protesters

Two people accused of trespassing on railroad tracks in 2013 are on trial at the same time but have different juries in Androscoggin County Superior Court. The protest followed the deadly train derailment and explosion in July 2013 in Lac Megantic, Quebec.

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Related Topix: Androscoggin County, ME, Canada, Auburn, ME

10 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Twisted mess, no spill

A Norfolk Southern investigator combs the wreckage for answers after a large derailment about 6 a.m. Monday east of New Haven. Mangled freight cars are scattered across the tracks after a derailment Monday morning east of New Haven near Webster Road.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads, Norfolk Southern, New Haven, IN

Mon Sep 15, 2014

KBTX-TV Bryan

Madisonville Police K-9 Found Dead In Patrol Car

Baron, a Belgian Malinois, was found dead Friday in the back of his handler's patrol car. He had served with Madisonville PD since June 2012.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Lawsuit settlements reached in Metro-North crash

Four of 28 people who sued the Metro-North Railroad in federal court after being injured in a train crash in Connecticut last year have settled with the commuter railroad. Lawyers in the case say the four passengers reached agreements with Metro-North on Friday and are the first plaintiffs in the lawsuit to settle.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Opinion

Westland Observer

Man dead after being struck by Amtrak trainMan dead after being...

Man dead after being struck by Amtrak train Police believe subject committed suicide by walking in front of train. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/royal-oak/2014/09/15/man-dead-struck-amtrak-train/15686003/ A man was killed Monday afternoon after he was struck by an Amtrak train at the intersection of E. Hudson.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Pia Zadora home from Vegas hospital after accident

In this Jan. 31, 1982 file photo, actress Pia Zadora poses with Timothy Hutton, after her award received for being the new motion picture star of the year, during the 39th annual Golden Globes presentations, in Los Angeles. Zadora was hospitalized with serious head and leg injuries after a fall from a motorized golf cart driven by her teenage son near their northwest Las Vegas home.

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Related Topix: Lennox, CA

South China Morning Post

Former Auschwitz guard charged with aiding in the murder of 300,000 people

A 93-year-old man who German prosecutors said was a Waffen-SS volunteer at Auschwitz during the second world war has been charged with aiding in the murder of at least 300,000 people. Unlike most of the others, Groening has openly talked about his time as a guard and said while he witnessed horrific atrocities, he didn't commit any crimes himself.

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KPIC

OSP: Deadly crash found a day later, missing teen seriously injured

A young man died and a young woman was seriously injured in a car crash late Saturday night when an SUV rolled down a 40-foot embankment off of Old Stagecoach Road north of Highway 126 West, state troopers said. A family member, who was out looking for the 18-year-old girl, discovered the crash scene early Monday morning after hearing the teenager's cries for help, Oregon State Police said.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Polls show Americans are skeptical of ISIS plan

A new NBC poll shows Americans are behind President Obama's plan to defeat ISIS radicals in Syria, but skeptical. The Obama plan to defeat ISIS is to train Iraqi forces, launch airstrikes in Syria and build a coalition to take on militant forces on the ground.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Train hits police cruiser, car in central Pa.Train hits police...

Train hits police cruiser, car in central Pa. No injuries were reported in the crash.

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Related Topix: Tyrone, PA, Blair County, PA

India.com

Agatha Christie birthday special: Top 5 books of the eternal woman of mystery

Famous detective novelist Agatha Christie was born on September 15, 1890 in the UK. For any book lover, growing up reading Agatha Christie books would be one among the best childhood gifts.

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Northwest Herald

Blind man recalls World Trade Center escape with seeing-eye dog

Michael Hingson, born blind, escaped the World Trade Center on 9/11 by walking down 78 flights of stairs with his guide dog. Now passed, Roselle was Hingson's trusted companion for many years.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Daily Star

5 hurt in clash over eviction

Bangladesh Railway destroying illegal structures built beside rail lines in Moghbazar area yesterday. The move comes after four people got killed by a train at an illegal fish market set up on the train lines in Karwan Bazar on Thursday.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Special trash collection for flood debris in Monroe

Last week's floods caused damage and left behind debris in parts of Monroe, Michigan. On Monday, September 15, the city is planning to start a special trash collection that will run through Thursday September 25. There will be unlimited collection of flood damaged material on residents' regular pick-up cycle.

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Related Topix: Monroe, MI, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WTVG-TV Toledo

Freight train derails in Clinton Township

A Canadian National freight train is back on track after derailing in southeastern Michigan and blocking traffic on several major roads for several hours. WWJ-AM says the train derailed about 4 a.m. Sunday in Macomb County's Clinton Township, about 20 miles northeast of Detroit.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Transportation, Railroads, Canadian National Railway, Macomb County, MI

The Telegraph

Valley tourists on way home

Flood victims collect relief material at a camp organised by the Army at Kotranka tehsil of Rajouri on Saturday. Delhi , on Friday night.

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Related Topix: India, Asia, World News

The Hartford Courant

How A Deadly Factory Explosion In 1854 Fueled The Creation Of Hartford's First Hospital

The deadly steam boiler explosion in 1854 at the Fales & Gray Car Works in Hartford wasn't caused by a leaky old boiler but a new one that had been in operation for only about a month. The blast led to the establishment of Hartford Hospital, the first hospital in the city.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Hartford, CT

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