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11 hrs ago |

Report: More needed to improve oil train safety

With increasing numbers of volatile crude oil trains moving through Seattle's "antiquated" downtown rail tunnel, city emergency planners say more must be done to lower the risk of an oil train accident and improve the city's ability to respond. A long line of rail cars containing oil sit on tracks south of Seattle, Tuesday, Sept.


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15 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

People back using 453 train service between Yala and Sungai Kolok after terrorist attack

People flocked to Yala train station this morning as it is now back in service after a 3-day closure due to a terrorist attack on the train tracks. The Yala train station this morning was very active as people returned to catch the first 453 train running between Yala province and Sungai Kolok of Narathiwat Province, so as to resume their work in the Sungai Kolok area.


Related Topix: Thailand, World News

15 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Freak Accident Kills Falling Skies Crew Member During Production

Tragedy befell production of TNT's sci-fi drama Falling Skies on Monday night, as a security guard was killed near the set in a most horrible and unpredictable manner. The Season 5 production was shut down today so that the proper authorities could handle the situation.


Related Topix: Television

18 hrs ago | Daily World

No injuries in Palmetto train-truck collision

No injuries in Palmetto train-truck collision The morning collision involved a dirt-hauling truck and a freight train. Check out this story on Crews work to move a dirt-hauling truck from near the railroad tracks where it had hit a freight train in Palmetto.


22 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Man killed in Metra accident in Naperville

A man was killed after he apparently jumped in front of a Metra train in the Naperville train station in an apparent suicide, police said. Inbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train No.


Related Topix: Dupage County, IL

23 hrs 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.


Related Topix: Palmetto, LA, Lafayette, LA

23 hrs 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 .


Related Topix: Spartanburg County, SC

Yesterday |

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.


Yesterday | 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.


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

Yesterday |

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.


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

Mon Sep 15, 2014


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.


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.


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 A man was killed Monday afternoon after he was struck by an Amtrak train at the intersection of E. Hudson.


Related Topix: Suicide

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.


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.



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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Tyrone, PA, Blair County, PA

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.


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.


Related Topix: Explosion