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12 min ago | Marin Independent Journal

Tails of Marin: Keep your pet safe during a disaster

In the aftermath of last week's 6.1 earthquake in the North Bay, many people are revisiting their disaster preparedness plans.


3 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

No injuries at Lakeland plant explosion

No injuries at Lakeland plant explosion Officials say no one was hurt after an explosion at a Lakeland business Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Explosion, Lakeland, FL

3 hrs ago | Switched

Man Suffocates Girlfriend After Failing To Kill Her In Car Crash

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty last week to suffocating his girlfriend after attempting to kill her in a 115-mph car crash.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Pennsylvania, Fire

7 hrs ago |

One Killed in Collision Between Amtrak Train and Vehicle

One person was killed in a crash between an Amtrak train and vehicle in Oakland tonight, police said.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA

11 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

1 person dead after train crashes with vehicle

It happened just after 10 p.m. Monday on the tracks running by High Street between Coliseum Way and Watling Street in Oakland.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA

11 hrs ago | CBC News

Semi hits train on Highway 1 near Moose Jaw

Emergency crews in Moose Jaw are currently on the scene of a collision between a semi-trailer and a train.


Related Topix: Canada

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Why Labor Day was a political move

Krispy Kreme employee Beverly Ford looks on as demonstrators enter the store during a protest in Atlanta on Thursday, May 15. Calling for higher pay and the right to form a union without retaliation, fast-food chain workers around the globe participated in a strike.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Twitter, Opinion

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Montana man killed by train at crossing identified

Treasure County authorities have identified a man killed by a train near Hysham as 78-year-old Earl Corrall , of Huntley.


Related Topix: Treasure County, MT, Hysham, MT

Hazlet Student, 17, Confirmed as Man Killed by Train Monday Morning

A 17-year-old Raritan High School student has been confirmed as the person who was struck and killed by a NJ Transit train early on Monday morning.


Related Topix: Hazlet, NJ, Education Etc.

York Press

Ryedale man's death at level crossing was an accident, coroner concludes

A RAILWAY signalman responsible for monitoring 16 unmanned level crossings was engaged on another call seconds before a tragic collision, a Zan inquest heard today.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

The Town Talk

Sandy Hook no reason to scare kids to death - ColumnSandy Hook no...

Sandy Hook no reason to scare kids to death - Column The frightening realism of school shooter drills outweigh the benefits of preparedness.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Albertville, AL, Opinion


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.


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