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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town

    Air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town
    Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the vast...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    A Harford County man is in the news surrounding a security breach at the White House. Ebola fears continue to mount. And early voting in the general election begins today. Here's what you need to know to start your Thursday.    WEATHER Blustery...
  • Ticked off! @neighborhood thieves

    I'm ticked off because the No Right Turn onto 17-92 off West Seminole Boulevard in Sanford makes no sense at all. Now you have to cross oncoming traffic, go down a block or so, and make a U-turn across two lanes of oncoming traffic. Who thought that one...
  • Israeli police on alert after vehicle plows into crowd, killing baby

    Israeli police on alert after vehicle plows into crowd, killing baby
    Israeli police were on heightened alert in Jerusalem on Wednesday after a vehicle driven by a Palestinian man struck a group of people at a train stop, fatally injuring a 3-month-old girl in what authorities believe was a deliberate attack....
  • Investigators: Maryland train wreck, explosion caused by distracted truck driver

    WASHINGTON A trash truck driver talking on a hands-free mobile device caused a 2013 Maryland train collision that led to a 15-car derailment and explosion, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday. The crash at Rosedale, Maryland, involving a CSX Corp...
  • How to encourage drivers to get out of their cars

    How to encourage drivers to get out of their cars
    To the editor: While I agree we don't need a "war on motorists," we do need to prod drivers into abandoning their cars. Otherwise, they just won't do it. ("Sharing the roads in L.A.," Editorial, Oct. 19) Lowering our dependence on foreign oil or...
  • To prevent Ebola in America, quarantine travelers at entry

    To prevent Ebola in America, quarantine travelers at entry
    We have always been thought of as America's medical safety net, and we are that. As emergency physicians, we man the fort 24-7, 365 days a year, and along with our nursing and emergency medical services colleagues, we are willing, able and happy to...
  • Traffic: Collision cleared from U.S. 1 South in Pleasant Hills

    Traffic: Collision cleared from U.S. 1 South in Pleasant Hills
    All lanes are open on U.S. 1 South in Pleasant Hills on Wednesday morning with the clearing of a collision prior to MD 152, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are clear on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson with the...
  • Ebola gives 'preppers' another reason to prepare for worst

    Ebola gives 'preppers' another reason to prepare for worst
    With the closest known U.S. cases of Ebola diagnosed about 160 miles away in Dallas, Cary Griffin is taking no chances. If, as the former correctional officer fears, the virus spreads to hundreds of people, Griffin is headed to the woods. "I'll do...
  • Student, driver injured in Virginia Beach school bus crash

    Student, driver injured in Virginia Beach school bus crash
    Two have been hospitalized with minor injuries after a Virginia Beach School Bus collided with a FedEx truck Wednesday morning, according to a spokeswoman. The truck and the school bus, identified as Virginia Beach School Bus No. 325, collided near...
  • Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report

    Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report
    CSX Transportation and Alban Waste LLC have reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit brought by the railroad after an Alban truck collided with a CSX freight train in Rosedale in 2013. Dozens of other claims related to the incident and brought...