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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Animal shelter finds new home after crash

    Animal shelter finds new home after crash
    Christy Anderson smuggled a dog, scheduled to be euthanized, in her Southern Illinois University dorm room 12 years ago. She found someone to adopt it. Today, the Park Ridge resident is the founder and executive director of Wright-Way Rescue, which...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'

    Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'
    I love those rare occasions when vacation lemons turn into lemonade, as long as you are willing to squeeze the lemons yourself. Last winter, when the forecast got worse by the hour for the latest storm primed to hit the East Coast, I was certain our...
  • Enfield Student Hit By Car Crossing Street To Bus Stop

    Enfield Student Hit By Car Crossing Street To Bus Stop
    ENFIELD — A 14-year-old Enrico Fermi High School student was hit by a car while crossing the street to get to a bus stop on Thursday morning, police said. The student was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, deputy police...
  • State police investigating after person hit by train dies in Williamsburg

    State police investigating after person hit by train dies in Williamsburg
    A preliminary investigation into the death of person who was hit by a train in Williamsburg Thursday night indicates that the death was likely a suicide, a Virginia State Police spokeswoman said.  The incident happened in the 1200 block of Lafayette...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Pikesville prior to the MD 129 (Park Heights Avenue) exit has closed the outer loop right shoulder at 9:03 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported that a...
  • New York officials reassure city as man tests positive for Ebola

    New York officials reassure city as man tests positive for Ebola
    Ebola turned up in the nation’s largest city Thursday when a Manhattan doctor who had treated victims of the deadly virus in Africa tested positive for it, less than a month after Ebola killed one person and sickened two nurses in Texas. The...
  • The NTSB's call for safety

    The NTSB's call for safety
    It's a miracle that nobody was killed May 28 of last year when a Mack truck hauling debris to a local recycling center pulled into the path of a moving CSX train in Rosedale shortly before 2 p.m. The resulting collision caused 15 cars in the 45-car...
  • Tensions high in Jerusalem in aftermath of infant's death

    Tensions high in Jerusalem in aftermath of infant's death
    Tensions remained high in Jerusalem on Friday with added police security after a Jewish infant died this week when a car driven by a Palestinian man plowed into a group of people at a light-rail stop. Los Angeles native and Jerusalem resident Shmuli...
  • CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'

    CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'
    Legal troubles mounted for the producers of "Midnight Rider" this week as railroad company CSX Transportation sued the filmmakers, claiming that they illegally filmed on its tracks where a train collided with the crew earlier this year. CSX said in a...
  • Cops: Driver possibly 'under the influence' slams into school bus

    Cops: Driver possibly 'under the influence' slams into school bus
    A car crashed head-on into a school bus in Palm Bay Friday afternoon, police said. Four children from Lockmar Elementary School and two adults were on the bus, but none were injured in the crash, police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez said. A red Ford...
  • Amtrak train hits soybean truck in Sussex County

    An Amtrak train hit a farm truck loaded with soybean in Sussex County around 2 p.m. Saturday, according to the Virginia State Police. The driver of the truck received only minor injuries, said Sgt. Michelle Anaya, spokeswoman for the state police, and...