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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • 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...
  • Metro bus struck by gunfire; passengers appear uninjured

    Metro bus struck by gunfire; passengers appear uninjured
    Police are searching for a gunman who fired shots that struck a Metro bus in South L.A. on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The shooting occurred a few minutes before 4 p.m. as the No. 40 bus was eastbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at...
  • Man killed by train in Dania Beach was 'very positive about future'

    Man killed by train in Dania Beach was 'very positive about future'
    After years of struggling with drugs and alcohol, Jerry Smith was on the verge of turning his life around, according to his family. "He was going through all the steps, and very positive about the future," said Sherry Mansey, Smith's foster mother, on...
  • Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport

    Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport
    A regional jet bound for Chicago was forced to divert and make an emergency landing at DuPage County Airport on Monday night after the pilots reported problems controlling the plane and maintaining altitude, the Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • Plantation cyclist, 53, killed after he's struck by Tri-Rail train

    Plantation cyclist, 53, killed after he's struck by Tri-Rail train
    The Broward Sheriff's Office on Tuesday identified Jerry Smith, 53, of the 1400 block of Northwest 72nd Avenue in Plantation as the man who was fatally struck by a Tri-Rail train in Dania Beach. The crash happened at Stirling Road near Ravenswood Road...
  • Traffic: Crash stalls traffic in both directions on U.S. 29

    Traffic: Crash stalls traffic in both directions on U.S. 29
    A single-vehicle crash on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City has prompted closures in both directions at the Baltimore National Turnpike exit at the close of Thursday's morning commute, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident at 8:37 a.m....
  • 14 injured in Dan Ryan crash involving school bus

    14 injured in Dan Ryan crash involving school bus
    Six children and eight adults were injured in a crash Monday morning involving a school bus and three other vehicles on the Dan Ryan Expressway near the 87th Street exit, officials said. According to the Illinois State Police, the crash happened about...
  • Bears on the NFL bubble? They have to laugh

    Terrell Manning laughs. It's the best way, he has found, to dull the dizziness of his NFL life — a nomadic and tornadic existence that whips him from week to week with nothing set in stone. Take last weekend, when the Bears linebacker, then on the...
  • Traffic: Beltway outer loop near Dulaney Valley Road reopened, delays remain

    Traffic: Beltway outer loop near Dulaney Valley Road reopened, delays remain
    All lanes of the outer loop of Interstate 695 are reopened at 8:30 a.m. near Exit 27 for MD 146/ Dulaney Valley Road after a three-vehicle crash, though some delays remain at 8:45 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. East Joppa...
  • Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening

    Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening
    Peninsula-area health-care workers and first responders spent the week planning and preparing against the spread of the Ebola virus, with no cases in Virginia so far. Three Ebola cases in Dallas and known negative tests in Richmond and Newport News...
  • No injuries reported after Amtrak train hits vehicle in Seminole

    No injuries reported after Amtrak train hits vehicle in Seminole
    An Amtrak train struck a vehicle in Seminole County just before 8 p.m. Friday on General Hutchinson Parkway and Ronald Reagan Boulevard, authorities said. There were no injuries reported. According to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, the driver was...