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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Focus shifts to trainload of bodies from plane crash site in Ukraine

    The battle for control at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 entered a new chapter Sunday focused on the fate of victims' bodies, and U.S. and British leaders pointed fingers at Russia for nurturing the separatists suspected of bringing down...
  • Most victims of fiery California bus crash died of smoke inhalation

    (Reuters) - Most of the 10 people killed in a fiery crash of a bus full of college hopefuls in Northern California survived the initial impact and died of smoke inhalation from flames that engulfed the vehicle, the county coroner said on Tuesday. Seven...
  • Smoke killed 7 of 10 victims in Northern California bus crash

    Most of the victims killed in a Northern California bus crash in April survived the initial impact only to die from smoke inhalation as fire tore through the carriage, coroner's officials said. Ten people died in the crash April 10, when a FedEx truck...
  • Coroner identifies two killed in train accident as landscaping employees

    Hoping to avoid the dangers of walking along busy Chestnut Street, two young men working at an Emmaus landscaping business probably thought they were taking the "safer" shortcut from their job site to the bus that would take them home to Allentown,...
  • Moscow mayor fires metro chief after fatal accident

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The mayor of Moscow has dismissed the head of the Russian capital's metro network following an accident that killed at least 22 people, the mayor's office said on Tuesday. More than 150 people were also injured in the accident on...
  • South Korea trains collide, killing one and injuring dozens

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Two passenger trains collided in South Korea on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring dozens, a hospital official and police said, in the latest in a string of accidents that has rattled the country. A commuter train and a tourist...
  • Trudy Rubin: After plane horror, Europe must stand up to Putin

    Vladimir Putin has become a global menace. There is an irrefutable link between the Russian leader's reckless policies on Ukraine and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. This tragedy is the direct outgrowth of his decision to train and arm...
  • Matt Bowen plays 10 questions on the Bears

     Matt Bowen plays 10 questions on the Bears
    Competition was the name of the game for Matt Bowen as a rookie safety with the Rams in 2000. The offense was loaded with players such as Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, Isaac Bruce, Torry Holt and Orlando Pace, which made practice better every day for a...
  • Putin points finger at Ukraine in downing of Malaysia Airlines jet

    Putin points finger at Ukraine in downing of Malaysia Airlines jet
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday again attempted to sidestep any blame in connection with last week's downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet and demanded that international teams be ensured safe access to the crash site. "Everything should be done...
  • Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'

    Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for Russia and President Vladimir‎ Putin on Monday, saying the country is "on the dark side," blaming it again for the downing ¬†of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and demanding that it close its...
  • Kids Headed Back to School? Get Ready With Our Tips

     
    I know I'm not the only parent counting down the days until school starts again. As wonderful as summer is, can we all admit that having a more regimented schedule is a huge relief? Read More #FamilyCarAdvice While we may......