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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park

    Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man in his 40s approach a Chicago resident on the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 10:50 p.m. Aug. 19, began an argument that resulted in both spitting at each other. The man in his 40s...
  • Blotter: Woman defecates in a Downers Grove parking lot

    Blotter: Woman defecates in a Downers Grove parking lot
    The following items were taken from police reports: A 47-year-old Montgomery man was arrested Aug. 11 for disorderly conduct after he shouted and yelled at a clerk at the Downtown Food Mart who refused to sell him alcohol. A 41-year-old Westmont man...
  • Seniors on the Go: Fall travel: Where, when, and how

    Seniors on the Go: Fall travel: Where, when, and how
    If it's Labor Day, it's time to think about fall foliage travel. Although New England grabs a lot of the publicity, you actually find good fall foliage throughout much of the U.S. and Canada. Peak times for viewing depend on where you go; they move from...
  • Traffic: Collision on MD 175 in Odenton

    Traffic: Collision on MD 175 in Odenton
    All northbound traffic on MD 175 in Odenton at Baldwin Road has been shut down due to a four-vehicle collision at 8:29 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on MD 100 West in Severn at the MD 170 (Telegraph...
  • At least 19 killed in bus crash in Egypt's Luxor: state media

    CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 19 people were killed when two minibuses fell into a canal near Egypt's tourist city of Luxor early on Tuesday, state-run newspaper Al Ahram reported. The accident came less than a week after at least 38 people were killed...
  • R.I. Man Struck, Killed By Private Train In Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD — A Rhode Island man was killed Monday when he was struck by a private train on private tracks on Norwich Avenue, police said. James A. Hawkins III, 39, of Coventry, was struck at about 3 p.m. by a train driven by Donald Hopkins, 44,...
  • NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment

     NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment
    The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away. "Of...
  • 'Summer' training in session for Avisail Garcia

    In some ways, August feels more like spring than the dog days of summer to White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia. Missing four months of the season with a torn labrum and avulsion fracture in his left shoulder has meant that while some of his teammates...
  • Napa quake: 3 hotels shut after shaker; wine train to restart Tuesday

    If you were planning to head for Napa Valley's wine country over Labor Day weekend, don't cancel plans until you check with your hotel. The 6.0 earthquake that shook the wine country early Sunday temporarily closed three hotels and halted the popular...
  • Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas

    Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas
    NORFOLK — With hurricane season underway, the Fleet Weather Center at Naval Station Norfolk is busy monitoring the skies and seas from the Midwest to Europe, making sure the country's fleet steers clear of storms. Meanwhile, Navy and Marine...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway South
    The state department of Transportation reported a disabled vehicle on the southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in Linthicum at the Baltimore Beltway at 9:02 a.m. on Monday. No additional information was given. And the transportation department...