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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • After Disaster: Keeping It Together

    After Disaster: Keeping It Together
    Editor's Note: The author will be a panelist at a Courant Key Issues Forum on Friday, Sept. 19, at Hartford Hospital's Heublein Hall. See here for details. As a psychologist who has worked solely in the field of trauma for 25 years, my work has taken me...
  • Four injured, driver flees River West car crash

    Four injured, driver flees River West car crash
    A car jumped a barrier and landed upside down after tearing an electrical pole in half early Saturday morning in the River West neighborhood, according to police. The driver fled the scene and is not in custody but at least two of the four people rushed...
  • M's use long ball to trip A's, 4-2

    SEATTLE For moments Friday night, it seemed like James Paxton's start would free-fall into a messy disaster, while taking the Seattle Mariners' victory hopes with him. Yet the rookie left-hander just wouldn't break. Sure, his command had left him and he...
  • Cops: Driver who hit SunRail train said sun was in his eyes

    Cops: Driver who hit SunRail train said sun was in his eyes
    The driver who hit a SunRail train in Sanford Thursday evening claims the sun was in his eyes and he did not see the train, police said. Sebastian Rolon, 19, of Sanford, was charged with careless driving, according to a police report. The 2008...
  • Officials: Car hits SunRail in Sanford, driver injured

    Officials: Car hits SunRail in Sanford, driver injured
    A car hit a northbound SunRail train near Sanford around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, officials said. The car's 19-year-old driver was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, Sanford police said. None of the SunRail crew...
  • Rose Garden singer Lynn Anderson arrested on DUI

    By Timothy Ghianni NASHVILLE, Sept 12 (Reuters) - One-time country superstar Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1970 country-pop crossover hit "Rose Garden," was arrested early on Friday on a drunk-driving charge after she was involved in an accident in...
  • Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck by a Metrolink train traveling on the Ventura line, authorities said. The pedestrian was hit in the 7200 block of Lankershim Boulevard at 7:46 a.m., Lt. Mike Mendoza told the Los...
  • RPT-Rose Garden singer Lynn Anderson arrested on DUI

    (Repeats to add picture is now available with this story) By Timothy Ghianni NASHVILLE, Sept 12 (Reuters) - One-time country superstar Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1970 country-pop crossover hit "Rose Garden," was arrested early on Friday on a...
  • U.N. starts emergency food handouts in eastern Ukraine

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) has started distributing food to eastern Ukraine where Ukrainian forces have been battling pro-Russian separatists, in its first operation in the country. WFP said in a statement...
  • Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck a Metrolink train traveling on the Ventura line, authorities said. The pedestrian was hit in the 7200 block of Lankershim Boulevard at 7:46 a.m., said Lt. Mike Mendoza. There...
  • Traffic: Lanes closed on northbound I-95

    Traffic: Lanes closed on northbound I-95
    A crash on northbound Interstate 95 has shut down lanes just past the Baltimore Beltway in Arbutus. The one-car crash at 8:30 a.m. caused the closure of two lanes and one shoulder. The two right-hand lanes of traffic are getting by, according to the...