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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • 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...
  • Rail union members vote down BNSF proposal to cut train crew size

    A tentative agreement to reduce train crew size on one of the nation's largest rail carriers has failed, according to the labor union whose members voted on it this week. The pact would have eliminated on-board conductors on 60 percent of BNSF Railway,...
  • Chaplain shares his Sept. 11 story of survival, hope to Williamsburg parish

    Chaplain shares his Sept. 11 story of survival, hope to Williamsburg parish
    Chaplain Stuart Hoke stepped into the shadows of an Upper West Side subway station on Sept. 11, 2001. He was boarding an express train to Trinity Church where he worked. To his back the silvery sky scrapers of New York City jeweled under a Carolina blue...
  • Traffic: Traffic closed on I-895 South

    Traffic: Traffic closed on I-895 South
    All southbound traffic is shut down on Interstate 895 south at the Harbor Tunnel due to a disabled vehicle at 8:46 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on the inner loop of I-695 in Towson at the Jones...
  • Chargers lose Hardwick for the season

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - San Diego Chargers - INSIDE SLANT The reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks roll into San Diego on Sunday after the Chargers absorbed a couple haymakers against the Arizona Cardinals in their season opener on...
  • Missouri police-shooting protest fails to shut down Interstate 70

    NORMANDY, Mo. The demonstrators protesting the death of Ferguson teen Michael Brown failed in their bid to shut down rush-hour traffic on Interstate 70 Wednesday afternoon but nonetheless claimed success for disrupting traffic for hours on North Hanley...
  • Chargers not making excuses, but must make more plays vs. Seahawks

    The Sports Xchange Chargers not making excuses, but must make more plays vs. Seahawks SAN DIEGO -- The reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks roll into San Diego on Sunday after the Chargers absorbed a couple haymakers against the Arizona...
  • Derailment stops trains on Blue Line at Pulaski for two hours

    Derailment stops trains on Blue Line at Pulaski for two hours
    Trains were stopped on the CTA Blue Line for two hours Tuesday morning after a minor derailment near the Pulaski station. The wheel of a car on an eight-car inbound train derailed about 7:15 a.m., according to CTA and fire officials. Trains were running...
  • House delays vote on spending bill pending Obama Syria details

    House delays vote on spending bill pending Obama Syria details
    President Obama has asked the U.S. Congress to authorize American aid for rebel groups fighting the Islamic State militants in Syria as part of a stop-gap funding bill that would avert a U.S. government shutdown on Oct. 1, the start of a new fiscal year....
  • Why Ray Rice Media Blitz Won't Throw NFL For a Loss

    The National Football League has endured several days of terrible publicity, stemming from its serialized mishandling of the domestic violence case involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Yet those in media circles wondering about what sort of...