RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Public Transportation Disasters

A collection of news and information related to Public Transportation Disasters published by this site and its partners.

Top Public Transportation Disasters Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Repairs underway after gas escaped in South Loop

    Repairs underway after gas escaped in South Loop
    A gas line is being repaired this afternoon after after construction crews damaged it, causing gas to escape in the South Loop this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department. About 12:20 p.m. the incident was under control with no injuries, said...
  • Weekend shootings in NYC leave two dead, 21 injured

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend, police said on Monday. The gun violence, scattered around four New York boroughs, is part of a recent increase in...
  • 'Expendables 3' Illegally Downloaded 5 Million Times, But Still Isn't Top Hit for Pirates

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Pirates have voted on "The Expendables 3" with their clicks -- and it turns out the Sylvester Stallone-starrer hasn't been astoundingly popular among digital thieves, relatively speaking. As of Sunday, 5.12 million people...
  • U.S. farmers fight poisonous wheat fungus with cleaning, waiting

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dave Wiechert of Nashville, Illinois, does good business most years cleaning seed for farmers in preparation for planting season. But this year, Wiechert is doing big business after harvest: cleaning fungus off wheat so farmers can...
  • Writer Webster held on DUI charge after fatal Virginia accident

    (Reuters) - Award-winning U.S. author Donovan Webster is being held without bail on a drunken driving charge after a man was killed in an accident outside Charlottesville, Virginia, police said on Monday. Webster, 55, of Charlottesville, was arrested...
  • Syrian forces hit Islamic State in Raqqa, destroy water plant

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces struck Islamic State positions in and around the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, residents said on Monday, part of a growing campaign against hardline militants who control a third of the country. Raqqa is a...
  • Landmark Brazil poll contains good news for Rousseff

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Although a new poll shows Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff suddenly facing a tougher road to re-election, she also saw a sharp recovery in her approval ratings and resilient voter support through what will likely be the campaign'...
  • U.S. airstrikes hit Islamic State positions near Iraq dam: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military conducted airstrikes on Monday on Islamic State positions near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said. A mix of U.S. fighter, bomber and drone aircraft took part in the strikes, which damaged or...
  • A walk on the wild side in Zimbabwe

    A walk on the wild side in Zimbabwe
    There are a few things they tell you when you're about to walk with lions. There is a place in Zimbabwe where you can actually do this. No, seriously. I went there last fall. The story of the place can be boiled down to this: A rich Zimbabwean found...
  • Amateur golf event crowns a champion who survived near-fatal accident

    Eddie Kenny doesn't feel any stress or anxiety when he is on the fairways, especially since his experiences in golf are nothing close to what he went through in 1993. The 44-year-old from Lake Worth survived a near-fatal motorcycle accident that year...
  • REVIEW: Promising KONGOS urges Musikfest Cafe crowd to 'Come With Me Now'

    Whether hot South African alt-rockers KONGOS – they of the hit song "Come With Me Now" -- will have a long career is, at this point, anyone's guess. But the quartet of brothers put on a beat-heavy show at Bethlehem's Musikfest CafĂ© at ArtsQuest...