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Railway Disasters

Railway Disasters
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Seek Dismissal of CSX Claim

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin are seeking a court's dismissal of CSX Transportation's claim of intentional trespass on their train tracks, the site of a Feb. 20 train accident near Jesup, Ga. that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and injured eight others on the film's crew.
  • No SunRail on Thanksgiving; Lynx has reduced schedule

    No SunRail on Thanksgiving; Lynx has reduced schedule
    The SunRail commuter train will not operate on Thanksgiving, but will be back on the tracks with regular service of 34 trips on Friday. The Lynx regional bus company will offer limited runs on Thanksgiving – similar to its weekend schedule –...

    Blotter: Car egged in Morton Grove

    Blotter: Car egged in Morton Grove
    The following items were taken from Morton Grove police reports: A car was egged while parked in the 7600 block of Lake Street on Nov. 6. It is the second time in the last three weeks. An identity theft was reported in the 7000 block of Emerson Street...

    Traffic: Crash on NB I-83 at Northern Parkway cleared

    Traffic: Crash on NB I-83 at Northern Parkway cleared
    A crash on northbound Interstate 83 at Northern Parkway has been cleared on Monday morning, transportation officials said. The far right lane of Interstate 95 north past Exit 51 for Washington Boulevard is blocked for a crash. A crash on the...

    Man falls through ice into Fox River trying to escape Elgin police

    Man falls through ice into Fox River trying to escape Elgin police
    A man who was trying to evade Elgin police Sunday morning landed in the Fox River when he tried to cross thin ice to get to the other side, police said. About 10:30 a.m., an officer saw the man walking near the Chicago Street Metra train depot, 109 W....