| May 5, 2014
| 8:59 PM
A man was killed when he was struck by an Amtrak train in Baltimore Monday night, authorities said.
The victim was found dead on the tracks near a MARC station in the 400 block of N. Smallwood St. after being struck by the train around 9:30 p.m.,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:29 AM
A young man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train as he crossed the tracks in East Los Angeles Friday night, authorities said.
The man, identified by coroner’s officials as 24-year-old Ismael Viramontes, a Los Angeles resident, was struck...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A powerful bomb ripped through a passenger train in Pakistan’s restive southwestern province of Baluchistan, killing at least 17 people and wounding 46 others, police said. Five children were believed to be among the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:18 AM
One person was struck and killed by a CSX freight train Thursday morning in Aberdeen, Harford County fire and CSX officials said.
The train struck a person who was on the tracks near West Bel Air Avenue around 6:16 a.m., Melanie Cost, a CSX spokeswoman,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Officials said a Forest Park bound Blue Line CTA train derailed slightly after the train hit an automobile tire that somehow ended up on the tracks.
The incident happened at about 7:40 p.m. when the train had just left the Cicero station on the West...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., a World War II P-51 Mustang combat fighter pilot who later commanded the Maryland National Guard's 175th Tactical Fighter Group, died Friday of cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. He was 90.
The son of Jesse D....
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:52 PM
First, the good news. People here are taking trains. Both Amtrak (31.6 million passengers) and Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division (38.8 million riders) set new records in their latest reporting periods.
Now the bad news. Four people were killed...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The first two passenger cars in Sunday's Metro-North train crash in The Bronx had red stripes and "State of Connecticut" logos. The pictures should remind this state that the accident could have happened here. It ought to have our full attention.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Somehow, the once-reliable Metro-North Railroad got lackadaisical about safety. The results might have been predicted:
•Four major accidents in 2013, including a derailment in Bridgeport in May in which scores were injured.
•A fearsome crash...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
A train conductor was killed when several freight cars derailed on tracks near the SunRail station in Sanford on Thursday morning, authorities said.
The derailment happened on a track near SunRail construction off State Road 46, according to the Florida...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A petition to include Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed on a film set in Georgia last week, in the Oscars "in memoriam" tribute has so far failed to sway the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Two sources close to the academy said Jones...