| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:00 AM
One year ago, when one hour of sleep a night was all Mark Mayr could manage in his grief, he set a goal: "I've got to make it through a year."
Eventually, sleep returned. But last week, as the first anniversary of his daughter Rose Mayr's death in a...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:33 PM
A 22-year-old Rosedale woman was fatally struck by a CSX train Friday afternoon in what Baltimore County police said appears to be an accident.
The victim was identified as April Marie Jones of the 7900 block of Oakdale Ave. in Rosedale.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins near Yosemite National Park, where thousands of firefighters on Monday entered a 10th day of trying to slow the pace of the massive Rim fire as it spreads across dry, rugged terrain near Yosemite, threatening thousands...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Dana Harris was about to cross Hill Street when she heard the Angels Flight rail car behind her shake and grind louder than normal. When she turned around, the lower train had twisted off its track, leaving its sole passenger stranded in a derailed car....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
A vehicle stuck on a train track in Ellicott City was struck by a train early Saturday, leaving a man injured, Howard County fire officials said.
The vehicle was stuck at a set of tracks at Old Frederick Road, near the Howard and Baltimore County...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Angels Flight could be shut down for months while federal officials investigate why the funicular derailed last week, stranding six passengers.
The railway, billed as the shortest in the world at 298 feet, stopped Thursday when the car, called Sinai,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:59 PM
In a solemn ceremony, a memorial honoring the victims of the 2008 Metrolink crash in Chatsworth was unveiled Thursday at the Moorpark railroad station.Photos
Victims and the relatives of those who were killed or injured gathered on the fifth anniversary...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The March 17, 1953, issue of The Interior Journal features the intriguing headline “Train wreck injures five slightly.”
It’s odd to think of a train wreck being “slight” in any way — it seems similar to saying a...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:43 PM
A pedestrian was hit by a train tonight, causing BNSF Metra trains to be delayed for hours.
The pedestrian was hit by the train near Cass Avenue in Westmont, said Tom Miller, a Metra spokesman. He did not know the condition of the pedestrian.
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:45 AM
A father of two was charged with four misdemeanors Sunday after his car missed a bend in the road, collided with a guard rail and was struck by a Metra train Saturday night, severely injuring his 14-month-old daughter, according to Elgin police.
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Metra and the family of a Plainfield woman injured in the 2003 derailment of a Rock Island Line train have agreed to settle a personal injury lawsuit for $1.8 million, according to the family's attorney and Metra.
Kathryn Kuk, 54, suffered multiple...