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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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  • Teenager hit by train gives 'thumbs up' as recovery continues

    Teenager hit by train gives 'thumbs up' as recovery continues
    It has been less than two weeks since 15-year-old Jason Andrews was hit by a train in Franklin. His family said the 8th-grader is getting better with each passing day, but they know their loved one is far from being out of the woods. "I would love for...
  • Franklin teen struck by train takes first steps since accident

    Franklin teen struck by train takes first steps since accident
    A Franklin teen who was hit by a train last month is continuing to show signs of progress as he recovers. Monday, Jason Andrews, 15, took his first steps since the accident. Andrews was running on some railroad tracks, listening to his iPod when it...
  • Derailment's Impact Shows Success Of Metro-North

    Derailment's Impact Shows Success Of Metro-North
    Joni Mitchell, in her famous lyric, sang: "Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you've got till it's gone." This was my first thought when I read about the derailment of the Metro-North commuter train near Bridgeport on May 17. Would the...
  • Second Earlham student dies following train accident

    Second Earlham student dies following train accident
    A second Earlham College student injured during a train accident in Richmond has died. Earlham College announced that Lenore Edwards passed away. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office (Ohio) alerted Richmond police about the death. Edwards, who is...
  • Two teens killed, one injured in car/train crash

    Two teens killed, one injured in car/train crash
    Randolph County investigators will determine if alcohol played a role in an early morning car/train crash in Farmland that killed two teenager and injured a third. Kris Kiser, 17, was at the wheel of the car as it slammed into the side of a westbound...
  • Cop who staged shooting 'a digrace,' schools chief says

     
    Cop who staged shooting 'a digrace,' LAUSD boss says...
  • Search continues for autistic boy in San Bernardino mountains

     
    San Bernardino County sheriff's spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said 8-year-old Joshua Robb ran out of the gates of Grandview Elementary School's playground in Arrowhead at about 11 a.m. Monday....
  • L.A. schools police officer convicted of faking his own shooting

     
    Shooting hoax: A Los Angeles school police officer was convicted Monday of faking his own shooting near El Camino Real High and prompting a 10-hour police dragnet in the western San Fernando Valley....
  • Teen found guilty of murder in Melody Ross slaying

     
    Melody Ross slaying: A jury Monday found a Bellflower teenager guilty of first-degree murder in the 2009 gang shooting that left 16-year-old Melody Ross dead following a homecoming football game....
  • Assemblyman Feuer signals possible bid for L.A. city attorney

     
    Mike Feuer: The assemblyman has filed paperwork to raise money for a possible 2013 bid for Los Angeles city attorney....
  • Autistic boy, 8, sought in San Bernardino Mountains

     
    Missing autistic boy: A search was underway Monday in the San Bernardino Mountains for a missing 8-year-old autistic boy....