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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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  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2015

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, the crash of a TransAsia plane is captured by the dashboard camera of a passing car. The turboprop plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside Taiwan's capital, Taipei....
  • 7 dead in New York commuter train crash

     
    A packed commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle on the tracks at a crossing on Tuesday night, killing seven people, injuring several others and sending hundreds of passengers scrambling to get to safety as the front of the train and the SUV...
  • Metrolink gets $46 million for rail-braking system

     
    The six-county Metrolink commuter rail service has received more than $46 million to develop a sophisticated electronic system to track trains and prevent accidents, railroad officials announced Wednesday....
  • China cracks down on Internet rumors

     
    Under growing government pressure, China’s leading micro-blogging service, Sina Weibo, launched a new effort to quash Internet rumors Friday by sending warnings to its users to ignore false reports. The unusual move comes four days after Beijing&#...
  • Man stabbed, critically wounded aboard Gold Line train

     
    Gold Line stabbing: A 33-year-old man was stabbed and critically wounded Friday on a Gold Line train, authorities said....
  • 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....