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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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  • Traffic: Five injured in Middle River crash

    Traffic: Five injured in Middle River crash
    Five people were injured in a "serious" crash in Middle River Monday morning and drivers were advised to avoid the area, Baltimore County police said. The crash was reported in the 1000 block of Middle River Road. The cause of the crash and the extent of...
  • Shuttle to start Monday between Maitland SunRail stop and Maitland Center

    Shuttle to start Monday between Maitland SunRail stop and Maitland Center
    Starting next week, SunRail commuters who get off at the Maitland stop will be able to hop on a van to take them to the Maitland Center office complex, where thousands of people work. The SunRail commuter train on Monday will begin offering a van for...
  • Family says Amtrak stabbing suspect is Army vet, has mental health issues

    Family says Amtrak stabbing suspect is Army vet, has mental health issues
    Family of the man ordered held on $1 million bail in the stabbing of four people on a Chicago to Port Huron, Mich., Amtrak train said Saturday that the man has mental health issues and should have been hospitalized. Michael Darnell Williams, whose last...
  • Four people stabbed on Amtrak train from Chicago to Michigan

    Four people stabbed on Amtrak train from Chicago to Michigan
    Four people were stabbed Friday night by a man on an Amtrak train traveling from Chicago to Port Huron, police in Niles, Mich., confirmed. The stabbings happened on Train 364 when it was at the Niles train station about 7 p.m., said Kimberly Woods, an...
  • Man charged with stabbing 4 on Amtrak train in Michigan

    A man accused of stabbing four people, including the conductor, on an Amtrak train has been charged with four counts of assault with intent to murder. Michael Darnell Williams, 44, of Saginaw, Mich., is being held in the Berrien County Jail in lieu of $1...
  • Cops: Sex offender failed to register, played with woman's hair on Metra

    Cops: Sex offender failed to register, played with woman's hair on Metra
    A convicted sex offender who had failed to register was charged with touching a woman’s neck and hair while they rode a Metra train earlier this week, officials said Saturday. Michael G. Russo, 55, who prosecutors said was homeless, was ordered...
  • 4 people stabbed on Amtrak train from Chicago to Port Huron, Mich.

    DETROIT An Amtrak passenger train traveling from Chicago to Port Huron, Mich., was the scene of a multiple stabbing Friday night in Niles, Mich., west of Battle Creek, and the 18-officer Niles Police Department took one man into custody, police said....
  • Cops arrest suspect after 4 are stabbed on Amtrak train

    DETROIT More than 100 Amtrak passengers have been stuck in the Niles train station in southwest Michigan since about 7 p.m. EST Friday while police comb their parked train for evidence following a stabbing that sent the conductor and three passengers to...
  • Strangers reach out to help family of boy, 11, hit by Metra train

    Strangers reach out to help family of boy, 11, hit by Metra train
    The father of an 11-year-old boy who lost a leg when he was struck by a Metra train while chasing a school bus said Friday he is grateful for the generosity of strangers who have reached out to help the cash-strapped family just weeks before Christmas....
  • H.B. man injured, cited in crash at railroad crossing

    A Huntington Beach man was cited for what police said was driving under the influence after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a metal pole. Safety officials responded to the area of McFadden Avenue and Huntington Village Lane at about 11:30 p.m....
  • Authorities identify pedestrian fatally struck by train in Oakland Park

    Authorities identify pedestrian fatally struck by train in Oakland Park
    The Broward Sheriff's Office on Friday identified Gemayel Prince Walker as the pedestrian who was fatally struck by a Tri-Rail train Nov. 26 in Oakland Park. Investigators identified the 31-year-old using a passport found near his body on the tracks,...