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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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  • Chinese subway crash renews doubts about infrastructure frenzy

     
    A pair of violent rail incidents, one in Shanghai on Tuesday and another in the southeastern city of Wenzhou in July, have more Chinese are questioning the value of economic development that comes at the expense of safety....
  • Long Beach high-rise project gets go-ahead despite controversy

     
    The Long Beach Planning Commission in a 4-3 vote gave the go-ahead to a controversial building project at Second Street and Pacific Coast Highway....
  • Oakland mayor names interim police chief

     
    Oakland Mayor Jean Quan swore in an interim police chief Thursday, just days after Chief Anthony W. Batts abruptly announced he would step down from leading this crime-embattled city's department. The change in command comes as the Oakland Police...
  • Police tell Occupy San Diego protesters to remove their tents from plaza

     
    San Diego police on Thursday afternoon ordered Occupy San Diego protesters to remove their tents and other property from the plaza behind City Hall by midnight or face arrest. Two dozen police surrounded the plaza, where several hundred protesters have......
  • Two Amtrak trains collide in Oakland, injuring passengers

     
    Two Amtrak trains collided Wednesday night in Oakland, injuring a number of passengers in an accident near Jack London Square, authorities said....
  • Glendale police, school harassed Latino students, ACLU claims

     
    Glendale police, school harassed Latino students, ACLU claims...
  • Children found in sheds, meth seized at cockfighting site

     
    Deputies served a search warrant at a Lancaster-area cockfighting operation where they seized $1 million in methamphetamine, 100 roosters and found a 4-year-old boy and a half dozen other youths living in dilapidated sheds....
  • 4-year-old boy crashes mother's car after taking a wild ride

     
    A 4-year-old boy took off in his mother's car in Fullerton Thursday afternoon and went on a wild ride as he sideswiped another vehicle, crossed into oncoming traffic and rolled the vehicle before slamming into some trees, police said....
  • 2.6 magnitude earthquake reported off Palos Verdes Peninsula

     
    A 2.6-magnitude earthquake struck Thursday night in the Pacific Ocean off Rolling Hills....
  • Michael Hiltzik: The Cain Monstrosity

     
    As long as Americans demonstrate a limitless thirst for tax nostrums, there will be politicians around to slake it. My Wednesday column places Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan in historical context. The plan, such as it is, can be found here.......
  • Dance review: Kyle Abraham's 'Radio Show' at REDCAT

     
    Kyle Abraham's nonlinear 75-minute dance drama "The Radio Show" offers an action-painting of contemporary America in which a sense of social and personal continuity keeps suddenly disintegrating....