| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:49 PM
A 15-year-old boy was critically injured when he was hit by a freight train in Lake Zurich on Monday, according to Lake Zurich police.
Lake Zurich Police Chief Steve Husak said the teenager was injured on the Canadian National Railroad tracks near the...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
For an NFL quarterback like Ben Roethlisberger, the idiom 'crunching the numbers' can often be equated with a health score, particularly when you've been hit, sacked and pounded on for more than a decade. With Roethlisberger about to make his 143rd NFL...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:04 PM
One of the longest-running shows in television history suffered its worst tragedy this week when an audio technician for the reality program “Cops” was accidentally shot and killed by police while trying to film a robbery in Omaha....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Outbound Union Pacific Northwest Line Metra trains have resumed but are behind schedule after a train fatally struck a male pedestrian Tuesday afternoon in Des Plaines, officials said.
The man, who was in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:31 PM
PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A commuter train killed a mother and her adult son in Oregon after the man leapt into the woman's motorized wheelchair and apparently hit the controls, propelling them both onto the tracks, officials said on Monday.
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:29 PM
An adult was hit and killed Friday afternoon by a Riverside-bound Metrolink train in Boyle Heights, officials said.
The unidentified victim was hit about 4:25 p.m. near the Fourth Street bridge over the Los Angeles River by Train 404, said Jeff...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant.
| Jul 27, 2014
With infectious enthusiasm, Mike Reininger, president and chief development officer for All Aboard Florida, grabbed the microphone to whoop: "This is happening — now!"
This being the train-of-trains that will whisk passengers from Miami to Orlando...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Five years after a fiery derailment near Rockford left one woman dead and barely one year after another rail crash in Quebec killed 47, the U.S. Department of Transportation acted Wednesday to curtail use of the type of railroad tank car blamed in those...
| Jul 9, 2014
Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The two women slowly come into view as the freight train rounds a bend and crosses a trestle in Indiana, the engineer sounding his horn longer and longer the closer he gets.
The women start running, but one of them stumbles and falls and the second woman...