| May 2, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Further clouding efforts to revive production of the movie "Midnight Rider," Gregg Allman now says the movie's producers don't have the right to tell his story.
The rock and blues singer, and a founder member of Allman Brothers Band, has filed a lawsuit...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:59 PM
A man was killed when he was struck by an Amtrak train in Baltimore Monday night, authorities said.
The victim was found dead on the tracks near a MARC station in the 400 block of N. Smallwood St. after being struck by the train around 9:30 p.m.,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:21 PM
A man was struck and killed by a freight train in Pacoima early Saturday, officials said.
A Union Pacific freight train struck Jesse Elkins, 41, at about 2 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Van Nuys Boulevard and San Fernando Road, according to the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The Metro-North Railroad, where at least five passengers and employees have been killed in less than a year, is plagued by shortfalls in safety operation, a stinging federal report said on Friday.
The report, released by the Federal Railroad...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Somehow, the once-reliable Metro-North Railroad got lackadaisical about safety. The results might have been predicted:
•Four major accidents in 2013, including a derailment in Bridgeport in May in which scores were injured.
•A fearsome crash...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:01 AM
By the time the badly-damaged body of George Thomas McAleer was found near Amtrak train tracks in Rosedale, he'd likely been dead for more than eight hours.
McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Local and federal officials will investigate what caused a Chicago commuter train to derail Monday morning, run over a platform and scale an escalator at O’Hare International Airport, injuring as many as 32 people.
No fatalities were reported,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:45 AM
The Cook County medical examiner’s office is investigating how the remains of a train accident victim got separated and released to two different funeral homes, officials said.
Some of the remains of the man, killed by a Metra train in Palatine...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:29 PM
An Amtrak train tore down overhead catenary power lines in an accident near Bowie on Thursday morning, disrupting rail traffic in the area and the commutes of many MARC and Amtrak riders, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.
Craig Schulz, an...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:29 AM
A young man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train as he crossed the tracks in East Los Angeles Friday night, authorities said.
The man, identified by coroner’s officials as 24-year-old Ismael Viramontes, a Los Angeles resident, was struck...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Officials said a Forest Park bound Blue Line CTA train derailed slightly after the train hit an automobile tire that somehow ended up on the tracks.
The incident happened at about 7:40 p.m. when the train had just left the Cicero station on the West...