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Transportation Disasters

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  • Delays on UP North Line after derailment

    Delays on UP North Line after derailment
    Delays were running as long as 20 minutes on Metra's Union Pacific North Line this morning after a train derailed Sunday evening, according to Metra officials. No passengers were on Train 826 when it derailed close to a train yard near Waukegan, Metra...
  • Police identify victim in Delray crash and shooting

    – A 23-year-old man is dead after a wild shooting and car crash in downtown Delray Beach. The investigation shut down Atlantic Avenue Thursday night and police were still working the scene Friday. It happened at Atlantic and Eighth Avenue West...
  • Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester

    Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester
    Pregnancy is not without health risks, and now researchers from Canada have identified a new one: serious car crashes. During the second trimester of pregnancy, a woman’s odds of being behind the wheel in a multi-vehicle accident that was bad...
  • Third body found after Virginia hot-air balloon crash

    The third and final victim of a fatal hot-air balloon crash in a rural, heavily wooded area of Virginia has been found, officials announced. The remains of the balloon's last missing passenger were discovered near the Caroline Pines subdivision in...
  • Family of 5 killed in Hesperia crash reportedly headed to Disneyland

    Family of 5 killed in Hesperia crash reportedly headed to Disneyland
    The family of five that were killed Sunday in a car crash in Hesperia were reportedly on their way to Disneyland to celebrate a birthday when a van veered into oncoming traffic and slammed into their car. The crash occurred about 7 a.m. at Main Street...
  • Playing tag

    Playing tag
    The definition of graffiti depends on whom you ask. Anything scrawled with paint pens, spray paint, markers and even shoe polish on private or city property is blight, according to Debbie DeLopez, a program manager at the city’s Graffiti Blasters....
  • Report: 'Midnight Rider' Director Says It Was 'Not My Job' to Obtain Permits to Shoot on Tracks

    Appearing at a court hearing on Monday, "Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller said that other members of the crew were tasked with obtaining written permits to shoot on CSX train tracks on Feb. 20, when an oncoming freight train unexpectedly came on...
  • Judge sentences driver to 15 years in Miami Heat dancer death

    Judge sentences driver to 15 years in Miami Heat dancer death
    Mario Careaga is "selfless," a parade of witnesses told Broward Circuit Judge Ilona Holmes on Monday. He is "responsible." He is "totally upstanding." But he is also guilty of driving drunk and causing the death of Miami Heat dancer Nancy Lopez-Ruiz...
  • City may pause development in Laguna Canyon; group wants long-term plan

    City may pause development in Laguna Canyon; group wants long-term plan
    The Laguna Beach City Council directed city staff on Tuesday to look into the possibility of a short-term moratorium on development in Laguna Canyon. The council had been listening in recent sessions to residents' concerns about proposed and approved...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City past the U.S. 1 (Caton Avenue) exit has closed the southbound left traffic lane and southbound left shoulder at 9:05 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A...
  • Porsche in Paul Walker crash was going only 55 mph, lawsuit claims

    The widow of Roger Rodas claims in a lawsuit filed Monday that the Porsche he was driving was going only 55 mph when it crashed, killing him and his passenger, actor Paul Walker. The claim contradicts a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department's...