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Transportation Disasters

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  • Winter storm: Snow, frigid temperatures punish Eastern U.S. again

    Winter storm: Snow, frigid temperatures punish Eastern U.S. again
    WASHINGTON -- Winter squeezed the Eastern United States on Monday, bringing snow and promising days of frigid temperatures in the region where too many unwanted, icy records have already been set.  Snow began falling in the mid-Atlantic region and the...
  • Trucker in fatal tollway crash pleads not guilty

    Trucker in fatal tollway crash pleads not guilty
    The truck driver in a crash that killed a tollway worker and seriously injured a trooper pleaded not guilty Monday as officials reported that the trooper had been in a "medically induced sleep" until recently. In a hearing attended by about two dozen...
  • Child injured after shots fired into a van in Baltimore County

    Child injured after shots fired into a van in Baltimore County
    A young girl was injured but is expected to survive after someone fired a gun into a van with three others inside, Baltimore County police said. The van was stopped at an Overlea traffic light Monday night. A two-year-old girl was struck in the head...
  • Metro Blue Line train strikes vehicle; at least 12 injured

    Metro Blue Line train strikes vehicle; at least 12 injured
    Authorities Tuesday morning were transporting at least a dozen people to hospitals after a Blue Line train struck a vehicle near downtown Los Angeles. The train struck the vehicle at about 9:55 a.m. in the 300 block of East Washington Boulevard, said...
  • 120,000 bills, letters burn after postal truck crashes in O.C.

    120,000 bills, letters burn after postal truck crashes in O.C.
    Nearly 120,000 letters and bills went up in flames early Tuesday when a pair of big rigs collided along the 57 Freeway in Brea. One was from a U.S. Postal Service facility in Santa Ana, where workers process about 1 million pieces of mail daily,...
  • Man killed near Amtrak, MARC tracks in Rosedale identified

    Man killed near Amtrak, MARC tracks in Rosedale identified
    All Amtrak and MARC rail service between Baltimore and Wilmington was suspended for several hours Tuesday evening after a man was killed on train tracks in Rosedale, rail and police officials said. Baltimore County Police identified the man on...
  • Seven people injured when Metro bus, SUV collide in Winnetka

    Seven people were injured Tuesday evening when an SUV bounced off a concrete road barrier and plowed head-on into a Metro bus in Winnetka, authorities said. The 30-year-old SUV driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, Metro...
  • Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen

    Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen
    Talk about pressure! When Andrea Gielen won the national American Public Health Award last fall, she was not only honored for contributions she had made to the field but, by the award’s terms, is now expected to come up with a second act. The...
  • Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery

    Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery
    In a drive to make spring a turnaround season for their troubled railroad, Metro-North senior managers are stepping up the pace of safety improvements and conducting a "listening tour" to hear complaints firsthand from commuters. Staffers have spent...
  • Traffic: Incident on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Incident on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    An incident involving a vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the Caton Avenue exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Malaysian police say nothing suspicious among the 227 passengers

    BEIJING – A British submarine joined the search Wednesday for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet as Malaysian police said their probe of the 227 passengers found no personal or psychological problems or motivation to hijack or sabotage the aircraft....