| Jan 19, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Two mudslides that blocked the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad track between Everett and Mukilteo have been removed.
The slide was 7 feet deep and 30 feet wide according to Burlington-Northern-Santa Fe.
Spokesman Gus Melonas (muh-LOH'-nus)...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 5:49 AM
Metra's own testing of toxic diesel exhaust inside its passenger coaches shows the transit agency's pollution problems are more extensive and worrisome than it has publicly disclosed, according to records obtained by the Tribune.
A summary of tests...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Cold temperatures and isolated thunderstorms are on tap for tonight. These storms can produce hail, lightning and gusty winds.
Q13 FOX News Chief Meteorologist Walter Kelley says to expect power outages or downed trees when one of these storms moves...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 8:46 AM
After a full day of clearing away the wreckage and off loading 60 thousand gallons of Sodium hydroxide, trains are once again rolling on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad in University Place.
The northbound tracks reopened about 8pm Sunday night,...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 12:20 PM
An elderly woman is hit and killed by a train in Wellington Saturday morning.
It happened around 9:00am in the 500 block of South Washington. According to police the woman was trying to cross a railroad when the train hit her.
The train is owned by...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:30 PM
After weeks of nervous waiting, water is moving from the banks of the Missouri River to the streets of Parkville, and it's creeping closer to businesses.
"Just a couple days ago, there wasn't any water where we are right now. so it's something we need to...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Bert Torres rarely notices the sounds of train crossing bells outside her Newton salon anymore.
“We just ignore it…it's like the radio in the background,” says Torres who works at the Cutting Edge Salon.
It faces the railroad tracks...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputies nab a dozen drivers violating railroad crossing laws Tuesday.
The sheriff's office worked with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, the Wichita Police Department and Kansas Highway Patrol in a Cops On Rails/Officer on...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:06 PM
A woman in her mid-50s was killed by a passing locomotive Thursday morning, Seattle police said. She was struck by southbound Burlington freight train.
A small device was found near the woman, but police do not believe it belonged to her and have...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 8:18 AM
COLTON, Calif. (KTLA) -- At least two schools have canceled classes Tuesday due to a train collision in Colton which also forced the closure of the 10 Freeway for about two hours.
The collision between a Union Pacific freight train and a Burlington...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:29 PM
LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- An environmental group is suing two major railroad companies in Southern California, accusing them of producing harmful levels of pollution.
The Natural Resources Defense Council is heading up a lawsuit against Union...