| 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...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:05 AM
KIMBALL, Oct. 7 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is negotiating to operate massive trains on the state-owned rail line that runs from Mitchell to Chamberlain.
The trains, known as shuttles, would consist of 110 cars dedicated to quickly moving...
| May 11, 2011
| 11:25 AM
The Sedgwick County sheriff's office in conjunction with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, Wichita Police Department, and the Kansas Highway Ppatrol conducted Operation "Cops On Rails/Officer On the Train" in Wichita on May 10, 2011.
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:26 AM
By Anna Jauhola
The Daily Republic
Oct. 07--KIMBALL — Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is negotiating to operate massive trains on the state-owned rail line that runs from Mitchell to Chamberlain.
The trains, known as shuttles, would consist...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:06 AM
A disabled freight train that blocked Metra trains on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line for more than an hour has been moved and commuter service has resumed.
The first five trains of the morning were either halted in face of the disabled freight...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:14 PM
Metra's Burlington Northern Santa Fe service was shut down for almost 3 hours this evening after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train, officials said.
The man died, according to a release from Naperville Police. His name was being withheld...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 6:48 AM
A miscommunication with a deaf person led police to erroneously believe a bomb threat was being made on a Metra train Monday night, leading to an emergency response, authorities said.
Riverside police said this morning a Metra conductor flagged down a...
| 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 30, 2011
| 1:16 AM
A woman sitting on train tracks was hit by an eastbound Metra train and died in Naperville just before midnight Saturday, police said.
The woman hasn't been identified by police, who said she was sitting about 500 feet east of the Loomis Street...