| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:00 PM
The contributions African-Americans made to Roanoke's rich railroad history are equally as rich. This weekend you can take a trip back in time to explore those contributions. It’s all part of the 14th annual African-American Norfolk and Western...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:19 PM
The Mifflin County Coroner and the Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the death of a 15 year old boy. The body of Matthew Lemasters of Mount Union was discovered along the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks in Wayne Township near Kistler Borough...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:26 PM
A Valley Metro bus collided with a mini van Friday, but no one was injured.
The accident happened around 4 p.m. near the Norfolk Southern train tracks on Wise Ave. and Walnut Ave in Vinton.
There were passengers on the bus, and one passenger in the mini...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:59 AM
It's no secret that the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown will be hosting the 2012 USA Junior Track Nationals. The mecca of track cycling in the United States also will host "Junior Natz" in 2013.
The event gives future U.S. cycling stars...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:50 PM
UPDATE: 7/8 5:00 a.m.
The man hit by a Norfolk Southern Railway train Friday night has died.
Police say 72-year-old General Redd was behind the old Ballou Park Theater on Tunstall Road when he was hit by the train.
After being transported to Danville...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 10:48 AM
The holiday may have come and gone, but the celebration of red, white and blue continued Saturday in Roanoke.
Hundreds came out for the "Party like it's 1776" event at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
The Norfolk Western 1776 Locomotive has come...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Nearly 2 million residents are being asked to conserve drinking water for the next three weeks so crews can complete "proactive" repairs to an aging water main in Southwest Baltimore that serves the region.
Alfred H. Foxx, Baltimore's public works...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
This summer, Norfolk Southern revived its steam excursion program, with a vintage locomotive pulling passenger cars through western Virginia. For many rail fans, that has raised an interesting question, Will the 611, Roanoke's classic steam locomotive,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:30 PM
An explosion rocked part of Ohio early Wednesday morning. Eleven train cars derailed around 2:30 a.m.; at least one containing ethanol that burst into flames.
A mile-wide area was evacuated, but only two people got hurt.
With so many trains traveling...
| Jan 19, 2012
“The person that wanted to know who to call on the Senior Idol, the number it’s the Commission on Aging, 301-790-0275, ext. 205. The deadline for entering is Jan. 20, so if you are interested, please call before then. Again, it’s for the...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:36 PM
One look at the 1776 could be enough to put you in a patriotic mood.
"This locomotive is special because the Norfolk Western was the first one in the country to paint a locomotive red, white and blue for the bicentenial," explains Virginia Museum of...