| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:28 AM
GENEVA — On the first day of school last week, former Lincoln County sheriff Earl Dean McWhorter found himself waiting at the Geneva railroad crossing.
McWhorter was eighth in line and a school bus was first in line. The train wasn't moving. And...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I always find it amusing how people that buy into less desirable neighborhoods are quick to complain when the thing that made their home less wanted — and cheaper — gets even worse ("Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative...
| Jul 17, 2013
With a massive freight yard expansion backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel poised to bulldoze the northeast corner of Englewood, a new analysis suggests the project would substantially increase lung-damaging pollution in a neighborhood already plagued by high...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:29 AM
A traffic alert today (Tuesday) if your commute takes you through Elkhart.
Two railroad crossings are scheduled to close today, which could have an impact on your drive to work for at least the rest of the week.
The Norfolk Southern crossings at...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:52 PM
The medical condition of a 49-year-old Greencastle man injured in a train-truck collision Monday has been upgraded, according to a hospital official.
Robert Speak Jr. was listed in serious condition Wednesday afternoon, a York (Pa.) Hospital...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:08 PM
A 49-year-old Greencastle man was flown to York (Pa.) Hospital with reported head injuries suffered Monday afternoon when his work truck collided with a moving freight train in Antrim Township, Pa., according to Pennsylvania State Police.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:14 PM
A new approach to building tunnels is being tested out in Lynchburg.
Liberty University is building a new entrance to its campus from Wards Road. It involves digging two tunnels underneath the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks.
To complete the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
James E. “Ed” Meade, 81, of Stanford, died Sunday, June 16, at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.
Born Sunday, March 27, 1932, in Lincoln County, Ed was a son of the late John Henry and Ruth Calhoun Meade. He retired from Norfolk Southern...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Looking for a shortcut to make your walk home a little shorter? Don’t
try the one that cuts across the railroad tracks.
That’s the advice from the Norfolk Southern Police Department, which
is teaming up with the Mishawaka police to bring...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:36 PM
It almost seems unthinkable. Working for 38 cents an hour. Al Holland doesn't have to imagine it. He lived it.
"My dad said it's not what you make it's what you do with what you make," says Holland.
Now at the age of 96, Holland is one of several...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Norfolk Southern celebrated its new, $97 million rail-truck project Tuesday with a dedication ceremony and a new name for the facility.
Norfolk Southern officials cut the ribbon on the new Franklin County Regional Intermodal Facility at 612 Antrim...