| Jan 27, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Look for growth in jobs, retail sales and hotel room revenue and a decline in foreclosures in Hampton Roads in 2011, Old Dominion University economists said Wednesday.
But there's still a ways to go before the region and the nation regain all the jobs...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 10:34 AM
Rick Santorum, whose campaign has seemed like something out of a science fiction novel to the Pennsylvanians who ended his political career six years ago, is kicking off his return to the state in the aptly named town of Mars.
The former U.S. senator,...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Construction could start this summer on a system of rail bridges on Chicago’s South Side designed to unplug a major bottleneck that causes thousands of hours of delay each year for freight and passenger trains, officials announced today.
| Jul 16, 2011
Trains may be considered old-fashioned by some, but among youngsters, they remain as hot as the coal in a locomotive's blazing firebox.
The enduring popularity of Thomas the Tank Engine is but one example of how centuries-old technology still puts smiles...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The National Park Service is planning six prescribed burns this fall for the Indiana National Lakeshore.
The burns will happen sometime between now and Thanksgiving because weather conditions play such a significant role in determining whether the time...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 3:01 PM
A reported fire on a freight train has caused delays on the CTA's Red Line near 63rd Street in the Englewood neighborhood, officials said.
According to the CTA website, Red Line trains bypassed the 63rd Street station because of fire activity in the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:58 AM
A female bicyclist was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.
The semi was entering the Norfolk Southern facility in the 300 block of West 47th Street around 1:40 p.m. Monday when it...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:05 PM
A female bicyclist who was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck Monday on the South Side has been identified, authorities said.
Evelyn Dean was pronounced dead at 2 p.m. at the scene, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The derailment that killed two young women in Ellicott City Tuesday morning adds one more incident to a long history of CSX trains leaving the tracks in Maryland — from little-remembered events in the company's own railyards to the spectacular...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Within hours of the CSX train derailment that killed two young women in Ellicott City early Tuesday, investigators from the National Transportation Safety board were on the scene to determine why it happened.
When tragedy strikes in the nation's skies or...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Port Deposit hopes to beef up traffic enforcement following Friday night's fatal crash and explosion of a loaded gasoline tanker truck.
Repairs to utilities and other cleanup activities were largely wrapped up by Tuesday in the town after a tractor...