| 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...
| 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 10, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Officials in Berkeley County on Friday celebrated the completion of a $10 million railroad spur project that is expected to help a cement producer ship thousands of tons of product each year via rail instead of area highways.
About 100 people attended...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Q: I applaud the replacement of the many structurally deficient bridges in the area. However, can you tell me why bridges marked for replacement are quickly blocked off to traffic, but then very little or no work is done on them? Case in point: The Spring...
| Apr 22, 2012
Make no mistake, economic development — or lack of economic development — in Washington County over the next five years will be thick with the fingerprints of former County Commissioner and current EDC board warrior Ron Bowers.
| Sep 16, 2012
| 5:17 AM
MISHAWAKA – A busy Mishawaka highway is about to shut down for awhile.
The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to close State Road 331 (Capital Ave.) between Lincolnway and 12th St. on Monday.
INDOT spokesman Matt Deitchley says Norfolk...