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  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday.
  • Rail workers' health issues are a growing safety concern

    Visibility was 10 miles and the morning sun had pushed the temperature close to 90 as Danny Joe Hall guided his mile-long Union Pacific freight train east through the grasslands of the Oklahoma Panhandle. Near the farming town of Goodwell, federal...

    Amtrak employee accused of stealing railroad repair tools

    Amtrak employee accused of stealing railroad repair tools
    A Chicago man was accused of stealing more than $1,400 worth of railroad repair tools from Amtrak, where he works as a machinist, county prosecutors said Thursday. Carmen Carrizales, 41, of the 4300 block of South Talman Avenue, was authorized to make...

    Berlin Gets $500K State Grant

    BERLIN — A recent $500,000 state grant will help the town spruce up the area around the century-old train station, which is a stop for travel north to Hartford and beyond or south to New Haven and New York. The Small Town Economic Assistance...

    Rush-Hour Riders Offer Plenty of Ideas For Metro-North

    Rush-Hour Riders Offer Plenty of Ideas For Metro-North
    STAMFORD — Metro-North's top management invited commuters to sound off Thursday afternoon, and they were happy to comply. With a rare opportunity to talk face-to-face with senior executives of the nation's busiest railroad, a few rush-hour...