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  • Man struck, killed by freight train in Riverside

    Man struck, killed by freight train in Riverside
    A 37-year-old former Riverside resident with health problems apparently committed suicide by stepping in front of a freight train in the western suburb, police said today. About 7:42 p.m. Friday the man, using a medical walker, got onto Burlington...
  • Burglary suspect pretends to be hit by train, officers don't fall for ruse

    Burglary suspect pretends to be hit by train, officers don't fall for ruse
    A burglary suspect who fled police by running into a railroad tunnel tried to delay his arrest by telling police he had been hit by a train. Seattle police said they responded to a call about 3:30 a.m. on Thursday that a 45-year-old man had climbed...
  • Metra finds 'alarming' pollution on some trains

    Metra finds 'alarming' pollution on some trains
    Metra's own testing of toxic diesel exhaust inside its passenger coaches shows the transit agency's pollution problems are more extensive and worrisome than it has publicly disclosed, according to records obtained by the Tribune. A summary of tests...
  • Metra completes air quality testing on the Rock Island District line

    Metra completes air quality testing on the Rock Island District line
    Metra has completed testing the air quality on the first of its train lines in response to a Tribune investigation that found the amount of diesel soot lingering in the air steadily increases as commuters walk deeper into Union Station or the Ogilvie...
  • Cheapest Commute: Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Toyota Prius, Ford Focus or a Train?

     
    Have you ever wondered how much it costs to commute in a plug-in car versus a hybrid or a gas-only model? After we published our exclusive comparison test among three different plug-in electric vehicles, many people asked us to test......
  • Metrolink engineers probably caused 2008 Rialto train crash, NTSB says

     
    Metrolink engineers were probably to blame for a 2008 accident in Rialto in which a commuter train scraped a freight carrier, federal investigators said Thursday. An engineer and assistant engineer failed to stop the train on time and ran a......
  • San Bernardino rail yard communities targeted for health study

     
    “This is an opportunity to finally gauge the nature and extent of the problem,’’ San Bernardino Mayor Patrick Morris said....
  • Metrolink's San Bernardino lines delayed as freight train derails

     
    Metrolink trains in San Bernardino County were delayed Wednesday afternoon because of a freight train that derailed in Fontana, officials said....
  • Central Valley farm groups threaten to sue over bullet train plan

     
    State bullet train officials set the stage for possible legal challenges from powerful Central Valley farming interests by approving the environmental review for an initial section of track to be built from Merced to Fresno....
  • Man hit, killed by freight train in Riverside in apparent suicide

     
    A man was hit and killed by a freight train Tuesday afternoon in downtown Riverside, authorities said....
  • Flood Waters Reach the Streets of Parkville

    Flood Waters Reach the Streets of Parkville
    After weeks of nervous waiting, water is moving from the banks of the Missouri River to the streets of Parkville, and it's creeping closer to businesses. "Just a couple days ago, there wasn't any water where we are right now. so it's something we need to...