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  • Tracks Reopen After Trains Derail In University Place

    Tracks Reopen After Trains Derail In University Place
    After a full day of clearing away the wreckage and off loading 60 thousand gallons of Sodium hydroxide, trains are once again rolling on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad in University Place. The northbound tracks reopened about 8pm Sunday night,...
  • Crews Bracing For Heavy Rains, Floods And Mudslides

    Crews Bracing For Heavy Rains, Floods And Mudslides
    Get ready for heavy rains and possible flooding this weekend.  Flood watches and warnings are in effect for parts of Western Washington. Crews are bracing for the heavy rainfall and they're keeping an eye on possible flooded rivers and street flooding...
  • Police say device found near woman killed by train is harmless

    Police say device found near woman killed by train is harmless
    A woman in her mid-50s was killed by a passing locomotive Thursday morning, Seattle police said. She was struck by southbound Burlington freight train. A small device was found near the woman, but police do not believe it belonged to her and have...
  • Deaf man's note spurs bomb threat response on Metra train

    Deaf man's note spurs bomb threat response on Metra train
    A miscommunication with a deaf person led police to erroneously believe a bomb threat was being made on a Metra train Monday night, leading to an emergency response, authorities said. Riverside police said this morning a Metra conductor flagged down a...
  • Man struck, killed by Metra BNSF train near Naperville

    Man struck, killed by Metra BNSF train near Naperville
    Metra's Burlington Northern Santa Fe service was shut down for almost 3 hours this evening after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train, officials said. The man died, according to a release from Naperville Police. His name was being withheld...
  • Metra trains on move again after disabled freight train on BNSF line is moved

    Metra trains on move again after disabled freight train on BNSF line is moved
    A disabled freight train that blocked Metra trains on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line for more than an hour has been moved and commuter service has resumed. The first five trains of the morning were either halted in face of the disabled freight...
  • Freight train kills pedestrian in Naperville

    Freight train kills pedestrian in Naperville
    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a freight train in Naperville tonight, police said. At 7:13 p.m. police received a call of a person, reportedly a male, struck by a freight train on Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks near the Naperville Metra...
  • Colton Train Collision Prompts School Closures, Freeway Delays

    Colton Train Collision Prompts School Closures, Freeway Delays
    COLTON, Calif. (KTLA) -- At least two schools have canceled classes Tuesday due to a train collision in Colton which also forced the closure of the 10 Freeway for about two hours. The collision between a Union Pacific freight train and a Burlington...
  • Lawsuit: Railroad Pollution Making Kids Sick in Long Beach

    Lawsuit: Railroad Pollution Making Kids Sick in Long Beach
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- An environmental group is suing two major railroad companies in Southern California, accusing them of producing harmful levels of pollution. The Natural Resources Defense Council is heading up a lawsuit against Union...
  • Woman sitting on tracks hit by train

    Woman sitting on tracks hit by train
    A woman sitting on train tracks was hit by an eastbound Metra train and died in Naperville just before midnight Saturday, police said. The woman hasn't been identified by police, who said she was sitting about 500 feet east of the Loomis Street...
  • 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...