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  • 2 Men Die in Separate Train Fatalities

    2 Men Die in Separate Train Fatalities
    A railroad official say two men are dead after being struck by freight trains in separate Washington crashes early Saturday. Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas says the collisions occurred about a half hour, and many miles, apart. He...
  • Everett Mudslide Cleared From Tracks, Passenger Trains on 48 Hour Safety Hold

    Everett Mudslide Cleared From Tracks, Passenger Trains on 48 Hour Safety Hold
    Two mudslides that blocked the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad track between Everett and Mukilteo have been removed.     The slide was 7 feet deep and 30 feet wide according to Burlington-Northern-Santa Fe. Spokesman Gus Melonas (muh-LOH'-nus)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cold Temps and Thunderstorms

    Cold Temps and Thunderstorms
    Cold temperatures and isolated thunderstorms are on tap for tonight. These storms can produce hail, lightning and gusty winds. Q13 FOX News Chief Meteorologist Walter Kelley says to expect power outages or downed trees when one of these storms moves...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Construction closes segment of Sand Canyon Avenue

    Motorists planning to travel on Sand Canyon Avenue, just south of the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Irvine, will want to pick an alternate route this week. There will be a construction-related road closure between Oak Canyon and Laguna Canyon roads. The...
  • Warren Buffett Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

    Warren Buffett Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer
    NEW YORK -- Iconic investor Warren Buffett announced Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with stage I prostate cancer in a letter to shareholders of his firm Berkshire Hathaway. Buffett, 81, said his "condition is not remotely life-threatening or even...