| Jan 15, 2011
| 8:36 AM
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...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 2:32 PM
FRESNO, Calif. — California’s ambitious plan for high-speed trains is drawing sharp criticism from San Joaquin Valley farmers who fear the project would carve their property into useless pieces, disrupt their work and drive down land values....
| Jan 19, 2011
| 12:34 PM
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)...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 5:49 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 6:03 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 8:46 AM
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,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:30 AM
A stretch of Third Avenue Southeast that was worked on last summer was discussed at Monday's Aberdeen City Council meeting.
Councilman David Bunsness said new asphalt on Third Avenue between Lloyd and Dakota streets is raveling, meaning that parts of...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 12:39 AM
CALEXICO — A tri-national trade facilitation advocacy group brought the issue of rail service in northern Baja California to the table Tuesday during a meeting with area stakeholders here.
Border Trade Alliance President Nelson Balido spoke with...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 12:20 PM
An elderly woman is hit and killed by a train in Wellington Saturday morning.
It happened around 9:00am in the 500 block of South Washington. According to police the woman was trying to cross a railroad when the train hit her.
The train is owned by...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:30 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Bert Torres rarely notices the sounds of train crossing bells outside her Newton salon anymore.
“We just ignore it…it's like the radio in the background,” says Torres who works at the Cutting Edge Salon.
It faces the railroad tracks...