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  • Thousands turn out for Little Leaguers: 'They are America's team'

    Thousands turn out for Little Leaguers: 'They are America's team'
    Chicago crowned its newest kings Wednesday, as thousands turned out to celebrate Jackie Robinson West's improbable run in the Little League World Series. ┬áThe players — most of whom had just started preschool the last time the city hoisted a...
  • Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'

    Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Jackie Robinson West team was getting ready to go live on ESPN after Sunday's loss to South Korea in the Little League World Series championship game when manager Darold Butler's phone rang. It was President Obama's...
  • Jackie Robinson West loses final but wins hearts

    Jackie Robinson West loses final but wins hearts
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Jackie Robinson West team that stole the hearts of Chicago isn't going away any time soon. Despite the 8-4 loss to South Korea in Sunday's Little League World Series championship game, the celebration of the...
  • The sounds of the Kelso Dunes

     
    Oct. 16, 1976: Jack Hereford makes his way up Kelso Dune in Mojave Desert during investigation of mysterious sounds emanating there...
  • On the fast track: Converting defunct rail lines to trails, parks

    On the fast track: Converting defunct rail lines to trails, parks
    The 606 is one of many projects to transform defunct rail lines into public walkways and parks. “Rails-to-Trails” projects have gained popularity in recent years among urban preservationists, architecture geeks and people who don't want to...
  • Slow pace of rail recovery stirs fear of future woes

    TORONTO (Reuters) - More than eight months after an extreme winter began snarling North American rail traffic, a Reuters analysis of industry data shows delays lingering, raising the risk of a second winter of chaos on the rails. Across the continent's...
  • Freight trains collide in Arkansas, killing 2 people, hurting 2 others

    Two people died and two others were injured after two Union Pacific trains carrying toxic chemicals collided in Arkansas early Sunday, officials said reported. A portion of the town of Hoxie was evacuated shortly after the 3 a.m. crash, according to the...
  • Two dead, two hurt in Arkansas freight train collision

    (Reuters) - Two people were killed and two were injured in northern Arkansas early on Sunday when two Union Pacific freight trains carrying toxic substances collided, Arkansas State Police said. The victims were crew members aboard the trains, which...
  • CTA narrows field for south Red Line route

     CTA narrows field for south Red Line route
    The route of the planned CTA Red Line extension on the Far South Side will run either immediately east or west of a freight railroad right of way, a decision that narrows five alternatives for the estimated $2.3 billion project down to two "desirable...
  • Gov. Brown declares state of emergency for California wildfires

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday declared a state of emergency due to the effects of several wildfires burning in central and northern California counties. Thousands of acres have burned in El Dorado, Amador, Butte, Humboldt, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa,...
  • Man flees from store with $260 worth of Rogaine in Wheaton

    Man flees from store with $260 worth of Rogaine in Wheaton
    The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: Someone tried to pry off wheel caps on a vehicle that was parked in the 1200 block of Briarbrook between 8 p.m. on July 27 and 7 a.m. on July 28. The pry marks were consistent with a flat-...