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  • Firefighters Struggle to Fight Fire Near Tracks

    Firefighters Struggle to Fight Fire Near Tracks
    A huge plume of black smoke rose from below i-80 near Arden Way Thursday afternoon, stopping passing firefighters. A FOX40 crew was along Arden Way when they saw the smoke rising from an area north of the highway, near a homeless camp and train tracks....
  • U.S. attorney blasts wildfire proposal

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget proposal includes a provision that would limit legal liability for causing wildfires, a clause that the U.S. attorney in Sacramento on Thursday blasted as a “fairly cynical attempt” to benefit the powerful...
  • Iowa rail museum goes for immersion

    Iowa rail museum goes for immersion
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — With its just-opened million-dollar makeover, the Union Pacific Railroad Museum beckons visitors of all ages to downtown Council Bluffs. But to get the full experience, be sure to bring a kid along. Youngsters are more likely...
  • 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....
  • ComEd property in Northbrook could help link segments of Skokie Valley Trail

     
    A piece of Commonwealth Edison property could be the ticket to completing a long-stalled segment of a North Shore bicycle and pedestrian trail through Northbrook. …...
  • Man likely hit by train is found dead near Joliet railroad track

    Man likely hit by train is found dead near Joliet railroad track
    A man was found dead, apparently struck by a train, along a railroad line in Joliet early this morning, authorities said. The man, 37 and from Joliet, was declared dead at 6:20 a.m. on the scene north of Zurich Road, east of McKinley Street in Joliet,...
  • VIDEO: Update: Driver got out of vehicle struck by train

     
    The driver of a vehicle pushed off railroad tracks and onto its side Tuesday by a freight train in Wheaton was able to exit his …...
  • Freight train hits car in Wheaton, driver able to escape

    Freight train hits car in Wheaton, driver able to escape
    The driver of a vehicle pushed off railroad tracks and onto its side Tuesday by a freight train in Wheaton was able to exit his vehicle on his own, Wheaton police said. A 52-year-old Wheaton man was transported to Central DuPage Hospital for...
  • Body Found by Train Tracks

    A Union Pacific Railroad conductor found a body alongside the tracks Monday morning. The body was first spotted at 7 a.m. next to the tracks between Plumas Lake and Arboga. Yuba County Sheriff’s deputies identified the body as 25-year-old...
  • Changes to Pace routes begin Monday

     
    Pace has announced new service changes, effective Monday, for routes 801 and 802 in the Kane County area, as well as information on the new …...
  • Elden Hughes dies at 80; longtime Sierra Club leader

    Elden Hughes dies at 80; longtime Sierra Club leader
    Elden Hughes, a crusader for wild places and a leader of the Sierra Club's battles to protect desert wilderness from development and abuse, has died. He was 80. Hughes, who died of prostate cancer early Sunday at his home in Joshua Tree, Calif., was a...