| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:43 AM
North Side residents will get a close look tonight at Metra's plans to rebuild 22 bridges along the UP North Line.
The commuter rail line, the Union Pacific Railroad and Chicago officials will hold a public forum to review plans for streetscape, station...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 10:13 AM
No injuries were reported this morning in the derailment in Gurnee of a train carrying lumber, steel and railroad track rail, a spokesman for the railroad said.
The incident happened about 10:15 a.m. on a stretch of track between Grandville Avenue and...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:18 PM
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....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 2:43 PM
It was a bad weekend in Goodwell, Oklahoma. Two Union Pacific Railroad freight trains crashed, in the Oklahoma panhandle Sunday morning, creating a field of debris that looked like something out of a Hollywood movie.
The crash sparked a diesel fire...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:02 PM
“Hell on Wheels” stars Common and Anson Mount sport “300”-worthy torsos during a brawl in the Western’s next episode—but don’t suggest to Common that those abs were spray-tanned on.
“No, we don’t...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 12:12 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:37 PM
A person was found injured by a freight train on railroad tracks on the Near West side this evening, officials said.
Fire crews were called to Union Pacific Railroad tracks that run parallel to Talman Avenue, at Washington Boulevard, about 8:15 p.m.,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:09 AM
Ground spraying to kill mosquitos will happen Friday or Saturday morning in the Stockton area.
The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District say the spraying will take place from 3:30 to 6 a.m. either Friday, or Saturday depending on the...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:51 AM
From the Kansas Historical Society:
Automaker. Born: April 2, 1875, Wamego, Kansas. Married: Della V. Forker, of Ellis, Kansas, June 1901 (died 1938). Died: August 18, 1940 Great Neck, N.Y.
Walter Percy Chrysler was born April 2, 1875, in Wamego,...