| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Richard R. Holmes, 89, died Friday, June 1, 2012, in Omaha, Neb.
He was born Nov. 12, 1922, in Smithsburg, Md.
He was a retired officer of the U.S. Army, a World War II veteran and a member of the Military Officers Association Heartland Chapter at...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:41 PM
The Army Corps of Engineers and its contractors are working extra hours in an effort to complete levee repairs before winter rains set in.
In Marysville a two thousand foot section of levee protecting the city from the Feather and Yuba Rivers is being...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
One of the most ambitious tractor plans envisioned an overland traction engine capable of traveling from East to West Coast.
In 1865, Jesse Fry started to build a traction engine for the purpose of hauling immigrants, freight, wagons and passengers...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:33 PM
What are they building or doing next to the railroad tracks on the corner of B Street and Cesar Chavez Street in Brawley? — Nearby Neighbor, Brawley
There is no construction going on at that site, just storage of some really big pieces of...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 6:19 PM
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,...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Travelers headed to Las Vegas for some weekend fun may soon be able to begin their debauchery five hours earlier, if a proposed passenger train line between Southern California and Sin City materializes as planned next year.
Las Vegas Railway Express...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:29 PM
MIDLAND, Texas -- As the Union Pacific freight train barreled toward the veterans parade trailer crossing the tracks in Midland, Texas, Army Sgt. Joshua Michael, 34, reacted on instincts.
As witnesses and police later put it, Michaels hero mode kicked...