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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Amtrak restoring Northeast Corridor service

    Amtrak restoring Northeast Corridor service
    Baltimore's Penn Station will be buzzing this morning and later tonight as Amtrak's Northeast Corridor reopens for full service — enabling travelers on the nation's busiest section of commuter rail to move from New York to Washington, D.C., for...
  • Amtrak resumes service; funerals held for derailment victims

    Amtrak resumes service; funerals held for derailment victims
    Amtrak resumed its Northeast Corridor service Monday after last week's fatal derailment in Philadelphia, as funerals for victims, including Towson businessman Robert Gildersleeve, were held. Eight people were killed and more than 200 injured when an...
  • House passes another temporary fix to keep highway aid going

    States would continue to receive highway and transit aid for another two months under a bill the House passed Tuesday, the 12th such temporary patch in six years and a reflection of lawmakers' lack of consensus on how to solve the nation's...
  • No video to help Amtrak probe _ despite NTSB recommendation

    Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record engineers' actions. But it didn't happen. Now, that's left a gap in unraveling last week's fatal Amtrak derailment. It's...
  • Oil pipeline project underway in the Southland

    Oil pipeline project underway in the Southland
    Enbridge Energy Co. has begun construction of the Cook County portion of an 80-mile pipeline that's expected to transport about 570,000 barrels per day, mostly a heavy form of crude oil extracted from the tar sands in Canada and North Dakota....
  • NTSB: Pilot reported problem before fatal crash into freeway

    Seconds before slamming into a metro Atlanta freeway, a pilot radioed air traffic controllers to say he was struggling to gain altitude, authorities said. The pilot's last radio transmissions before the fiery crash that killed all four people aboard came...
  • Investigators uncertain anything hit train before derailment

    Investigators uncertain anything hit train before derailment
    PHILADELPHIA — Federal authorities said they are uncertain if anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train before it derailed in Philadelphia last week, but they have not ruled out the possibility. Investigators, however, said they are...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Rout of Iraqi forces in Ramadi raises question about US strategy: Is there a Plan B? The Islamic State group's capture of Ramadi, a key provincial capital in western Iraq, calls into question the Obama administration's strategy in Iraq. Is there a...
  • Investigators unsure anything struck train before derailment

    Federal authorities said Monday they're unsure anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train minutes before a deadly derailment in Philadelphia last week, adding another twist to the investigation the day trains started running to New York again. The...
  • FBI rules out gunfire as cause of windshield damage in Amtrak derailment

    FBI rules out gunfire as cause of windshield damage in Amtrak derailment
    The FBI found no evidence that gunfire caused damage to an Amtrak train that derailed at high speed, killing eight passengers, but investigators said Monday they had not ruled out the possibility that something hit the windshield of the engineer’s...
  • Investigators unsure anything struck Amtrak train before derailment

    Investigators unsure anything struck Amtrak train before derailment
    Federal authorities said Monday they're unsure anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train minutes before a deadly derailment in Philadelphia last week, adding another twist to the investigation the day trains started running to New York again....