| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The August 2012 derailment of a coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City likely began at a small break in the rail line several hundred feet from where two 19-year-old women were seated next to the tracks.
The presence of the break, made public...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The investigation into the CTA train wreck in March at the O’Hare station prompted a federal alert Thursday to all U.S. rail transit systems to conduct tests ensuring adequate stopping distance of trains in emergency-braking situations.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Richard Rockefeller, the great-grandson of the legendary founder of Standard Oil, died on Friday when the small airplane he was piloting crashed in suburban New York, a family spokesman said.
In addition to being related to John D. Rockefeller,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:17 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating a plane crash near Lake Elsinore that killed three people and started a small brush fire.
The plane appeared to have crashed into a hillside, said...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
An 8-year-old boy who was seriously hurt in a San Bernardino County plane crash that killed a Los Angeles firefighter died of his injuries on Friday, officials said.
Sebastian Gerwal, of Frazier Lake, suffered trauma to his head and upper body in the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:41 AM
The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:54 PM
All U.S. transit agencies that operate rail systems received a federal alert Thursday to conduct tests ensuring adequate stopping distance of trains in emergency-braking situations, to avoid the risk of a crash similar to the CTA wreck at the O’Hare...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Tracy Morgan has been transferred from the hospital to a rehab center, his rep told TheWrap.
“Tracy has been transferred to an undisclosed rehab center, where he is expected to remain for the next few weeks,” Lewis Kay said. “While...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The Wal-Mart trucker charged in the fatal crash that left Tracy Morgan critically injured was going 20 miles above the speed limit and had been driving for 9˝ hours when the crash occurred, federal officials said Thursday.
Due to construction work,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time Tuesday — blaming the railroad for their daughters' deaths.
"The families and our attorneys are determined to...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:37 PM
The crew of the plane that crashed in Massachusetts, killing seven people, may have tried to slow or stop the jet, according to information released Tuesday by investigators studying the wreckage.
The thrust reversers on the Gulfstream IV were applied...