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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • CHP: Mystery remains why driver crashed FedEx big rig into tour bus

    CHP: Mystery remains why driver crashed FedEx big rig into tour bus
    After a 13-month investigation, the California Highway Patrol announced Friday that it could not determine why a FedEx truck driver veered across Interstate 5 in Northern California last year and slammed into a charter bus carrying high school students...
  • Unions urge Amtrak to put 2nd crew member in every locomotive

    Unions urge Amtrak to put 2nd crew member in every locomotive
    The union for Amtrak's locomotive engineers urged the railroad on Tuesday to put a second crew member at the controls of trains on the busy Northeast Corridor, where a derailment killed eight people and injured more than 200 others. "The public would...
  • Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash

    Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Amtrak trains rolling again on busy Northeast Corridor

    Amtrak trains rolling again on busy Northeast Corridor
    Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worked to determine the cause of the...
  • Amtrak to restore full Northeast Corridor service Monday

    Amtrak to restore full Northeast Corridor service Monday
    As Amtrak trains begin rolling between New York and Philadelphia for the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, officials are vowing to have safer trains and tracks while investigators are trying to determine the cause of...