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  • Feds trying to determine if Amtrak engineer was using phone

    Investigators are combing through phone records, locomotive data, radio transmissions and surveillance video to determine if the engineer in last week's deadly Amtrak derailment was using his cellphone while at the controls, federal authorities said Wednesday as union officials offered new details on how the engineer spent the hours before the crash.
  • 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...

    Amtrak liable for no more than $200 million in crash

    For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims — the limit set by Congress. But that may be too low to cover the costs of the eight lives lost and more than 200 people injured in last week's derailment in...

    Full rail service resumes at site of fatal Amtrak crash

    Full rail service resumes at site of fatal Amtrak crash
    Full Amtrak service has resumed in the nation’s busy Northeast rail corridor, almost a week after a derailment in Philadelphia killed eight passengers and injured more than 200. Since the May 12 crash of an Amtrak train headed from Washington to...

    #818 Spotlight: Treats for the road

    #818 Spotlight: Treats for the road
    Some Burbank bicycle commuters who pedaled to work despite the threat of rain this week were treated to some goodies at a “pit stop” in front of Pure Fix Cycles on Victory Boulevard. The booth, staffed by workers from the fixed-gear bicycle...