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  • Person hit by freight train in Glenview

    Person hit by freight train in Glenview
    A person was hit by a coal train Sunday evening in Glenview, a railroad spokesman said.
  • Union Pacific 4Q profit jumps 22 percent as railroad hauls more freight, raises rates

    Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit surged 22 percent as the railroad hauled more freight, raised rates and paid less for fuel. The Omaha, Nebraska, company beat Wall Street expectations on both net income and revenue, sending shares up more than 4...

    Reality TV star killed while filming video next to Metrolink track

    Reality TV star killed while filming video next to Metrolink track
    He was strong and confident, a West Point grad, former Army Ranger and TV bodybuilder with rippling arms and washboard abs. But when Greg Plitt tripped while running along a Metrolink track in Burbank on Saturday, he could do nothing to avoid being...

    Reality TV star hit by train was going for action shot, friends say

    Reality TV star hit by train was going for action shot, friends say
    Gregory Plitt, the fitness model and reality TV star killed Saturday, was filming video for his website, trying to get action shots, when he tripped and was struck by an oncoming train, friends said. "He just made a mistake," his friend Warren Coulter...

    Victim of Macungie train crash identified by coroner

    Victim of Macungie train crash identified by coroner
    Officials have identified the woman killed Friday night when a train hit a small sport utility vehicle at the Main Street railroad crossing in Macungie. Carol J. Midei, 64, of Macungie, was pronounced dead shortly before 7 p.m. Friday after an eastbound...