| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A "Midnight Rider" makeup artist has filed a lawsuit over injuries she sustained from the Feb. 20 train accident that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones in Georgia.
In a suit filed in Chatham County Court, Antonyia Verna sued producer-director Randall...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:29 PM
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Rail commuters along the shore have become used to delayed trains, lack of seats and annual fare hikes. They aren't happy, but have no real alternatives to get to their jobs.
But adding insult to literal injury, now they have to contend with a 118-year-...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett sought emergency action from President Obama to put an end to a workers' strike that shut down regional rail service around Philadelphia.
More than 400 engineers and electrical workers at the Southeastern Pennsylvania...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park Police Department reports:
A man desribed to be in his 30s with a beard and his hair in dreadlocks tried to lure an Oak Park boy into his white Chevrolet van on the 600 block of South Ridgeland Avenue at 2:35...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
President Obama halted a strike by transit workers in Pennsylvania on Saturday by ordering an emergency mediation process hours after commuters in the Philadelphia region spent the day scrambling for alternatives to one of the nation's busiest rail...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The "train to nowhere" is beginning to look a bit more like a train to somewhere. Flush with $250 million this year and the promise of billions more from the state's cap-and-trade program, the California High Speed Rail Authority has proposed accelerating...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Driving the Florida Keys in a car, I might not have seen them. But riding my bike, it was hard to miss the "V" of about a dozen brown pelicans that glided no more than 15 feet above my head at Little Torch Key, flying in the direction of Key Largo while I...
| May 24, 2014
| 7:15 AM
When the derailed train cars full of hazardous chemicals exploded, a shock wave shot through an adjacent industrial park, shattering windows, cracking concrete and buckling metal paneling and roofs.
A year later, the recovery continues.
| May 8, 2014
| 3:58 PM
With the street buckling in front of her, Evelyn Cannon called 911 as cars teetered and then began to sink, their wheels becoming less and less visible.
But Cannon felt unable to convey the gravity of the situation, she said. About 45 seconds into the...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Your editorial "Amtrak's vulnerability" (May 13) was much needed. Those of us who regularly ride the rails between Baltimore and New York depend on rail service. Even Joe Biden, as a Senator, depended on the Northeast trains to Wilmington and voted to...