No Trial for Amtrak Engineer in Deadly Pennsylvania Crash Until 2019

Article 0 Comments An Amtrak engineer charged with manslaughter in a deadly high-speed derailment in Philadelphia won’t go on trial until next year because of delays in getting evidence from federal investigators. A lawyer for Brandon Bostian says neither he nor state prosecutors have been able to get the on-board […]

Two Counties Declare Disaster After Pennsylvania Flooding

Article 0 Comments State emergency officials are working with local authorities to help with recovery from flash flooding in south-central Pennsylvania that led to water rescues and evacuations and prompted two counties to issue disaster declarations, Governor Tom Wolf said. “…Pennsylvania experienced significant flash flooding that impacted roads, bridges, homes […]

Spring Nor’easter Targets Northeast with Heavy Snow, Winds

Article 0 Comments A spring nor’easter targeted the Northeast on Wednesday with strong winds and a foot or more of snow expected in some parts of the region. Airlines canceled flights and schools canceled classes ahead of the fourth major storm in three weeks. Conditions were calm in most areas […]

Northeast Digging Out from Deep Snow as Power Outages Continue

Article 0 Comments The Northeast is digging out from its second powerful nor’easter in less than a week that left behind some areas with more than 2 feet of snow, hundreds of thousands without power, school closures and travel chaos. Some places saw more than 2 feet of snow by […]

Snowy Nor’easter Brings Threat of More Power Problems

Article 0 Comments Another snowy, blowy nor’easter threatened a new round of power outages as it began moving up the East Coast on Wednesday, causing officials to close schools and government offices and raising concerns for utility customers still trying to bounce back from an earlier storm. A wintry mix […]

NTSB: Truck Hit by GOP Train in Virginia Was on Tracks After Warning

Article 4 Comments Witnesses told investigators that a garbage truck struck by a train carrying Republican congressmen through rural Virginia entered the railroad crossing after the safety gates had come down, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Wednesday. The report on the Jan. 31 crash […]