Stories tagged: train
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
Man indicted in double-fatal Portland train attack
A grand jury has indicted Jeremy Christian, the man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a Portland train last month.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Suspect in Portland stabbings built life around hate speech
The suspect charged with fatally stabbing two Portland men who tried to stop his anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls built a life around hate speech and his right to …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack
Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed when they came to the …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Man arrested after locking himself inside train locomotive, blowing whistle
Police arrested a man early Saturday who locked himself inside a running locomotive and blew the whistle repeatedly as he refused to come out.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train
Police in Oregon say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women.
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Landslide stops Amtrak service between Seattle and Portland
Officials say Amtrak service has been temporarily disrupted between Seattle and Portland because of a landslide.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Police: Woman distracted by phone hit by train, badly hurt
A 26-year-old Oregon woman is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a freight train in the Portland suburb of Beaverton.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Train stuck in tunnel 3 hours, then stun gun sparks stampede
A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Bystanders risk lives, help visually impaired man on tracks
Several people leaped to action and risked their own lives to help a visually impaired man who fell from a downtown Atlanta train platform to the tracks below.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Woman fatally struck by train while posing for photos
A 19-year-old woman was fatally struck by a train while posing for a photograph between two train tracks.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Train hits bus in Mississippi, killing four passengers on senior center trip
A train has collided with a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, causing an unknown number of deaths and injuries.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Train smashes flatbed trailer near Careywood
A train reportedly cut a flatbed trailer in half near Careywood, Idaho, Wednesday afternoon when the truck driver failed to stop at the crossing.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Post Falls high school girl killed when train strikes car at crossing
A train struck a vehicle this morning at the Spokane Street crossing, killing a teenager and seriously injuring another.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Railroad employee from Spokane Valley killed by train
A Union Pacific employee from Spokane Valley was struck and killed by a train early Tuesday while working in a rail yard in Wallula, Washington.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Wife, son of Fairchild airman killed when train collides with pickup
The wife and teenage son of a Fairchild Air Force Base airman were killed Saturday morning when the pickup truck they were in was hit by a BNSF train near …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 7:33 a.m.
About 30 people suffer minor injuries in NYC train accident
A packed Long Island Rail Road rush-hour train crashed at the end of a platform as it pulled into a major Brooklyn transportation hub on Wednesday, hurling passengers onto the …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Coal train partially derails in southwest Washington
A single car on a train carrying coal from Montana to British Columbia partially derailed in southwestern Washington state, but it remained upright and none of the coal spilled.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Man killed by train at Trent and Vista
A man was hit and killed by a train at Trent Avenue and Vista Road in Spokane Valley Saturday afternoon.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 10:39 p.m.
Train derails in north India, killing 90 and trapping others
Rescue workers used gas cutters to pull out survivors after 14 coaches of a passenger train rolled off the track, killing at least 90 people in northern India early Sunday, …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 7:18 a.m.
Train collision in Florida injures 2; mangles train cars
Authorities say two trains loaded with coal and phosphate rock collided in central Florida, derailing and sending at least 20 train cars tumbling over. Two people sustained minor injuries.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
Amtrak train hits back of semi-truck in Oregon
Authorities say the back of a semi-truck was hit by an Amtrak train in Oregon.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Trial to consider coal pollution from BNSF coal trains
A trial set for next month will weigh whether coal dust that spills into waterways from passing BNSF coal trains violates environmental law.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
13-car train derailment in Eugene prompts hazmat measures
Rail officials are investigating after 13 cars on a Union Pacific train derailed in Eugene.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016, 5 p.m.
Millennials learn about nation, themselves on cross-country trip
Tapping into a yearning among young people for better ways of learning and communicating, a former financial analyst left his Wall Street job to start the Millennial Trains Project. Now …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 9:18 p.m.
Swiss police report stabbings, fire on train; suspect held
Police in Switzerland say a Swiss man set a fire and stabbed people on a train in the country’s northeast, wounding six people as well as himself.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Train car derails in Iowa, hits bar called DeRailed
Police say a freight train car that derailed in northern Iowa rolled into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Woman dead, kids injured by train hitting truck in Oregon
A Madras, Oregon, woman has died and three children were injured after the woman drove a pickup truck into the path of an oncoming train in central Oregon.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
Kent police investigate train, pedestrian collision
KENT, Wash. – Kent police said a 69-year-old woman from Kent was operating her motorized wheelchair heading east when an Amtrak train passed through the intersection, striking her legs.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
Five train cars derail in Texas, spilling chemical, injuring 2
Authorities say five train cars overturned outside of San Antonio, spilling about 1,000 gallons of sodium hydroxide and prompting a temporary evacuation.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Three dead, 10 hospitalized as Belgian trains collide
A passenger train slammed at high speed into a slow-moving freight train in eastern Belgium, killing three people and sending 10 others to the hospital, authorities said Monday. The accident …