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Charges dismissed against Amtrak engineer in 2015 derailment

Brandon Bostian was charged with eight counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count of causing or risking a catastrophe, and 238 counts of reckless endangerment. Source: Charges dismissed against Amtrak engineer in 2015 derailment

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Man Vomited on Train, Hit Officer at NJ Station: Police – NBC 10 Philadelphia

Police say a man faces charges after he vomited at a New Jersey PATH station and then struck a police officer in the face while they were taking him into custody. Source: Man Vomited on Train, Hit Officer at NJ … Continue reading

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Metro-North delays due to police activity on 138th St. bridge – Story | WNYW

Metro-North is warning customers traveling into and out of Grand Central Terminal to anticipate delays due to police activity in vicinity of the 138th St. Bridge. Police are reportedly investigating a suspicious package. Source: Metro-North delays due to police activity … Continue reading

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Passengers Subdue Man in 70s After Amtrak Conductor Shot in Naperville: Police | NBC Chicago

An Amtrak conductor was shot by a septuagenarian Metra passenger Tuesday as he stood on a Naperville train platform, police said. Source: Passengers Subdue Man in 70s After Amtrak Conductor Shot in Naperville: Police | NBC Chicago

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Amtrak Police Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting | Officer.com

The Cook County state’s attorney’s office moved quickly to charge an Amtrak police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man during an on-duty incident near Union Station last week. Source: Amtrak Police Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting | Officer.com

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Chicago Amtrak officer charged with murder of Minneapolis man

A Minneapolis man shot by Amtrak police in Chicago has passed away according to officials from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Source: Chicago Amtrak officer charged with murder of Minneapolis man

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CBS 58 – Amtrak Police Officer Shoots a Man in Chicago Near Union Station

The brother said the officer never showed a badge, so the 25-year-old – who was carrying a lot of cash from their trip – took off running, fearing he was about to be robbed by a fake cop. Source: CBS … Continue reading

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Amtrak officer shoots man near Chicago’s Union Station | WGN-TV

ABC 7 Chicago CHICAGO, Ill. –Authorities say an Amtrak police officer has shot and wounded another person near Union Station in Chicago.The shooting happened Wednesday night and the Chicago Fire Department says the person who was shot was taken to a … Continue reading

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4 More Detainees Released From JFK Airport As Fight Over Muslim Ban Continues: Gothamist

One of the detainees released was a 68-year-old woman from Yemen coming to live with her son in the U.S. Source: 4 More Detainees Released From JFK Airport As Fight Over Muslim Ban Continues: Gothamist

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Police: Woman Threw 5-Year-Old Girl Onto Tracks As Train Approached « CBS New York

Autumn Matacchiera, who didn’t know the mother or the 5-year-old girl, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, police said. Source: Police: Woman Threw 5-Year-Old Girl Onto Tracks As Train Approached « CBS New York

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