A Hainesport, New Jersey, woman accused of throwing a girl onto the tracks of an oncoming train is set to stand trial. According to the Courier-Post, Autumn Matacchiera, 20, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attempted murder charges stemming from the January 27 incident. Burlington police said Matacchiera threw the 5-year-old onto the tracks after a NJ Transit bus driver …
Source: Woman throws 5-year-old girl onto tracks as oncoming train approaches, says it was ‘human sacrifice’: Police
Authorities over the weekend arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with a recent homicide in Kansas after the wanted man stabbed a person on board an Amtrak train in the San Francisco Bay area.
Source: Suspect in Kansas man’s murder arrested in California after he stabs person on Amtrak train
NEW HAVEN >> A federal jury has found that Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. and The United Illuminating Co. were not responsible for the injuries of Milton Omar Colon when he fell in March 2011 from a electric tower he had climbed to catch a better look at a deer he had seen minutes earlier.
Source: Man shocked by electricity on North Metro wires in West Haven loses lawsuit against railroad, UI – New Haven Register
On any given day, up to 13,000 BART workers, retirees, board directors and all their family members can ride the cash-strapped system for free, according to newly provided data from the transit agency. Add in the the 4,000 off-duty law enforcement officers from around the Bay Area with free passes and you have more than 17,000 passes handed out by BART. That’s roughly the population of Moraga (17,416), more than double the population of Sausalito (7,125) or three times Brisbane’s population (4,693).
Source: BART defends practice of free rides for workers, families
AMHERST, Va. (WSET) — A car was totaled late Tuesday night after it was hit by a train in Amherst.The Amherst Police Department said Anthony James Bonndville was following his GPS when he accidentally made a right turn onto the railroad tracks near Depot
Source: Police: Driver charged after Amtrak train collides with car in Amherst
The men attempted to rent a car using false documents, police said.
Source: 2 Brooklynites accused of using fake ID and credit cards at airport
A homeless man attacked a Port Authority cop at Kennedy Airport Friday, landing the officer in the hospital.
Source: Homeless man attacks Port Authority cop at JFK Airport
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 on 138th St. bridge – Story | WNYW
Linden Officer Daniel Kuczynski was killed Monday morning after being struck by a NJ Transit train on the tracks near Stiles Street.
Source: Vigil planned for Linden cop killed by train