9/11 transforms New York man into firefighter and filmmaker
Source: 9/11 transforms New York man into firefighter and filmmaker
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
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 Station: Police – NBC 10 Philadelphia
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