| Jun 23, 2010
| 8:28 AM
A freight train struck a middle-aged man on tracks near San Clemente but it's unclear whether the person was alive before being hit or already dead, authorities said.
Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Lloyd Downing said the southbound Burlington Northern Santa...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 10:04 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Ed Whitacre Jr. is dropping the interim from his CEO title at General Motors Co. and he reaffirmed Monday the automaker would repay in full its loans from the U.S. and Canadian governments by June.
Whitacre said GM's board asked...
| Jan 28, 2010
Police and railroad crews are looking for the driver of a pickup truck that hit a freight train in Stanwood and was dragged a half mile down the tracks.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas says the truck hit the train about 2 a.m. Thursday...
| Feb 17, 2010
The Southbound lanes of Highway 99 in Seattle are back open this morning.
Seattle Police were investigating a bad crash just south of the Alaskan Way Viaduct which blocked the Southbound lanes for several hours during the night.
Police say the...
| Feb 18, 2010
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - A SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - A Burlington Northern Santa Fe derailment sent 22 cars off the tracks and forced an evacuation when an oil-based substance leaked.
BNSF spokesman Joe Faust said it was not immediately clear what caused...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 1:53 PM
By day, Chicagoan Ted Wolff is a landscape architect. Off duty, he is a member of what he calls an invisible subculture. Known as "rail fans," "trainwatchers" or the self-deprecating term "foamers" (because they foam at the mouth when they see favorite...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 9:16 AM
By Carolyn Lange
West Central Tribune
WILLMAR, Minn. — A simple timber-beam bridge on a quiet Kandiyohi Township road has been in need of a basic fix-up for years, but so far the owners of the bridge have not made the repairs.
| Apr 8, 2011
| 1:30 AM
KIMBALL - A proposed $25 million grain-loading facility east of Kimball has a competitor, and the race is on to see if one or both projects get built.
April 4, the Kimball City Council passed a resolution authorizing the potential sale of its grass-...
| Nov 20, 2010
Metra has completed testing the air quality on the first of its train lines in response to a Tribune investigation that found the amount of diesel soot lingering in the air steadily increases as commuters walk deeper into Union Station or the Ogilvie...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 2:05 PM
Get ready for heavy rains and possible flooding this weekend. Flood watches and warnings are in effect for parts of Western Washington.
Crews are bracing for the heavy rainfall and they're keeping an eye on possible flooded rivers and street flooding...
| May 7, 2011
| 1:30 AM
After 10 years of work and thousands of phone calls, according to Mayor Kyle Jensen, Mobridge officials have gotten the go-ahead for a railroad crossing at the end of Main Street.
On Monday, the Mobridge City Council authorized Jensen to sign a...