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  • Gov. Brown wants to tap cap-and-trade funds for bullet train

    Gov. Brown wants to tap cap-and-trade funds for bullet train
    Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to provide urgently needed new funding for California's bullet train project from corporate fees on greenhouse gases melds two of his political passions: building the nation's first, truly high-speed rail system and putting the...
  • Federal government seeks to dismiss Santa Monica Airport lawsuit

    Federal government seeks to dismiss Santa Monica Airport lawsuit
    In the battle to close Santa Monica Airport, the federal government on Friday requested that the city’s lawsuit to gain control of the historic facility be dismissed. Santa Monica officials sued in October, challenging the constitutionality of a...
  • Man stabbed on Metro Red Line train is in grave condition

    Man stabbed on Metro Red Line train is in grave condition
    A passenger aboard a Metro Red Line train was rushed to a hospital Monday morning in grave condition after he was stabbed in an altercation with another rider, officials said. The incident occurred about 9:18 a.m. and the train stopped at the Vermont/...
  • Witness: Singing man stabbed Red Line passenger in unprovoked attack

    Witness: Singing man stabbed Red Line passenger in unprovoked attack
    Investigators are reviewing video and talking to witnesses to try to determine what led to a stabbing on the Red Line on Monday morning, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. Ramon Montenegro, a spokesman for the sheriff's Transit Services...
  • 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled in North Dakota train crash

    400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled in North Dakota train crash
    About 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from 18 rail cars after after a Dec. 30 derailment near Casselton, N.D., the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary investigation report Monday. An ensuing explosion sent a massive...
  • Red Line video captures verbal exchange before stabbing

    Red Line video captures verbal exchange before stabbing
    An MTA Red Line security camera captured a brief verbal exchange between a victim and his assailant seconds before a stabbing on the train Monday morning, officials said. “There was a verbal exchange,” Sheriff's Transit Det. Keith...
  • Security video captures man's stabbing aboard Metro Red Line train

    A man was in grave condition Monday after being stabbed on an MTA Red Line train following a brief verbal exchange with his assailant, officials said. Security video collected by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority captured a limited view of the...
  • Man dies after stabbing attack on Metro Red Line

    Man dies after stabbing attack on Metro Red Line
    A man who was stabbed on the Metro Red Line has died, authorities said Monday night. The victim, who was in his 30s, was stabbed on the train Monday morning and taken to a hospital by  ambulance after the train stopped at the Vermont/Santa Monica...
  • The hazy future of California's bullet train

    The hazy future of California's bullet train
    This may be the make-or-break year for California's beleaguered bullet train, and Gov. Jerry Brown is determined to ensure it makes it. The governor has budgeted $250 million for the high-speed rail project this year, and he's proposed an ongoing...
  • Spending bill to likely give L.A. $130 million for key rail projects

    Spending bill to likely give L.A. $130 million for key rail projects
    WASHINGTON -- An eagerly awaited subway extension to the Westside and a downtown tunnel to link light-rail lines would be virtually certain to each receive $65 million under a spending bill coming before Congress this week.  The 1,582-page omnibus...
  • Fatal Red Line stabbing victim is ID'd; suspect remains at large

    Fatal Red Line stabbing victim is ID'd; suspect remains at large
    A man who was fatally stabbed by another passenger while on board a Red Line train Monday morning has been identified as 34-year-old Jose Velazco-Alvarado. Velazco-Alvarado was stabbed at about 9:18 a.m. by another rider and was taken to a hospital in...