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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • CSX has history of Maryland derailments

    CSX has history of Maryland derailments
    The derailment that killed two young women in Ellicott City Tuesday morning adds one more incident to a long history of CSX trains leaving the tracks in Maryland — from little-remembered events in the company's own railyards to the spectacular...
  • Stores on Main Street try to maintain business as usual

    Stores on Main Street try to maintain business as usual
    A previously scheduled meeting to discuss the revitalization of historic Ellicott City went on as scheduled Tuesday night, less than 24 hours after two Ellicott City teenagers were killed when a CSX train derailed over the Main Street bridge. After...
  • Ellicott City derailment raises questions of track safety

    Ellicott City derailment raises questions of track safety
    As cleanup crews and investigators focus on the aftermath of a coal train derailment that killed two college students in Ellicott City, some officials are looking at new ways to keep people off the tracks that run through the historic district. Hours...
  • NTSB digs deep but not fast in probe of Ellicott City derailment

    NTSB digs deep but not fast in probe of Ellicott City derailment
    Within hours of the CSX train derailment that killed two young women in Ellicott City early Tuesday, investigators from the National Transportation Safety board were on the scene to determine why it happened. When tragedy strikes in the nation's skies or...
  • Cause of deaths determined for teens killed in Ellicott City train derailment

    Cause of deaths determined for teens killed in Ellicott City train derailment
    The deaths of two Ellicott City teens who were buried in coal after a CSX train derailed shortly after midnight Tuesday has been ruled an accident, according to Howard County Police.  Police said Thursday the medical examiner determined compressional...
  • After train derailment, supporters flock to Ellicott City

    After train derailment, supporters flock to Ellicott City
    When Ellicott City's Main Street re-opened to traffic Friday night, Mark Hemmis was watching the cars line up and drive by his restaurant. He said he couldn't remember the last time he had seen so many cars on the street; he certainly hadn't seen that...
  • All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport

    All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport
    DENVER (Reuters) - All five people aboard a single-engine airplane died after it crashed on Sunday in a field beside a runway during an attempt to land at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said. Peter Knudson, spokesman for the National...
  • Two dead in helicopter crash in Alabama

    (Reuters) - Two people died when a helicopter crashed on Tuesday during a flight to inspect power lines in rural western Alabama, authorities said. The helicopter was being used to monitor high-voltage power lines in a remote area about 30 miles west...
  • Fort Meade: DINFOS graduates reflect on their careers

    Three graduates of the Defense Information School participated in a panel discussion as an Alumni Day event for the school's 50th anniversary. "This is our first Alumni Day," said DINFOS Commandant Jeremy Martin. "Judging from the turnout and the...
  • Weak safety culture' faulted in fatal Quebec train derailment, fire

    CHICAGO Canadian safety investigators on Tuesday blamed a "weak safety culture" and inadequate government oversight for a crude oil train derailment last year in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that killed 47 people. In its nearly 200-page report, issued more than...
  • Plane silent in landing that killed father, daughter on Florida beach

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A plane that crash-landed on a Florida beach last month, killing a 9-year-old girl and her father, had lost engine power and narrowly missed other people as it glided silently toward shore, the National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Two dead, two hurt in Arkansas freight train collision

    (Reuters) - Two people were killed and two were injured in northern Arkansas early on Sunday when two Union Pacific freight trains carrying toxic substances collided, Arkansas State Police said. The victims were crew members aboard the trains, which...