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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Derailment victims recalled as 'great students, great people'

    Derailment victims recalled as 'great students, great people'
    In the year that he has lived on Main Street in historic Ellicott City, Jim VanHeel has seen flooding, a deadly shooting at a nearby church and, early Tuesday morning, a fatal train derailment. "It seems like something is always happening," he said. The...
  • 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...
  • Ethanol industry pushes back on rail safety improvements

    Ethanol industry pushes back on rail safety improvements
    WASHINGTON Ethanol producers are pushing back hard against new rail safety rules after a federal study found that ethanol poses hazards equal to or greater than crude oil in rail transportation. An analysis of tank car damage in derailments published...
  • Just assume your credit and debit card data was hacked

    Sure, your credit and debit card information is safe and secure. Just like the White House. So commonplace have revelations of data hacks, security breaches and compromised confidentiality become that it's not worth waiting for formal notification...
  • Tracy Morgan: 'I Can't Believe Walmart is Blaming Me' for Accident Injuries

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tracy Morgan has spoken out against Walmart after the company said the comedian should have been wearing a seat belt during the accident that left him severely injured and killed his friend. "After I heard what Walmart said in...
  • Actor Tracy Morgan was not wearing seatbelt in crash, Wal-Mart says

    (Reuters) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and others in his limousine were not wearing seat belts when their vehicle was struck by a Wal-Mart truck in a June highway accident, the retailer said on Monday. Wal-Mart Stores Inc made its contention in a...
  • Wal-Mart says Tracy Morgan wasn't wearing seat belt during June crash

    Tracy Morgan and others in his limousine were not wearing seat belts during a June highway accident that left a fellow comedian dead, Wal-Mart alleged Monday in its response to his lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in July in U.S. District Court in New Jersey...