Was The Engineer In The Fatal Amtrak Crash Distracted?Federal investigators in the deadly Amtrak wreck want to know whether the engineer was distracted by a second person in his cab as his train hurtled into a curve at more than twice the speed limit.
Train Was Going 50 Mph Over Speed Limit When It Went Off The Tracks Federal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle, spilling cars onto the highway below and killing at least three people.
4 Things To Know: Free Lynx Tickets, Southwest Airlines Delays & MoreFrom the Minnesota Lynx reaching Game 5 in the playoffs to Social Security payments to Southwest Airlines, here's a look at the top four stories on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015.
Amtrak: 2nd Daily St. Paul-To-Chicago Train Could Be PopularA new Amtrak study says adding a second round-trip between St. Paul and Chicago could prove to be popular. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation as well as La Crosse County in Wisconsin asked Amtrak to conduct the study.
Romantic Getaway Guide To MontrealNo other city in North America reminds visitors of Paris and European culture than Montreal, less than an hour drive from the U.S.-Canadian border.
Body Of Ecolab Executive Discovered In Amtrak WreckageThe body of an executive at St. Paul's Ecolab was recovered from the wreckage of Amtrak 188 in Philadelphia Thursday. Bob Gildersleeve is the eighth casualty in the crash which also injured 16 people Tuesday night -- eight of whom are in critical condition. All are expected to survive.
Positive Train Control System Could Have Prevented CrashThe deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia appears to be yet another accident that didn't have to happen. It could have been avoided if a long-sought safety technology had been installed on its tracks and trains, according to information gathered by accident investigators.
4 Things To Know: Fatal Amtrak Derailment, Tsarnaev Latest & MoreFrom a fatal Amtrak derailment to the latest in the Boston bombing trial, these are the four things to know for Wednesday, May 13.
MN Man Arrested With 17 Lbs. Of Marijuana On AmtrakAn Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of marijuana-infused edibles and some hashish.
Guide To Vacationing In ArizonaUse this travel guide to Arizona to help you sort out the best of what to see, where to eat and where to stay.
Travel By Train For Your Next VacationTo get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.
City Guide to HoustonHere's a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation's fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.