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November Trial Date Set In Paulsboro Train Derailment CaseThe first trial related to a train derailment that released a dangerous chemical in Paulsboro, New Jersey nearly three years ago has been set for November 16.
NTSB: Engineer Of Amtrak Train 188 Was Not Using Phone At Time Of DerailmentThe big question from the days after Amtrak 188's derailment to last week's Congressional hearing on the disaster was whether or not engineer Brandon Bostian was using his phone at the time of the crash.
NTSB Continues Amtrak Derailment Probe, Diluting Some Theories and RumorsInvestigators with the National Transportation Safety Board continue looking at several possible factors, including signals, cell phone records, work records, and more.
As NTSB Investigation Deepens, Works Begins to Reopen Northeast CorridorNearly all of the Amtrak cars that derailed Tuesday night near Frankford Junction have been transported to an undisclosed location for inspection by federal investigators.
Drexel U. Expert: Track Condition Likely Not a Factor in Deadly Crash"The energy intensity of this -- I mean, trains jackknifed -- something incredible, almost like a big bang, occurred there," notes Dr. Joseph Martin, a professor of civil engineering at Drexel University.
Attorney For Families in Lewis Katz Plane Crash Disputes Interim Findings of NTSBThose documents contain some dramatic moments but few apparent answers.
6 Dead After Plane Crashes Into Maryland Home A small, private jet slammed into a house Monday, killing a woman and her young sons inside the home and three people on the aircraft, authorities said.
NJ Lawmaker Calls For Criminal Probe of Conrail Derailment in PaulsboroNew Jersey assemblyman John Burzichelli says that in the wake of a National Transportation Safety Board report that placed most of the blame for the chemical leak at Conrail’s feet, it’s time to see if the accident rises to a criminal level.
US Sen. Menendez Says Paulsboro, NJ Accident Will Generate Legislative ActionMenendez (D-NJ) echoed NTSB findings that laid particular blame at the feet of Conrail for what happened.
NTSB Faults Conrail Training and Procedures in 2012 Paulsboro, NJ DerailmentAnother factor contributing to consequences following the accident, the NTSB says, was Conrail's failure of to implement and establish emergency response protocols to protect the community from exposure to the vinyl chloride that was released.
Investigation Continues Into Plane Crash That Killed Lewis Katz, 6 OthersNational Transportation Safety Board officials are looking at black boxes they recovered and gave an update Tuesday.
Friends Remember Lewis Katz's Generosity And Kindness“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you,” Katz said in his commencement address.