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( Photo by Paul Kurtz)

NTSB: Driver In Deadly NJ School Bus Crash Tired, On Medications

Federal accident investigators are considering new safety recommendations for school buses, large trucks and commercial drivers based on two similar fatal crashes in New Jersey and Florida last year.

07/23/2013

(The scene of the fatal crash in Chesterfied, NJ.  File photo by Paul Kurtz)

NTSB To Meet About Fatal NJ School Bus Crash

The accident in Chesterfield killed 11-year-old Isabelle Tezsla and seriously injured both her triplet sisters and three other students.

07/18/2013

(Conrail train engineer Mark Mather describes the moment when he realized that cars of his freight train were falling off the bridge into the Mantua Creek and spilling chemicals.  Image from NTSB feed)

Freight Train Crew Describes Leadup and Sudden Derailment in Paulsboro, NJ

Conrail employees told the NTSB they did everything by the book that day. A vinyl chloride leak forced evacuation of half the town.

07/09/2013

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

NTSB To Hold Hearing On Paulsboro Train Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board is planning a hearing to gather facts about a November train derailment in New Jersey that caused a noxious gas to be released into the air.

06/25/2013

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Final Car Removed After Train Derailment In Paulsboro

Officials announced Sunday that the final car containing vinyl chloride has been successfully removed from scene of a train derailment in Paulsboro, New Jersey.

12/16/2012

file photo of Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Resident Files Lawsuit Over Alleged Negligence In Paulsboro Train Derailment

In the Complaint, Plaintiff Alice Breeman makes a host of allegations against Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway Company and CSX Transportation.

12/09/2012

file photo of Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Many Paulsboro Residents Return To Their Homes After Train Derailment

The long wait to return home began slowly coming to an end on Friday for residents of Paulsboro, New Jersey who were forced to evacuate as a result of the train derailment that caused vinyl chloride to leak from a ruptured tanker.

12/07/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

NTSB Finishes On-Site Investigation In Paulsboro, New Jersey

Federal investigators have completed the on-site portion of their inquiry into a New Jersey train derailment that released a hazardous chemical, forcing evacuations that remain in place.

12/07/2012

Congressmen Rob Andrews (center), Pat Meehan (left) and Frank LoBiondo (right) address the media regarding the cleanup from the train derailment in Paulsboro, NJ. (credit: CBS 3)

Local Congressmen Grill Officials Dealing With Paulsboro Train Derailment

Congressmen Rob Andrews, Frank LoBiondo and Pat Meehan met with officials dealing with the Conrail derailment in Paulsboro Thursday morning in an effort to get some answers.

12/06/2012

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Paulsboro, NJ Residents Wary Amid Conflicting Information on Derailment and Leak

Officials say the town is safe outside of the evacuated area near the crash.

12/03/2012

Coast Guard officials update the media on evacuations in Paulsboro. (credit: CBS 3)

Paulsboro Evacuations Extended After Train Derailment; School District Closed Monday

More than 100 southern New Jersey residents will be kept out of their homes for several more days as crews work to clear a hazardous gas that spewed from a ruptured freight train car.

12/02/2012

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (see full story) (Credit: CBS 3)

NTSB Launches Investigation Into Freight Train Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into a bridge collapse that caused a huge freight train to derail Friday morning.

12/01/2012

(An eyewitness on shore captures the moment of impact as a duck boat on the Delaware River is run over by a barge being pushed by a tugboat.  Photo from NTSB)

Fatal Duck Boat Crash Civil Trial Begins In Philadelphia

A trial is getting under way in federal court to over the amount two vessel operators may have to pay after a collision of a tugboat-guided barge and a sightseeing boat two years ago in Philadelphia that left two Hungarian students dead.

05/06/2012

Deadly school bus crash in Chesterfield, New Jersey on February 16, 2012. (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Citations Issued To Both Drivers In Fatal Chesterfield Crash

Motor vehicle citations have been issued to the drivers involved in the February 16th fatal collision between a school bus and a dump truck.

03/13/2012

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Funeral Plans Announced For 11-Year-Old Killed In Burlington County School Bus Crash

Funeral plans have been announced for an 11-year-old Burlington County girl who was killed in a bus crash in February.

03/01/2012

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