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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

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

Probe of Deadly South Jersey School Bus Crash Begins To Reveal Clues

NTSB spokesman Pete Kotowski says a team of nine investigators will have to determine the answers to a lot of questions related to last week’s crash.

02/24/2012

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NTSB Wants To Ban Talking While Driving, Even With Hands-Free Devices

Forget texting while driving. The National Transportation Safety Board wants states to ban talking while you’re behind the wheel, as well — except in emergencies.

12/14/2011

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Tug Pilot Pleading Guilty In Deadly Duck Boat Crash

US prosecutors in Philadelphia have charged a tug pilot with involuntary manslaughter in a deadly crash last summer between a barge and a duck boat that killed two Hungarian students, and he has agreed to plead guilty.

07/14/2011

Stigall Show Log 6.22.11

Chris talks about the latest defections from Newt Gingrich’s campaign and rising sea levels in New Jersey. He talks to CBS News Correspondent Jeff McCausland about a proposed troop drawdown in Afghanistan and Scott Franzke with the Phillies in St. Louis.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/22/2011

(The moment of impact of a 250-foot sewage barge on a disabled "duck boat" on the Delaware River in July 2010.  Two people died.  Photo from NTSB)

NTSB Issues Final Report In Deadly ‘Duck Boat’ Crash On Delaware River

Nearly a year after the deadly collision involving a barge and a tour boat along the Delaware River near Penn’s Landing, the National Transportation and Safety Board determines probable cause and releases safety recommendations.

06/21/2011

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Duck Boat Victims’ Attorney Says NTSB Findings Bolster Their Lawsuit

Attorney Robert Mongeluzzi says that Hunganian students Dawn Schwendtner and Szabolcs Prem would be alive today were it not for the negligence of “Ride the Ducks” and tugboat operator K-Sea Partnerships.

06/21/2011

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NTSB To Release Final Report On Deadly Duck Boat Crash

Federal investigators are set to release their final report on last summer’s deadly collision between a tour boat and a barge in Philadelphia.

06/21/2011

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