Fundraiser To Be Held Thursday For Acclaimed Philadelphia Chef Injured In Train DerailmentThe culinary community of Philadelphia is gathering Thursday night at Fork restaurant for a fundraiser of co-owner and chef Eli Kulp who was seriously injured in the Amtrak derailment this past May.
New Developments In Philadelphia Train DerailmentAmtrak made its first legal filings Friday regarding lawsuits stemming from May's deadly train derailment in Philadelphia with 243 people on board, killing 8.
Amtrak Agrees to Court Consolidation of All Derailment Lawsuits in PhiladelphiaAmtrak officials have joined with the passengers who are suing them in asking that all lawsuits arising from the May derailment be consolidated in federal court in Philadelphia.
SEPTA Shows Off Its 'Postive Control' Trains As Federal Compliance Deadline NearsToday, Septa officials demonstrated that system for area congressmen. The federal deadline is December 31st.
Family Of Businessman Killed In Phila. Train Crash Files LawsuitAs federal investigators continue their probe into the Philadelphia train derailment, the first wrongful-death lawsuit was filed Monday.
Local Amtrak Survivor Continues To Battle InjuriesThe investigation into the Amtrak crash that left eight dead and over 200 wounded continues, and a local survivor tells Eyewitness News he’ll never be the same.
Sen. Casey Presses For Expanded Funding For AmtrakAt a press conference at 30th Street Station, Casey said last month's train disaster in Philadelphia underscored the need to make sure Amtrak has the proper funding to improve safety and infrastructure.
Reading Terminal Market Throws Thank-You Breakfast for Phila. First RespondersThe Reading Terminal Market is more than seven miles from the scene of last month's disastrous Amtrak train derailment, but that didn't keep merchants at the market from admiring the quick response of police and firefighters.
Lawyers Representing Amtrak Derailment Victims Still Have Many QuestionsAn attorney representing Amtrak derailment victims says word that the train engineer wasn't talking, texting, or using data on his cell phone leading up to the crash raises more questions.
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.
SEPTA Says It Is Ahead Of The Train Overspeed Controversy In the wake of last month's fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, the federal government is recommending that commuter railroads, such as SEPTA, examine their speed controls where they have sharp curves.
Lawmakers Grill Amtrak and Federal Officials About Philadelphia Derailment Safety IssuesAs so often happens with these hearings, there has been less revelation about the accident than about where committee members stand on various issues.
Former Governor Ed Rendell Discusses Amtrak Infrastructure And Bureaucratic InefficienciesEd Rendell pointed to infrastructure failures and government bureaucracy for inefficiencies with Amtrak following a train derailment earlier this month that killed eight passengers.
Amtrak Adding In-Cab Cameras Facing Train EngineersAmtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers.
Four Remain Hospitalized Following Deadly Amtrak Derailment In PhiladelphiaOf those four people, two remain in critical condition.