Railroads

Passengers stranded for hours on stuck funicular

Passengers stranded for hours on stuck funicular

10 hours ago   |   WCVB

Passengers aboard a Pittsburgh railroad incline got a little extra time for their money Thursday.
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Union Pacific operational overhaul gains traction, shares rise

1 day ago   |   Reuters

U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit as price increases and cost controls offset the impact of severe winter...
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Union Pacific 1Q profit up 6% despite less freight

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Union Pacific's first quarter profit chugged ahead 6% even though the railroad hauled 2% fewer carloads and dealt with massive flooding. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said...
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Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price hikes

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as the U.S. railroad raised prices, helping offset the impact of severe winter weather and...
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Union Pacific profit rises 6.2 percent

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 6.2 percent rise in quarterly profit, as the U.S. railroad raised prices, helping offset the impact of severe winter weather and...
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Connecticut police solve decapitated chicken mystery

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WESTPORT, Conn. - Police have captured a man they say has been leaving decapitated chickens outside a Connecticut home. Westport police say a resident called at about 11:30...
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‘Bomb Trains.' Trump's Plan to Ship Natural Gas by Rail Raises Alarm

8 days ago   |   Fortune

President Donald Trump wants to allow natural gas to be shipped in railroad cars, a move that would open new markets hungry for the fuel but could risk catastrophic accidents...
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Latest derailment has MBTA, Keolis vowing change

8 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The MBTA says it hauled in the people in charge of its Commuter Rail contractor for a meeting after yet another derailment and has staffers working with the company to figure...
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Man paralyzed by MTA accident awarded over $100M

Man paralyzed by MTA accident awarded over $100M

9 days ago   |   New York Post

A wheelchair-bound man who sued the New York City Transit Authority after construction workers dropped a railroad tie on him - paralyzing him from the waist down - was awarded...
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Giving voice to Chinese railroad workers

Giving voice to Chinese railroad workers

10 days ago   |   Stanford

Researchers with Stanford's Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project detail the story of Chinese migrants who helped construct the First Transcontinental Railroad a...
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A California couple was sentenced to life in prison after years of torturing...

A California couple was sentenced to life in prison after years of torturing their children

David and Louise Turpin were sentenced on Friday to 25 years to life in prison for torturing and abusing their 13 children. The Southern California couple pleaded guilty in... Read more ...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl, prosecutor says

The fifth grader from South Carolina died of natural causes following a fight at her elementary school. Read more ...

‘Horror House' parents David and Louise Turpin get life for abusing kids

‘Horror House' parents David and Louise Turpin get life for abusing kids

The depraved couple who tortured and starved their 12 children in a California “Horror House ” were sentenced to life behind bars Friday. David and Louise Turpin - who kept the... Read more ...

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for full Mueller Report

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for full Mueller Report

In a move that sets up a clash between the Trump administration and Congress, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday for the full report... Read more ...

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Mueller report and underlying...

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Mueller report and underlying materials

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Mike Anderson's St. John's introduction included two important guests

Mike Anderson's St. John's introduction included two important guests

A meandering week-long search officially ended Friday when St. John's feted Mike Anderson as Chris Mullin's replacement as the 21st head basketball coach in St. John's history... Read more ...

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

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Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into... Read more ...

The Raiders sent their scouts home 6 days before the draft because the new...

The Raiders sent their scouts home 6 days before the draft because the new GM reportedly 'does not know who he can trust with his draft secrets'

The Oakland Raiders sent home their scouts one week before the NFL draft because GM Mike Mayock does not know who to trust, according to a report. Some in the NFL argued that... Read more ...

Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

DETROIT - The Captain is coming home. Read more ...