Heightened security in Waco after deadly biker gang shootout
WACO, Texas (AP) -- Police were on alert Monday for any retaliatory attacks after a chaotic shootout between rival biker gangs left nine people dead and at least 18 more wounded outside a Texas restaurant.
1 dead, 21 hurt as plane carrying Marines crashes in Hawaii
Smoke and fire rushed from a crash site in Hawaii after a U.S. Marine Osprey went down in a "hard landing," killing one Marine and injuring 21 other people, some critically.
Amtrak trains rolling on busy Northeast Corridor
Amtrak trains began rolling between New York and Philadelphia early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worked to determine the cause of the derailment.
US Navy sailor dies in fall from hotel balcony in Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) -- The U.S. Navy says a sailor assigned to the destroyer USS Farragut has died after falling from a hotel balcony in the Gulf nation of Bahrain.
Amtrak ordered to expand speed control system at derail site
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal officials announced Saturday that Amtrak must immediately expand its use of a speed restriction system on Philadelphia's northbound rails where a speeding train reached 106 mph, flew off the tracks and crashed, killing eight people.
New bill would allow New Jersey drivers to pump gas
TRENTON (AP) — Drivers in New Jersey could soon pump their own gas under a bill being introduced in the Assembly.
Wreckage is removed from Amtrak crash site
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The last wrecked railcars from the deadly Amtrak accident were removed Friday as investigators tried to figure out why the train sped up from 70 mph to over 100 mph in the minute before it went into a sharp bend.
Body of 8th victim found in Amtrak derailment wreckage
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The death toll from the Amtrak wreck rose to eight with the discovery of another body in a mangled railcar Thursday, while a lawyer for the train's engineer said his client has no recollection of the crash and wasn't on his cellphone or using drugs or alcohol.
Death toll now 7 in Philadelphia Amtrak crash – more than 200 injured
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Rescue crews searched the mangled wreckage for victims Wednesday as investigators tried to determine why an Amtrak train jumped the tracks in a crash that killed at least six people, injured more than 200 and plunged screaming passengers into darkness and chaos.
Pilot escapes injury when ultralight plane crashes into bay
BEACH HAVEN (AP) — A pilot escaped injury when the ultralight aircraft he was flying crashed in Ocean County.