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Divers search the Saugatuck River after the discovery of a body. Police now say it appears Annette White was accidentally struck by a train. Photo courtesy of Westport Police.

Mystery Solved In Death Of Woman Found In River

WESTPORT (CBS Connecticut) – Westport police say information from a train passenger and video footage from the Saugatuck train station  helped them solve the mystery of a woman whose body was found in the Saugatuck […]

12/30/2013

Metro North

Inspector: Metro-North Repair Crews Falsified Time Sheets, Ran Personal Errands

The inspector general for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says some foremen and repair crews at Metro-North Railroad repeatedly falsified time sheets and spent a lot of work time running personal errands.

12/19/2013

File photo of a train crossing. (MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images)

School Bus-Train Accident Averted In Norwalk

No one was injured when a Norwalk school bus got stuck on the Metro-North Railroad tracks on Broad Street at 3:58 p.m. Wednesday. The bus malfunctioned as it pulled across the tracks and then was […]

12/18/2013

State Transportation Commissioner James Redeker. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Committee To Hear About Rail Problems, Planning In State

A Connecticut legislative panel is holding a public hearing to learn more about recent problems with the Metro-North commuter rail line, as well as other rail-related issues.

12/18/2013

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FRA Orders Metro-North Safety Measures

The Federal Railroad Administration is ordering immediate safety measures on the part of the Metro North Railroad, after Sunday’s fatal accident on the Hudson line.

12/06/2013

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Derailment Renews Questions On Automated Speed Control

By JIM FITZGERALD and FRANK ELTMAN,  Associated Press YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) _ The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling around a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit […]

12/03/2013

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NTSB: Train Going Too Fast At Curve Before Wreck

The National Transportation Safety Board says a train that derailed in New York City was traveling 82 mph as it approached a 30 mph zone.

12/02/2013

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Investigation Begins Into Why Metro-North Train Derailed

Federal authorities on Monday were beginning an exhaustive investigation into what caused a New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve to derail, killing four people and injuring more than 60 others.

12/02/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 1:  The wreckage of a Metro-North commuter train lies on its side after it derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Multiple injuries and at least 4 deaths were reported after the seven car train left the tracks as it was heading to Grand Central Terminal along the Hudson River line.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Latest On Deadly Metro-North Crash

A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.

12/01/2013

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Expedite Probe Into Derailment

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has called on federal officials to conduct an expedited investigation of the fatal derailment of a Metro-North passenger train. The Connecticut Democrat said Sunday he contacted Deborah […]

12/01/2013

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