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Rescue workers are seen at the wreckage of a commuter train that derailed on Dec 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Says Metro-North Derailment Caused $9 Million In Damage

Officials said Tuesday that the Metro-North derailment in the Bronx caused more than $9 million in damage.

01/15/2014

Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller is loaded into an ambulance after a train derailment in the Bronx, Dec. 1, 2013. (credit: REUTERS via CBS 2)

Union: MNR Engineer Suspended Without Pay After Deadly Train Wreck

The engineer who was at the controls when a train derailed and left four people dead this past weekend has been suspended without pay.

12/04/2013

MTA Derailment Video

Attorney: Engineer Was In ‘Daze’ At Controls Before Metro-North Derailment

The focus has pointed increasingly to human error in the investigation into the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx, after a union officials said the engineer “nodded off” at the controls and “zoned out” before the accident.

12/03/2013

A Metro-North commuter train lies in the brush near the Hudson River after it derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Union Cut From Derailment Investigation Over Remarks About Engineer

The National Transportation Safety Board has removed the union representing Metro-North Railroad operators from the investigation into the deadly derailment in the Bronx this past weekend.

12/03/2013

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Train Derailment Raises Questions About Technology

Safety officials have championed what’s known as positive train control technology for decades, but the railroad industry has sought to postpone having to install it because of the high cost and technological issues.

12/03/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Railroad Official: Metro-North Far Behind On Maintenance

Chief Engineer Robert Puciloski, who appeared at the National Transportation Safety Board hearing in Washington, D.C., said the railroad is “behind in several areas,” including a five-year schedule of cyclical maintenance that had not been conducted in the area of the Bridgeport derailment since 2005.

11/07/2013

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conn. DOT: No Timetable For Completion Of Track Work Impacting Stamford Commuters

Metro-North Railroad commuters in Stamford say they’re frustrated with continued delays and long travel times.

09/20/2013

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Girls Killed In Conn. Plane Crash Remembered As Loving Sisters

Hundreds of mourners packed a New Haven church Friday for the funeral of 13-year-old Sade Brantley and 1-year-old Madisyn Mitchell.

08/16/2013

Connecticut Plane Crash Debris

Houses Struck By Plane In Connecticut To Be Torn Down

Authorities on Sunday were making plans to tear down two East Haven, Conn., houses into which an airplane crashed Friday.

08/11/2013

Small plane crashes into East Haven homes (Lou Young/CBS 2)

Federal Investigators: At Least 4 Killed In East Haven, Conn. Plane Crash

Emergency crews remained at the scene hours after the multi-engine, propeller-driven plane struck two small homes a few blocks from Tweed New Haven Airport.

08/09/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on runway 4 after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down on the runway, at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Report: Plane Was Almost On Ground When Pilot Took Control At LaGuardia

The pilot of a Southwest Airlines plane that made a hard landing at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officers just 400 feet from the ground, according to a report Tuesday.

08/06/2013

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Federal Hearing To Be Held For 2 Recent Conn. Metro-North Incidents

On May 17, an eastbound train derailed and was struck by a westbound train just outside of Bridgeport, injuring 73 passengers, two engineers and a conductor. On May 28, a track foreman was struck and killed by a train in West Haven.

07/31/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on the runway after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB: Southwest Flight 345 Hit LaGuardia Airport Runway Nose First

The National Transportation Safety Board released new information Thursday about the plane accident at LaGuardia Airport on Monday.

07/25/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight on the runway after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB: Southwest Nose Gear ‘Collapsed Rearward’ Following Hard Landing At LGA

The agency said on its Twitter feed the plane skidded 2,175 feet before stopping at the edge of the runway.

07/24/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on runway 4 after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down on the runway, at LaGuardia Airport.  (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

NTSB Launches Probe After Southwest Jet’s Hard Landing

Both of the airport’s runways were back in use by Tuesday morning, a Port Authority spokesman said, and the plane was being moved to a hangar.

07/23/2013

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