Amtrak Victims: Investigative Findings Hard to BelieveVictims of last year's deadly Amtrak derailment aren't buying the findings of federal investigators that the train's engineer likely lost his bearings because he was distracted by an incident with a nearby train.
NTSB: Amtrak Engineer 'Distracted' In Crash That Killed 8 In PhiladelphiaDeadly derailment. The NTSB details what likely caused an Amtrak to derail near Philadelphia last year, killing more than a dozen people.
Feds: Poor Maintenance Led to Fatal D.C. Subway FireFederal investigators have found that a fire that killed a Washington subway passenger last year was caused by the Metro system's "ineffective inspection and maintenance practices."
NTSB: Amtrak Engineer In Fatal Crash 'Extremely Cooperative'Eight months after a deadly Amtrak derailment, federal investigators release brand new documents that help shed light on the moments that led up to the crash. The wreck killed eight people, including three with Maryland ties.
Gov't To Require Cameras In Train Cabs After Amtrak CrashThe Obama administration says it's drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.
Investigators At Alaska Site Of Plane Crash That Killed 2 Marylanders, 7 OthersA team of aviation investigators is now working in a remote, mountainous site in southeast Alaska to determine what caused the crash of a sightseeing plane that killed eight cruise ship passengers and the aircraft's pilot.
Stricter Seatbelt Laws Could Significantly Reduce Traffic FatalitiesNew concerns over backseat safety. Now the latest research suggests if states had stricter seatbelt laws, the number of deaths could drop by 17%.
Union: Metro Workers Fear Discipline For Reporting ProblemsEmployees of Washington's Metro transit agency have become more comfortable reporting safety lapses through a program that allows them to do so anonymously, but some are still reluctant to speak out because they fear retribution, a union leader said Wednesday.
D.C. Metro Operator Told He Couldn't Leave Smoke-Filled StationA federal investigation into the deadly Metro smoke incident. One person was killed, more than 80 others were sickened when the train car filled with smoke back in January.
Report Shows Number Of Issues With D.C. Metrorail SystemSafety ignored and a lack of management. That's what a federal investigation reveals about the Washington Metrorail system following the deadly smoke incident inside a station and tunnel in January.
DC Working To Fix Metro Problems That Led To Smoke-Filled TunnelDC Metro is to take immediate action to fix problems that likely contributed to the smoke-filled tunnel disaster in January.
Feds Trying To Determine If Amtrak Engineer Was Using PhoneFederal investigators say they're still trying to determine whether an Amtrak engineer used his cellphone at the controls of the train in a deadly derailment in Philadelphia.