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.
NTSB Official Expresses Doubts That Someone Fired At Amtrak 188Lawmakers raise questions on whether last week's deadly train derailment, could have been prevented. This as one of the victims with ties to Maryland is laid to rest.
Immediate Safety Changes Mandated Following Deadly Amtrak CrashDramatic developments in the investigation of that deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
NTSB Investigating Whether Amtrak 188 Was Hit By Flying ObjectA surprising twist in the investigation into Tuesday’s deadly Amtrak crash. The FBI is now looking into reports that something hit the train’s windshield before it derailed.