NTSB Says School Blast Investigation Could Take A YearWorkers may have been moving a gas meter when an explosion tore through a Minneapolis school building this week, killing two people and injuring at least nine others, according to federal investigators who arrived Thursday.
NTSB: Nearly As Many Die In Speed Related Crashes As Alcohol Related CrashesA federal agency is now calling for action after an extensive report reveals an alarming number of people die in speed related crashes, nearly as many as in alcohol related crashes.
Investigators Working To Get To The Bottom Of What Caused Fatal Bus CrashInvestigators hope an autopsy, a survivor and recording equipment will help explain why a school bus slammed into a commuter bus in Baltimore, killing six people.
'I Still See The Bus Going Down The Street," said Survivor Struck By School BusThe man whose car was struck by a school bus that then collided with a commuter bus in a deadly Baltimore wreck says he saw nothing but headlights before he was hit from behind.
Federal Data: NJ Transit Had 150 Accidents In 5 YearsNew Jersey Transit trains have been involved in more than 150 accidents that caused more than $4.8 million in damage to tracks or equipment since 2011, and the commuter rail has paid more than $500,000 to settle safety violations, according to federal data.
NTSB: El Faro Audio Includes Captain's Abandon Ship OrderThe captain of the doomed freighter El Faro ordered his crew to abandon ship about 10 hours after leaving a Florida port and becoming caught in a hurricane last year, audio from the sunken ship's "black box" shows.
NTSB Launches Investigation Into Silver Spring Apartment ExplosionAll seven victims in the Silver Spring explosion are now accounted for, while the intense investigation into the deadly blast that destroyed an apartment building kicks into high gear.
Voyage Data Recorder Could Piece Together El Faro's Final MomentsThe National Transportation Safety Board may have moved one step closer to finding out exactly what happened to the ill-fated cargo ship El Faro.
NTSB Says Pilot Error Largely Caused Triple Fatal Air CrashThe NTSB says pilot error was the probable cause of a triple-fatal air collision near Frederick Municipal Airport in October 2014.
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."