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Wei-Yin Chen #16 of the Baltimore Orioles  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Chen Sharp For 8 Innings As Orioles Blank Phillies 4-0

Wei-Yin Chen pitched eight innings of four-hit ball, Matt Wieters hit a three-run homer and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Monday night.

06/15/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least six people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB: Amtrak Engineer Wasn’t Talking Or Texting On Cell Phone

Investigators looking into the cause of last month’s deadly Amtrak crash answer a big question about the engineer’s actions. For the first time, they are revealing what they’ve learned about his cell phone use that day.

06/10/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

House GOP Measure Would Cut Amtrak By $242M

Legislation that would cut Amtrak’s budget by $242 million was working its way through the House, though there’s new funding for video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record train engineers to help investigators get to the bottom of crashes such as last month’s deadly derailment in Philadelphia.

06/09/2015

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Mom Of Abandoned Quadriplegic Found Competent For Trial

A woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods of a Philadelphia park for five days so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland has been found competent to stand trial.

06/05/2015

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Ailing Jewish Weekly Paper Cuts Jobs, Contracts Out Work

A long-established but financially ailing Jewish weekly newspaper in Philadelphia is transferring editorial management and production to a Baltimore-Washington area media company and cutting jobs.

06/04/2015

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Amtrak CEO Testifies; NTSB Preliminary Report Released On Crash

Eight people killed, including three with ties to Maryland, after a speeding Amtrak train goes off the tracks in Philadelphia. Now a month after the crash federal investigators release a preliminary report on the tragedy.

06/02/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8

Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

05/26/2015

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Feds Trying To Determine If Amtrak Engineer Was Using Phone

Federal 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.

05/20/2015

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NTSB Official Expresses Doubts That Someone Fired At Amtrak 188

Lawmakers 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.

05/17/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Restore Full Northeast Corridor Service Monday

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor trains will resume service Monday in “complete compliance” with federal safety orders following last week’s deadly derailment, officials announced Sunday.

05/17/2015

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Immediate Safety Changes Mandated Following Deadly Amtrak Crash

Dramatic developments in the investigation of that deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

05/16/2015

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NTSB Investigating Whether Amtrak 188 Was Hit By Flying Object

A 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.

05/15/2015

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