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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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Could Train Technology Have Prevented Amtrak 188 Derailment?

Federal investigators are still trying to find out what caused Amtrak 188 to crash on Tuesday—stating in a Thursday press conference that train technology may have prevented the derailment.

05/15/2015

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Those First On Scene Of Amtrak Derailment Share Their Experience

All public safety resources in Philadelphia–police fire, medical and civilian–were called to action.

05/15/2015

PHILADELPHIA, UNITED STATES - MAY 13: Rescue crews and investigators inspect the site of an Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia on May 13, 2015. At least five people have been killed and about 50 others injured Tuesday night when a passenger train derailed in the U.S. city of Philadelphia. The train was heading from Washington to New York when it went off the track in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Amtrak CEO: Railroad Takes ‘Full Responsibility’ For Crash

As federal investigators try to find out why an Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia sped up in the last minute before it derailed, Amtrak’s top official said the railroad takes full responsibility for the deadly wreck.

05/15/2015

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3 Victims With Md. Ties Among Those Killed In Amtrak Derailment

Three of the eight victims who died in the Amtrak train derailment have ties to Maryland.

05/14/2015

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Funeral Set For Navy Midshipman Killed In Amtrak Derailment

A funeral will be held Friday for one of the victims killed in this week’s Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.

05/14/2015

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