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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)

Lawyer: Amtrak Engineer Doesn’t Remember Fatal Derailment

The engineer at the controls of the speeding Amtrak train that lurched off the tracks in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people — two with Maryland ties, has no recollection of the crash, his attorney said.

05/14/2015

Rescuers stand near a derailed carriage of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 13, 2015. Rescuers on May 13 combed through the mangled wreckage of a derailed train in Philadelphia after an accident that left at least six dead, as the difficult search for possible survivors continued. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigators: Train In Deadly Wreck Was Speeding 106 MPH

The investigation into the deadly Amtrak derailment is zeroing in on speed. It’s believed the train was going more than 100 miles per hour when it flew off the rails.

05/13/2015

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Family Seeking Whereabouts Of Baltimore Man Believed To Be On Amtrak 188

A family of a Baltimore man believed to be on Amtrak 188 is searching for answers following Tuesday night’s deadly wreck.

05/13/2015

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Navy Midshipman Among Amtrak Passengers With Md. Ties

A Naval Academy midshipman is among the dead after an Amtrak train traveling from Washington to New York derails in Philadelphia Tuesday night.

05/13/2015

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Obama: Amtrak Derailment ‘A Tragedy That Touches Us All’

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the deadly derailment of Amtrak Train 188 was “a tragedy that touches us all.” He promised a thorough investigation.

05/13/2015

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Amtrak Train That Derailed, Killing At Least 6, Stopped In Baltimore

An Amtrak train headed to New York City crashed and derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, and several people appeared to be injured.

05/12/2015

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Mom Of Abandoned Quadriplegic Man Faces Extradition Hearing

A Philadelphia woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland has been released from a hospital and is facing extradition.

04/20/2015

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Mom Of Disabled Son In Woods To Face Attempted Murder Charge

A woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods at a park so she could spend the week with her out-of-state boyfriend will face an attempted murder charge, police said Tuesday.

04/14/2015

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Boehner: Pope Francis to address Congress on Sept. 24

Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24. He’ll be the first Pontiff to do so.

02/05/2015

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Best Chinatowns In America

Dive deep into the culture of China by visiting one of America’s finest Chinatowns. Many of these communities were established by early immigrants looking for a place to feel like they are back home.

01/22/2015

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Pa. Man Charged In Woman’s Fatal Butt Injection In D.C. Area

A woman dies after getting cosmetic butt injections in a Maryland hotel room. Prosecutors say the man who injected her has no medical training. Now that man faces murder charges.

01/16/2015

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Police: ATM Card Of Woman Abducted In Philadelphia Was Used In Maryland

There’s a new lead in a woman’s violent abduction from a Philadelphia street. Authorities say the 22-year-old victim was spotted yelling for help while being forced into a car. Now police believe she could be in the Maryland area.

11/04/2014

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