Investigators have found no radio communications indicating any object struck the windshield of the ill-fated Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, National Traffic Safety Board officials said Sunday morning.
By Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims — the limit set by Congress. But that may be too low to cover the costs of the eight lives lost and more than 200…
By PBS NewsHour
Shortly after the deadly Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia, a House committee voted to cut money for Amtrak’s capital investment program, sparking a debate over Amtrak’s funding and infrastructure. Gwen Ifill gets views from Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., and Rep.
Emergency crews found another victim in the wreckage of Amtrak train 188, which crashed Tuesday night in Philadelphia; all passengers and crew members believed on board have now been accounted for. Officials identified the train's engineer as Brandon Bostian, who…
By News Desk
An Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York derailed in north Philadelphia Tuesday night, killing at least six and injuring more than 100.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia appears to be yet another accident that didn't have to happen.
Officials are still searching for passengers who may have been on an Amtrak train Tuesday night before it crashed in Philadelphia. Mayor Michael Nutter joins Judy Woodruff for an update on the deadly derailment that shut down a busy stretch…
By PBS NewsHour
An Amtrak train traveling from Washington to New York City derailed in Philadelphia shortly after 9 p.m. last night. Seven people have died and more than 200 were injured. The train was moving at more than 100 miles per hour…
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama says the derailment of Amtrak Train 188 "is a tragedy that touches us all." In a statement, Obama said he is offering prayers to the families who lost loved ones and the passengers beginning to recover.
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