One year after a runaway Blue Line train crashed and jumped an escalator at an O’Hare Airport terminal, federal officials have opened the files on the case.
Fifty-three-year-old Jeffrey Bronken, who was piloting the plane, died in the March 22 crash near Clearwater, Fla. His daughter, 15-year-old Katie Bronken, died a few days later.
NTSB investigators combed Monday’s scene after just finishing a probe into another CTA train crash September 2013. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Union leaders are furious, claiming the CTA is simply looking for a scapegoat. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
A CTA bulletin posted tonight in all train yards orders employees to isolate all defective cars and put chocks on all wheels to make sure they can’t move.
The American Beverage Institute warns dropping the legal blood alcohol limit to .05 will backfire by devastating the restaurant industry, actually reducing public safety, and do nothing to attack the core of the drunk driving problem.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating two near-collisions within months of one another last year at O’Hare International Airport.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a near-collision last month at Midway International Airport, involving a Southwest Airlines jet.
An Amtrak crew member on a train from Chicago and a trucker who allegedly drove around downed crossing gates were both killed when the truck and train collided Friday morning 75 miles east of Reno, Nev., according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Federal investigators are starting to remove the charred remains of the vintage plane that crashed in Oswego.
The crash of a small home-built aircraft has killed one man about a mile and a half east of the Decatur airport.