Zorine Lindner

A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Feds: Fatal Train Derailment, Bridge Collapse Caused By Heat

The Federal Railroad Administration said it’s likely that temperatures of 103 degrees last July caused train tracks to buckle, derailing a coal train, and causing the bridge it was traveling on to collapse.

07/23/2013

Burton Lindner, 69, and his wife Zorine, 70 (Family Photo)

Family Of Train Derailment Victims Still Waiting For Answers

It looked like the July 4th miracle: A train derails and authorities say no one was injured They were wrong.

07/02/2013

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Durbin Wants Railroads To Conduct More Frequent Track Inspections

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is urging the railroad industry to help prevent future train derailments that might be caused by extreme heat by conducting more frequent track inspections.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2012

A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Union Pacific Railroad Concedes Misstatements About Deadly Wreck

The Union Pacific Railroad is correcting some misinformation about the July 4th freight train derailment that killed a Glenview couple.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

A car with at least one body inside was found in the rubble of a train derailment and bridge collapse in the northern suburbs, a day after the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Public Given Chance To Discuss Deadly Train Wreck With Railroad Executives

The public will get a chance to meet Monday evening with railroad executives and federal investigators, about the deadly 4th of July derailment and bridge collapse on the Glenview-Northbrook border.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Investigators Review Video Of Train Wreck That Killed 2

Federal investigators are looking at video of the freight train accident that killed a Glenview couple on the 4th of July.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

After Fatal Train Wreck, Durbin Calls For More Federal Oversight Of Bridge Inspections

As crews continued cleanup of the train derailment and bridge collapse that killed a Glenview couple, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was calling for increased federal oversight of railroad bridge inspections.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012