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    3 dead, more than 100 injured when New Jersey train crashes into station

    HOBOKEN, N.J. – A New Jersey Transit train has crashed into a platform in Hoboken during Thursday morning’s rush-hour commute. PV Line train crash in Hoboken Station #NJT #PATH pic.twitter.com/zP7uOjoGHw — Corey Futterman (@coreyfuttdesign) September 29, 2016 Images posted on social media showed severe structural damage at the terminal — a major transit hub — and part of the roof appeared to have collapsed, according to WPIX. New Jersey Transit confirmed the crash on its Twitter account. Social media posts […]

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    Man who died after being struck by train in Norman identified

    NORMAN, Okla. – Authorities say a man has died after being hit by a train in Norman early Monday morning. Around 3:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to reports of a train collision near Duffy Crossing. When officials arrived, they discovered one man had been hit, but he was still alive. After being taken to an Oklahoma City hospital, the man died from his injuries. Norman police say they spoke to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train engineer, who said that […]

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    ‘Rape isn’t a laughing matter:’ Parents, students upset over YouTube video featuring teacher

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A YouTube video that features a teacher talking about drugging and sexually assaulting women has parents in one school stunned. A student at Harding Fine Arts Academy received a video of teacher Joshua Davis, which shows Davis drinking, smoking and using foul language. “Hand her this, put two or three roofies in there and you’re good for like 10 hours,” Davis says in the video, referring to what is commonly known as a ‘date-rape drug.’ “You just ride […]

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    Meeting Thomas the Train, free events for the whole family this weekend

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Fall is officially here, even though it doesn’t quite feel like it yet. While the weather may be a little rainy this weekend, now is the perfect time of the year to visit an Oklahoma state park. This is the final weekend of the Oklahoma State Fair. And how about a day out with Thomas the Train? Kids love this event at the Oklahoma Railway Museum. Guests have a chance to take a 25 minute ride and […]

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    Police identify teen killed after being struck by train

    NORMAN, Okla. – Authorities have identified a man who died after being hit by a train in Norman earlier this month. On Sept. 12, first responders were called to the area of Constitution and Classen Blvd. after learning that a pedestrian was hit by a train. On Monday, the Norman Police Department announced that the victim has been identified as 18-year-old Isaac Lee Tevault. Tevault, who was a Norman resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators say Tevault was […]

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    Five bombs found in package at N.J. train station, one explodes as robot examines it

    ELIZABETH, New Jersey — A backpack containing multiple bombs was found Sunday night near an Elizabeth, New Jersey, train station, according to the FBI and the city’s mayor. The backpack had up to five devices, Elizabeth’s mayor Chris Bollwage said. It was found in a wastebasket, outside a neighborhood pub and located about 500 feet from a train trestle. No one was injured. On Sunday around 9:30 p.m., two men found the backpack and thought it might contain something valuable. […]

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    NY, NJ bombings: Suspect IDd, terror cell likely involved, officials say

    NEW YORK — Bombings in New York and New Jersey over the weekend — as well as the discovery of several unexploded devices — have led authorities to believe there may be a terror cell at work in those two states, law enforcement officials told CNN Monday. And a manhunt is under way for 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami after New York police identified him as wanted in connection with the bombing Saturday night in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, which wounded 29 […]

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    Manufacturer to create 260 new jobs in Nowata County

    SOUTH COFFEYVILLE, Okla. – More than 250 new jobs are expected in northeastern Oklahoma after Texas-based Star Pipe Products announced plans to buy a manufacturer and subsidiary in the area. Star Pipe Products announced Thursday that it was purchasing Jensen International of Coffeyville, Kansas, and subsidiary Jencast of South Coffeyville. The Oklahoma facility in Nowata County will retain its 88 jobs, and officials say 260 new jobs will be created over the next five years. Star Pipe is based in […]

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    Oklahoma City company opens 38,000 square foot building to facilitate worldwide aerospace training

    OKLAHOMA CITY– One Oklahoma City based aerospace company is seeing a “higher calling” 14 years after it started. “We grew from two people starting in Oklahoma City to the size we are now with 700 employees,” Phil Busey Senior, CEO of Delaware Resource Group, said. Phil Busey never meant to do this. He was an attorney before, but he’s found mega success. Delaware Resource Group trains 45,000 airmen and women around the world every year from India to Germany, Japan […]

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    Samsung to limit battery charging on Galaxy Note 7 phones to prevent fires

    As it races to replace millions of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones around the world, Samsung has come up with a way to stop the devices from catching fire: update the software. Samsung said it’s planning to roll out a fix next week for Note 7 phones in its home market of South Korea that will prevent the batteries from charging above 60% of their capacity. “This plan is for the safety of the customers,” the company said in a […]

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    Pedestrian killed after being struck by train in Norman

    NORMAN, Okla. – A pedestrian was killed Monday afternoon after being struck by a freight train in Norman. First responders were called to the scene on Monday afternoon after initial reports indicated that a pedestrian was hit by a train near Constitution and Classen Blvd. The accident forced several streets to close in the area, and it was not immediately known how long those streets would be inaccessible. The train is expected to be stopped on the tracks for at […]