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  • Metrolink train crash

    Official: Truck driver says he mistakenly turned onto tracks in California rail crash

    (CNN) — The driver of a produce truck said he accidentally turned onto railroad tracks instead of a highway Tuesday morning and became stuck before the vehicle was hit by an oncoming Metrolink passenger train in Southern California, a fire investigator told CNN. The incident, which occurred just before 5:45 a.m. between the cities of […]

  • Capture

    28 people injured in California train crash

    OXNARD, Calif. – (NBC News) Dozens of southern California commuters were injured Tuesday morning when a Metrolink train derailed after slamming into a vehicle abandoned on the tracks near Oxnard. The impact knocked three of the train’s five cars to their side, injuring 28 of the 51 people on board. “The extent of injuries ranged […]

  • Netflix tv

    Full list of what is coming and going on Netflix in March

    A new batch of films and television shows will be introduced to Netflix’s streaming service in March. The list below shows all of the movies and television shows coming to Netflix in March. Available March 1 Patch Adams (1998) Finding Neverland (2004) The Brothers Grimm (2005) Teen Witch (1989) 30 for 30: Of Miracles and Men […]

  • oscars

    Here’s what’s inside the $160,000 Oscars gift bag

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Only in Hollywood do losers still win and winners win twice. Regardless of who takes home gold at this Sunday’s Academy Awards, all best and supporting actor and actress nominees, along with the nominees for best director, are getting a gift bag worth $160,000. That’s double what the bags were worth […]

  • Metro fire department turns to iPads for simulation training, recreating dangerous scenarios

    YUKON, Okla. — The Yukon Fire Department is turning to iPads for simulation training, putting firefighters in dangerous situations where communication is crucial. Blue Card Hazard Zone Management is a technology driven safety training program, recreating residential and structure fires in real time. For example, the firefighters are faced with a second story residential home […]

  • Great State: One Man’s 25 Year Campaign to Mark the Chisholm Trail Goes National

    ENID, OKLAHOMA — You don’t just drive the streets of End if Bob Klemme is riding shotgun. You get a history lesson around every corner. A field we stop beside conceals hundreds of old buffalo wallows. “In this 15 acre patch,” he says, “there are 209 of them.” The old Chisholm Trail shoots right through […]

  • Train Derailment and Explosion

    Train derails, explodes in West Virginia; crude oil spills into river

    (CNN) — A train hauling crude oil derailed and exploded in West Virginia, displacing residents and contaminating the local water supply. At least 26 of the train’s more than 100 cars veered off the tracks, the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety said, and at least 19 of the derailed cars caught […]

  • Oklahoma City turning to “quiet zones” to solve annoying downtown disturbance

    OKLAHOMA CITY – When a train crosses through an intersection, you’ll often hear the conductor honk the horn. It’s an easy way to make sure drivers are paying attention and stay safe around the railroad tracks. However, the blaring horns are doing more than just that. “I don’t know how many come by in a […]

  • Smoke shuts down D.C. metro station

    Fatal metro station fire leads to transportation audits across the U.S.

    (CNN) — Metro systems that travel underground in the United States may be unprepared for smoke or fire emergencies, National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Keith Holloway said Tuesday. The board wants a nationwide audit of transit systems, with emphasis on trains that operate in enclosed tunnels. The huge undertaking would be the first of its […]

  • Pres. Obama Biden gun control

    President Obama asking for approval to take military action against ISIS

    WASHINGTON – Just days after it was confirmed that an American hostage was killed, the United States administration announced that it wants to take action against ISIS. On Wednesday afternoon, President Obama asked Congress to authorize limited use of military force to destroy ISIS. The president said coalition forces have been completing airstrikes, making it hard […]

  • officer matt grice

    OKC police officer back on job after near-fatal brain injury

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City police officer Matt Grice suffered near fatal injuries in a car crash in 2013. Friday marked his first day back behind the wheel of a squad car. Matt Grice is a fighter, although his career in the UFC got derailed when a car crash left him fighting for his life. […]