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    Here’s what you didn’t know about Memorial Day

    We all know why Memorial Day is a national holiday in America. But there are plenty of facts about the holiday that people don’t know. For instance, Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day because people made an effort to decorate the graves of fallen soldiers with flowers and flags. People are also unaware that […]

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    Barry Switzer’s search and rescue dogs

    NORMAN, Okla. — An Oklahoma power couple is on a mission. Legendary coach Barry Switzer and his wife, Becky, are both dog enthusiasts. In fact, Becky trains drug dogs with local law enforcement. But now something new for the Switzers. Due to our many natural disasters in Oklahoma, like tornadoes and flooding, Barry and Becky want […]

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    Graphic: Surveillance video shows train hitting bus in Georgia

    Warning: Images in this video may be considered disturbing or graphic to some ATLANTA, GA. — Surveillance video released Saturday showed the moment a train crashed into a bus in Georgia, ripping through it and throwing the driver and a passenger to the ground. The freight train collided with the back end of the bus […]

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    Attorney: Engineer has “no recollection” of deadly Amtrak train crash, body of final victim found

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (NBC News) – Investigators are still looking into a deadly train crash that claimed eight lives in Philadelphia. After examining Amtrak 188’s event data recorder, investigators now know the train was going 106 miles per hour as it entered a curve, which is more than double the speed limit. The engineer, Brandon Bostian, […]

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    Father forgets 1-year-old in SUV, calls 911 from train for help

    QUINCY, Mass. – A frantic father admits he made a big mistake while on his way to work on Wednesday morning. The father said he dropped his older child off at daycare, but forgot to take his 1-year-old daughter to her daycare. He boarded the train and realized his mistake about 30 minutes later. The man […]

  • Crews comb the scene after the Amtrak Northeast Regional train 118 traveling from Washington to New York derailed north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Tuesday evening, May 12, 2015.

    ‘Absolute disastrous mess': 6 dead, 146 injured after Amtrak train derails

    As day broke in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, rescue workers were still searching inside the mangled wreckage of an Amtrak train that derailed the night before, killing at least six people and sending another 146 to various hospitals. Temple University Hospital medical director Herb Cushing said Wednesday morning that 25 passengers were still at Temple […]

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    Video: Altercation on New York train gets man sprayed in the face

    Warning: This video contains expletive language and may not be appropriate for all viewers. BRONX, N.Y. — Police are investigating after a video surfaces of a woman spraying a man with pepper spray on a train in the Bronx. Cell phone video shows a heated argument between a man and a woman. The man is […]

  • “Crisis City” prepares first responders

    SALINA, Kansas — Oklahoma is no stranger to natural disasters. We experience earthquakes, flash flooding and worst of all, violent tornadoes. But Crisis City is a unique training ground for first responders. It’s where men and women come to train for disasters they hope never happen. Mark Edwards is a lieutenant with Oklahoma Task Force One. […]

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    Incredible video captures train being blown off elevated bridge during storm in New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS — Several train cars were blown off the Huey P. Long Bridge on Monday as strong storms hit the New Orleans area. WGNO captured video of the incident. At least 11 cars were tossed from the bridge. Chris Roberts, Council Chairman at Jefferson Parish Council, posted several photos of the train cars on […]

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    Reports: One person killed after being hit by train

    NORMAN, Okla. – Emergency crews rushed to an accident involving a train on Friday afternoon. Shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Friday, authorities were called to the train tracks near Acres St. Initial reports indicate one pedestrian was killed in the crash. Authorities with the Norman Police Department say a 35-year-old Paul L. Thompson was hit by a […]