Update on NYC Train Derail Investigation

By Shimon Prokupecz, Mike Ahlers and Ray Sanchez (CNN) — The NTSB said it has booted the rail union from its investigation into the weekend’s deadly train derailment for violating confidentiality rules. The agency made the announcement late Tuesday night, hours after a union representative told CNN that the train engineer apparently “was nodding off … Continue reading »

New Details Released on NYC Train Derail

(CNN) – More details about the Sunday’s Metro-North commuter train derailment in the Bronx have been released. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident that led to four deaths and dozens of injures. Just after 7 a.m. Sunday, the train was heading towards Grand Central Station, but ten miles north of Manhattan, it … Continue reading »

NTSB Changes Alcohol Limit

MEDFORD, Ore. — The National Transportation Safety Board voted Tuesday to recommend that states reduce the legal blood alcohol limit from .08 to .05. That could potentially change procedures for police. Medford Police say their officers use the National Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, which test for an estimated blood alcohol level of .08. They also … Continue reading »