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Growing calls for railroad probe in wake of station crash

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s commuter railroad is facing growing calls for more scrutiny at federal and state levels amid questions about its safety after one of its trains crashed into a station last month, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100. 525 more words


Clinton, Trump Trade Barbs At New York Roast

NEW YORK (AP) — The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie gala in New York that is often the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day, is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities are set aside.Not this year. 702 more words

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US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags

DETROIT (AP) — A 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.’s defective air bag inflators. 526 more words


Trump and Pence to make Cleveland stop

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WDTN) – The Republican Presidential nominee, along with his V.P. pick will make a campaign stop in Cleveland on Saturday.

The stop will come just days after Donald Trump stopped in Delaware, Ohio after the third and final presidential debate. 29 more words


Person in clown costume accused of killing dog in Hocking County

LOGAN, OH (WCMH) – Clowns have been accused of scaring people in several local communities, but in Hocking County a witness said he saw a clown standing over the body of a dead dog. 280 more words


Happy Howl-oween: Pet Costumes Rule!

(NBC News) Halloween is just around the corner, and this year Americans are getting the whole family involved…including their pets.

“Going out trick-or-treating with them is part of the experience, or going out to Halloween doggie parties,” says Ana Smith of the National Retail Federation… 126 more words


Heroism on display after Portland blast

(KGW) Portland Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Scott Beyers was among the first to respond to reports of a natural gas leak just minutes before a massive explosion Wednesday morning. 187 more words