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FBI investigates Washington train derailment

CUSTER, Wash. (KING/NBC News) Several rail cars burst into flames Tuesday morning after a tanker train hauling crude oil derailed in Custer, Washington. It’s unclear what caused the train cars to derail. The derailment prompted a joint response, including the FBI, Washington …

Fires force late trains through Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — The train that runs between Weed and Eugene usually travels through Ashland during the day. Now, to reduce fire risk, the train will start running at night. The change is due to the fact that it’s a lot hotter …

Train stabbing thief apprehended

Portland, Ore. (KGW) – Police in Portland have arrested a man accused of stealing from one of the good Samaritans killed in last week’s train stabbing as he lay dying. The crime shocked an already-traumatized community. Moments after Rick Best was fatally …

Train derails in northern California

CASTELLA, Calif. – Investigators are working to determine why a train derailed in Shasta County, California Tuesday. KRCR reports the derailment happened around 11:30 a.m. 18 miles south of Mt. Shasta in the upper Sacramento Canyon along Interstate 5. One of the …

Redding man hit by freight train

REDDING, Calif. – A Redding man is in critical condition after police said he was struck by a freight train. The Redding Police Department said 37-year-old Edmund Lee Jung was possibly intoxicated when he was hit by a train at around 12:46 …