Showing posts from January 9, 2014

Amtrak Train Headed for Chicago Involved in Minor, Slow Speed Derailment in Wood River, Near St. Louis

Amtrak derailment while the train was switching tracks just before 8 a.m. Thursday, near Rudder Street in Wood River [...] No injuries, train derailed at slow speed, and the engine and wheels on the front car lost contact with the track -- left St. Louis at 6:40 a.m. and was due in Chicago at 12:20 PM [...]

Barrington Police Investigating Death of 7-Month-Old Child

Death investigation for the death of 7-month-old Mya Edwards from Barrington [...] Barrington police and Cook County Major Case Assistance Team investigating the death of Mya Edwards [...] Cook County Major Case Assistance Team has been called in to help investigate the death in the 100 block of South Hager, something that typically isn’t done unless a death is considered suspicious [...]