Conditions: The roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places
Wednesday February 4, 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Eastbound and westbound traffic will be stopped between mileposts 71-72 for avalanche calibration. Motorists should expect 20 minute delays.
By David Gaffen and Sebastien Malo MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. (Reuters) - Six people were killed and a dozen injured when a crowded New York commuter train struck a car stalled on the tracks near suburban White Plains during rush hour on Tuesday evening, in what officials said was the railroad's deadliest accident. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told CBS News on Wednesday that a new review found that five people had died on the train, not the six previously reported, when the train was hit during the evening rush hour. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the crash was the deadliest accident for Metro-North, the second largest commuter railroad in the United States.
A Taiwanese flight carrying 58 people turned on its side in midair, clipped an elevated roadway and careened into a shallow river Wednesday shortly after taking off from Taipei, killing at least 19 people and leaving 24 missing, officials and media reports said.
A crowded commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle on the tracks at a suburban New York crossing and burst into flames, killing seven people and seriously injuring nearly a dozen in the railroad's deadliest crash, authorities said.
As Kurdish fighters gathered around a fire in this damp, frigid mountain town in northwestern Iraq, exhausted from battling the Islamic State group, a surprising recruit wearing a tactical vest with the words "Christ is Lord" scribbled on it joined them.
A Taiwanese flight carrying 58 people banked sharply onto its side, clipped a highway bridge and careened into a shallow river Wednesday shortly after taking off from Taipei, killing at least 23 people ...