Freight Train Derails in Maryland HeightsPolice say it derailed shortly after 4:00 Monday afternoon between Creve Coeur Mill Road and River Valley Drive.
Durbin Open to Extending Deadline for Rail Systems to Install Positive Train ControlCongress mandated in 2008 that railways have it installed within seven years, but didn't provide financial support past the first year. Facing a Dec. 31 deadline, Durbin says he's open to setting a new target date to let railroads become compliant.
Train Containing Highly Flammable Liquid Derails In IllinoisInitial reports said the entire town of Tiskilwa, which has a population of about 800 had been evacuated.

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