NTSB http://wshu.org en Blumenthal calls for expedited investigation into derailment http://wshu.org/post/blumenthal-calls-expedited-investigation-derailment <p></p><p>U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is calling on federal officials to conduct an expedited investigation into Sunday's train derailment on Metro North's Hudson line, which killed 4 people and injured more than 60.</p><p>Blumenthal cited recent incidents that impacted Connecticut commuters on the New Haven Line in his call to action.</p><p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:22:25 +0000 Dan Katz 9212 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal calls for expedited investigation into derailment Metro-North official testifies railroad behind in maintenance http://wshu.org/post/metro-north-official-testifies-railroad-behind-maintenance <p>A Metro-North Railroad official told federal regulators on Wednesday that the commuter line is behind schedule on some of its maintenance and has not updated certain standards in years.</p><p>On May 17 in Bridgeport, an eastbound train derailed and was struck by a westbound train, injuring 76 people. Eleven days later, a track worker was struck and killed by a train in West Haven.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 23:12:01 +0000 Craig LeMoult 7952 at http://wshu.org Metro-North official testifies railroad behind in maintenance Some neighbors concerned about Tweed New Haven Airport http://wshu.org/post/some-neighbors-concerned-about-tweed-new-haven-airport <p></p><p>The deadly crash of a private plane into two East Haven homes earlier this month, killing two children in one home as well as the pilot and his son, is raising concerns from some residents of the neighborhood close to Tweed New Haven Regional Airport.</p><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:20:54 +0000 Ebong Udoma 3910 at http://wshu.org Some neighbors concerned about Tweed New Haven Airport Latest on plane crash that killed four in East Haven, Conn. http://wshu.org/post/latest-plane-crash-killed-four-east-haven-conn <p></p><p>Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board have released more details about Friday's plane crash in East Haven, Connecticut. Two children, 13-year-old Sade Brantley, and 1-year-old Madisyn Mitchell, were killed in their home when the plane crashed into it. The plane's pilot, former Microsoft Executive Bill Henningsgaard, and his teenage son Maxwell also died in the crash.</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:32:54 +0000 Brian Scott-Smith 3437 at http://wshu.org Latest on plane crash that killed four in East Haven, Conn. Small plane crashes in East Haven residential neighborhood http://wshu.org/post/small-plane-crashes-east-haven-residential-neighborhood <p></p><p>At least three people are believed dead after a small plane crashed into two houses at about 11:20 am on Friday in East Haven, Connecticut. Two bodies have been located so far. Mayor Joseph Maturo says two children were inside one of the houses. He says their mother was with them and she escaped unharmed. Maturo says the children's ages were around 13 and 1. The other home was unoccupied. Governor Dannel Malloy says 1 to 3 people were on the plane.</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 19:31:19 +0000 WSHU Staff 3354 at http://wshu.org Small plane crashes in East Haven residential neighborhood