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11 Dec 2020, 10:52 am by Associated Press
” The Washington Post reported Friday that the 12-acres of rock and woods called Plummers Island have been home to the Washington Biologists’ Field Club ... [read post]
4 Jun 2019, 4:48 pm by Briskman Briskman Greenberg
Authorities said the teens were hit by Metra Rock Island train No. 419, which operates between Chicago and Joliet. [read post]
4 Oct 2012, 12:54 pm
Road crews from Long Island were actually getting ready to re-open the highway when the rock slide happened about a mile away. [read post]
18 Apr 2013, 11:46 pm by Jim Walker
  Schettino blames his bridge team for navigating off-course towards the island and then failing to properly conduct the course change he ordered. [read post]
17 Feb 2015, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
Here's a description from the Press:In the early hours of May 6, 1856, the steamboat Effie Afton barreled into a pillar of the Rock Island Bridge—the first railroad bridge ever to span the Mississippi River. [read post]
12 Nov 2008, 9:52 pm
On Sept. 17, 2005 a five-car Rock Island Metra train headed from Joliet to downtown Chicago with 185 passengers on board derailed at a South Side track crossover, where the maximum allowable speed was 10 m.p.h. [read post]
14 Sep 2012, 7:49 am
Before the ship hit the rocks, Schettino can be heard over the audio recordings joking with a bridge crew member who began to veer right when the order was to veer left. [read post]
24 Sep 2013, 4:18 am by Jim Walker
Schettino testified that when he arrived in the bridge, he told the officer at the helm to turn the rudder to the left, which would have pulled the stern to the right and possibly avoided the rocks. [read post]
4 Nov 2014, 6:45 am by Jim Walker
A man was shot at Potter’s Cay, near the base of the Paradise Island bridge, at a time when tourists would still be frequenting the area. [read post]
18 Oct 2018, 1:15 pm
Luong, born during the Vietnam War to a Vietnamese woman and a Black American serviceman, was convicted and sentenced to death in the spring of 2009 for the murder of his four young children on the Dauphin Island Bridge in Alabama. [read post]
3 Dec 2013, 12:00 am
Likewise, the 2005 Metra train derailment on the Rock Island Line that killed two passengers was attributed to engineer inattention, according to the NTSB. [read post]
7 Jun 2019, 5:30 am by Kevin
But as the bill points out, bats can also roost in places like hollow trees, under bridges, behind shutters, in buildings, and in bat houses. [read post]
14 May 2018, 1:51 pm by Dan
The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ironically, at the same time, the federal government opened Ellis Island and the Statute of Liberty was placed on Bedloe’s Island. [read post]
12 Jan 2011, 5:00 am by Sheppard Mullin
This latest exercise in ephemerality seeks to suspend 5.9 miles of gleaming silver semi-translucent fabric panels high above the river, echoing the ebb and flow of the water, and interrupted only by existing bridges, trees, and rocks, with sunshine blinking through the gaps.  [read post]
12 Jan 2011, 5:00 am by Sheppard Mullin
This latest exercise in ephemerality seeks to suspend 5.9 miles of gleaming silver semi-translucent fabric panels high above the river, echoing the ebb and flow of the water, and interrupted only by existing bridges, trees, and rocks, with sunshine blinking through the gaps.  [read post]
12 Jan 2011, 5:00 am by Sheppard Mullin
This latest exercise in ephemerality seeks to suspend 5.9 miles of gleaming silver semi-translucent fabric panels high above the river, echoing the ebb and flow of the water, and interrupted only by existing bridges, trees, and rocks, with sunshine blinking through the gaps.  [read post]
30 May 2018, 4:17 pm by Kevin LaCroix
The restored bridge re-opened in 2004. [read post]
4 Jul 2012, 8:59 am by Jim Walker
We also found compelling evidence that Schettino's decision to "salute" the island of Giglio by sailing perilously close caused the accident, but also that this wasn't the first time the Costa Concordia had sailed within a few hundred yards of the rocks. [read post]
14 Jul 2015, 1:30 pm by fgarciac
According to the American Museum of Natural History, the island of Manhattan is built on three layers of rock known as Manhattan Schist, Inwood Marble and Fordham Gneiss. [read post]