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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]
23 Jun 2011, 9:22 pm by Tomassi Law Associates
Bill Sadler, a state police spokesman in Little Rock, said an official report on the crash with more details will be prepared later. [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
10 Feb 2012, 11:20 am
NAPLES, Italy: Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed cruise liner Costa Concordia, knew as soon as his ship struck a rock off the island of Giglio on January 13 that he had made a catastrophic error and a 30-year career at sea was ending in disgrace. [read post]
13 Feb 2007, 1:42 pm
The MS Nordkapp, carrying 295 passengers, hit the rocks near Deception Island, off the Antarctic Peninsula. [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]
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]
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]
26 Apr 2012, 8:35 am
At least 30 people were killed and two others are missing and presumed dead after the Costa Concordia struck rocks and turned on its side January 13 off the Italian island of Giglio. [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]
21 Nov 2008, 9:33 pm
According to reports, on Sept. 17, 2005, a five-car Rock Island Line Metra train heading from Joliet to downtown Chicago derailed at a South Side track crossover, where the maximum allowable speed was ten miles per hour. [read post]
25 Apr 2012, 2:43 pm
" No More Detours Another allegation made against the captain of the "Costa Concordia" was that he deviated from the ship's intended course and passed too close to the island of Giglio, making the ship hit a rock and capsize. [read post]
30 May 2018, 4:17 pm by Kevin LaCroix
The restored bridge re-opened in 2004. [read post]
3 Dec 2012, 11:00 am
People outside of New York sometimes forget that the City and Long Island are basically 3 islands, connected by a vast array of hundred year old tunnels and bridges. [read post]