A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday to mark the opening of new pedestrian bridge in South San Jose, named after a toddler who was killed while trying to cross railroad tracks seven years ago.
The body of Charles “Charlie” Dowd, 69, was spotted by a railway worker in Haigler, Neb., an area between Fort Morgan, Colo. and McCook, Neb., according to a statement by family members.
The family of a retired California firefighter who disappeared from an Amtrak train said it now appears that he may have fallen from the train somewhere in eastern Colorado or western Nebraska.
Five days after Charles Dowd, a 69-year-old San Mateo man, went missing from an Amtrak train headed from the Bay Area to Chicago, family members continue to be hopeful that he will be found safe.
Family members and Amtrak officials are looking for a retired San Francisco firefighter from San Mateo who disappeared from a train somewhere between Denver and Chicago.
Two pedestrians were killed in separate incidents on train tracks in the North Bay and Peninsula Wednesday morning, according to authorities for Caltrain and Amtrak.
A man was flown to the hospital after his car was hit by an Amtrak train in Soledad on Thursday, according to Cal Fire.
A man was fatally struck by an Amtrak Capitol Corridor train in Richmond on Monday morning, authorities said.
Two Amtrak trains carrying hundreds of passengers are rolling again or getting ready to roll after being delayed for several hours by a rock slide in Placer County.
The Solano County coroner’s office has identified a man who was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Fairfield on Tuesday afternoon as 21-year-old Vacaville resident Robert Bates.