New 'Jungle' Homeless Camp Along San Jose Railroad Tracks Surprises Local Recycling CompanySilicon Valley's fastest growing homeless encampment nestled along the railroad tracks near downtown San Jose off Phelan Ave. has grown to about 30 tents.
Four Freight Cars Derail In Oakland's Union Pacific Rail YardOne of the cars contained frozen meat and the other three contained wood products. No one was injured in the derailment.
Man Hit, Killed By Union Pacific Train In BerkeleyThe fire department received reports of a train hitting a pedestrian near the Berkeley and Albany border at 9:06 a.m., Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said.
Trains Carrying Fracked Oil Could Pass Through More Bay Area Cities, Report SaysResidents of Bay Area refinery towns have been fighting to keep the trains out. Now KPIX 5 has learned that many more local communities may also be at risk.
Livermore Woman Gets $6,000 Fine For Using Railroad ShortcutA Livermore woman is fighting a $6,000 ticket she received for taking a shortcut through railroad tracks near her home.
Amtrak Service Restored After Oakland Jack London Square CrashService at Oakland's Jack London Square train station was restored Thursday morning after an Amtrak train crashed into another train that was unloading passengers, injuring 17 people.
Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In San JoseA pedestrian was fatally stuck in San Jose by an Amtrak train that was headed to Los Angeles Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.
Copper Theft Suspects Nabbed On Richmond Railroad TracksFor three men caught apparently attempting to steal copper wire alongside railroad tracks north of Richmond it turned out to be a very unlucky day as a train with half a dozen railroad cops just happened to stop right next to them.
Union Pacific Throws Wrench In Fremont's Plans For Former NUMMI PlantFremont city leaders said they intended to meet with Union Pacific this week to talk about that company's purchase of land around the former NUMMI auto plant.
Suspicious Activity Probed Near Hayward Railroad TracksHayward police were investigating a suspicious incident near the Union Pacific railroad tracks Monday morning.
Coroner IDs Piedmont Man Killed By Amtrak TrainA 20-year-old Piedmont man has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau today as the person who was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in Albany.
South Bay Officials Move Forward With Plans To Connect TrailsA plan to connect three trails in Silicon Valley has taken a giant step forward, as Santa Clara County officials are contributing $2 million to buy the additional land.