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KMBZ News Staff
October 18, 2019 - 5:50 am
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Elijah Cummings was a civil rights icon and was a fixture of house committee hearings for years. His booming voice and intense style of questioning earned him one of Washington's most powerful jobs - chairman of the House Oversight Committee. Congressman Elijah Cummings...
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December 19, 2017 - 6:57 am
SEATTLE (AP) - A community along the new rail line where an Amtrak train derailed in a deadly crash Monday morning had tried to stop the project on grounds higher-speed passenger trains would endanger pedestrians and motorists. Authorities say 80 passengers and five crew members were on board the...
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December 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - An Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle, and authorities say "injuries and casualties" were reported. The train derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m. Monday, spilling at least one train car on to busy Interstate 5. The Pierce County Sheriff's office says in a...
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