Amtrak engineer surrenders on charges in fatal crash
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Amtrak engineer surrenders on charges in fatal crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Amtrak engineer involved in a fatal train crash two years ago in Philadelphia has turned himself in to police on charges including causing a catastrophe and involuntary manslaughter. Brandon Bostian was handcuffed by a detective as he arrived at a Philadelphia police station Thursday with his attorney. The train accelerated to … Continue reading

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Protest threat prompts Chicago high school to cancel classes
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Protest threat prompts Chicago high school to cancel classes

CHICAGO (AP) — A Catholic high school on Chicago’s South Side canceled Friday classes amid concern about a demonstration, which was later postponed, to protest the fatal police shooting of a black man and a series of racially charged text messages from students. Eva Lewis, who helped organize the Black Lives Matter demonstration planned by … Continue reading