Rail road tracks (file).

Highway & Rail Safety Bill Proposed

(WTNH) – Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal and New York Senator Chuck Schumer are looking to make railroad crossings safer.  It comes a…

Metro-North railroad car. (WTNH)

DOT not sure on replacing Metro- North

Despite calls from some lawmakers that replacing Metro-North should be at least considered, the State’s Department of Transportation Commiss…

A man wearing a Federal Railroad Administration vest looks over the wreckage of a a Metro-North Railroad train and an SUV in Valhalla, N.Y., Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Five train passengers and the SUV’s driver were killed in Tuesday evening’s crash in Valhalla, about 20 miles north of New York City. Authorities said the impact was so forceful the electrified third rail came up and pierced the train. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Probe into fatal crash centers on how SUV ended up on tracks

An investigation into what caused a fiery crash that killed a motorist and five rail riders is focusing on how a mother of three described b…

A Metro-North Railroad passenger train smolders after hitting a vehicle in Valhalla, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/The Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr)

Danbury man killed in Metro-North Harlem Line accident

A Danbury man is among six killed in Tuesday’s accident on the Metro-North Harlem Line.