Train collides with construction vehicle and derails near Pittsburgh; several cars fall into the Allegheny River

Train collides with construction vehicle and derails near Pittsburgh;  several cars fall into the Allegheny River

The accident was recorded between a Norfolk Southern train and a construction vehicle – Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images A train derailed Thursday in Harmar, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, leaving an unknown number of people injured from the drivers who were in the area at the time of the accident. The derailment occurred in the 2400 block … Read more

Meteorite exploded over Pittsburgh on New Years with energy from 30 tons of TNT: NASA

Meteorite exploded over Pittsburgh on New Years with energy from 30 tons of TNT: NASA

A meteor that caused a roar over the Pittsburgh suburbs on New Year’s Day exploded in the atmosphere, with an energy equivalent to about 30 tons of TNT, according to the authorities. NASA’s Meteor Watch social media site said late Sunday that a “reasonable assumption” of the meteor’s speed of about 45,000 mph would allow … Read more