A helicopter crashed north of Plattsburgh Tuesday afternoon.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

The Amtrak crash in Washington state has rail safety advocates fuming.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

A car filled with college students has crashed into an upstate New York highway median and rolled over, killing one person and injuring five.

Vermont State Police say five people have been killed after a wrong-way driver caused several crashes on Interstate 89 in Williston.

Three Die In A Truck/Car Crash On I-84

Jun 1, 2016

Police say two women and a 9-year-old girl have died after a tractor-trailer slammed into a car that had run out of gas on Interstate 84 in Orange County.

The state police Thruway detail is investigating the cause of a tractor-trailer crash in central New York that claimed the driver's life.

Authorities say a 72-year-old Pennsylvania motorist whose vehicle fatally struck a worker collecting garbage along an upstate New York road is the same man involved in a fatal accident nearby last year.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

 Positive Train Control is said to be a lifesaver, but its implementation is being delayed.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty continues her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

7/22/14 Panel

Jul 22, 2014

  Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock and political consultant, Libby Post.

Topics include:
Crash Investigation
Rikers Injuries
Guard Deployed to Border
NYC Chokehold
Marathon Bombing Trial

AP Photo by Don Heupel

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 in the Hudson Valley are open again after being shut down for about four hours by a crash.

Feds Probe Downtown Forklift Crash in Springfield

Jul 5, 2012

Federal safety and health officials are investigating how a forklift plunged through a Springfield sidewalk into a cellar.  WAMC’s Tristan O’Neill reports…

The Republican reported that the forklift operator, who was not identified, was hospitalized with minor injuries following the incident on Tuesday.

Fire Commissioner Joseph Contant said the operator was a MassMutual Center employee who had been moving large planters for the Springfield Business Improvement District.