News Story of the Day
Probe begins after Conn. commuter trains crash
Updated May 18, 11:55 AM
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Officials are describing a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut.
Seventy people were sent to the hospital Friday evening after the crash, which damaged the tracks and threatened to snarl travel in the Northeast Corridor.
The crash also caused Amtrak to suspend service between New York and Boston.
Sports Story of the Day
Orb trainer McGaughey fights nerves at Preakness
Updated May 18, 12:44 PM
BALTIMORE - Early Saturday morning, Shug McGaughey was walking back and forth in front of the stakes barn at Pimlico.
Regardless of how Orb fared Saturday, McGaughey would always have the memory of keeping his horse in Stall 40, reserved annually for the Kentucky Derby winner.
"It's a thrill to have the Derby winner and to be able to come into that stall," McGaughey said.
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