White House discusses President Biden's schedule for East Palestine visit

White House discusses President Biden's schedule for East Palestine visit

The White House says Biden will then travel to East Palestine around 4:20 p.m. before speaking on how the Administration is holding Norfolk Southern accountable and its work with state and local officials to support the community moving forward.

Friday, February 16th 2024, 4:13 AM EST by Corey Vallas & Erin Simonek
Sebring Fire Dept. undergo derailment disaster training

Sebring Fire Dept. undergo derailment disaster training

"I don't want to see anybody hurt for lack of knowledge of what was on the train," Springer added.

Monday, February 12th 2024, 10:34 PM EST by Erin Simonek
Indictments allege three stole nearly $49K from Norfolk Southern relocation fund

Indictments allege three stole nearly $49K from Norfolk Southern relocation fund

A grand jury has handed up charges accusing three East Palestine residents of stealing from the fund created by Norfolk Southern Railroad to help relocate victims of the fiery February 3, 2023, derailment, and chemical spill in the village.

Monday, February 12th 2024, 10:43 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
EPA slams reports claiming agency buried info on early dioxin detection after East Palestine derailment

EPA slams reports claiming agency buried info on early dioxin detection after East Palestine derailment

At issue is a February 1, press release from the Government Accountability Project, which bills itself as the nation’s leading whistleblower protection organization.

Friday, February 9th 2024, 7:36 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Reporter accepts $80,000 to settle lawsuit over arrest at DeWine derailment news conference

Reporter accepts $80,000 to settle lawsuit over arrest at DeWine derailment news conference

The settlement includes the dismissal of a civil lawsuit filed by NewsNation reporter Evan Lambert, who claimed his rights were violated during a news conference with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine five days after the derailment.

Thursday, February 8th 2024, 6:11 PM EST by Mike Gauntner
NTSB to return to East Palestine in June for final board meeting on train derailment

NTSB to return to East Palestine in June for final board meeting on train derailment

The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 25 at 9:30 a.m. at East Palestine High School.

Wednesday, February 7th 2024, 2:33 PM EST by Zach Mosca
East Palestine businesses moving forward one year after derailment

East Palestine businesses moving forward one year after derailment

Meredith Lea sits down with Jon Varley of the East Palestine Economic Development Steering Committee for an update on how businesses in the village are continuing recovery.

Saturday, February 3rd 2024, 2:29 AM EST
FULL INTERVIEW: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

FULL INTERVIEW: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

Madison Tromler presses Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on why new rail safety measures remain stalled one year after East Palestine.

Thursday, February 1st 2024, 9:17 AM EST
FULL INTERVIEW: NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy

FULL INTERVIEW: NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy

Madison Tromler travels to Washington, D.C., seeking answers from NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy on why, one year after East Palestine, more progress hasn't been made on rail safety.

Thursday, February 1st 2024, 9:09 AM EST
Unity Council reacts to Biden's planned visit to East Palestine

Unity Council reacts to Biden's planned visit to East Palestine

Unity Council reacts to Biden's planned visit to East Palestine

Wednesday, January 31st 2024, 2:39 PM EST
Railroads say they're making safety changes to reduce derailments after fiery Ohio crash

Railroads say they're making safety changes to reduce derailments after fiery Ohio crash

The major freight railroads all promised safety improvements after the fiery derailment in eastern Ohio a year ago, but they have yet to make meaningful safety improvements and reform efforts have stalled in Congress.

Sunday, February 4th 2024, 8:13 AM EST
'Still Here' project looks to give East Palestine residents a new voice, continue the call to action

'Still Here' project looks to give East Palestine residents a new voice, continue the call to action

While one year has passed since the disaster in East Palestine, there are still stories that haven't been told and calls to action still unanswered. A newly launched website is showcasing both, with the hopes of dispensing true environmental justice.

Friday, February 2nd 2024, 7:42 PM EST by Chris Cerenelli
Ohio Attorney General still seeking answers one year after East Palestine derailment

Ohio Attorney General still seeking answers one year after East Palestine derailment

One year later, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost vowed to get answers for the state's lawsuit against Norfolk Southern in the absence of a full statement of facts from the primary investigating agency.

Friday, February 2nd 2024, 11:52 AM EST by Zach Mosca
Community drawing environmental groups, politicians on East Palestine derailment anniversary

Community drawing environmental groups, politicians on East Palestine derailment anniversary

Community groups and politicians are planning events this weekend as members of the East Palestine community mark the first anniversary of the Norfolk Southern train derailment.

Friday, February 2nd 2024, 5:20 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
One-year since East Palestine, are we any safer? What has changed in rail regulations?

One-year since East Palestine, are we any safer? What has changed in rail regulations?

In our '101 West" investigation, we dug deep to see why little has changed in rail safety after the toxic train derailment that devasted East Palestine since that fateful night on Feb. 3, 2023.

Thursday, February 1st 2024, 7:00 PM EST by Madison Tromler, Robert McFerren & J. Breen Mitchell
Recovery slow, legal woes linger one year after train disaster

Recovery slow, legal woes linger one year after train disaster

As we approach the one year anniversary of the East Palestine train disaster, some residents are no closer to recovering. We heard from a woman still trying to sell her business while hoping for a favorable ruling in a class action lawsuit.

Thursday, February 1st 2024, 5:40 PM EST by Chris Cerenelli
DeWine announces additional loans for businesses in East Palestine

DeWine announces additional loans for businesses in East Palestine

Yokeley Scott Corporation LLC will be receiving a loan of $85,250 and EPA LLC will be receiving a loan of $65,285.

Thursday, February 1st 2024, 1:00 PM EST by Zach Mosca
President Biden's visit draws 'mixed reviews' from residents in East Palestine

President Biden's visit draws 'mixed reviews' from residents in East Palestine

"In a dream state I would love for President Biden to be able to announce some federal grants that are made available and federal funding.", Allison explained.

Wednesday, January 31st 2024, 6:37 PM EST by Corey McCrae
President Biden plans February visit to East Palestine

President Biden plans February visit to East Palestine

The White House has announced that President Joseph Biden plans a visit to East Palestine.

Wednesday, January 31st 2024, 9:44 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Timeline leading to the controlled burn of derailed train cars in East Palestine

Timeline leading to the controlled burn of derailed train cars in East Palestine

A detailed timeline of events has been released explaining what led up to the controlled burn of derailed train cars in East Palestine.

Tuesday, January 30th 2024, 11:25 PM EST by Janet Rogers
New report gives insight inside train moments before, after the East Palestine derailment

New report gives insight inside train moments before, after the East Palestine derailment

An updated docket released by the NTSB gives a timetable to what the train crew knew as the derailment unfolded.

Tuesday, January 30th 2024, 5:01 PM EST by Robert McFerren
Norfolk Southern continues to test derailment site

Norfolk Southern continues to test derailment site

Norfolk Southern continues to test derailment site

Monday, January 29th 2024, 2:01 PM EST
Researchers continue monitoring the health of East Palestine residents

Researchers continue monitoring the health of East Palestine residents

Researchers continue monitoring the health of East Palestine residents

Monday, January 29th 2024, 1:29 PM EST
Press Pass: One year after the East Palestine train derailment

Press Pass: One year after the East Palestine train derailment

Press Pass: One year after the East Palestine train derailment

Sunday, January 28th 2024, 6:40 AM EST
Resources for East Palestine farms near train derailment

Resources for East Palestine farms near train derailment

WFMJ Weekend Today anchor Meredith Lea talks about the recovery of business for East Palestine farmers, and challenges in the farming industry today.

Sunday, January 28th 2024, 4:23 AM EST
Norfolk Southern: East Palestine derailment costs railroad $1.1 billion

Norfolk Southern: East Palestine derailment costs railroad $1.1 billion

A financial report filed by Norfolk Southern Corporation this week reveals that the fiery derailment and chemical spill of nearly a year ago has cost the railroad $1.1 billion so far.

Saturday, January 27th 2024, 6:28 PM EST by Mike Gauntner
Press Secretary questioned about President Biden's visit to East Palestine as derailment anniversary nears

Press Secretary questioned about President Biden's visit to East Palestine as derailment anniversary nears

Jean-Pierre said she didn't have anything to announce at this time.

Friday, January 26th 2024, 8:38 PM EST by Corey Vallas
New FRA rule requires breathing apparatuses for Hazmat trains

New FRA rule requires breathing apparatuses for Hazmat trains

The new final rule issued by the FRA on Thursday comes directly as a result of the derailment in East Palestine

Friday, January 26th 2024, 11:32 AM EST by Robert McFerren
Community invited to event marking one-year anniversary of East Palestine derailment

Community invited to event marking one-year anniversary of East Palestine derailment

The Unity Council for EP Train Derailment is planning a “Together in Unity” event on Saturday, February 3.

Thursday, January 25th 2024, 5:35 AM EST by Mike Gauntner
Ohio EPA still cleaning up liquid contaminates from East Palestine derailment

Ohio EPA still cleaning up liquid contaminates from East Palestine derailment

Vogel said that the oil is mostly stuck under rocks and leaves and they have to agitate it to get it to come to the surface so they can manually remove it. Even though it’s still in the creeks she said it’s not a health risk to people in the village. 

Wednesday, January 24th 2024, 5:16 PM EST by Jeena Cadigan
East Palestine advocate supports EPA probe into vinyl chloride

East Palestine advocate supports EPA probe into vinyl chloride

The US EPA is taking a closer look at the hazardous material that many residents blame for their health problems.

Friday, December 15th 2023, 5:36 PM EST by Chris Cerenelli
Norfolk Southern to conclude temporary relocation assistance for East Palestine residents February

Norfolk Southern to conclude temporary relocation assistance for East Palestine residents February

Norfolk Southern's Family Assistance Center will be reaching out to those who chose to relocate to make sure they know what benefits are still in place for them and their options going forward.

Tuesday, December 5th 2023, 11:30 AM EST by Zach Mosca & Jeena Cadigan

U.S. Inspection Services offers $250K reward for information in Warren killing

Car swerves into oncoming traffic, flips over at Warren Taco Bell

ODNR advises residents about understanding Ohio's burn ban

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Norfolk Southern: East Palestine derailment costs railroad $1.1 billion

Norfolk Southern: East Palestine derailment costs railroad $1.1 billion

Steelers president Art Rooney II believes in Mike Tomlin, but adds 'it's time to get some wins'

Dr. John York talks about the 49ers in the Super Bowl

Dr. John York talks about the 49ers in the Super Bowl

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Beyond the Game: Should kids under 12 play tackle football?

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The Philadelphia Phillies are scrapping $1 hot dog nights following unruly fan behavior

The Philadelphia Phillies are scrapping $1 hot dog nights following unruly fan behavior

Ohio could amend alcohol franchise law to benefit small breweries

Chatbots' inaccurate, misleading responses about U.S. elections threaten to keep voters from polls

NTSB: Engine oil warnings sounded moments before jet crash-landed on Florida highway, killing 2

Ex-commander charged in alleged illegal recording of Pittsburgh officers

Officers shoot, kill man who fired at them during domestic violence call, state police say