Texas Train Derailment Knocks Out Power Hampers Travel

first_imgTwitter via @FortWorhPDA train derailment in Fort Worth has knocked out power and closed a major artery for rush-hour traffic.About 40 train cars were traveling north of downtown early Wednesday when the derailment occurred, causing about 25 cars to slide off the tracks.The cause of the derailment isn’t known and it is not clear which rail company was operating the train. BNSF Railway is based in Fort Worth.The train was carrying lumber and other materials. No one was hurt.#PHOTOS N Main St – between Terminal Road and Meacham Blvd – closed in both directions.Train derailment. No estimate of re-open, but it’s expected to be lengthy. pic.twitter.com/xmWUk4oUE1— Fort Worth Police (@fortworthpd) May 2, 2018The derailment occurred near Meacham International Airport but there has been no disruption to flights.Power lines were pulled down in the accident and electricity was cut to the area as a precautionary measure.Authorities say it could take most of the day, if not longer, to clear the cars. Sharelast_img read more

What an MLB source said about the Dbacks trade h

first_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Top Stories Every loss is a tough pill to swallow.The Arizona Cardinals dropped their seventh game of theseason Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, losing 23-7. What makes it worse is the Cardinals, after rolling offtwo straight wins, finally looked like a team that wasready to turn the corner. Then came Sunday, as the 49ers forced five Cardinalsturnovers and only allowed 229 yards of offense. Even though the loss has potential to hurt the team’smentality, head coach Ken Whisenhunt says his team doesn’thave a negative state of mind. “You don’t have to spend a lot of time studying theplayers or how they play certain techniques or how theyplay the schemes of their offense or defense,” Whisenhuntsaid. “You can have a greater anticipation of how theirgoing to play you, so it gives you a chance to really finetune and really prepare with your gameplan.” 0 Comments   Share   “I think that they believe that we are making progress asa team,” Whisenhunt said. “Even though things weren’tgoing well those guys were still very positive veryupbeat.” The Cardinals have been competitive in four of the sevenlosses, losing by a combined 11 points. So even though theCardinals haven’t been good, there is something to buildon.“We’re not where we want to be record wise, but we’ve wontwo of the last three games so our guys are seeingimprovement,” Whisenhunt said. “I see positive signs allthe time in the practice field from the effort, we’ve gotenough good leaders that work hard all the time like Larry[Fitzgerald], like Darnell [Dockett] that set the tempo.” Whisenhunt believes his players will not becomediscouraged at any point this season. “Our guys have worked hard,” Whisenhunt said. “We gotenough young guys that want to play and that want to do itthe right way that it hasn’t been an issue.” The Cardinals must now move on and prepare for the Rams onSunday. Whisenhunt says this week will be about finetuning the scheme since the two teams have already metonce this season. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more