No one on the Amtrak would admit ownership of the unattended bag that Grand Forks police found in one of the cars on Friday at the train station west of town, so officers confiscated it, finding 12.5 pounds of pot, according to a police report.
When Amtrak unveils the first of 70 new locomotives Monday at a plant in California, it will mark what the national passenger railroad service hopes will be a new era of better reliability, streamlined maintenance and better energy efficiency.
The depot and boarding platform were damaged by the high water, and passenger service was interrupted for five months in 2011. Since November of that year, a temporary waiting room and ticket office have been used.
With the help of a dog and tip about a suspicious passenger, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department deputies and Border Patrol agents busted a Portland, Ore., man and confiscated $44,000 worth of high-quality marijuana from an Amtrak train that was stopped in Grand Forks Wednesday.
23-year-old male was injured early this morning when his 2008 Chevy Cobalt collided with an Amtrak passenger train west of Larimore.
The unidentified driver was taken to Altru Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following the accident.
FARGO – Preliminary autopsy findings are shedding no light on the death of a 27-year-old Fargo man whose body was found Monday along railroad tracks between Glyndon and Hawley, Minn., Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said today. Bergquist said a preliminary autopsy from the Ramsey County (Minn.) Medical Examiner’s Office lists the cause of death for Jared Nilles as undetermined, though he stressed officials are still seeking answers to that question. The full autopsy isn’t complete yet.
Authorities have confirmed that 27-year-old Jared Nilles of Fargo, whose body was found Monday along the railroad tracks between Glyndon and Hawley, Minn., was a passenger on an Amtrak train bound for Chicago, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said this morning.
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