Ripley

Train derails in Ripley causing ethanol leak, dozens evacuated

Mar 2, 2016
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Crews are working to remove some of the 16 cars on an eastbound Norfolk Southern freight train that derailed in southwestern New York and forced the evacuation of several homes because of leaks in two ethanol tankers. Evacuated residents, meanwhile, were wondering when they could finally go home.

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Chautauqua County Police report that they have identified and located a man who was thought to be attempting abductions of children in the Ripley area.