Nick Evans

Nick Evans

Nick Evans is a reporter for the Ohio Capital Journal, a sibling site of the Pennsylvania Capital-Star.

Ohio’s Issue 1 goes down to defeat

By: and - August 9, 2023

The Republican-led effort to make amending Ohio’s constitution more difficult has failed. As of 11:45 p.m., unofficial results for the Aug. 8 special election show voters rejected Issue 1 57% to 43%. The Associated Press called the race at 9 p.m. While precincts were still reporting late into the night and absentee ballots will continue […]

Aerial view of the train derailment wreckage in East Palestine. (Screenshot from NTSB B-roll recorded Feb. 5, 2023)

What Norfolk Southern’s accident reports say about the company and industry

By: - February 27, 2023

Norfolk Southern has seen 163.6 derailments and 2.9 hazardous material releases per year on average, according to federal data.