AMTRAK ENGINEER SURRENDERS TO CHARGES
2 The engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia surrendered to authorities on Thursday after being charged with involuntary manslaughter last week, the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office said. The state charges came even though local prosecutors had cleared the engineer of criminal wrongdoing last week. In addition to eight counts of involuntary manslaughter, former Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian was charged with one count of causing or risking a catastrophe and numerous counts of reckless endangerment. Bostian appeared in handcuffs and was led into a police office on Thursday, according to local media outlets. He declined to comment to reporters. A spokesman for Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said an arraignment was set for later on Thursday.