Transportation

August 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
NEWBURGH N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a small jet that blew two tires while taking off (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A private jet that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport has landed safely at an airport in New York. The Gulfstream IV landed Tuesday at New York Stewart...
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August 21, 2018 - 3:49 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A private jet that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport was headed to an airport in New York on Tuesday afternoon to attempt an emergency landing. Fans of rapper Post Malone gathered after hearing he was on board, but there was no confirmation that he was...
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August 21, 2018 - 6:53 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish Air Force jet fighter crashed Tuesday near an air base in southern Sweden after striking several birds as it was about to land, Sweden's Armed Forces said. The pilot of the Swedish-built JAS 39 Gripen fighter aborted the landing he was attempting and ejected,...
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A view of the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. The unofficial death toll in Tuesday's collapse rose to 43 Saturday. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
August 20, 2018 - 12:46 pm
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Engineering experts determined in February that corrosion of the metal cables supporting the Genoa highway bridge had reduced the bridge's strength by 20 percent — a finding that came months before it collapsed last week, an Italian newsmagazine reported Monday. Despite the...
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August 19, 2018 - 9:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A junkyard in Northeast Philadelphia erupted into flames Sunday night, suspending some SEPTA and Amtrak service. Philly.com reports that the Philadelphia Fire Department is on scene in the city's Frankford section. NBC 10 says the fire began shortly before 7 p.m. and that no...
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August 19, 2018 - 1:57 pm
CLEAVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man was killed in a farming accident when his tractor rolled over an embankment. The Bedford County coroner's office says 78-year-old Merle King was clearing trees with a four-wheel drive tractor with a front-loader attachment in Monroe Township...
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This is an undated image of Salih Khater taken from his Facebook page. Khater, a 29-year-old British citizen of Sudanese origin, was arrested at the scene of the Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 car crash outside the Houses of Parliament on suspicion of "the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism," police said. Khater, a British citizen originally from Sudan, was arrested Tuesday after striking cyclists, then plowing his car into a security barrier. (Salih Khater, Facebook via AP)
August 18, 2018 - 4:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder. Police say 29-year-old Salih Khater was charged Saturday with trying to kill police officers and members of the public. Three people were injured when...
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People stand by a small white coffin of a child ahead of a funeral service for some of the victims of a collapsed highway bridge, in Genoa's exhibition center Fiera di Genova, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Saturday has been declared a national day of mourning in Italy and includes a state funeral at the industrial port city's fair grounds for those who plunged to their deaths as the 45-meter (150-foot) tall Morandi Bridge gave way Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
August 18, 2018 - 3:20 pm
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy's president demanded guarantees Saturday that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he hugged and comforted mourners at a state funeral in the grieving port city. President Sergio Mattarella spoke quietly to victims' families...
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People gather next to at floor mosaic by Catalan artist Joan Miro where the van driven by the attacker stopped in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Barcelona on Friday marked the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people, with commemorations attended by Spain's King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, other government officials and hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 18, 2018 - 7:22 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Catalan seaside resort has marked the anniversary of an attack that killed one and injured six following deadlier violence in Barcelona's Las Ramblas. Catalonia's regional president, Quim Torra, and other officials took part in the unveiling of a mosaic located where a car...
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August 17, 2018 - 9:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued two men found clinging to an overturned watercraft near the Ben Franklin Bridge. The Coast Guard says it launched a 26-foot (8-meter) response boat after it received a call about the men in the water around 11:30 a.m. Friday. They were taken to a...
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