Transportation

February 21, 2018 - 4:36 pm
MLB-NEWS Orioles bring back Chris Tillman to rotation UNDATED (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed pitcher Chris Tillman to a $3 million, one-year contract that includes performance bonuses. Tillman likely will join right-handers Dylan Bundy, Kevin Gausman and Andrew Cashner in the rotation...
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Emergency crews help evacuate residents, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Elkhart, Ind. Crews are using boats to help northern Indiana residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the Midwest. (Becky Malewitz /South Bend Tribune via AP)
February 21, 2018 - 2:55 pm
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Crews used boats to help residents evacuate their homes in northern Indiana after rainstorms sweeping across the Midwest on Wednesday combined with melting snow to flood rivers, roads and other low-lying areas in several states. The storm system started pushing heavy rain, snow...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:12 am
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building. WCVB-TV reports that the 115-square-foot bathroom and adjoining kitchenette was installed last year at the State Transportation...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, an Uber car drives through LaGuardia Airport in New York. In eight U.S. cities, the ride-hailing company is rolling out a service called "Express Pool," which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations. Once linked, riders would need to walk a couple of blocks to be picked up at a common location. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
February 21, 2018 - 9:52 am
DETROIT (AP) — The latest variation of an Uber ride will require a short walk. In eight U.S. cities, the ride-hailing company is rolling out a service called "Express Pool," which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations. Once linked, riders would need to walk a...
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A motorist stops to clear ice from his wipers along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 20, 2018 - 11:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A storm system that's brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains was blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four people dead in Nebraska. The storm system stretched from Texas, where National Weather Service officials say three...
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San Diego Padres baseball player Eric Hosmer poses with his jersey after an introductory press conference in Peoria, Ariz., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 4:30 pm
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — For a few years now, the lowly San Diego Padres have preached about "the process" of their deep rebuild via the draft and signing international players after their win-now attempt with pricey veterans failed so spectacularly in 2015. That process now includes 28-year-old first...
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In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, a rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains while searching for wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday, in southern Iran, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported.(Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 2:19 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday offered the first images of the site of an airplane crash in southern Iran that killed 65 people, with officials hoping to reach the aircraft's "black boxes" to learn exactly what downed the flight. State television aired footage...
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February 20, 2018 - 10:37 am
OLDMANS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — It was a sticky commute on a New Jersey interstate after tar coated the highway. State Trooper Alejandro Goez says the tar was in the center and right southbound lanes along a 5-mile (8-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 295 in Salem County just after 5:30 a.m. Tuesday...
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Lake Ogawara is covered with snow, front in Tohoku, Aomori prefecture, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The U.S. Air Force said in a statement that an F-16 jet assigned to the Misawa Air Base, seen in rear, dumped two external fuel tanks Tuesday after developing an engine fire while flying above Lake Ogawara. (Shin Kigeuchi/Kyodo News via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 4:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. fighter jet dumped two fuel tanks into a lake in northern Japan on Tuesday, creating a fuel slick, as about 10 fishermen were catching clams in boats below, officials said. No one was injured. The U.S. Air Force said in a statement that an F-16 jet assigned to Misawa Air Base...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition. Three British tourists were killed on Feb. 10, while the pilot and three other Britons were injured and taken to a Las Vegas trauma center. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)
February 19, 2018 - 6:17 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Las Vegas pastor said witnessing a "big explosion and instant flames" when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, has left him shaken. Pastor Lionel Douglass had just finished performing a wedding ceremony on Feb. 10 when he saw the...
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