Transportation

January 14, 2018 - 6:16 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A burning Iranian tanker listing for days off the coast of China after a collision with another vessel sank Sunday, with an Iranian official saying there was "no hope" of survival for the 29 missing sailors onboard. Iranian state television reported that the Sanchi had sunk...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 photo, traffic is seen making it's way across 42nd Street in New York. A proposal to make part Manhattan a toll zone, where drivers would be charged to drive into the most congested neighborhoods, is gaining momentum, despite continuing criticism from lawmakers representing car-heavy parts of Brooklyn and Queens. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 13, 2018 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bumper-to bumper, horn-honking traffic through Manhattan streets is about as New York as bagels and Broadway. A plan to ease that problem is tapping into another mainstay of city life: high driving tolls. The idea, called "congestion pricing," involves using electronic tolling...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 photo, traffic is seen making it's way across 42nd Street in New York. A proposal to make part Manhattan a toll zone, where drivers would be charged to drive into the most congested neighborhoods, is gaining momentum, despite continuing criticism from lawmakers representing car-heavy parts of Brooklyn and Queens. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 13, 2018 - 10:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A plan to thin New York City's bad traffic by making part of Manhattan a toll zone is gaining momentum after years of political gridlock. The idea, called "congestion pricing," involves using electronic tolling to charge vehicles for entering certain parts of town during peak...
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January 13, 2018 - 10:10 am
YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities and witnesses say a cow that escaped a farm was fatally hit by a vehicle Friday night in a rural section of eastern Long Island. For a short time, a companion bull chased away onlookers before being corralled. Newsday reports the accident happened Friday night in...
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Rescue workers and firemen work at a bus after its collision with a car at Horomerice near Prague, Czech Republic, Friday 12, 2018. The accident claimed three lives and 30 injuries. At least ten people have serious injuries. (Ondrej Deml/CTK via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 6:37 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Authorities say three people have died after a bus collided with a car near the Czech capital. Prague firefighters say a total of 48 people were injured in the accident that took place Friday near the town of Horomerice, just northwest of Prague. Authorities say the municipal bus...
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In this image from video provided by Eric Frowley with Burbank Firefighters Local 778 a a car rides a wave of water, mud and rocks down a street in Burbank Calif., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The driver of the car, Desionne Franklin, made it through the ordeal safely with his girlfriend. (Eric Frowley/Burbank Firefighters Local 778 via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 4:15 pm
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — A driver who rode a wave of muddy water down a twisting street in his car during a Southern California flood said he is lucky to be alive. "I just got pushed down the side of a hill by a wall of water and mud," Desionne Franklin said in an Instagram video after Tuesday's...
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A flatbed tow truck carries a car along a road near Interstate 40 in snow and icy conditions on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 in Parkers Crossroads, Tenn. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
January 12, 2018 - 2:22 pm
PARKERS CROSSROADS, Tenn. (AP) — James A. Jones saw enough cars stranded along the icy highway to know it was time to pull over as a winter storm blasted parts of Tennessee and Kentucky with sleet, freezing rain and snow Friday. Jones counted 25 cars stuck by the road as he drove from Memphis to...
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Jeff Watt walks on the University of Mississippi campus as sleet and rain fall in Oxford, Miss. on Friday, Jan.12, 2018. Inclement weather in the area has caused both the Lafayette County School District and the Oxford School District to cancel classes today. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 10:54 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A wintry blast coated parts of Kentucky and Tennessee with sleet and ice on Friday, forcing schools to close as the region braced for a second punch with snow. Deeper South, parts of Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama prepared for another round of winter weather. Winter...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, photo provided by China's Ministry of Transport, firefighting boats work to put on a blaze on the oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea off the eastern coast of China. Rescue ships looking for missing crew members from the oil tanker Sanchi have expanded their search area to more than 2,600 square kilometers (1,000 square miles) as Chinese state television reported Friday that maritime authorities still have not found any survivors, or put out the blaze onboard the ship. (Ministry of Transport via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 2:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — Rescue ships looking for 31 missing crew members from a burning oil tanker have expanded their search area to more than 2,600 square kilometers (1,000 square miles), authorities said Friday. The expanded search comes six days after the Iranian-owned Sanchi collided with a freighter...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, photo provided by China's Ministry of Transport, firefighting boats work to put on a blaze on the oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea off the eastern coast of China. Rescue ships looking for missing crew members from the oil tanker Sanchi have expanded their search area to more than 2,600 square kilometers (1,000 square miles) as Chinese state television reported Friday that maritime authorities still have not found any survivors, or put out the blaze onboard the ship. (Ministry of Transport via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 2:16 am
BEIJING (AP) — Rescue ships looking for 31 missing crew members from a burning oil tanker have expanded their search area to more than 2,600 square kilometers (1,000 square miles). The expanded search comes six days after the Iranian-owned Sanchi collided with a freighter in the East China Sea and...
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