| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Question: I recently took a flight and was very concerned to see an enormously obese person manning the emergency exit row (in fact, he occupied two seats). When I say "enormous" I am not exaggerating. He was perhaps 500 pounds and there's no way that...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:30 PM
John Michaeli, publicist and marketing executive who worked for more than 20 years in senior positions at companies including Disney, Warner Bros. Studios, Fox Entertainment Group, Hanna-Barbera Prods., PAX TV and Open TV, died on Sept. 23 in Los...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:35 AM
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Four homes went up in flames and collapsed in charred heaps Tuesday after a natural gas line exploded in an inferno that raged for at least an hour, melting guardrails and pavement on a swath of Interstate 77.
| Dec 13, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Sun Air is delaying its plan to expand commercial service at Hagerstown Regional Airport until early 2013, according to Phil Ridenour, the airport’s director.
The company started flying between Hagerstown and Dulles International Airport in...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Airline baggage fees still might not be popular, but fliers have been forced to accept them as an added cost of their flight.
I bet most of us, though, wouldn't be onboard with having to pay two fees for the same bag, as Allegiant Air charged John...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:13 PM
A coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing transportation agencies of violating migratory bird laws by installing protective netting across two bridges in the Petaluma, Calif., area that has injured and killed...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:15 PM
The Somerset County commissioners authorized planners to apply for federal and state grants that would pay for a new Amtrak train station in Rockwood Borough.
The estimated cost of the train station is about $2 million,Somerset County Planning...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a controversial rail yard near the Port of Los Angeles, setting the stage for possible court challenges, alleging violations of environmental and civil rights laws.
The proposal to build a staging...
| May 12, 2013
JPMorgan Chase, one of the nation's largest banks, survived the financial crisis better than most — only to have the $6 billion "London Whale" trading loss last year expose embarrassing flaws in its accounting and risk controls.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Bob Hope Airport is welcoming a new commuter airline this month whose routes will connect the Imperial Valley to Los Angeles and beyond.
On Wednesday, Portland, Ore.-based SeaPort Airlines launched its new slate of 12 non-stop, round-trip flights per...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:23 PM
A natural gas pipeline explosion in Allentown last February that killed five people, and a series of other pipeline-related accidents throughout the country, spurred Congress to work on improving federal safety rules. Last week congressional leaders...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety puts 115 vehicles on its top safety list....