- More noise reductions sought for Jackson Hole Airport Updated: Jun-25-16 4:19 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Commercial jets landing at Jackson Hole Airport may be changing course to reduce noise over the Snake River.
- Former Terrebonne detective charged with taking federal cash Updated: Jun-25-16 3:42 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - A former Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's detective faces a federal criminal charge that she stole federal money.
- Former Terrebonne Capt. Dawn Foret charged with theft Updated: Jun-24-16 4:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A former captain in the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office is facing a federal theft charge.
- DOT says man charged in fatal crash is public safety hazard Updated: Jun-24-16 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON, Maine - The U.S. Department of Transportation has declared a Tennessee man charged in connection with a Maine crash that killed two people to be an imminent hazard to public safety.
- Agency enlists high-tech help keeping drones from wildfires Updated: Jun-23-16 4:22 pm
BOISE, Idaho - When Brian Cresto and his fellow firefighters fly toward a wildfire at just a few hundred feet off the ground, he's scouting for the best spot for them to land when they parachute down.
- The Latest: Union Pacific touts safety of fastening system Updated: Jun-23-16 4:07 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Latest on the investigation into a June 3 fiery oil train derailment in Oregon (all times local):
- North Carolina officials offer to help drone operators Updated: Jun-23-16 12:50 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The N.C. Department of Transportation's Division of Aviation wants to help drone owners understand new rules issued by the Federal Aviation Administration and how they impact drone operations in the state.
- Union Pacific to resume oil trains in Columbia River Gorge Updated: Jun-22-16 8:48 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Heavy-duty trains with thousands of gallons of crude oil in tow will soon begin rolling through the scenic Columbia River Gorge for the first time since a fiery derailment in early June.
- Chicago-to-Moline passenger rail project resurrected Updated: Jun-22-16 4:16 pm
MOLINE, Illinois - Illinois transportation officials say a Chicago-to-Moline passenger rail project has been resurrected.
- Cracked windshield forces flight back to Boston Updated: Jun-22-16 11:09 am
BOSTON - A Pittsburgh-bound JetBlue Airways flight had to return to Boston because of a cracked windshield.
- Ohio capital to get $40M as "Smart City" competition winner Updated: Jun-21-16 3:17 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's capital will receive a $40 million grant from the federal government to integrate innovative transportation technologies such as self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors into the city's transportation network.
- White House clears small, commercial drones for takeoff Updated: Jun-21-16 2:48 pm
WASHINGTON - Routine use of small drones by real estate agents, farmers, filmmakers and countless other commercial operators was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of a new technology.
- Request to halt demolition of White River Bridge denied Updated: Jun-21-16 1:04 pm
CLARENDON, Arkansas - A judge has denied a request by the city of Clarendon and a nonprofit group for a temporary restraining order to block the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department from demolishing an 85-year-old bridge on the U.S. 79 highway.
- FAA signals it won't intervene in Charlotte airport dispute Updated: Jun-21-16 12:46 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The Federal Aviation Administration has signaled that it won't intervene in a dispute over control of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
- Adams County Sheriff's Office adds second aerial drone Updated: Jun-21-16 7:22 am
NATCHEZ, Mississippi - The Adams County Sheriff's Office has added a second aerial drone to its inventory.
- Small plane makes hard landing at Long Island airport Updated: Jun-20-16 9:09 pm
FARMINGDALE, New York - A twin-engine charter airplane with two people on board made a hard landing with its gear up at Republic Airport on Long Island.
- Kalamazoo airport to get $300K to study runway improvements Updated: Jun-19-16 3:46 pm
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - The Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport will receive $300,000 to study runway improvements.
- Few Utah police report drone use, cite tough FAA regulations Updated: Jun-19-16 12:34 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Law enforcement agencies have touted drones as a powerful new tool for searches and investigations, but police in Utah report they've stopped using the devices after getting bogged down by federal regulations.
- Council Bluffs motorists cited during train safety effort Updated: Jun-19-16 11:02 am
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - Traffic officers with the Council Bluffs Police Department saw a surprising number of drivers try to beat moving trains through intersections during a couple of recent law enforcement campaigns.
- Correction: Oregon Train Derailment story Updated: Jun-18-16 10:30 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - In a story June 16 about an oil train derailment in the Columbia River Gorge, The Associated Press reported erroneously that all 42,000 gallons of oil that was released in the derailment entered the Columbia River. Less than 10 gallons of oil entered the river and the rest burned off, was trapped by a sewage system or absorbed by soil.
- Redmond exploring whether drone spying violates nuisance law Updated: Jun-17-16 12:00 pm
REDMOND, Oregon - A Redmond woman's concerns about her neighbor spying on her with his camera-equipped drone was met with uncertainty at a City Council meeting Tuesday as to what could be done about it. But others familiar with drone rules say that low-flying drone-harassment potentially violates nuisance and trespassing laws.
- FAA probes drone near-miss with Reno firefighting copter Updated: Jun-17-16 9:28 am
RENO, Nevada - The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a near-miss between a hobby drone and a sheriff's helicopter in Reno during an aerial attack on a wind-whipped brush fire that was threatening dozens of homes on the edge of the Sierra.
- Leaders ask Oregon, Washington governors to ban oil-by-train Updated: Jun-14-16 9:41 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland and Multnomah County leaders on Tuesday urged the governors of Oregon and Washington to push Congress for a permanent ban on oil-by-rail in the wake of a fiery train derailment along the Columbia River.
- Jackson airport board says new FAA rule to stop takeover Updated: Jun-14-16 7:30 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A new federal policy means Jackson's two airports are likely to stay under the control of the current five-member board appointed by Mayor Tony Yarber.
- Feds plan to drop subsidy for Portland-to-Pendleton flights Updated: Jun-14-16 9:50 am
PENDLETON, Oregon - Commercial air service from Portland to Pendleton in on thin ice because the U.S. Department of Transportation plans to eliminate a subsidy to Eastern Oregon Regional Airport.