- Military tests unmanned ship designed to cross oceans Updated: May-02-16 3:41 pm
SAN DIEGO - The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel - a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
- Senate lines up backup transportation funds through bonding Updated: May-02-16 3:02 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Senate Democrats offered their plan Monday to borrow $1.5 billion for a long list of public works projects across Minnesota, devoting a hefty slice to road and bridge repairs in case legislative deal-making for a more comprehensive transportation package remains at a standstill.
- Pennsylvania to add 70 mph speed limit to nearly 800 miles Updated: May-02-16 2:20 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Motorists will get to go faster, up to 70 mph, on nearly 1,000 miles of Pennsylvania highway once transportation crews complete work they began this week posting signs with the new speed limit.
- US military tests world's largest unmanned ship Updated: May-02-16 2:07 pm
SAN DIEGO - The U.S. military is beginning testing on the world's largest unmanned ship - a self-driving 132-foot surface vessel designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
- Police: Worker at airport stole from blind woman Updated: May-02-16 1:46 pm
ST. LOUIS - A worker at Lambert Airport in St. Louis is accused of stealing from a blind woman in a wheelchair after helping her at the airport.
- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: May-02-16 1:44 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
- Delta announces nonstop flights between Atlanta, Reno Updated: May-02-16 11:58 am
RENO, Nevada - Delta Air Lines will once again offer nonstop service between Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
- Bath Iron Works to build newest version of Burke destroyer Updated: May-02-16 10:53 am
BATH, Maine - The first destroyer with the capability of shooting down ballistic missiles and conventional airborne threats at the same time will be built at Bath Iron Works, officials say.
- Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington Updated: May-02-16 10:51 am
WASHINGTON - A total of 16 cars were involved in a freight train derailment in the nation's capital over the weekend, CSX said Monday, not the 15 it previously reported.
- The Latest: Amtrak also affected by CSX derailment Updated: May-02-16 10:34 am
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the CSX train derailment in Washington, D.C. (all times local):
- Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country Updated: May-02-16 10:18 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - The Hungarian government wants to drive out ride-hailing app Uber from the country while proposing new legislation to crack down on unlicensed passenger transport, officials said Monday.
- Arizona eyes federal funding to accelerate highway projects Updated: May-02-16 6:05 am
PHOENIX - Arizona transportation officials are trying to accelerate several key highway projects.
- Contour Airlines starts strong in Tupelo, aided by low fares Updated: May-02-16 4:25 am
TUPELO, Mississippi - Bolstered by cut-rate tickets, Tupelo's new airline has been flying lots of passengers.
- Baton Rouge plans $5.1M in repairs to airport parking garage Updated: May-02-16 4:10 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Weeks after the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport began charging higher parking fees, aviation leaders are preparing to move forward with garage repairs.
- Arkansas trucking set as first Pike industrial park tenant Updated: May-02-16 4:01 am
MCCOMB, Mississippi - A Pike County industrial park has gained an Arkansas trucking company as its first tenant.
- Seeking a high-tech solution to make firearms safer Updated: May-02-16 3:36 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path.
- Feds approve plan to build gas pipeline for power plant Updated: May-02-16 3:31 am
SHAMOKIN DAM, Pennsylvania - Federal officials have signed off on a plan to build a 34-mile pipeline through five central Pennsylvania counties that will carry natural gas to a power plant being built along the Susquehanna River.
- French leader says all new subs will be built in Australia Updated: May-02-16 1:19 am
CANBERRA, Australia - A new fleet of French-designed Australian submarines will be built in Australia on time and within budget, the French prime minister said on Monday.
- New science center at Vassar College Updated: May-02-16 12:38 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Vassar College has finished building its new science center.
- No commemorative postage stamp for Grand Teton National park Updated: May-01-16 8:24 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - The last in a series of stamps commemorating national parks has been selected, and Grand Teton National Park didn't make the cut.
- Work starting on US 23 bridge at Washtenaw-Livingston border Updated: May-01-16 5:08 pm
WHITMORE LAKE, Michigan - Work is set to begin Monday to rebuild a bridge over a major highway in southeastern Michigan that had to be torn down following a crash.
- FrontRunner train offers first Sunday service for air show Updated: May-01-16 4:39 pm
OGDEN, Utah - After eight years of taking a day off on Sunday, the FrontRunner train will help shuttle commuters to an air show at Hill Air Force Base on both weekend days next month.
- Fort Atkinson park tactical plan meeting set for May 11 Updated: May-01-16 4:38 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Local and state entities are calling for public input on a plan to develop Fort Atkinson State Historical Park into a Nebraska tourist destination.
- Michigan's Adventure seeks to link to public sewage system Updated: May-01-16 3:17 pm
MUSKEGON, Michigan - A western Michigan amusement park that last month received a permit allowing it to increase how much sewage it treats and releases into groundwater is now seeking to hook into a public system.
- Ohio county, city at odds over human waste disposal Updated: May-01-16 3:12 pm
CINCINNATI - A southwest Ohio county is at odds with Cincinnati officials over the disposal of solid human waste.