| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:54 AM
At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday.
East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 1:26 PM
A 44-year-old Michigan man has been charged with four counts of attempted murder after he slashed several people aboard an Amtrak train in Michigan, police said Saturday.
Michael Darnell Williams of Saginaw was arrested after officers used a stun gun to...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:06 AM
No specific changes are planned for budget airline People Express following an "unusual circumstance" last weekend that resulted in a flight cancellation and several delays, the company's president said.
The Newport News-based airline issued an...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:27 PM
If there is a month for walking on beach sand, nature's coastal cushion, it is August.
Usually a hot and humid month in Connecticut, to be sure, but that is part of the allure of beach walking. When the air is stifling and motionless inland, there often...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....
| Aug 2, 2014
There's road construction pretty much everywhere you look in South Florida. And along with it are questions from commuters baffled by express lanes, traffic signals and SunPass.
To help you navigate through the ongoing work, here are the answers to...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When it comes to transportation, the Chicago region has a bad case of terminal neglect.
It goes far beyond the shabby condition of Union Station, which if it were an airport would have one of the 10 highest passenger totals in the United States. The...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Take a Bus. Really? Yes, Really
A month or so back, I was in Vancouver BC for a press showing, and on my return home I wanted to visit some cousins who live on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle. My plan was to rent a car, but a one-way car from Canada...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Santa Barbara really doesn't do cheap when it comes to hotel rooms, but a newly built hostel in the city's Funk Zone is out to change that.
The Wayfarer at 12 E. Montecito St. is a new building with 31 rooms, some dorm-style with four or five beds. It's...
| Aug 17, 2014
While Metra commuters file onto their usual trains at Ogilvie Transportation Center, Fred Van Dorpe frantically weaves from one platform to the next with a hand-held video camera strapped to his palm.
In a matter of minutes, the 20-year-old from Chicago...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I am saddened and appalled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's priorities, as expressed on the front page of The Baltimore Sun Wednesday morning ("Next stop: A more attractive ride," Aug. 6). Perhaps she cares about the citizens of her city, but one would...