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3 years 9 months ago

Random bag checks begin on D.C. Metro

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The Washington area's Metro transit system is randomly checking passenger bags for explosives and other dangers for the first time, following similar efforts in New York and Boston. Screeners swabbed some riders' bags and inspected them in at least two Metro train stations early...

4 years 6 months ago

Heart attack prompts jetliner's emergency landing

A Boeing 737-800 carrying 167 people made a safe emergency landing in New Mexico after a passenger suffered a heart attack. Continental Airlines spokeswoman Christen David says Continental Flight 602 from Newark, N.J., to Los Angeles landed at Four Corners Regional Airport in Farmington late Thursday afternoon to assist...

4 years 6 months ago

Airline to charge more for legroom

Continental Airlines will begin charging coach customers extra if they want a seat with more legroom. Continental said Wednesday that it will give customers the option to buy the roomier seats beginning March 17. Prices will vary depending on the length of flight and popularity of the route. A...

4 years 8 months ago

Infant dies on Colorado-bound plane

A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel...

4 years 9 months ago

Semi-truck hits snow plow near Trinidad

A C-DOT snowplow was hit by a semi-truck on I-25 Wednesday, sending two people to the hospital. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the snowplow was clearing the left southbound lane. A semidriven by Kyle Somers, 21 of Rutherglen, VA was also in the left lane. Somers, swerved at...

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