Holiday travel

An EasyJet plane on its final approach before landing at Gatwick airport near London, Friday Dec. 21, 2018. Flights resumed at London's Gatwick Airport on Friday morning after drones sparked the shutdown of the airfield for more than 24 hours, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded or delayed during the busy holiday season. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
December 21, 2018 - 10:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police say two people were arrested early Saturday morning for suspected "criminal use of drones'" in the Gatwick Airport case that has created nightmarish holiday travel delays for tens of thousands of passengers. Sussex police did not release the age or gender of the two...
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December 11, 2018 - 9:49 am
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — An apparent Grinch was spotted on surveillance video plowing through a Christmas display outside a suburban Indianapolis home and tips are being sought to find the man. WRTV broadcast the video recorded Sunday night by a neighbor's camera in Greenwood. The video starts with a...
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Traffic moves west along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. I-70 is closed west of Junction City, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 25, 2018 - 7:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. "It's going to...
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Travelers line up for a security checkpoint at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in New York. The airline industry trade group Airlines for America expects that Wednesday will be the second busiest day of the holiday period behind only Sunday, when many travelers will be returning home after Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 21, 2018 - 7:26 pm
Mild weather and falling gasoline prices are helping Thanksgiving travelers get where they're going while saving a few bucks. Airports around the country were busy Wednesday, leading to about 2,700 delayed flights by early evening on the East Coast. Only about 100 flights were canceled, however,...
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Maura D'Alo, right, holds her daughter Maria, 1, while waiting with her family at the Pittsburgh Airport before a trip to DisneyWorld for Thanksgiving on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Moon, Pa. Also pictured is daughter Alana, 9, center, Cecelia 5, second from left and mother Kathy O'Tooole. Thanksgiving travelers got help from favorable weather in most of the U.S. on Tuesday, but flight delays piled up at airports around the country by day's end. (Andrew Rush/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 9:59 pm
Thanksgiving travelers got help from favorable weather in most of the U.S. on Tuesday, but flight delays piled up at airports around the country by day's end. Wet and frigid forecasts threaten to made driving more challenging in the next day or two. By late Tuesday, fewer than 180 U.S. flights had...
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May 27, 2018 - 9:39 am
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Motorists traveling around Maine this holiday weekend will see residents' creativity on display. Message boards warn motorists that, "A Cold Suppah Is Bettah Thana Hot Ticket." Another one says, "Spend Money on Lobstahs — Not Speeding Tickets." Yet another says, "Put Down UR...
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March 05, 2018 - 4:30 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say they will not charge two police officers who killed a man who authorities say was driving recklessly in a South Carolina beach town during Labor Day weekend. Solicitor Jimmy Richardson says the two Myrtle Beach officers were right in being in fear for their...
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This undated photo provided by the Polk County Sheriff's office on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 shows Michael Lester. Authorities in Florida received a 911 call on New Year's Eve from Lester who said he was driving drunk and needed police. (Polk County Sheriff's office via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 2:37 pm
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff's officials say the dispatcher kept him talking while directing officers to the scene. When the...
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In this Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 photo, Maria Santiago Garcia, right, receives a hug before going through security gate at the Salt Lake City International Airport. Garcia, a Guatemalan woman facing deportation spent Christmas night at Salt Lake City's airport before flying back to her native country with her four young children after months of failed efforts to win her a reprieve to stay in the U.S. About 20 friends and supporters came to the airport to send the family off. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 26, 2017 - 5:26 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan woman facing deportation spent Christmas night at the Salt Lake City airport before flying back to her native country with her four young children after months of failed efforts to stay in the U.S. Maria Santiago Garcia took off early Tuesday after nearly two...
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FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2014, file photo, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Charles D. Luckey joins other volunteers taking phone calls from children around the world asking where Santa is and when he will deliver presents to their homes, inside a phone-in center during the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Operation, at the North American Aerospace Defense Command, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Hundreds of volunteers are on the phones at the base, answering questions from eager kids who want to know where Santa is on his Christmas Eve travels. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
December 24, 2017 - 1:26 pm
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers at an Air Force base in Colorado were answering questions on Sunday from eager children who wanted to know where Santa was on his Christmas Eve travels. NORAD Tracks Santa got underway early Sunday morning at Peterson Air Force Base in...
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