Holiday travel

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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UCLA guard Aaron Holiday (3) shoots over Kentucky guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (22) in the first half of an NCAA basketball game in New Orleans, Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
December 23, 2017 - 8:00 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — UCLA guard Aaron Holiday delivered a steadying performance and a clutch finish to a made-for-TV holiday weekend event. And he did it in the same arena where his brother, Jrue Holiday, plays home games in the NBA — albeit to the disappointment of a decidedly pro-Kentucky crowd...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2016 file photo, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian poses for a portrait in his office at the company's headquarters in Atlanta. Bastian says the company will seek compensation for its losses after a power outage knocked out the Atlanta airport's power supply and also its backup electricity for about 11 hours Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The blackout stranded thousands of passengers and led to the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights just ahead of the frenzied holiday travel period. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
December 20, 2017 - 7:29 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The CEO of Delta Air Lines says the company will seek compensation for its losses after a power outage knocked out the Atlanta airport's power supply and also its backup electricity for about 11 hours Sunday. The blackout stranded thousands of passengers and led to the cancellation...
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Alexis Canete rests on his luggage as he waits in the Delta ticket line to get back home to Cuba from his visit to Tennessee on Monday Dec. 18, 2017 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, the day after a massive power outage brought operations to halt. Power was restored at the world's busiest airport after a massive outage Sunday afternoon that left planes and passengers stranded for hours, forced airlines to cancel more than 1,100 flights and created a logistical nightmare during the already-busy holiday travel season. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 18, 2017 - 9:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The nation's air-travel system struggled to get back on schedule and re-book stranded passengers Monday after a fire and blackout at the world's busiest airport forced the cancellation of over 1,500 flights days before the start of the Christmas rush. Travelers sat on the floor,...
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Travelers move through a security check-in line at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. While power was restored to the world's busiest airport early Monday, the travel woes will linger for days for the thousands of people stranded at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
December 18, 2017 - 3:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at the Atlanta airport (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Georgia Power's top executive apologized for the power outage that crippled Atlanta's airport, saying he realized that it inconvenienced thousands of people. CEO Paul Bowers said in a phone interview...
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Long lines form at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after a power outage, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Atlanta. A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the year. (Steve Schaefer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 11:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A sudden power outage caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding more than 1,000 flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. More than 10 hours after the blackout began,...
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